Westhaven State Park closed for paving March 23 through April 17, affecting beach access in Westport

Westhaven State Park in Westport

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces that Westhaven State Park will be closed from March 23 through April 17, while crews pave the gravel parking area. Vehicles and pedestrians will not be able to access the beach from

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Shelton Police find over $10,000 in drugs during car search

Shelton Police Department

Shelton Police searching a vehicle found methamphetamine worth over $10-thousand last week. The Department reports an officer was following up on a tip regarding narcotics sales in the 1900 blk. of First St. looking for the suspicious vehicle. The officer

Governor Inslee declares drought for three Washington regions

Washington Governor Jay Inslee

Snowpack conditions across Washington state mountains are near record low levels, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency forthree key regions. Watersheds on the Olympic Peninsula, east side of the central Cascade Mountains including Yakima and Wenatchee, and

FAA, WSDOT seek feedback on proposed Unmanned Aircraft Systems requirements

Happy Drone

The public has two chances to comment on proposed safety requirements for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations in the nation’s airspace. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is accepting feedback directly, but the Washington State Department of Transportation also welcomes public

State employee contract negotiations to remain secret

Washington State Capitol in Olympia

This Sunday (March 15) is the beginning of National Sunshine Week. The motto for this national celebration of government transparency is “Open government is good government.” Based on the untimely death of SB 5329 (Requiring public employee collective bargaining sessions

Belfair woman attempts to help neighbor, mistaken for attempted abduction

Mason County Sheriff's Office

A concerned neighbor helping a child appeared more like an attempted child abduction in Mason County this week. Detective William Adam with the Mason County Sheriff’s Office reports around 3 Tueday afternoon they received a call from staff at the

Montesano Mayor replies to former councilwoman’s allegations of harrasment

Montesano Council Meeting

Montesano Mayor Ken Estes has released a statement regarding allegations made by a resigning councilwoman that the city failed to accommodate her hearing disability. “I’m very disappointed and a little bit upset, we received the resignation letter from Marisa Salzer

Aberdeen man arrested after failing to ride stolen motorcycle

Aberdeen WA Police Department

An Aberdeen man was arrested after trying to ride a stolen motorcycle in front of police, and failing. Police Captain John Green tells us the bike was reported stolen from Cosmopolis, but that’s not what got officers attention. Officer Bradbury

Aberdeen homeowner interrupts burglar, calls police

Aberdeen WA Police Department

An Aberdeen homeowner called police yesterday after finding someone in their home that didn’t belong. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us they were called to a home in the 1100 block of East 2nd Street on March 11th at