Monthly Archives: April 2011

Biomass Plane Fuel Bill Signed

OLYMPIA – Passage of a measure to promote aviation biofuel production from wood waste and mill residue in Washington State is drawing broad support. Large majorities in both houses of the 2011 Washington Legislature passed the residual

Razor Clam Dig Approved

OLYMPIA – Three ocean beaches will open in early May for a razor-clam dig that could be the last dig of the season.


Morning digs are set on two beaches – Long Beach and Twin Harbors

Pontoon Construction Site Excavation Stalled

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The delay of a bulkhead wall has stalled the largest excavation work at the State Route 520 pontoon construction site in Aberdeen - as a result, Kiewett General said excavation of the casting basin was scheduled

Fishing Opportunities in May

This is the time of year when new fishing opportunities start popping open like daffodils in the afternoon sun. On various dates in May, shrimp and lingcod fisheries open in Puget Sound and halibut seasons will get

Hoquiam Farmer’s Market News – Produce Edition

Thank you so much to everyone who came rushing to the Hoquiam Farmers Market to buy our Organic Produce!  It’s obvious that the need and desire for healthy quality produce is a top priority, and it is our

Movie Audition Posters Investigated

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police have investigated a poster that's shown up at various businesses asking for "Hot girls" in bikinis and thongs to appear at Morrision Riverfront Park for a movie audition.

Investigators contacted the man posting the flyers, and

Comcast Employees to Help Rebuilding Together

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Comcast employees will be helping the Rebuilding Together team in Aberdeen this weekend, about 40 employees and friends will join the Grays Harbor Chapter of Rebuiding at a Perry Street Home in Aberdeen on the 10th

Hoquiam Police Investigate Vehicle Prowling Incidents

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Police are investigating a rash of vehicle prowling incidents on the east side of town. Detective Seargent Shane Khrone tells us of the 8 reports over the weekend, only two of the vehicle were locked. Items stolen

Hoquiam Plywood Dispells Rumors

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Hoquiam Plywood has had the conversation, but says they have NOT decided to shutdown temporarily due to market conditions. Rumors have started flying surrounding a second shutdown in it's 55 years of operation, a mill spokeswoman

Hoquiam Receives Arbor Day Foundation Accolades

Mayor Jack Durney accepting the award.HOQUIAM, Wash. - The City of Hoquiam received notice that for the third year in a row, they have earned a Tree City USA Designation from