Tag Archives: Canada

WDFW Commission sets waterfowl seasons, discusses elk with hoof disease

For more information on elk hoof disease, see WDFW’s recent news release at http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/jun2314a/ and the department’s wildlife health webpage at http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/health/hoof_disease/.

With a record number of ducks counted on the northern breeding grounds this year, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved migratory waterfowl hunting seasons for this fall and winter during a public meeting in Olympia Aug. 8-9. The commission,

Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain seek crew for special Canadian film charter July 13-17

Lady Washington at sunset

Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have immediate needs for crew during a special Canadian film charter July 13-17, 2014. Due to confidentiality, we can’t tell you the name of the production, but it’s happening in BC waters.   Both boats

WSDOT will curb road construction to keep traffic moving over Memorial weekend

WSDOT Traffic

Using the Washington State Department of Transportation predicted travel volumes and online tools is the key to starting roadway travel for Memorial Day 2014. With summer travel season getting underway and weather reports calling for just a few scattered rain

Aberdeen High School spring musical “Aida” opens today

Aberdeen High School Bobcat

Tickets are now on sale for “Aida, the Musical” to be performed at Aberdeen High School Thursday to Sunday, May 1-4, under the direction of Tamara Helland and music director J.R. Lakey, and featuring hit songs by Elton John and

Invenergy completes purchase of 620 Megawatt power plant in Grays Harbor

Invenergy Grays Harbor Plant

Invenergy Development Company, LLC announced the successful refinancing of its 620 MW Grays Harbor Energy Center (“Grays Harbor”), a natural gas-fueled power generation project in Elma, Washington. The plant began commercial operations in 2008, approximately thirty miles west of Olympia,

Quinault Indian Nation urges opposition to oil transport and shipment through Grays Harbor

Fawn Sharp Quinault Indian Nation President

The Quinault Indian Nation (QIN) is adamantly opposed to increased oil train traffic in Grays Harbor County, the construction of new oil terminals, increased oil shipping from the port of Grays Harbor and dredging of the Chehalis River estuary. “We

DNR says groundbreaking research could save Washington Douglas fir

Washington Academy of Sciences

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the publication of an important new scientific report on root rot diseases in Douglas fir trees by a Study Committee of the Washington State Academy of Sciences. DNR

WDFW seeks comments on revised draft policy for Grays Harbor fisheries

WDFW Fishing

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking public comments on a revised draft policy to improve salmon management in Grays Harbor. The revised draft policy includes new provisions recently proposed by the commission to conserve wild salmon

Aida, the Musical at AHS, the High School

Aida Broadway

Casting for the musical “Aida, the Musical” to be performed at Aberdeen High School has been announced. Under the direction of Tamara Helland, there will be two evening performances and two matinees when the curtains lift May 1st through the

New scholarship from Grays Harbor Community Foundation is biggest ever

Dr. Scott A. Weatherwax Memorial University of Puget Sound Scholarship Established to aid Harbor Students in attending the University of Puget Sound

ABERDEEN, Wash - In the memory of Dr. Scott A. Weatherwax, the Grays Harbor Community Foundation in partnership