Monthly Archives: March 2009

RESULTS of Grays Harbor County Child Car Seat Patrols!

Grays Harbor County is one of four counties in Washington State recently selected for a new pilot project focusing on child car seat violations. Started on February 27, extra grant-funded law enforcement patrols

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured logger

  SEATTLE - The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured male logger near Willipa Bay, Wash., Wednesday.

Coast Guard

House on Track to Pass Public Lands Package — Includes Cantwell Measures

Today, the House of Representatives is on track to pass the Public Lands Package; it will then be sent to President Obama who has indicated he will sign it into law.  The package includes many provisions secured by Sen. Cantwell

WSP Rapid Deployment Force Training in Hoquiam

Grays Harbor County - Local troopers involved with the Washington State Patrols Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) will be conducting training in Hoquiam.

Washington State PatrolRDF has the training to respond to incidents of

Morning razor clam dig starts Friday

OLYMPIA - Clam diggers have received the go-ahead to proceed with a razor-clam dig starting Friday, March 27.
Three morning digs are scheduled March 27-29 at Twin Harbors and Mocrocks, while Long Beach and Copalis will open

Senator Maria Cantwell Speaks at Senate as They Confirmed Gary Locke to be Commerce Secretary

I rise today to thank my colleagues for quickly confirming former Washington Governor Gary Locke as the next Secretary of Commerce.


Commissioner Goldmark appoints two deputy supervisors

OLYMPIA – Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark today appointed two deputy supervisors at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Clay Sprague will serve as the deputy supervisor for uplands, and Chuck Turley will serve as the deputy

Hoquiam Approves Review of Contract with Hometown Sanitation

The Hoquiam City Council last night narrowly approved the staff report on the contract extension with Hometown Sanitation for the city's waiste removal.

Following a heated comment by resident Dave Forbes during the public comment period, city administrators heard from Pat

Gov. Gregoire announces certification for 138 transportation projects

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that she certified 138 transportation projects, which makes them ready to receive funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The state is expected to receive $551 million dollars from the federal stimulus

Contigious Consolidation for Hoquiam Property Owners (1+1=1 bigger)

Hoquiam Property owners will soon be able to Consolidate contigious lots within the city. recognizing there was no procedure setup for such a thing in the city code, the City Council last night reffered a draft ordinance from City Attorney