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Flood Watch issued for Western Washington

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The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Flood Watch to include portions of Western Washington including Grays Harbor County from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports  heavy rainfall amounts of 5

Wind Advisory for Grays Harbor, Warning for Pacific County

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Strong winds forecast for Western Washington have prompted two separate alerts from the National Weather Service. Pacific County and Southwestern Washington: The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind warning near beaches and headlands…which is in effect

Pacific County seeks consultant to update Hazard Mitigation Plan

Pacific County Emergency Management

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking proposals from qualified consultants to update the Pacific County Hazard Mitigation Plan that meets all requirements under 44 CFR Part 201.6.   As described in the Federal Register (Volume 67, Numbers

Elma man arrested on child pornography charges

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

A 29-year old Elma man has been arrested for possessing depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct first degree on the evening of Friday October 17. Elma Police tell KBKW they began investigating when they received a complaint that

Coastal Flood Hazard Study for Grays Harbor County enters appeal period

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UPDATE: A meeting on October 23rd will detail the maps to the public. The 90 day appeal period has begun for flood hazard determinations in Grays Harbor County on FEMA’s Coastal Flood Hazard Study. During the appeal period property owners can view

Search for missing hiker in Olympic National Park ends when hikers walks out Monday

Kelly Hall, 64 years old
6’5”, 220 pounds
Overdue from six-day hike from Obstruction Point, to Grand Pass, Cameron Pass, Dose Meadows, Gray Wolf Pass. Planned to be picked up at Slab Camp Trailhead on USFS Road 2875 on Thursday September 4.
• Blue backpack
• Blue ‘Mountain Hardware’ stocking cap
• Fishing pole and orange flip flops strapped to outside of pack
• Believed to be using a blue-gray tent
Anyone who has seen Hall since August 30, please call Olympic National Park at 360-565-3120.

UPDATE: Kelly Hall arrived in the area of the Elwha Ranger Station shortly before 10:00 a.m. Monday, safe and well and contacted a park employee. “We are overjoyed to have this search reach a successful and happy conclusion,” said Superintendent

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

Historical Seaport revises individual and business membership programs

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Aberdeen – Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority is pleased to announce significant revisions to its membership program for individuals and businesses. From its earliest years, GHHSA has invited supporters of education programs and its tall ships, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain,

Suspect barracades himself in, then blows up, Mason County garage

Mason County Sheriff's Office

Last night, Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 9:16 PM, Deputies responded to within the 100 block of SE Shadowood Blvd., south of Shelton, to the report of a suicidal suspect previously wanted for suspicion of domestic violence assault.  A friend

Board of Natural Resources acts to reimburse Pacific and Wahkiakum counties for marbled murrelet restrictions

The state Board of Natural Resources yesterday authorized the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to transfer about 66 acres of forestland, managed for the benefit of Pacific and Wahkiakum counties, into conservation status. The parcels were selected because