Warm waters send salmon to Canada, not Washington

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Unusually warm water off the Washington coast is sending the vast majority of the sockeye salmon run to Canadian waters, leaving Puget Sound fishermen with nearly empty nets…. …read more

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Tacoma burglar employs false lost dog story

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Tacoma police are seeking a burglar who picks homes to rob by going door-to-door with a fake sob-story about a lost dog…. …read more

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Police recover stolen SUV with baby inside

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police on have arrested a man suspected of stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside…. …read more

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Pacific County Deputies assist commercial gillnet vessel with engine failure

Mason County Sheriff's Office

South Bend, WA. – On August 25th at approximately 6:10 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the operator of a commercial gillnetting vessel that had experienced engine failure. The vessel was forced to anchor in Willapa Bay near Bay Center. Deputies responded from the South Bend area in the Sheriff’s Office patrol and search and rescue vessel to assist.

 

Deputies successfully provided safe passage and tow for the vessel and the operator back to the South Bend boat launch. Sheriff Scott Johnson stated, “I am very pleased with the quick response that our office was able to provide in this situation. We have been working very hard to increase our services to the public. Our marine services division is one example of a service that didn’t exist in years past. We recognize that our public’s safety is equally important on or within our waterways.”

 

Sheriff Johnson also added, “We are grateful for the positive support that we have received from the Board of County Commissioners, helping to aid us with jumpstarting the marine program”.

Bomb threat prompts brief Hood bridge shutdown

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Law officers briefly shut down the Hood River toll bridge after a bomb threat was received…. …read more

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WDFW seeks public participation in planning for Klickitat Wildlife Area

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Anglers can soon retain hatchery and wild coho salmon in marine areas 2, 3 and 4

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Man charged in 1993 fatal Wash. stabbing

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man charged with fatally stabbing a Spanaway, Washington, woman while she babysat two young relatives more than two decades ago has been extradited from Florida…. …read more

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Police seek clothes-swapping Wash. bank robber

SEATTLE (AP) — The FBI says law enforcement officers are trying to find a man believed responsible for three recent Puget Sound-area bank robberies. In one case, authorities say the robber changed clothes between two robberies that took place within an hour…. …read more

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Ramirez career worst in Seattle 12-4 Rangers loss

By By JOSH LIEBESKIND SEATTLE (AP) — Back in the majors from Triple-A yet again, Erasmo Ramirez gave little reason for the Mariners to extend his stay in Seattle…. …read more

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