Monthly Archives: March 2013

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Gets Weyerhaeuser Property in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority and Weyerhaeuser Company have announced the transfer of the former Weyerhaeuser sawmill property in south Aberdeen to GHHSA. The approximately 24-acre site, appraised at $2.34 million, will be re-developed into a public

Hoquiam Standoff Investigation Transitions, Tips Sought by Regional Task Force

HOQUIAM, Wash. - As the ongoing investigation into the police standoff in Hoquiam changes hands, please remember that details of the incident become part of that investigation. The Critical Incident Investigation Team, lead by a group of regional sheriffs as well

Governor Inslee Sends Thanks and Continued Condolences

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday expressed his appreciation for Japan’s assistance in removing tsunami debris that had washed onto Washington shores.

“Our state deeply appreciates Japan’s friendship and the generous gift of $5 million

Removal of Tsunami Dock Near Forks Completed

A 185-ton dock that washed out to sea during the March 2011 tsunami in Japan has now been removed from Washington’s Olympic Coast. As of today, crews from The Undersea Company of Port Townsend, Wash., removed the last of the

Shelton Teen Arrested With BB Gun at School

SHELTON, Wash. - A 15 year old girl was arrested at Shelton High High School yesterday afternoon when Shelton police were called to the report of a person with a weapon in the school.
Lieutenant Les Watson with the

Hoquiam Water Main Break

Hoquiam, WA- The City of Hoquiam has suffered a major water line break on Simpson Avenue at 7th Street. We are told city staff, with the assistance of Rognlin’s are on scene, and are preparing to repair a 10 inch waterline.

Press Conference Hoquiam Standoff Concludes

Hoquiam Standoff Ends in Suspect Shooting

HOQUIAM, Wash. - State route 101 in Hoquiam is open again after an overnight detour around a standoff that ended when the suspect was shot dead this morning in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue.
Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate with

Standoff Concludes After Suspect Leaves Burning Home, Exchanges Gunfire

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The 20-hour standoff is over in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue, now crews are responding to a large fire at the same home.

Hoquiam police confirm the suspect exchanged gun fire with officers and is "down." Sergeant

Hoquiam School Buses Rerouted Due to Contiuing Standoff

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The bus supervisor will be moving two bus stops for students near a standoff that continues in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Hoquiam this morning.

Students that catch bus 403 in the 2800 block of 28th street