Tag Archives: FEDERAL

U.S. Marshall Task Force ends Northwest bank robbers spree

Anthony James Martinis

The United States Marshall Service has arrested a man wanted for a string of bank robberies in Southwestern Washington and Oregon. Acting United States Marshal David Miller said Anthony James Martinis was wanted by the Longview Washington Police Department on

Federal Emergency Management Agency releases Tribal Nations Pocket Guide

FEMA Tribal Guide

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new tool to better inform tribes about FEMA policies and programs. The document, FEMA and Tribal Nations: A Pocket Guide, provides FEMA’s tribal partners readily accessible information about FEMA. FEMA and

Hoquiam credit union receives coveted Northwest award

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Denise Gabel, COO, Northwest Credit Union Association

Richard Hein, CEO, OSU Federal Credit Union (2013 winner)  

Ynette Gibbs, CEO, Newrizons Federal Credit Union

Troy Stang, CEO, Northwest Credit Union Association

Newrizons Federal Credit Union located in Hoquiam for nearly 50 years was recently awarded the highly competitive 2014 Credit Union Innovation and Impact award by the Northwest Credit Union Association. “This is like getting an Oscar. It’s a very big

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

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

EPA settles with Washington Crab Producers, Inc., for “Community- Right-to-Know” violations at Westport, WA Processing Facility

Washington Crab Producers, Inc.

Washington Crab Producers, Inc., owner and operator of a seafood processing facility in Westport, Washington, will pay a $16,551 penalty and provide a high-tech thermal imaging camera to the Westport Fire Department to settle alleged violations of the federal Emergency Planning and

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes

Tsunami Evacuation Route

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host Race the Wave, their first hazard-themed fun run designed to blend awareness and action into a single activity. Race the Wave

New phone scam asks patriotic mark to help stranded soldiers

Phone Scam ALERT

Phone scams again targeting Grays Harbor residents, the Aberdeen Police Department tells us they’ve received reports on scams ranging from a man claiming to be from the IRS, or some other federal agency, to threatening arrest, or even offering lottery

State seeks public input on dangerous waste handling regulations for colleges, transfer stations, imports

Washington Department of Ecology Energy Department

OLYMPIA – The public is invited to review and comment on proposed updates to Washington’s dangerous-waste regulations through Oct. 1, 2014. A public hearing will be held via webinar on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The Washington Department of Ecology

‘Kilmer at your Kontinental Breakfast’ in Ocean Shores

Congressman Derek Kilmer

The City of Ocean Shores and the Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce are hosting a continental breakfast with Derek Kilmer @ the Home Port on Friday, August 29th at 8:30AM – 9:30AM — Hosts are providing Coffee-Tea-Cinnamon Rolls —