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FAA, WSDOT seek feedback on proposed Unmanned Aircraft Systems requirements

Happy Drone

The public has two chances to comment on proposed safety requirements for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations in the nation’s airspace. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting feedback directly, but the Washington State Department of Transportation also welcomes public

State employee contract negotiations to remain secret

Washington State Capitol in Olympia

This Sunday (March 15) is the beginning of National Sunshine Week. The motto for this national celebration of government transparency is “Open government is good government.” Based on the untimely death of SB 5329 (Requiring public employee collective bargaining sessions

Belfair woman attempts to help neighbor, mistaken for attempted abduction

Mason County Sheriff's Office

A concerned neighbor helping a child appeared more like an attempted child abduction in Mason County this week. Detective William Adam with the Mason County Sheriff’s Office reports around 3 Tueday afternoon they received a call from staff at the

Montesano Mayor replies to former councilwoman’s allegations of harrasment

Montesano Council Meeting

Montesano Mayor Ken Estes has released a statement regarding allegations made by a resigning councilwoman that the city failed to accommodate her hearing disability. “I’m very disappointed and a little bit upset, we received the resignation letter from Marisa Salzer

Aberdeen man arrested after failing to ride stolen motorcycle

Aberdeen WA Police Department

An Aberdeen man was arrested after trying to ride a stolen motorcycle in front of police, and failing. Police Captain John Green tells us the bike was reported stolen from Cosmopolis, but that’s not what got officers attention. Officer Bradbury

Aberdeen homeowner interrupts burglar, calls police

Aberdeen WA Police Department

An Aberdeen homeowner called police yesterday after finding someone in their home that didn’t belong. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us they were called to a home in the 1100 block of East 2nd Street on March 11th at

Upcoming razor clam dig shifts from evening to morning tides

Westport clam diggers

State shellfish managers have approved a series of razor clam digs that starts Monday (March 16) on evening tides, then switches to morning tides Saturday (March 21) for four more days of digging. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildwlife

Montesano Councilwoman resigns, alleges harassment over her disability

City of Montesano

Montesano City Councilwoman Marissa Salzer has resigned her seat, and moved out of her district amid allegations that she was not accommodated, and harassed for her hearing disability. Montesano Mayor Kes Estes disagreed with portions of Salzer’s letter that was

Pacific Northwest members of Congress call on Forest Service to listen to public on forest plan revisions

The gradient nearest neighbor (GNN) map products developed for this project are used to assess changes in late-successional and old-growth forest, and habitat for the northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, and aquatic species, as part of Effectiveness Monitoring for the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP).

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) joined ten members of the U.S. House from the Pacific Northwest who wrote Tuesday to the U.S. Forest Service urging them to hold more listening sessions on upcoming revisions to the Northwest Forest Plan. The members

One man dead after senior argument turns physical

Aberdeen WA Police Department

An argument between a couple of senior citizens in Aberdeen ended with one man passing away at the hospital Tuesday morning. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green reports they were called to the 40 Et 8 Club in the 2300 block of Simpson Ave