Monthly Archives: April 2011

Citizens Apprehend County Escapee in Montesano

MONTESANO, Wash. - Two Comcast employees stepped up and helped Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Officers yesterday when they spotted an escaped inmate wearing an orange jumper and handcuffs running through a Montesano alley. The two tackled the escapee and held

Flood Authority Excersises Authority at Monthly Meeting

MONTESANO, Wash. - An inter-local agreement on flood control between Grays Harbor and Thurston Counties and the Chehalis Tribe was the heated topic at a meeting of Chehalis Basin Flood Authority. Cosmopolis Mayor Vicky Raines tells us, 7 of

Changes Coming for Aberdeen’s Highly Capable Kids Program

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Aberdeen School District may be restructuring it's highly capable program for gifted students. School Superintendent Dr Tom Opstad presented alternatives to the School Board this week, a full copy of the presentation can be viewed at

Hoquiam High School Students Discuss Distracted and Impaired Driving

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Hoquiam High School Students read the obituaries of their best friends from trembling pages today over the school's PA system "She was a daughter, a sister, a great student, a friend, and my best friend.."
Students also

Hoquiam Farmer’s Market News – Organic Local Produce Edition

We have always been committed to bringing you the highest quality organic produce.  Problem was, the availability was terribly small.  Did you ever wonder what a farmers market manager dreams about at night?  Visions of fresh, healthy

County Commissioners Sign Inter-Local Co-Op

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Commissioners yesterday signed the Chehalis Watershed Cooperative inter-local agreement at a special public meeting. County Commissioner Terry Willis tells us the other members are the confederated tribes of the Chehalis and Thurston county.

Bath Salts Banned in Washington…Not The Kind You May Think

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The state Board of Pharmacy has filed emergency rules intended to slow the rising use of so-called “bath salts” as substitutes for cocaine and methamphetamine. The rule was filed April 15 and was effective

Maggot Paintings in The KBKW Studio

Boy Scout Maggot PaintingDoug McDowell will be auctioning off paintings by the Boy Scouts that were painted with a little help from colorful maggots. We'll post more photos of paintings tomorrow

Mason County Courthouse to Begin Weapons Screening

SHELTON, Wash. - Beginning next week, the Mason County Courthouse will be screening for weapons, Chief Sheriff's Deputy Dean Byrd tells us the new screening process involving metal detectors and an x-ray machine may add some delay to entering

Tall Ship Sailors Wanted

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport says they are in need of qualified sailors for a number of paid positions in their upcoming Puget Sound sailing Season. As the Seaport's tall ships Lady Washington and The Hawaiian Chieftain