No injuries, several affected, at apartment fire in Aberdeen

Unattended cooking may have been the cause of an apartment fire in Aberdeen Wednesday. No injuries were reported, two pet cats were saved, one was treated for smoke inhalation. Captain Jr. Streifel with the Aberdeen Fire Department tells us they responded to a fire in an Apartment complex in the 1200 block of Arthur

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World’s longest floating bridge gets in the swing with giant hinge

The new State Route 520 floating bridge will get a critical component this week. Contractor crews for the Washington State Department of Transportation today began to install a massive, hinged

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U.S. Coast Guard helicopter lands safely after laser incident near Port Angeles

A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight over Clallam County Airport in Port Angeles reportedly suffered a laser strike from an unknown ground source Monday night.

The crew of the MH-65

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Washington Department of Ecology seeks comment on updated oil spill plan for Nisqually River

The number of trains carrying crude oil along Washington rivers is increasing rapidly. To keep up with this trend and other changes in how oil is transported, the Washington Department of Ecology is updating contingency response plans in case of an oil spill. The most recently updated plan outlines strategies for responding

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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="

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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

read more 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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