Tag Archives: BAY

Coast Guard seeks public comment on waterways analysis study of Grays Harbor

USCG Study

  Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system review of Grays Harbor. Officials are seeking information from local mariners regarding the general use of the waterways and any issues with the visibility,

WDFW seeks comment on Burrowing Shrimp in Grays Harbor

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

OLYMPIA – The shellfish industry has requested to use the pesticide imidacloprid in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor to help control burrowing shrimp. Burrowing shrimp harm oyster production. They destabilize tidelands, causing oysters to sink into mud and sand, and

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Willapa Bay

Coast Guard Boat in Morro Bay, CA 04 Dec 2007

A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two stranded boaters near Willapa Bay, Wash., Saturday. The 67-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were safely transported to an airfield in Raymond, Wash., where they were met by local

WDFW expands ‘Fish Washington’ website, new tools for saltwater anglers

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

OLYMPIA – With millions of visits since its launch in 2012, Fish Washington webpages have been providing the “when’s, where’s and how-to’s” of fishing in Washington to anglers of all ages and skill levels. Now, after developing new content for

Pacific County Deputies assist commercial gillnet vessel with engine failure

Mason County Sheriff's Office

South Bend, WA. – On August 25th at approximately 6:10 PM, the Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the operator of a commercial gillnetting vessel that had experienced engine failure. The vessel was forced to anchor in Willapa

Anglers can keep two Chinook off Westport beginning August 18th

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Starting Monday, Aug. 18, anglers fishing in ocean waters off Westport can keep up to two chinook salmon as part of their two-salmon daily limit. With that change, anglers will be allowed to keep two chinook per day in ocean

man suffering from Hypothermia rescued after boat catches fire

The 25-foot pleasure craft Dawn Trader is engulfed in flames following an engine fire three miles north of Neah Bay, Wash., Aug. 3, 2014.

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the vessel operator from his life raft and transported him to a nearby hospital. 

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Neah Bay.

The Coast Guard says it rescued a severely hypothermic man clinging to his partially submerged life raft off Washington state’s northwestern tip after his boat caught fire. The man had been on the raft for nearly an hour Sunday when

Public comments accepted for oil spill contingency plan update

Washington State Department of Ecology

Ecology invites public review and comment on updated oil spill contingency plans.   Interested public, local and tribal governments are invited to review and comment on the interim updates to industry oil spill plans.  These interim updates are required by

Heal the Bay report scores Washington high in ocean water quality

Heal the Bay WA 2014

Seeking to keep Pacific Northwest ocean users healthy as they head to the shore this summer, environmental group Heal the Bay will be issuing water quality grades for over 200 beach monitoring locations in Oregon and Washington throughout the beachgoing

Deals for Guantanamo Detainee Releases Held Up by Political Fear

There are deals in place to release dozens of the remaining 149 men being detained in Guantanamo Bay, an administration official speaking in anonymity tells ABC News. ...read more