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The Daily World is adding another day of publication with Wednesdays

Sound Publishing announced today that The Daily World will add a day of print publication beginning next month. The newspaper will re-introduce a Wednesday edition on June 3, in addition to its existing Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday editions. The addition of a Wednesday newspaper will come without an increase

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TwinStar Credit Union member wins Thousands with “Save to Win” account

TwinStar Credit Union member Shawn Hinchen is getting a $5,000 windfall this week, simply because he opened a Save to Win account and deposited at least $25. Hinchen was randomly selected in a computerized drawing to win the annual cash prize. TwinStar plans a celebration in Hinchen’s honor May 6 at the Aberdeen, WA branch.

Save to Win accounts are designed to help consumers build healthy savings habits. Each $25 deposit earns account holders an entry into monthly and annual cash prize drawings. Unlike lottery drawings, however, the consumers don’t lose money paying for tickets. Their deposits stay in the accounts and help them to

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Belfair toddler returned home safe after she was found wandering several blocks away

Parents were sleeping as their 3 year old wandered several blocks away from her Belfair home before a concerned citizen found the toddler asking for her mommy. Detective William Adam tells us on Monday, May 04, 2015 at approximately 7:54 AM, a woman living in the 400 block of NE Schooner Loop, Belfair, WA found a

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Whooping cough study shows vaccine protection fades over time

A new study shows that whooping cough vaccinations wear off over time, but they’re still the best protection against the dangerous disease.

The study, released in the May edition of the journal Pediatrics, used data from the 2012 whooping cough epidemic in Washington. “Tdap Vaccine Effectiveness in Adolescents

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Final Washington State Wetland Program Plan is now available

The Washington State Department of Ecology has announced the completion of a statewide plan for managing wetlands. The final Washington State Wetland Program Plan (WPP) is a road map for the state’s wetland protection and management work. It lays out the history, legal underpinnings, and wetland programs that

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WDFW approves four-day razor clam dig on Long Beach and Twin Harbors

Shellfish managers have approved four days of razor clam digging starting May 7 at various ocean beaches.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are safe to eat. All of the digs are scheduled on morning tides.

Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include: Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point. Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor. Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas. Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips. Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)
Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include:
Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.
Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.
Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.
Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips.
Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)

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Patrol car strikes herd of Elk near Long Beach

Two Long Beach, Patrol Officers were transported to Ocean Beach Hospital this morning after their cruiser struck a herd of Elk on U.S. Route 101. The Washington State Patrol reports a 38 year old Curtis man was driving North on 101 around 1:20 A.M. this morning when they came upon the herd three miles East of Long Beach

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Pacific County Emergency Management Agency invites public to SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is proud to host the National Weather Service as they present a SKYWARN weather spotter training class Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m.in the South Pacific County Administration Facility Meeting Room-A located at 7013 Sandridge Road in Long Beach.

 

SKYWARN is a concept

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Washington Ecology, shellfish growers cancel pesticide spraying permit

OLYMPIA – Following discussions over the weekend, the Department of Ecology and the Willapa-Grays Harbor Oyster Growers Association (WGHOGA) have agreed to cancel a recently issued permit for use of imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp.

“One of our agency’s goals is to reduce toxics in our environment,” said

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