Learn How to be a Small Business StartUp at classes in Western Washington

Do you have an idea for a small business that makes money, builds community, and protects the environment? Take a step to move your idea forward as the Washington Coast Works: Sustainable Small Business Competition (wacoastworks.org) kicks off with five community “ideation” events, to be held April 21-23 in Taholah

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Public comments being accepted for Nisqually River oil spill response plan

The draft oil spill response plan for the Nisqually River (called the Nisqually River Geographic Response Plan) is completed and available for review and comment: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/preparedness/GRP/NisquallyRiver/NisquallyRiver.htm. This is an update to an existing planning area.

Your review and comments

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Pavement repair on U.S. Route 101 could cause delays in Hoquiam

Drivers making their way through Hoquiam on Southbound US 101 (Simpson Avenue) could run into delays on Tuesday, April 21.

Crews working for the City of Hoquiam will make repairs to the roadway surface at the intersection of US 101 (Simpson Avenue) and 6th Street from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. Drivers can

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Governor signs bill to boost mapping of geologic hazards in Washington State

Washington will have more information than ever about the threat geologic hazards hold for communities and citizens under a new law signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Requested by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Senate Bill 5088 requires an expansion of LiDAR mapping of geologic hazards and a thorough

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Pacific County Sheriff’s Marine Unit Assists Stranded Lacey Man

On April16th at approximately 5:30 PM, the Pacific County Communications Center received a call from a man that stated that he was stranded with his canoe and stuck in the mud. The caller reported that he was in the Palix River. The caller further advised that he had been returning from a day trip on the Palix River

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No injuries at Elma Apartment fire that displaces several families

An apartment fire in Elma displaced about a dozen people last night. Fire Chief Dana Smith tells us they were called to the Woodsvilla Apartment complex just after 4 Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported from the blaze that destroyed at least two apartments in one of the six unit buildings, Smith said the other

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Craig Dublanko CCAP, and Joan Brewster Grays Harbor Public Health Department

Craig and Joan discuss campers living on private property along the Chehalis River in Aberdeen. Craig details “where we are now” with the city and the land owner. Joan details concerns for the health of the campers, and what the health department is looking for.

Joan talks about the county money set aside to address homelessness. Craig talks about some of the programs that CCAP has available to help those in need.

Family rescued from car on beach seconds before waves roll it over

An Ocean Shores Police Officer rescued a Kent family from the surf this evening.

At about 6:54 pm today, Grays Harbor 911 received a report of a vehicle in the surf near the W. Chance ala Mer beach approach in Ocean Shores. The caller reported that a woman and an infant were still in the vehicle. Two other adults, a male

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Washington State Auditor indicted amid allegations of falsifying tax returns, possessing stolen property

A U.S. Grand Jury in Seattle has returned a ten count indictment against TROY X. KELLEY, 50, of Tacoma for his scheme to keep stolen money and hide it from both the IRS and those due a refund related to their purchase of a home or refinance of a home mortgage, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes.  KELLEY

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