Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wynoochee Shooting Being Investigated as Possible Act of Self Defense

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department has identified the man fatally shot at Lake Wynooche as 25 year old Weston Wolff of Olympia. Grays Harbor County Under Sheriff Rick Scott says that based on

Raymond Man Arrested for Possible DUI, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of Marijuana

MONTESANO, Wash. - A Raymond Man was arrested for Possible DUI and Possession of Marijuana Friday Afternoon after attempting to elude the arresting officer on Highway 12.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Stewart Intercepted the vehicle on State Route 107, failing to

Snake River Opens Sept. 1 for Fall Chinook Fishing

OLYMPIA - Two sections of the lower Snake River in southeast Washington will open for fall chinook salmon fishing Sept. 1 with some changes from last year's season, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today.

Coast Guard seizes Ecstasy near Canadian border

Picture of the 18-foot vessel

SEATTLE — A 25-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Neah Bay, Wash., boarded this 18-foot boat Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009,

Coast Guard Monitors Oil Spill Near Sunken Fishing Vessel

SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and the Islands’ Oil Spill Association (IOSA) continue to monitor the area for oil spills where the fishing vessel Anna J capsized and sank

Raymond Fire Department Receives FEMA Grant

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $40,375 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) for Operations and Safety to Raymond (WA) Fire Department.
Nationally, the fiscal year (FY) 2008 AFG awards will provide approximately

Westport to Receive Ecology Funds to Prevent Flood Damage

WESTPORT, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is providing nearly $1.4 million to help 12 Washington communities fund projects to prevent future damages from floods.

During the 2009 legislative session, state lawmakers created a special account to help local

Historical Seaport Sending Hawaiian Chieftain Out, Lady Washington Stays in Aberdeen

Lady Washington to remain in Aberdeen for extensive planned maintenance

Aberdeen, Wash. – The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is pleased to announce the ports of call for its 2009-2010 California tour of the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain.

Mason County Sheriff’s Dept. Seeks to Create K9 Unit

SHELTON, Wash. - The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to create a patrol K-9 team to assist in the effort to combat crime in Mason County. The K-9 team is a valuable asset to deputies and other law enforcement officers

September is National Preparedness Month

Camp Murray, Wash. – Washington State will observe National Preparedness Month and NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Month in September. Special events and promotions are scheduled across the state to focus individuals and businesses on the importance of preparing for disasters and