Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sword-wielding man caught on camera threatening bus patron in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police are searching for a sword-wielding 23 year old man from Port Angeles, after he threatened a patron at the Grays Harbor Transit mall in Aberdeen Tuesday afternoon.
Police Captain John Green tells us they

AHAB siren testing Monday September 2nd

MONTESANO, Wash. - Washington State Emergency Management will conduct its monthly countywide AHAB (All Hazard Alert Broadcast) Siren test on Monday, September 2, at noon.

AHAB sirens are located in Pacific Beach, Copalis Beach, Ocean City, Ocean Shores, Hoquiam, Aberdeen, Moclips,

Last weekend to catch the bus in Grays Harbor

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Today begins the last weekend of transit service for Grays Harbor. Despite the need to drum up support for a sales tax increase on the November ballot, after the Labor Day weekend, Grays Harbor Transit will eliminate

Anglers off Ilwaco, Westport can soon retain both hatchery and wild coho salmon

OLYMPIA - Anglers will be allowed to retain both wild and hatchery coho salmon beginning Sunday, Sept. 1, in ocean waters off Ilwaco (Marine Area 1) and Friday, Sept. 6, off Westport (Marine Area

GH Emergency Management Agency offers Fall & Winter storm prep, survey, & notification links

Grays Harbor County LogoThis Labor Day Weekend rings in the fall and winter storm preparation season. The Grays Harbor Emergency Management website has many great pointers

UPDATE: Arrest made in Shelton homicide investigation

SHELTON, Wash. - Mason County Detectives have arrested a suspect on charges of Assault 1st Degree, after a man was found beaten and unconcious Tuesday night, and died yesterday. Lieutenant Les Watson with the Shelton Police Department identifies the suspect

State Parks and SUBWAY® restaurants launch No Family Left Inside

OLYMPIA, Wash. - In honor of the Washington State Parks Centennial and National Public Lands Day, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and SUBWAY® restaurants have partnered to launch No Family Left Inside. Running the entire month of September,

September 11th is “911 Day” recognizing 9-1-1 operators nationwide

MONTESANO, Wash. - September 11th is "911 Day" in honor and recognition of 9-1-1 emergency operators, public safety dispatchers, telecommunicators and call takers, and the vital contributions they make to the safety and well-being of all citizens. The day was

DNR: Public encouraged to heed fire safety this Labor Day weekend

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging campers, recreationists, woods workers, and other forest visitors to be especially careful with fire this weekend. Despite some recent regional precipitation, fire danger remains high in Washington.

 

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Grays Harbor Tourism lends support to Horns & Hooks Fishing Derby

Anglers compete for prizes in weekend sport-fishing contest -September 20-22

ELMA, Wash. - Now in its second year of helping children with life-threatening conditions, Grays Harbor Tourism is working with Horns & Hooks Outdoor Magazine to promote the annual fishing derby