Monthly Archives: August 2011

State Budget Cuts Reduce After-School Options

OLYMPIA, Wash. - As another school year starts, Washington parents also must scramble to figure out how to keep their children safe and active in the hours after school. In some communities, that will be tougher this year.

AYP Shows Aberdeen Up Slightly, Hoquiam Down

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Adequate Yearly Progress reports released yesterday show Aberdeen schools inching forward and Hoquiam loosing ground. The federal report, shows Aberdeen School District up 4 tenths of a percent with 62.7% for last year, Hoquiam fell from

Lewis County to Fight Prowls With Prowls

CHEHALIS, Wash. - Lewis County residents and visitors may see something new on their windshield, a postcard sized note complimenting owners if doors are locked, or tips to prevent theft if doors are not locked. The program, "Prevent Crime

County Plans on Redistricting Could Be Changing

MONTESANO, Wash. - Timelines at the County level could soon change with yesterday's announcement that Washington's Redistricting Commission will be unveiling their draft plans at two special meetings on September 13th. That date also marks the opening of the public

Redistricting Maps Due Out Soon From State

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington's Redistricting Commission says they have concluded their public forums and will be unveiling draft plans at special meetings on September 13th. From May to August the Commission held 18 public forums statewide to gather input from

Assault With a Screwdriver Doesn’t Fix Relationship

ABERDEEN, Wash. - A man was assaulted by his ex girlfriend with a screwdriver this morning. Aberdeen police tell us the 45 year old man opened the door to his apartment in the 300 block of North Alder and was

Fish Head Cleanup on Highway 101

WSP Trooper March cleaning up one of the spillsCOSMOPOLIS, Wash. - Washington State Patrol Officers were tasked with cleaning up fish heads on State Route 101 over the weekend. Trooper Krista

Man Wanted in Homicide Investigation Arrested in Ocean Shores

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - A man wanted in a California murder investigation was nabbed from Ocean Shores yesterday, Seargent Brouillard with the Ocean Shore Police Department tells us a keen eye from patrol officer Kyle Watson stopped fugitive Rico Espitia because

Garden Hose Helps Douse House Fire

HOQUIAM, Wash. - A Hoquiam man used his garden hose on a house fire this morning, and Hoquiam Fire reports, it helped. No one was injured, and about $10-15,000 in damages were reported after a fire on the outside of

Washington Schools To Get Federal ‘Report Cards’ Today

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Washington education officials will be releasing last spring's adequate yearly progress reports for schools and districts. Steven's Elementary Principal Kathleen Werner tells us, the cards are stacked against schools in these reports "there's 21 cells,