Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ocean Shores Developers Ordered to Restore Wetlands

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - Ralph Burgess and John Kilcup have been ordered by the Environmental Protection Agency to remove fill material and restore damaged wetlands on their property in Ocean Shores, Washington.


Grays Harbor Needs Survey Needs Help

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Lady Washington to Offer Activities During Watershed Festival

Aberdeen – The tall ship Lady Washington will offer a public sail, walk-on tours, and free longboat rides during the 5th Annual Chehalis Watershed Festival Sunday Sept. 26 in Aberdeen. The festival will take place from 10

Public Comment Sought for State’s Draft Coastal Zone Management Act

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Washington’s Draft Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) Section 309 Assessment and Strategy 2011-2015. The public comment period opens September 3, 2010, and closes

Two Birds in Grant County Test Positive For First West Nile Virus in State

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Two birds collected this summer from the North Potholes Reserve near Moses Lake are the first birds to test positive for West Nile virus in the state this year. An American white pelican and

DNR Lifts Statewide Burn Ban

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that the statewide burn ban has been lifted from DNR-protected lands earlier than anticipated. The heavy rainfall throughout the state has eased the

Book Signing Event, as Local Author Reveals Ocean Shores History

Mount Pleasant, SC - New from local author Gene Woodwick is Ocean Shores, the latest title in Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America Series. Ocean Shores boasts more than 200 vintage black-and-white photographs

Developer Pleads Guilty to Illegally Filling Wetlands in Southwest Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Philip A. Smith, 53, of Chehalis, Washington, pleaded guilty Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to damaging approximately 98 acres of wetlands in southwest Washington by using mechanized land clearing

First Razor Clam Dig of the Season Tentatively Scheduled

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The first razor-clam dig of the season is tentatively scheduled to begin early next month on five ocean beaches, with additional digs planned through the New Year’s holiday weekend.


In announcing the initial

Conservative Comments with Mike Yarmakovich

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