Pacific County seeks consultant to update Hazard Mitigation Plan

Pacific County Emergency Management

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking proposals from qualified consultants to update the Pacific County Hazard Mitigation Plan that meets all requirements under 44 CFR Part 201.6.   As described in the Federal Register (Volume 67, Numbers

Elma man arrested on child pornography charges

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

A 29-year old Elma man has been arrested for possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct first degree on the evening of Friday October 17. Elma Police tell KBKW they began investigating when they received a complaint that

Week-long razor clam dig approved for late October

Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include:

Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.

Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.

Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)

OLYMPIA – State fishery managers have approved a week-long razor clam dig beginning Oct. 22 on evening tides at various beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the seven-day dig after marine toxin test results showed the

Bigfoot sighted chasing cars in Aberdeen

Bigfoot sighting in Aberdeen

A reported Sasquatch sighting last night in Aberdeen turned out to be someone in a costume jumping out of bushes on Basich Boulevard behind Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Corporal Steve Timmons with the Aberdeen Police Department tells KBKW a woman reported that

Aberdeen man robbed while walking home

Aberdeen WA Police Department

Aberdeen Police are looking for tips to an armed robbery that took place outside an F street apartment earlier this week. Police Captain John Green tells KBKW on 10/13/14 at about 10:29 A.M. Aberdeen Police Officers responded to the report

Great Washington ShakeOut hits 1 Million goal

Shakeout

More than 1 million Washingtonians have now signed up to participate in the Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill, making the exercise the largest in state history. On Thursday, Oct. 16th at 10:16 a.m., citizens across the state will “drop,

Coastal Flood Hazard Study for Grays Harbor County enters appeal period

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

UPDATE: A meeting on October 23rd will detail the maps to the public. The 90 day appeal period has begun for flood hazard determinations in Grays Harbor County on FEMA’s Coastal Flood Hazard Study. During the appeal period property owners can view

Grassroots effort forming to restore Hoquiam caboose

Union Pacific #25576 in front of Washington Department of Licensing in Hoquiam, WA

A grassroots effort is forming to restore the Union Pacific railroad caboose that sits by the Hoquiam Department of Licensing. Aberdeen resident Christopher King spoke recently with Hoquiam Mayor Jack Durney about restoring, repainting, and maybe even re-opening the historical

One injured after Aberdeen driver hits bear in roadway

Washington State Patrol

An Aberdeen teen was injured after a car hit a bear near Oakville over the weekend. The Washington State Patrol reports the black bear was standing in the middle of  U.S. Highway 12 about 2 miles East of Oakville when

Dairy Queen data breach affects some Western Washington stores

Dairy Queen data breach

A data security breach at Dairy Queen affects the Raymond and Tacoma stores, but not those in Grays Harbor County. A press release from the corporate office says they learned of a malware intrusion that affects a small percentage of