Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hoquiam Standoff Continues, Neighbors Asked to Contact E911 Dispatch Before Leaving This Morning

Hoquiam, WA- The standoff continues in Hoquiam this morning after an officer was shot while trying to arrest a man who later barricaded himself in the second story of a home in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue.
The officer involved

School Buses Being Detoured This Morning as Hoquiam Standoff Continues

Hoquiam, WA- The standoff continues in Hoquiam after a officer was shot yesterday morning while trying to arrest a man who has since barackaded himself in the second story of a home in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue.

Standoff Update

Hoquiam, WA- The standoff carries on from the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Hoquiam; following shots fired involving a Hoquiam Police Department Officer, which began around 11 am Wednesday morning.

Hoquiam Police Department officers were attempting to serve a warrant

Hour 10: State Route 101 Remains Closed Due to Police Standoff

The standoff continues, as does the traffic diversion from the Simpson Avenue bridge to the port industrial route past 22nd street in Hoquiam. Officers from multiple agencies responding to a standoff on Aberdeen Avenue have blocked the road to keep

Armed Suspect Barricaded in Home

Hoquiam, WA- A home has been surrounded in the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Hoquiam, following a shooting involving a Hoquiam Police Department Officer. Hoquiam Police Department has confirmed that shots were fired and that an officer was injured.


Clamtastic Razor Clam Festival Announces Cooking Contest Winners

Ocean Shores, WA – Tuesday, March 26th: The Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce’s 7th Annual Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza had winners galore over this past weekend, March 23 and 24. The thousands of visitors all won with

March 27th Marks 49 Year Anniversary of Alaska Earthquake

The tsunami generated by the March 27, 1964 Alaska earthquake was the largest and best-recorded historical tsunami on the southern Washington coast. Tsunami wave heights generally were greatest on the south coast, and smaller on the north coast; additionally, the

Westport Shipyard Announces Layoffs at Four Locations

WESTPORT, Wash. - The Westport Shipyard over the weekend laid off dozens from it's Western Washington locations. When asked exactly how many, Human Resources Manager Jennifer Swogger said from the company's Port Angeles office "We have no comment, I can

Planned Power Outage to Affect Some Oakville Residents

OAKVILLE, Wash. - The Grays Harbor PUD will conduct a planned power outage tomorrow (Wednesday) in the Garrard Creek Road area outside of Oakville. The outage, which is expected to last up to four hours, is necessary to transfer

Hoquiam to Host Another Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Another Prescription Drug Take Back day is coming to Hoquiam, Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us Saturday April 27th Hoquiam will again work with the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency to host a collection site for unwanted prescription drugs.