Monthly Archives: August 2012

Aberdeen Fire Claims Pets, Displaces Eight Tenants

ABERDEEN, Wash. - A single unit apartment fire in the 200 block of E First street displaced eight tenants, claiming some pets.
Aberdeen Fire Chief Dave Carlberg said from the scene "No injuries, we have eight tenants probably going to be

Man Attempts to Elude Officers by Hiding in Hoquiam River

HOQUIAM, Wash. - A Pacific Beach man tried to escape arrest yesterday by swiming back and forth across the Hoquiam river. Chief Criminal Deputy Dave Pimental tells us the pursuit began when a Sheriff's Deputy spotted the man passing another

Coast Guard Urges Safe Boating on Labor Day Weekend

US Coast Goard

The U.S. Coast Guard anticipates an increased number of recreational boaters throughout Puget Sound, the Columbia River and along the coasts of Oregon and Washington during Labor

Two Women Cited For Furnishing Liquor to Minor After Chehalis Death

Talia Date and Megan Day, both 22 of Chehalis, are being referred to the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office for furnishing liquor to a minor, a gross misdemeanor. Sheriff Steve Mansfield tells KBKW "Through a lengthy investigation by my Office, it

Beach Report Gives 3 Washington Beaches “F”

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Pacific Northwest ocean users enjoyed very good water quality this summer, according to the third annual End-of-Summer Beach Report Card® released today by Heal the Bay, a California-based environmental group that monitors shorelines along the entire western

Ecology Releases Draft Fish-Consumption Report

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has released an update to a technical document that evaluates available data on fish consumption by Washington residents.

The public is invited to review and comment on the Fish Consumption Rates Technical

AHAB Siren Testing Monday September 3

  • · First Monday of every month at noon
  • · September 3, 2012
  • · All Grays Harbor County Sirens

Montesano, WA – Washington State Emergency Management will conduct its monthly countywide AHAB (All Hazard Alert Broadcast) Siren test on Monday, September 3, 2012, at noon.

AHAB sirens are

Westport, Ilwaco Anglers Can Keep Wild and Hatchery Coho

WESTPORT, Wash. - Anglers will be allowed to retain both hatchery and wild coho salmon beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, in ocean waters off Westport (Marine Area 2) and Monday, Sept. 3, off Ilwaco (Marine Area 1).

Hoquiam Farmer’s Market News – Canner’s Edition

You want to can Tomatoes? Green Beans? Peaches? We’ve got ‘em!!!!
The amount of produce that arrived at the Hoquiam Farmers Market this week is positively staggering. Literally, as I’m the one who puts all the goodies out on the tables.

Traffic Fines Double in School Zones


A reminder to everyone that school is starting again. Rochester School District began classes this week and the districts in the rest of the county begin after