Monthly Archives: September 2012

Montesano Needs More Wall For Memorial in Fleet Park

MONTESANO, Wash. - Within the first month of it's unveiling in Montesano, the Marion J. Bogdanovich Veterans Memorial Wall is full. Mayor Ken Estes said this week "Currently one monument is completely full, the other one will be full in two weeks

WDFW Commission Meeting Updates Public on Wolf Management, Fishery Reforms

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will receive an update on state wolf conservation and management activities as well as efforts to restructure fisheries for salmon and sturgeon on the lower Columbia River during a public meeting

Flu Vaccinations Available, Department of Health Says Get a Shot

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Flu vaccine is already available from many health care providers in our state, in plenty of time to be ready for flu season.

“Now’s the time to get a flu shot so you’re protected all season long,” said

Washingtonians Celebrate National Public Lands Day

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Saturday is National Public Lands Day. Just over 36 percent of Washington is public land, between federal and state acreage, but voters aren't hearing much about it so far in the run-up to the November elections.

Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Goes Social

CHEHALIS, Wash. - The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office has launched a page on Facebook, Sheriff Steve Mansfield said, “In our efforts to make a positive difference for the citizens of Lewis County, we have always been transparent and open in

Saturday Marks Second to Last State Parks Free Day For 2012

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces another of ten 2012 State Parks “free days,” when the Discover Pass will not be required of visitors venturing out to enjoy their state parks. Most of State Parks

Quinault Indian Nation Awarded Grants to Improve Law Enforcement

Washington D.C. - The Quinault Indian Nation is among 14 Washington Tribes that will benefit from over 200 grants awarded yesterday by the Department of Justice to enhance law enforcement practices.

The Department of Justice yesterday announced more than 200 grants

Mason Detectives Track Down Stolen Truck After Victim Sees It on Craigslist

SHELTON, Wash. - A three week investigation culminated with the arrest of a Shelton man Thursday. Chief Deputy Dean Byrd with the Mason County Sheriff's Office tells us the investigation began on September 5, 2012 when a Seattle man reported

Aberdeen School Board Chooses Member

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Christi Boora, a parent and school counselor who co-chaired the Aberdeen School District’s levy campaign last spring, was appointed to the Aberdeen School Board Thursday night, September 27th.

Mrs. Boora will take the oath of office at the

Second Round of 520 Pontoons Under Construction in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The next batch of pontoons for the new State Route 520 bridge are currently under construction in Aberdeen, and improved design and construction techniques will be used to eliminate concrete spalling and reduce cracking.

During the first round of