Monthly Archives: April 2009

Lady Washington to Celebrate 20th Year With Party in Aberdeen June 29th

Aberdeen - The brig Lady Washington will mark two decades of changing people's lives with a 20th Anniversary Celebration featuring tours of the ship, food, beverages, maritime music, prizes, and good fellowship. Everyone is invited to attend the celebration, which

Fraudulent Check Cashing Scam

Many legitimate businesses use "Mystery Shoppers" as part of their consumer watch programs to evaluate the products and customer service of major corporations.  Unfortunately, many scam operators also use similar operations in fraudulent activities to victimize the unsuspecting public.  These scams use

Mason County Sheriff Applies For Grants

SHELTON, Wash. - With the revenue short falls becoming a new way of life in Mason County, Sheriff Casey Salisbury is not just sitting back and taking it.  Sheriff Salisbury directed his staff to look for revenue streams and grant opportunities

Hoquiam Police Seek Assistance in Strong Arm Robbery Incident

Hoquiam police are investigating a strong arm robbery incident that took place at the YMCA, 2500 Block Simpson Avenue, on Tuesday April 28, at 8:30 PM.  At that time a 14 year old Hoquiam youth arrived at the YMCA in

State to receive federal shipment of medications to treat swine flu

 OLYMPIA - State and local public health workers are continuing to look for any sign of the new strain of swine flu in Washington. So far, there are no known cases. As a precautionary measure, within the next week the state

Car Rear Ends Battle Ground School Bus at Railroad Crossing

On April 28, 2009 at 12:15 p.m. a Battle Ground School Bus was northbound on SR-503 in the right lane, just north of N.E. 149th Street. The driver, Nina Millard, a 39 year old female of Battle Ground had just

New Law Expands Habitat Open Space Program

OLYMPIA - Gov. Chris Gregoire today signed Senate Bill 5401, creating a habitat open space program to facilitate strategic acquisitions of the Northern Spotted Owl and other endangered species habitat located on private lands. 

The Washington State Legislature expanded the

Pacific County Prepares for Swine Flu

South Bend, Washington - In an effort to coordinate a county-wide partnership in preparing for Swine Flu, The Pacific County Health Officer, Dr. James Edstam and the Pacific County Health and Human Services Director Kathy Spoor conducted a conference call

Pacific County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) Volunteer Honored

Frank WolfeSouth Bend, Washington - Pacific County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) volunteer, Frank Wolfe, was honored at the 2009 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards Ceremony at the Executive Mansion in Olympia

Washington Insurance Commissioner Warns: Guard Your Insurance Card to Avoid Scams

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler warns people to keep their insurance information secure because it can be a source of identity theft.

"You know to protect your credit cards and Social Security number, but not everyone thinks about what