Monthly Archives: December 2009

Mason County Detectives Request Public’s Help To Identify Suspect

SHELTON, Wash. - Mason County Sheriff’s Detectives are requesting the public’s help in identifying a man who made unwanted advances to a 7year old boy at the Theler Center in Belfair on the afternoon of November 24, 2009.

According to investigators the

Special Weather Statement for Grays Harbor County

    The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Southwest Washington Coast, indicating a increasing threat for coastal flooding Thursday through Saturday over this New Year’s Holiday.
   Increasingly high astronomical tides, due to a full Moon,

Special Weather Statement for Pacific County

South Bend, Washington – The National Weather Service, Portland Office issued a special weather statement, regarding the potential for wind and coastal storm surge later in the week. 
Increasingly high astronomical tides combined with moderate southerly winds Thursday through Saturday may

Record coho returns boost Columbia River restoration

Coho on redd in Methow River - Photo courtesy Tom Scribner, Yakama NationPortland, Ore. – Record returns of coho salmon to the middle and upper

Grays Harbor PUD Looks to Rate Increases in 2010

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor Public Utility District (PUD) Board of Commissioners has approved a 2010 spending plan that anticipates an 8 percent rate increase due to increased wholesale power rates from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), costs incurred to

Hoquiam Harbor Drug Burglary Targets Narcotics

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Tuesday December 29, 2009 just before 9AM, an employee arriving for work at Harbor Drug (300 block of Eighth Street) discovered the glass broken out of one of the doors to the parking lot off J Street. 

Officers responded

Hoquiam Assists in Grays Harbor Drug Task Force Bust

HOQUIAM, Wash. - On Tuesday December 29, 2009 at approximately 10:41 AM, Hoquiam officers assisted detectives from the Grays Harbor Drug Task Force with the service of a search warrant on a residence in the 400 block of 31st Street

School Rivalry Turns Into School Bus Vandalism

HOQUIAM, Wash. - On Tuesday evening, December 29, 2009 at approximately 10pm, Hoquiam officers were dispatched to a call of reported ‘shots fired’ at a Longview school bus parked at McDonald’s in the 2500 block of Simpson Ave. One window to the

New WA Payday Loan Limits Take Effect Jan. 1

SEATTLE - Washington's new state laws to curb payday loan abuse are equally tough on both short-term borrowers and their high-interest lenders. Starting January 1, no one can take out a payday loan that totals more than $700 -

Monthly Testing Time for AHAB Sirens

Montesano, WA – Grays Harbor County will conduct its monthly countywide AHAB (All Hazard Alert Broadcast) Siren test on Monday, January 04, 2010, at noon.
AHAB sirens are located in Pacific Beach, Copalis Beach, Ocean City, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, Aberdeen, Moclips,