Tag Archives: Chehalis River

Light strips illuminate Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen

Aberdeen lights on Chehalis River Bridge

The new lights are installed on a portion of the Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen, and for the first time in years the walking path on the Southeast side of the bridge was lit up overnight. Crews have been working to install LED

Port of Grays Harbor approves acquisition of Friends Landing and Sterling Landing

Friends Landing Montesano WA

The port of Grays Harbor added two parks to it’s list of properties yesterday, approving the deal that accepts Friends Landing and Sterling Landing as a gift. The non-profit that currently owns them asked the commissioners to consider the acquisition

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

Port of Grays Harbor to consider acquisition of Friends Landing and Sterling Landing near Montesano

Friends Landing, a 501(c)(3), has requested the Port of Grays Harbor consider incorporating its 152 acre handicap accessible recreation facility, along with the 30-acre Sterling Landing site on the Wynoochee River, into the Port’s property portfolio.

Aberdeen, Wash. – Popular recreation areas, Friends Landing and Sterling Landing, in eastern Grays Harbor County could soon be the newest waterfront public access facilities managed by the Port of Grays Harbor. At the April Commission meeting, the 501(c)(3) that

Port of Grays Harbor making repairs to trail, road along West Hoquiam property

Hoquiam Levee - Port of Grays Harbor

The Port of Grays Harbor is making repairs to a popular dog walking path in West Hoquiam. Executive Director Gary Nelson said repairs to road near the Anderson/Middleton property will require No Trespassing signs for the time being “The road

Hoquiam police arrest two at Harbor Paper Mill site, unable to find alibi dog named “Something”

Hoquiam Harbor Paper Mill metal theft

Hoquiam police arrested two men on alleged metal theft charges this week, after coaxing them out of the swamp near the Harbor Paper mill. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us a 50 and a 54 year old Hoquiam man, were

Plan for 15-minute delays over Chehalis River Bridge

ABERDEEN – Drivers who cross the US 101 Chehalis River Bridge should plan some extra time for their Wednesday morning commute. Washington State Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews will close the 59-year old bridge repeatedly to repair the bridge’s

Grays Harbor wetlands among three awarded federal grant funding for restoration

Lower Naselle River

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology, in partnership with the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust was recently awarded $310,000 to permanently protect 175 acres of high quality coastal surge plain and six miles of sloughs at the head of Grays Harbor,

House hears bills to provide flood funding in Chehalis Basin

Two bills aimed at providing funding for flood relief projects in the Chehalis River Basin and statewide were heard in the House Capital Budget Committee today. The bills are sponsored by Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, who also serves as the ranking Republican on the

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