Monthly Archives: October 2009

Seventeen Firefighters Prepare to Graduate from Fire Training Academy

State Fire Marshal Michael Matlick is announcing that 17 firefighters are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy Basic Firefighter 1 program.
The Fire Training Academy Recruit School program is an 11-week course that meets National Fire

Ecology penalties total $629,740 in the third quarter of 2009

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) issued $629,740 in penalties of $1,000 or more in the third quarter months (July, Aug. and Sept.) of 2009.
Ecology issues individual news releases for penalties of $10,000 or greater, and links to the news

Flood Watch Cancelled

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, Wash. - The flood watch for Western Washington , including Grays Harbor County has been cancelled by the National Weather Service

Pacific County Layoffs Shore up 2010 Budget

SOUTH BEND, Wash. - The Pacific County Board of Commissioners have adopted a 2010 budget that includes the layoff of 15 current employees, and the loss of 12 other budgetted positions through attrition. County Administrative Officer Brian Harrision told KBKW

Stouffer Moore Floor Coverings Fire

ABERDEEN, Wash. - A 3-alarm fire has destroyed Stouffer Moore Floore coverings on South I Street in Aberdeen. The fire was reported around 6PM Tuesday night, Fire Chief Dave Carlberg said no

Service Van Ends up in Harbor Near Remmy Island

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Aberdeen Police Department is seeking more information on a stolen vehicle that ended up in the Harbor from the 28th Street Boat Launch in Hoquiam. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us that sometime over the

Sheriff’s Department asks Beachombers to Report Wreckage

GRAYLAND, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's department is continuing to search for wreckage from a 1969 Coronada-class sailing vessel, as well as 51 year old John Phillip Stapp - Stapp was last seen onboard the 25 foot sailboat

Haunted Hoquiam Halloween Afternoon

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The Hoquiam Business Association will be hosting their First Annual Haunted Hoquiam Trick or Treat this year. Local businesses invite children to dress up and celebrate a safe Halloween in Hometown Hoquiam. The event will be Saturday

Commissioners Get Tears and Cheers in Support of 4-H Program

MONTESANO, Wash. - It was standing room only as over 150 showed their support of the 4-H program to the Grays Harbor County Commissioners yesterday during a special extended session in Montesano.

With no real negative comments, some spoke of personal

Commentary from the Left with Gary Murrell