Tag Archives: ID

Mason County Sheriff’s Office seeking tips to ID burglary suspect

Mason County Sheriff's Office suspect

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying this photographed burglary suspect. Untouched night surveillance camera photos of burglary suspect who appears to be a white adult male wearing a heavy jacket and a head

Razor Clam dig approved November 4th through November 11th

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers can return to coastal beaches starting Tuesday, Nov. 4, to dig razor clams during the first of two planned openings in November. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the latest round of evening digs after

Montesano council meeting stalled over “Qualified” vs. “Certified” ASL interpreter

Montesano Council Meeting

The Montesano City Council meeting last night was postponed (actually recessed) until Thursday night, after city councilmember Marisa Salzer was unable to understand her sign language interpreter. Just minutes into the regular agenda, Salzer told the council “I’m not voting

Hoquiam credit union receives coveted Northwest award

Left to Right:
Photo (L-R)

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

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

Humpback whale washes ashore on Grayland beach

The whale had been dead for probably about a week and just washed ashore in Grayland Sunday August 19th. 
The tail had some very sharp cuts on it as if something had lacerated it. This is a picture of the crew working on the tail of the whale. They were not able to determine whether the whale was female or male because of the way it washed in, it would have taken many hours and heavy equipment to move the whale to determine the sex and retrieve some of the other organs usually checked in a necropsy. 
Veronica Myrsell and Marc Myrsell from Westport Aquarium were also at the necropsy working  with Dyanna Lambourn from Fish and Wildlife and interns from Cascadia Research. Report by Kathryn Myrsell

A 30 foot humpback whale washed ashore in Grayland over the weekend. Kathryn Myrsell with the Westport Aquarium tells us it appears to have been dead for at least a week, and had lacerations on it’s tail. The way is

WorkSource has a new VA Benefits Service Officer

Worksource Grays Harbor Veterans Affairs

Veteran’s Affairs Benefits Assistance has returned to the WorkSource Grays Harbor office in Aberdeen. Office co-manager Ron Schmidt tells us from 9am to 3pm every Friday, JC will be on hand to help with disability compensation, vet and survivor pensions,

Quinault Tribal Enterprises purchases controlling interest in Westport Marina tenant RPMM, LLC

Quinault Tribal Enterprises purchases interest in RPMM LLC

While Quinault tribal fishermen have long used the moorage facilities at Washington’s largest fish landing port, Westport Marina, it is now home to one of Quinault Tribal Enterprises’ (QTE) newly acquired upland facilities, RPMM, LLC. The Port of Grays Harbor

Onalaska woman suffers severe burns from 4th of July mortar

Fireworks injury

An Onalaska girl was airlifted from the scene after she suffered severe burns to her face, chest, and belly during 4th of July festivities in Oakville Friday. 24 year old Amanda Allen was released from the hospital Sunday, she tells

Hoquiam Bike Rodeo teaches bike safety at Central Elementary

Hoquiam Police Department Bike Rodeo at Central Elementary School

Hoquiam Police are hosting a Bike Rodeo at Central Elementary School today Chief Jeff Myers said this morning;”This is something we started a couple of years ago, and has turned into an annual event right before school gets out. This