Harborview Medical Center ready to accept Ebola patients

Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center has volunteered to become one of the hospitals willing to consider receiving U.S. patients evacuated from Western Africa for treatment of Ebola. The decision follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s request last week to find

Fishing vessel crew saves 2 near Grays Harbor

The crew of a fishing vessel rescued two men from the water near buoy 24 in Grays Harbor, Washington, Sunday. The men, one 72-year-old and one 53-year-old, both Tacoma residents, were safely transferred to a Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor

Wreck near Westport sends two to hospital

Washington State Patrol

A three-vehicle wreck at the Twin Harbors Beach State Park approach South of Westport last night sent two to the hospital. The Washington State Patrol reports a 70 year old North Vancouver resident failed to yield the right of way

New to be artwork unveiled at Hoquiam Timberland Library

Jenny Fisher

On Wednesday, October 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Hoquiam Timberland Library, artist Jenny Fisher will unveil her latest work – two large murals depicting many of the most beloved icons from children’s and teen literature.   Library

Olympic National Park says no recreational Razor Clam Harvest at Kalaloch this season

Trail to Kalaloch Beach

Based on continued low population estimates and a downward trend in the Kalaloch razor clam population over the past five years, Olympic National Park will not hold a recreational razor clam harvest this year. Biologists from Olympic National Park, Quinault

Washington razor clam digs approved, starting Tuesday

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The first razor clam dig of the season will get under way Oct. 7 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach, with additional opportunities the following weekend at two other beaches.  The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the

FEMA Honors Achievement in Community Preparedness to the Ocosta School District Community

vertical evacuation tsunami refuge in Westport, WA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the winners of the 2014 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards, recognizing the outstanding efforts of individuals, programs and organizations throughout the country working to prepare their communities for emergencies. The community

WDFW Weekender: Head outdoors for deer, waterfowl, salmon and crab

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Some of Washington’s most popular hunting seasons get under way in October, when hunters take to the field for deer, ducks, geese and other game birds. Migratory waterfowl numbers are expected to be good this year, said Dave Ware, game

Kilmer, Heck call for consideration of bill to create first national heritage site on the West Coast

Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) called for the leaders of the House Committee on Natural Resources to consider their legislation to create a Maritime Heritage Area in Washington state. The members noted in the letter to Chairman

Tsunami sirens to be tested as part of Great Washington ShakeOut

Tsunami Evacuation Route

The Pacific County All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) outdoor sirens will be tested as part of the Great Washington ShakeOut on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:16 a.m. with the actual tsunami siren tone (a three minute wail). The siren