Tag Archives: Labor Day

US Coast Guard stresses Pacific Northwest boat safety following Labor Day rescue

A 12-foot skiff carrying eight people and a dog that capsized near Bainbridge Island, Wash., sits at Eagle Harbor Marina after being dewatered and towed by a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, Aug. 31, 2014. The eight passengers were discovered in the water by a good Samaritan and transferred by the RB-M crew to the marina where they were treated by EMS for mild hypothermia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Quinten Allen)

The Coast Guard reminds boaters to make smart decisions while operating in the Pacific Northwest following the rescue of eight people from an overloaded vessel that capsized near Bainbridge Island over the Labor Day weekend. “Between the overloading of the

Washington joins emphasis patrols on 5,600 miles of road with the I-90/94 Challenge

WSP Emphasis Patrols

Motorists will notice an extra law enforcement presence when driving on two of the country’s most highly traveled interstates during a four-day enforcement campaign in early August. The Washington State Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states are

Last weekend to catch the bus in Grays Harbor

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Today begins the last weekend of transit service for Grays Harbor. Despite the need to drum up support for a sales tax increase on the November ballot, after the Labor Day weekend, Grays Harbor Transit will eliminate

DNR: Public encouraged to heed fire safety this Labor Day weekend

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging campers, recreationists, woods workers, and other forest visitors to be especially careful with fire this weekend. Despite some recent regional precipitation, fire danger remains high in Washington.



21st Annual Unfinished Nationals Car Show & Swap Meet

Come out to the Customs North West Unfinished Nationals Car Show at the Fairgrounds Labor Day weekend!


The Car Show and swap meet will be starting at 9am,

Old Fashioned Labor Day Picnic and Paddle A Thon in Ocean Shores

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - Saturday, August 31st the city of Ocean Shores kicks off the “Old Fashioned Labor Day Picnic and a Paddle A Thon.” The Action Committee for Tourism and local business sponsors host this picnic and human powered boating

Opening Night at Grays Harbor Raceway

Grays Harbor RacewayThe 2009 racing season gets under way this Saturday Night at the fast 3/8's clay oval located at the Fairgrounds in Elma.  Five of our local divisions will

Summer crabbing season includes late start for Hood Canal, San Juan Islands

OLYMPIA - The Puget Sound recreational crab season gets under way June 18, although anglers will see later start dates for Hood Canal and the San Juan Islands this year.

The Dungeness crab season in the San Juan Islands (Marine