Monthly Archives: February 2013

Imaginary Earthquake Strikes Nearby, Thousands Prepared, Are You?

Imagine, you are settled in at work this morning and your children are in their classrooms at school. Your parents are waiting in line at the supermarket when all of a sudden, the ground begins to rumble and shake. Pictures

Commissioners Planning to Fund Resident Deputy Program

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - The Resident Deputy program at the Grays Harbor County Sheriff's department looks like it has been granted funding for at least another year. Sheriff Rick Scott said yesterday "As it stands right now, the board informed

Alice Hutchinson Awarded Key to Montesano

MONTESANO, Wash. - It's not every day that the mayor presents a citizen with the key to the city. Under the guise of a night out, family and friends gathered in the Montesano city council chamber last night to honor

Former Tacoma Banker Sentenced for Defrauding Northwest Commercial Bank

TACOMA, Wash. - A former Tacoma, Washington banker who fraudulently raided the line of credit belonging to a non-profit organization was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to four years in prison, five years of supervised release, and

Coast Guard Rescues Three Near Grays Harbor

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three people aboard a vessel taking on water near Grays Harbor, Wash., Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a distress call from the crew of the 58-foot crabbing vessel Persistence at 8:50 p.m.

WSDOT announces SR 520 pontoon design changes and repairs, results of internal review

SEATTLE, Wash. - Secretary Hammond announced today that WSDOT is making repairs and design modifications to the SR 520 pontoons to ensure a 75-year life of the floating bridge. These changes are the result of findings by an expert review

Warrants Served as Search For Elma Man Continues

ELMA, Wash. - Detectives with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department are executing additional search warrants today as an ongoing effort to determine the whereabouts of Louis “Buck” Muller.

Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us Mr. Muller was last seen

Curtailments at Harbor Paper After Wholesale Management Changes

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Operations at Harbor Paper have been curtailed due to market conditions, a press release from the company yesterday states "In light of the recent circumstances regarding operations, Harbor Paper’s Board has made the difficult decision of making

Country Music Star Clay Walker At Grays Harbor County Fair

ELMA, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Fair this summer will feature county music star Clay Walker. The Grays Harbor County board of commissioners yesterday authorized the Events and Tourism manager to sign the $40,000 contract. Walker has released 11 albums,

Mason County Sheriff’s Office to Host K9 Training Conference

SHELTON, Wash. - From May 8th Through the 12th, Mason County is going to the dogs when the Sheriff’s Office is hosting its first Law Enforcement/Search and Rescue K9 Training Conference. The Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit has invited Georgia K9 National