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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Phil Anderson to resign at end of year

WDFW Director Phil Anderson

After nearly six years at the helm, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Phil Anderson has informed the state Fish and Wildlife Commission he will resign from his position, effective Dec. 31. “Deciding when to move on is

Governor Jay Inslee announces steps to preserve SNAP benefits for Washington families in need

Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday announced steps to preserve Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for approximately 200,000 households in Washington. The changes will prevent the loss of nearly $70 million in federal SNAP benefits resulting from policy changes in

Chilean Tsunami not expected to impact Washington State

The Tsunami Energy Map from the Chilean Tsunami below shows how tsunami waves spread across the ocean.

Chile experienced an 8.2 earthquake which resulted in tsunami waves impacting the Chilean coast about 45 minutes later. There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to Washington State. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports a tsunami wave was generated however

Trout fishing opens statewide April 26, capping off a month of ‘opening days’

WDFW Fishing

For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets under way April 26 this year. Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians typically descend on trout-stocked lakes to kick off the state’s biggest

Pacific County Emergency Management Agency Coordinating Animal Emergency Plan Workshop

PCEMA

South Bend, WA – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency will be coordinating an Animal Emergency Plan Workshop on February 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Pacific County Annex located at 1216 W. Robert

2014 Brings Change to Pacific County Sheriff’s Office

South Bend, Washington – Pacific County Sheriff Scott Johnson announced changes to the Sheriff’s Office command staff including a retirement, promotion, and new appointment.  In November Chief Civil Deputy Debbie Allison, who has been employed by Pacific County in excess

Incident Commanders: continuing classes offered at GHC

Grays Harbor County Emergency Management will be hosting ICS 300 & 400 at Grays Harbor College.

ICS 300 will be offered on October 23 & 24th

ICS 400 will be offered Nov. 12 & 13th.

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Citizen Disaster Exercise postponed

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Citizen Disaster Exercise scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed. Deputy Director of Emergency Management Chuck Wallace confirmed a posting on facebook by the Grays Harbor Citizen Corps. It stated that due to logistical issues, the exercise

International task force to discuss protecting West Coast from oil spills

SEATTLE, Wash. - States and provinces on the Pacific Ocean will gather this year in Seattle to discuss emerging issues in energy and how best to protect the West Coast from oil spills.

The Washington Department of

September 11th is “911 Day” recognizing 9-1-1 operators nationwide

MONTESANO, Wash. - September 11th is "911 Day" in honor and recognition of 9-1-1 emergency operators, public safety dispatchers, telecommunicators and call takers, and the vital contributions they make to the safety and well-being of all citizens. The day was