Monthly Archives: October 2011

Coffee Talk With Governor Christine Gregoire

ABERDEEN, Wash. - KBKW's Doug McDowell sat down with Washington Governor Christine Gregoire, click the story title to hear or download the full interview.

Hoquiam Police Collect Drugs, Hand Out Candy

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Dropping off, or picking up? Hoquiam Police collected about 80 pounds of unused and unwanted pharmaceutical drugs at their headquarters Saturday as part of the National Drug Take Back program. Seargent Shane Krohn tells us Hoquiam officers

House Fire Lesson: Space Heaters Need Space

HOQUIAM, Wash. - A small bathroom fire in the 900 block of Washington avenue in Hoquiam yesterday was caused by an electric heater with items too close. Captain David Joy tells us the fire could have been far worse and

House Fire Lesson: Smoke Detectors Save Lives And Money

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Sleeping while cooking was the cause of a kitchen fire that caused about $3,000 in damages to an Aberdeen home early yesterday morning, but lack of a smoke detector is likely what made it worse. Battallion Commander

7th Street Theatre Wraps Candlestick Sign Collection

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Friday night's Ghostbusters showing at the 7th Street Theatre got an extra special treat, announcement from Director Mickey Thurman that the Candlestick Sign Project has succeeded in collecting enough for a neon lighted candlestick sign similar to

County, City Officials Discuss Cuts With AWC

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Privatized or not, Washington cities may loose revenue from liquor sales among other things. The Association of Washington Cities met in Aberdeen last week to discuss that states deficit with city and county officials.
 Many proposed cuts

Hoquiam Mayor Endorses I-1183

HOQUIAM, Wash. - With the city's liquor store contract up for Hoquiam, Mayor Jack Durney this week endorsed I-1183 "I believe that government shouldn't do what the business world can do as good or better, so I've been an advocate

Ocean Shores Police Warn of Bold Residential Burglar

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - Police are warning of a disturbing trend they are seeing investigating a recent string of residential burglaries in which the homes were occupied at the time, Ocean Shores Officer Chris Iverson tells us the residents were

Hoquiam Cheerleaders Fight Distracted Driving

HonkHOQUIAM, Wash. - High School Cheerleaders in Hoquiam yesterday launched the first of a statewide campaign against distracted teenaged drivers. Jonna VanDyk with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission explained "They're kind

Inmate Shot May Have Had More Elaborate Escape Plans

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Autopsy results from last weeks shooting near Community Hospital show that Grays Harbor County inmate John Gary Lies died of a "contact penetrating gunshot wound of the neck and chest." Aberdeen Police tell us the failed escape