U.S. Marshall Task Force ends Northwest bank robbers spree

The United States Marshall Service has arrested a man wanted for a string of bank robberies in Southwestern Washington and Oregon. Acting United States Marshal David Miller said Anthony

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Greater Grays Harbor Inc. selects Andre “Dru” Garson as new CEO

Andre “Dru” Garson was offered and has accepted the position of CEO of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

In addition to being a Development Specialist with the Alaska Department of Commerce and

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DEA National Drug Take-Back day collects nearly 16 tons from Pacific Northwest

Americans nationwide showed their support for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day program by dropping off more

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CONSUMER ALERT: Wash. officials warn of consumer rip-offs by mudslide charity scams

OLYMPIA — As donors consider contributing to relief efforts for the Snohomish County mudslide tragedy, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Secretary of State Kim Wyman are

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New scam sweeping US, hoping you return the call after “One Ring”

First recognized by Better Business Bureaus on the East Coast, the “One Ring” phone scam is now being reported across the United States. As an industry leader in identifying and tracking

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WDFW seeks comments on revised draft policy for Grays Harbor fisheries

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comments on a revised draft policy to improve salmon management in Grays Harbor.

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Alaska Crab Fishery to open by the weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Mark Begich (D-AK) applauded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) swift action to open the Bristol Bay Red King Crab Fishery to Washington state and Alaska crab fishermen. NOAA will issue quota permits for each crab vessel and fishing should begin this weekend.

 

Located in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region, the fishery was set to open on October 15. Due to the government shutdown, NOAA could not issue permits that authorize crews to fish for Alaska Red King Crab. The Bristol Bay Red King Crab Fishery has 80 boats employing 500 fishermen; approximately 50 of those boats are based in Seattle.

 

“This is great news for Pacific Northwest fishing jobs,” said Cantwell. “Last week on Capitol Hill, Captain Keith Colburn clearly showed the damage that the unnecessary government shutdown could cause to family fishing businesses. Today, Senator Begich and I are glad to announce that Captain Colburn and hundreds of Northwest fishermen can get back to work. I applaud NOAA for making our fishing jobs a top priority as we reopen the government."