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Retired Hoquiam couple $1,000,000 richer

A Hoquiam woman recently won a $1,000,000 jackpot playing Washington’s Lottery Mega Millions.   The winning ticket was purchased at the Safeway located at 221 W Heron Street in Aberdeen on Monday, September 29. The woman returned to that same

Cosmopolis man mugged in Aberdeen, police seek tips

Aberdeen WA Police Department

Aberdeen police are looking for tips after a man was attacked by two people near Heron and L Street early Tuesday morning. Police Captain John Green tells KBKW at about 1:10 this morning, they responded to a call of a

Westport woman dies after wreck near Stafford Creek Corrections Center

Washington State Patrol

A Westport woman died this morning after pulling out in front of a truck on State Route 105. The Washington State Patrol reports they have notified family of 59 year old Geri Lee Robbins, her 2003 Toyota Corolla was struck

Flood Watch issued for Western Washington

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The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Flood Watch to include portions of Western Washington including Grays Harbor County from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports  heavy rainfall amounts of 5

Wind Advisory for Grays Harbor, Warning for Pacific County

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Strong winds forecast for Western Washington have prompted two separate alerts from the National Weather Service. Pacific County and Southwestern Washington: The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind warning near beaches and headlands…which is in effect

Additional trout releases to focus on lakes in Seven Western Washington counties

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking 47 western Washington lakes with 340,000 catchable-size trout this fall. This is nearly four times more fish than were released last fall in western Washington. WDFW is currently stocking lakes

FEMA to review Grays Harbor County Risk Report at October meeting

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has completed a detailed risk assessment for Grays Harbor County to include all Cities within the County which has been summarized in a report which can be downloaded here. The risk assessment includes a detailed assessment

No injuries after car slides into Hoquiam store backwards

Hoquiam car wreck

Investigators are trying to determine if speed was a factor when a car lost control near the Grays Harbor YMCA in Hoquiam, spun out and collided with the dark steel card and gaming store across from the Hoquiam Shell station.

Was John Tornow a murderous wildman or a misunderstood loner?

John Tornow Villain or Victim

Veteran newsman Bill Lindstrom has pursued the truth about John Tornow for almost 3 decades. Among the several outcomes of his work is a new book, “John Tornow: Villain or Victim?” Lindstrom will discuss the book, the research and the

Pacific County seeks consultant to update Hazard Mitigation Plan

Pacific County Emergency Management

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking proposals from qualified consultants to update the Pacific County Hazard Mitigation Plan that meets all requirements under 44 CFR Part 201.6.   As described in the Federal Register (Volume 67, Numbers