K-9 Max gets a new vest for crime fighting in Grays Harbor

K-9 Max with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a bullet and stab resistant vest thanks to a Massachusetts company. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us Deputy Tracy Gay and his K-9 partner “Max” have been awarded the protective vest, which is being provided by <a href="http://www.vik9s.org/

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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans additional razor clam digs at Mocrocks

Razor clam diggers will have another beach to consider in May, thanks to a decision today by state shellfish managers to add Mocrocks to the list of tentatively scheduled openings.

Updated harvest estimates for Mocrocks show that beach has sufficient clams to support additional digs, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish

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KBKW.com is Going Orange for Work Zone Safety Week

Support the men and women working to improve your highways, roadways and streets by Going Orange for Work Zone Safety Week. These workers could be your family, friends or the neighbor down the street. Help us encourage everyone to pay attention in work zones and help save lives.

WSDOT will host its own annual Worker Memorial

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What to do with a pontoon construction site when you are done making pontoons

After completing the last three pontoons for the new State Route 520 floating bridge last month, work at the Aberdeen Casting Basin is winding down. Contractor Kiewet General is preparing the site. Pontoon Manager Dustin Donahoo told Port Commissioners last week “What we call ‘mothballed’ when we’re

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Shelton Police seeing an increase in burglaries of Mt. View businesses overnight

Over the course of the past week we have experienced several commercial burglaries in the Mt. View area. These burglaries to various businesses have taken place in the early morning hours. In three instances the suspect entered using a key or similar mechanism to gain entry. Forced entry via a broken window was the entry/exit

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Deadline to apply for special hunting permits in Washington State is May 20th

Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and turkey seasons in Washington state.

Permit winners will be selected through a random drawing conducted by the Washington Department of Fish and

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Fire fatality numbers down in Washington State for Third consecutive year

The 2014 Washington State Fire Fatality Report is now available on the web at www.wsp.wa.gov/fire/firemars.htm.  Considering 89% of fire fatalities occurred in residential occupancies last year, knowing how to protect yourself in the event of a house fire can save your life.

 

“In as little as two minutes, a fire

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Phone scammers claiming to be from the Aberdeen Municipal Court

Phone scams continue in Grays Harbor, most recently a woman reported to the Aberdeen Police Department that she received a recorded call claiming to be from the the Aberdeen Municipal Court and that a complaint had been filed against her by the court. Detective Art Laur with the Aberdeen Police Department tells us the

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Campfire in the dunes of Ocean Shores turns into dune fire Friday night

A campfire in the dunes of Ocean Shores got out of hand over the weekend. Lt. John Garner with the department said they responded to the Chance ala mere beach approach just before 9 Friday night.

On April 17th, 2015 at 8:44pm Ocean Shores Fire Department was dispatched to a brush fire in the dunes north of the Chance

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Reuse of Harbor Paper materials saves PUD over $460K in clean-up costs

In spite of its demise and demolition, Hoquiam’s Harbor Paper mill is benefiting several projects in Grays Harbor and surrounding counties.  In fulfilling its clean-up and demolition responsibilities, the Grays Harbor Public Utility District has worked with state, county and city offices to find cheaper alternatives

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