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

Black Press buys Hawaii and Washington newspapers

The owner of Hawaii’s largest newspaper bought two daily publications on Hawaii’s Big Island and several newspapers in Washington state including the Daily World in Aberdeen this month. Oahu Publications, which owns the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, said Wednesday it is buying

Traffic alternatives for East Aberdeen to be detailed at October Open House

East Aberdeen Mobility Project

Find out what the city of Aberdeen plans to do about traffic at the Gateway Plaza at a Community Open House later this month to detail the East Aberdeen Mobility Project. Vickie Cummings, Executive Director of The Grays Harbor Council

Pacific County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Apprehends fleeing Domestic Violence Suspect

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

Pacific County’sK9 “Ciko” tracked down a man accused of domestic violence who ran from police in Chinook this week. Chief Criminal Deputy Pat Matlock tells us at about 3:50 PM Wednesday, the Pacific County Communications Center received a 911 call

Wildlife Commission approves Grays Harbor land purchase for wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission this week approved the purchase of nearly 132 acres of land in Grays Harbor County, which includes a 35-acre island and surrounding tidelands that will be added to the Johns River Wildlife

Friends of Olympic National Park invite volunteers for Fall Clean-Up

Olympic National Park Visitor Info Center

The public is invited to participate in a work party hosted by the Friends of Olympic National Park (Friends) on Saturday, October 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center located at 3002 Mount

Aberdeen Police Department awarded COPS grant to fund officer

Aberdeen WA Police Department

The Aberdeen Police Department is one of 7 Western Washington agencies to receive a Department of Justice grant to help fund police officers. The Community Oriented Policing Services grants total 6.2 million for Western Washington, nearly $121 million will be awarded

Wildlife officials to discuss wolf management at Colville meeting

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The public will have an opportunity to discuss wolf management activities in northeast portion of the state with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) leaders during a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Colville. The meeting will take place from