Transient man attacked near Aberdeen campsite along Chehalis River

An Aberdeen transient was attacked by another near the Chehalis River Bridge this week. Captain John Green with the the Aberdeen Police Department reports they were called to Safeway on 5/20/15 at about 8:10 A.M. on the report that a 50 year old transient male subject was reporting being assaulted. It was reported that

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Feds providing $50M for Western water-saving projects

The U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in the drought-stricken West. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced funding yesterday for more than 60 projects in a dozen states.

As part of the Obama Administration’s continued effort to bring relief to western communities

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Oregon Amber alert ends in arrest in Washington

Olympia – Around 2:00 p.m. today the Nampa Idaho Police Department requested an AMBER alert issued in Idaho on May 19, 2015, be extended into Washington and Oregon.  The Nampa Police Department received information that the suspect

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Washington state employees take a break to make a point

State workers in more than 80 locations across Washington are planning what might be seen as a mini-strike today at noon.

They’re calling the 15-minute walkout a “Unity Break,” saying the goal is to get state lawmakers’ attention and reinforce the importance of the work done by state employees

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State Route 109 speed limit through Seabrook changing permanently

Drivers through Seabrook in North Grays Harbor County will soon see a permanently adjusted speed limit along a nearly mile-long section of State Route 109. The current 35 mile-per-hour speed limit between mileposts 27.9 to 28.63, just south of Pacific Beach, will be permanently reduced to 25 miles per hour. New speed

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Special Filing Period announced for 20 empty seats in Grays Harbor

A special filing period has been announced for 20 seats left unfilled in Grays Harbor County. May 27th through the 29th, candidates need to file at the County Auditor’s Office in Montesano. Seats left open after filing week include Jasmine Dickoff’s Hoquiam Council seat in Ward 2, School board seats

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Pacific County Emergency Management Agency seeks AmeriCorps applicants

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking applicants for an AmeriCorps Service Member to serve as a Public Education Outreach Coordinator. This Disaster Preparedness Public Education Outreach project will focus on the continued development of disaster preparedness public education programs

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Six injured after driver falls asleep, rolls truck on U.S. Route 101

Two adults and three children were injured after a driver fell asleep and rolled their truck off of U.S. Route 101 about 35 miles North of Hoquiam this morning. The Washington State Patrol reports a 26 year old Forks man was driving a 2003 Chevy Silverado North on 101 when it left the road to the right, struck an embankment

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U.S. Coast Guard auxiliarists support national Safe Boating Week across Pacific Northwest

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotillas throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana are celebrating National Safe Boating Week and urging all mariners to use safe boating practices, including consistent life jacket wear every time boaters are on the water.

Auxiliarists in Bellevue, Wash., also worked with local city officials

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Aberdeen VFW invites the public to Memorial Day celebration

Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, was designated a holiday to help American citizens remember the sacrifice and death of U.S. military members in wars to protect the freedoms we enjoy.

The Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars will be celebrating Memorial Day in two ways again this year: first by participating in the annual

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