Heavy rainfall expected this weekend across the Pacific Northwest.

Heavy rainfall is expected this weekend across the Pacific Northwest.

The National weather Service in Portland is expecting heavy rainfall this weekend across the Pacific Northwest. 5-8 inches possible across the coast, coast range, and Cascades, while 2-5 inches of rain can be expected in valley locations. These amounts would

Stevens Elementary School locked down over phone threat

Stevens closed

Stevens Elementary School in Aberdeen was locked down this morning, all classes cancelled before kids started arriving. The Aberdeen Police Department reports at 7:30 this morning the principal received a call from a former staff member who made specific threats

Cosmopolis students receive anonymous gift of giving

Cosmopolis School

Students at Cosmopolis Elementary School are getting a lesson in giving this season. Principal Sherry Patterson tells us it started with a donation of $500.00 “with the stipulation that grades 4, 5, and 6, could think of ways to put

Grays Harbor PUD dropping bi-monthly billing, beginning January 2015

Grays Harbor PUD

As the Grays Harbor PUD prepares to implement a new Customer Service Information system, they are reminding customers of a change to billing practices that will impact a small number of customers who have elected to use the bi-monthly billing

King Tides and Pacific Ocean storm will bring dangerous waves to clam digs

Westport clam diggers

Evening Razor Clam digs approved for later this week will coincide with King Tides along the coast. The National Weather Service is also warning of the high surf conditions due to a strong storm system developing in the western Pacific

Overlake Bridge in Ocean Shores closed to vehicles amid safety concerns

Overlake Bridge photo by Google maps

The City of Ocean Shores has closed the Overlake Bridge to vehicular traffic today due to immediate safety concerns.  Overlake Bridge crosses Duck Lake on Overlake Drive along Friendship Passage. The City’s bridge inspection team completed a new set of

Hoquiam Drug Take-Back box is a huge success

Hoquiam Police Department Drop Box Emptied

The drop box for prescription drugs just keeps overflowing in Hoquiam, in fact 12 times it has overflowed in two months. Police Chief Jeff Myers said today “Meaning up to the top, where you can’t get anything else in there.

Washington Ecology invites comment on updated oil spill contingency plans

Washington State Department of Ecology

Members of the public, local, and tribal governments are invited to review and comment on the updates to industry oil spill plans.  Washington Administration Code (WAC) 173-182 requires oil handling facilities, pipelines and vessels to have a state-approved oil spill

Drive times and class sizes could prompt change in middle school sports

Miller Bobkittens

Middle school sports schedules could be changing on the harbor. Hoquiam School District Superintendant Mike Parker told the school board at last night’s meeting. “There’s some discussions that the league might change, and we would prefer to play as much

Burglary suspect pulled from bathroom at Grays Harbor County fairgrounds

Grays Harbor County Fair 2014

A 16 year old Elma boy was pulled from the bathroom at the fairgrounds over the weekend, after he was found attempting to break into the new agriculture barn. Grays Harbor County Undersheriff Dave Pimentel said around 4:30 Friday afternoon