Monthly Archives: April 2009

Collision with Washington State Patrol Car in Clark County

On April 26, 2009 at approximately 6:50 a.m. a three car collision occurred on southbound I-205 just south of Mill Plain, in Clark County.
Trooper Todd Gates had stopped a 2002 Mazda for speeding (72 mph in a 60 mph

DNR releases first report of compliance with forest practices rules on state and private forestlands

Report finds most comply with rules, still room for improvement

OLYMPIA - Random checks summarized in a new report from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) indicate that private industrial forestland owners are in compliance

Weyerhaeuser to Close Bay City log export facility in Aberdeen

FEDERAL WAY, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2009-- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) will close its Bay City log export facility in Aberdeen, Wash., affecting some 54 employees. The facility will inventory and clear remaining logs from the yard over the next 30 days

Grays Harbor County Fair Concert Tickets Go On Sale Soon

Golden Circle reserved seating tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 9th at 9 am at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds for the fair concerts. Act fast if you want to get your reserved Golden Circle Seat for one of

WSDOT continues delivering stimulus projects, supporting local jobs

GOLDENDALE – Gov. Gregoire and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) advertised a project to preserve US 97 in Klickitat County to contractors today as Washington State continues utilizing federal stimulus funds to deliver projects and support

United Way of Grays Harbor to Host Annual Drive-Thru Breakfast

The United Way of Grays Harbor would like to thank the community for its support by inviting the public to its Annual Drive-Through Breakfast on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at all Anchor Bank branches in

County Health Department Monitoring Swine Flu

Local health officials are on alert and closely monitoring the evolving swine flu outbreak in Mexico following identification of cases in five U.S. states (California, Texas, Kansas, New York City, and Ohio) in the past week.  They are working closely

Task Force Examining Mental Health and Substance Abuse Impacts

The Grays Harbor Task Force on Substance Abuse and Mental Health will hold their 4th public meeting on April 30.  The Grays Harbor County Commissioners asked the Task Force to explore the option of enacting a 1/10th of 1% (or

Abandoning a boat is expensive – to the owner and Washington’s waters

      OLYMPIA - Is your boat more of an anchor than an outlet for everyday stress? Have you had serious thoughts of abandoning ship? Is the cost of boating more than you imagined? Is your boat an environmental stimulus

Public invited to propose rule changes for 2010-11 recreational fisheries

OLYMPIA - People with ideas on how to improve the state's sportfishing rules can submit their proposals to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) through June 1.

Proposals will be evaluated by fishery managers as they develop potential