West Region EMS Conference brings hundreds to Ocean Shores this weekend

West Region EMS & Trauma Care Council

Health care professionals, first responders, and emergency medical service providers from all over the U.S. will converge on Ocean Shores this weekend for the 30th annual West Region EMS Conference at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Sharryl Bell with Grays

$229 million proposed for clean water projects across Washington – none in Grays Harbor

Washington State Department of Ecology

Grants and loans valued at approximately $229 million are proposed for 165 clean water projects across Washington. The money would go to communities all over the state to help fund much-needed infrastructure projects and help protect water and the environment.

Sales tax increase in Pacific County begins April First

Washington State Department of Revenue

No foolin’ taxes are going up in Pacific County on April 1st. The State Department of Revenue reports the one-tenth of one percent (.001) increase will be used for chemical dependency or mental health purposes, and will set Pacific County

Pacific County Emergency Management hosting Tsunami Awareness Forums for business this week

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is hosting a pair of Tsunami Awareness Forums at 2:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. On the 18th the forum will be at the South County Administration Building located at 7013 Sandridge Road, in Meeting

WSDOT: Plan for added travel time Wednesday due to lane closures on Snoqualmie Pass

WSDOT Travel Advisory

Drivers traveling on Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass need to plan for added travel time due to intermittent lane closures in both directions as crews restripe several miles of faded lane markings. On Wednesday, Feb. 18 the eastbound lanes will

Aberdeen Police arrest man on rape, and hit and run charges

Aberdeen WA Police Department

The Aberdeen Police Department responded to a report of a three car collision on 2/15/15 at 4:52 A.M. in the 700 block of East 2nd street. It was reported that a male driver of one of the vehicles had fled

Wishkah Street to change from three to two lanes in downtown Aberdeen

Wishkah street changes

Eight blocks of the one-way Wishkah Street in downtown Aberdeen will be changing from three to two lanes. Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson said the city met with the State Department of Transportation earlier this month.”They’re going to reduce the lanes

Shelton Elks Lodge Fund Raiser a Success for Captain Joseph House

Shelton Elks Bingo night

Shelton Elks Lodge 2467 announced today that its fund raiser for the Captain Joseph House on February 7, 2015 was a sellout success. The one night event netted over $1,875. Betsy Schultz, Executive Director of the Captain Joseph House Foundation,

State Patrol tells drivers in Thurston and Kitsap Counties: Heed Your Speed!

WSP Emphasis Patrols

In Washington State, Thurston and Kitsap counties would be good places to avoid if you have a problem driving the speed limit, and a lot of people do. These two counties are the sites of new, speed-focused traffic safety pilot

U.S. Coast Guard, contractors respond to pollution near Harbor Paper Mill site

Coast Guard Boat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007

A Coast Guard incident management team is currently on scene working with Cowlitz Clean Sweep personnel to contain and clean up pollution by booming off the area, using absorbent materials, flushing the waterway, setting up containment berms and using vacuum trucks to