Monthly Archives: May 2009

Candidate Filing Week starts June 1

OLYMPIA... As this year's election season opens with Filing Week on Monday, June 1, Secretary of State Sam Reed is encouraging citizens to become more involved in their community by running for office.

"There will be hundreds of nonpartisan offices up

Ocean Shores man arrested on charges of embezzling in excess of $80,000

A 67 year old Ocean Shores man was arrested on Memorial Day for Theft in the First Degree for allegedly embezzling in excess of $80,000 from the Port Hole Pub during a 3 year period. John Butschky was arrested by

Coast Guard medevacs 24-year-old man near Grays Harbor

ASTORIA, Ore. - The Coast Guard airlifted a 24-year-old man off a fishing vessel 15 miles from Grays Harbor, Wash., Wednesday due to an unknown medical condition.

The 46-foot fishing vessel Pacific Girl contacted the Coast Guard approximately 10 a.m. to request

Nighttime Seat Belt Patrols Apprehend Two Armed Robbery Suspects

On Saturday evening, May 23, while out on Nighttime Click It or Ticket patrols, Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s officers pulled over a vehicle with an unbelted passenger in the back seat. When retrieving identification of this

Coast Guard medically evacuates Hoquiam, Wash., man from vessel offshore of Grays Harbor, Wash.

ASTORIA, Ore. - The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 38-year-old man from a 58-foot fishing vessel 35 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Tuesday.

The crew of the fishing vessel Melissa Lynn contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 8 a.m.

ASCS Northwest Memorial Day Weekend at Grays Harbor Raceway

Grays Harbor Raceway located at the fairgrounds in Elma will host its first two day event of the year, this Saturday and Sunday Nights, as the ASCS Northwest Region 360 Sprint Cars along with the Triple X Ford Focus Midgets

Wildfire prevention tips for this Memorial Day Weekend

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging people to be extra careful with fire this Memorial Day Weekend. Wildfire season has just begun here in Washington, and there have already been over seventy small

First Confirmed Swine Flu (A/SWH1) Case in Grays Harbor

 Grays Harbor received confirmation of its first report of A/SWH1 - or "swine flu" - late Wednesday.  The 14-year-old Hoquiam resident was ill in early May and has since recovered.  The child was tested by a local physician and it

Grays Harbor County Fair Schedule Change: No David Cassidy

The Grays Harbor County Fair has announced that David Cassidy has canceled his scheduled appearance at the 2009 Grays Harbor County Fair.  Mr. Cassidy has accepted a movie offer, which conflicts with his appearance at the 2009 Grays Harbor County

Ready, Respond, Recover: Business Disaster Preparedness Conferences

Join the Pacific County Economic Development Council for "Ready, Respond, Recover" conferences to help area businesses prepare for natural and man-made disasters. These valuable events will provide Pacific and Wahkiakum County businesses with critical information about:

  • Securing facilities
  • Communicating with customers