Patrol car strikes herd of Elk near Long Beach

Two Long Beach, Patrol Officers were transported to Ocean Beach Hospital this morning after their cruiser struck a herd of Elk on U.S. Route 101. The Washington State Patrol reports a 38 year old Curtis man was driving North on 101 around 1:20 A.M. this morning when they came upon the herd three miles East of Long Beach

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Pacific County Emergency Management Agency invites public to SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is proud to host the National Weather Service as they present a SKYWARN weather spotter training class Tuesday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m.in the South Pacific County Administration Facility Meeting Room-A located at 7013 Sandridge Road in Long Beach.

 

SKYWARN is a concept

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Washington Ecology, shellfish growers cancel pesticide spraying permit

OLYMPIA – Following discussions over the weekend, the Department of Ecology and the Willapa-Grays Harbor Oyster Growers Association (WGHOGA) have agreed to cancel a recently issued permit for use of imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp.

“One of our agency’s goals is to reduce toxics in our environment,” said

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Hoquiam man arrested as felon in possession of firearm

Last night at approximately 10:30 pm, residents in the 600 block of Kirkpatrick Road (Hoquiam), called 911 to report hearing noises outside of their home. A 50 year old female resident advised that she and her boyfriend believed people were outside making animal sounds and her 54 year old boyfriend was now outside with

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Coming Attractions working to purchase SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen for Fun Center

Coming Attraction Theatres has a new attraction for the harbor, an Extreme Fun Center at the current site of the SouthShore Mall. Founder and CEO of Coming Attractions Theatres, Inc. John Schweiger tells us “the rumors are true,” they are under contract to acquire the SouthShore Mall. He said they are

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First Washington Gray Wolf found West of the Cascades

The first gray wolf known to travel west of the Cascade Crest in Washington state was confirmed this week after local officials found it killed by collision with a vehicle on Interstate 90 between North Bend and Snoqualmie. A defenders.org press release said “Despite

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Hoquiam man arrested trying to sneak contraband into city jail

In a continued attempt to keep ahead of the creative thinking of inmates, Hoquiam detectives launched a sting investigation regarding contraband to be dropped into the jail van while parked behind City Hall during Municipal Court. Through information, tips and listening to recording inmate phone calls, detectives

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Grays Harbor looking to sell about 800 tax title properties

Grays Harbor County is looking to get into the real estate business, and get some of nearly 800 tax title properties back on the tax roll. County Assessor Dan Lindgren explained to the commissioners this week. “Something that I saw when I was an appraisor was as all of the tax-titled properties. The county doesn’t

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Fitch Rates Grays Harbor PUD Electric Revenue Bonds ‘A’, suggests rate increases

Fitch Ratings assigns an ‘A’ rating to the following Grays Harbor County Public Utility District (PUD or the district) No. 1, WA electric revenue bonds:

–Approximately $50 million electric revenue and refunding bonds, series 2015A;

–Approximately $15 million electric revenue and refunding bonds

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