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WDFW expands ‘Fish Washington’ website, new tools for saltwater anglers

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

OLYMPIA – With millions of visits since its launch in 2012, Fish Washington webpages have been providing the “when’s, where’s and how-to’s” of fishing in Washington to anglers of all ages and skill levels. Now, after developing new content for

Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

Pumpout Washington is a project of Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with Washington Sea Grant to help marinas install and operate septic pumpout stations, educate marina

Ocean City gas station burglars grab beer, Swisher Sweets, and change

Ocean City burglary

A couple of burglars made off with two 18 packs of beer, Swisher Sweets, and a handful of change from the Sunshine Deli & fuel station at Hogan’s Corner on State Route 109 on Tuesday. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate

2014 Spartina treatment season begins next month in Grays Harbor

Spartina in Tulalip Bay

The 2014 spartina treatment season will start June 1 and continue through October, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced, with survey and eradication efforts this year taking place in Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and

Hoquiam turns on the spray park, Weather Service warns of cold rivers in hot weather

Hoquiam Spray Park

The city of Hoquiam has energized the spray park for the next couple days so kids can enjoy some early summer.  The park will be active from about 12-7 today and tomorrow, and will re-open again around Memorial Day weekend.

WDFW Commission set to consider policy on Grays Harbor salmon fisheries

WDFW Fishing

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting a new policy to guide salmon management in Grays Harbor and an updated policy for sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River at a public meeting scheduled Feb. 7-8

Aberdeen man refuses to get off hood of his stolen car, recovers car

ABERDEEN, Wash. - An Aberdeen homeowner stopped a would-be thief this week after refusing to get off the hood of his stolen car. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us at about 1 Tuesday morning they were called to the

WSDOT offers trip-planning resources during SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge closure

Hood Canal Bridge Project getting underwaySHINE – In just two weeks, the way people travel two and from the Olympic Peninsula will temporarily change.

Mason County Sheriff’s Department Says “Reductions In Sheriff’s Staff Will Negatively Affect Public Safety”

SHELTON, Wash. - Commissioners are expected to ask the Sheriff to cut $382,111 from its already threadbare 2009 budget at the Commission Meeting to be held on April 14.   Layoffs are expected to take place on April 15, 2009.  According to

Mason County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Drowning In Hood Canal

An afternoon dive on Hood Canal turned fatal for a 42 year old Oregon woman on Sunday.  Jauna Marian Gilnett of Eagle Creek, Oregon died at about 4:30 AM Monday morning at Harbor View Medical Center. 

According to investigators, Gilnett and her