A Taholah woman was arrested after a high-speed chase over the weekend. Ocean Shores Police Sgt. David McManus tells us the woman peeled out in front of an officer while leaving the Porthole Pub in Ocean Shores just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Police chased the vehicle Southbound on State Route 109, she turned around […]Continue Reading ...
The Grays Harbor Public Utility District is reminding customers of a planned power outage which will impact PUD customers in Pacific Beach, Moclips and Taholah. The outage will begin at 8:00 PM on Sept. 24, 2015 and is expected to last until 6:00 AM on Sept. 25. During the outage, multiple PUD crews will undertake […]Continue Reading ...
The Grays Harbor Public Utility District has announced a planned power outage which will impact PUD customers in Pacific Beach, Moclips and Taholah. The outage will begin at 8:00 PM on May 21, 2015 and is expected to last until 6:00 AM on May 22. During the outage, multiple PUD crews will undertake maintenance work […]Continue Reading ...
OLYMPIA – Plenty of fat clams await diggers who turn out for the next razor clam dig, set to run Feb. 26 through March 3 on various ocean beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. As in previous openings, […]Continue Reading ...
A 38 year old Taholah man died early Saturday morning when his truck rolled off of State Route 109 in Moclips. The Washington State Patrol cites driving under the influence as the cause. Trevis Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, his passenger, a 47 year old Taholah man was transported to Community Hospital in Aberdeen […]Continue Reading ...
ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Grays Harbor PUD has restored power to portions of the Tokeland and Moclips/Tahola areas. Crews are responding to scattered outages across the county as well as large outages. Power has been restored to all customers in Central Park as well.
Currently crews are responding to outages in the following locations:There continues to be approximately 500 customers without power in the Moclips/Taholah area.
There are still scattered outages in the county including Newskah Road, locations in Montesano, and the Elma airport.
There are currently two Active Alerts
ALERT 1 – High Surf Advisory
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5:00AM PDT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 03
Event Start: In Progress
Event End: Sunday, November 03, 2013 4:00 AM PST
ALERT 2 – High Wind Warning
A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9:00PM PDT SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 02
Event Start: In Progress
Event End: Saturday, November 02, 2013 8:00 PM PDT
These Warnings are in effect for Grays Harbor County – Flood Watch for the Chehalis & Satsop , a High Surf Advisory and a High Wind Warning will be in effect until Midnight.The Moclips River is over Rt 109/Moclips Hwy at this time!1) The Satsop River will return to flood level @ 10pm Thurs night (34 feet) It is expected to crest at 35.39 feet @ 4am Friday. Minimal flooding is forecasted.2) The Chehalis River will reach flood level (21 feet) @ 4pm Friday and is expected to crest at 21.53 feet at 4am on Saturday.3) The Wynoochee River is not an issue at this time.4) Be aware of minor flooding issues with water over some roadways.5) There is a HIGH SURF ADVISORY in effect. Seas are expected to reach 20-25 feet which will bring dangerous surf conditions at the beaches including erosion and longer surf runs. Be extremely aware of the waves! DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK TO THE SEA!6) Grays Harbor County Public Works Road Crews are working to open roads that were closed due to fallen trees and water over the road. They will be monitoring all roads during the upcoming weather event.Continue Reading ...
The Grays Harbor Public Utility District has announced a planned power outage which will impact PUD customers in Pacific Beach, Moclips and Taholah. The outage will begin at 8:00 PM on Sept. 24, 2015 and is expected to last until 6:00 AM on Sept. 25. During the outage, multiple PUD crews will undertake maintenance work […]Continue Reading ...
The City of Hoquiam has again cut off non-trauma ambulance service to Fire District 8 on the North shore. A letter was sent to the district, that serves the Moclips, Pacific Beach, Aloha and Seabrook areas yesterday terminating services on the basis of non-payment, and fraud. City Administrator Brian Shay tells us the district notified them […]Continue Reading ...
OLYMPIA – Clam diggers can return to coastal beaches Tuesday (Jan. 28) through Sunday (Feb. 2) to dig razor clams during the last of three openings this month. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the latest dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. As in previous […]Continue Reading ...
HOQUIAM, Wash. – A Thanksgiving day argument ended in suicide last night in Hoquiam, after a 29 year old man allegedly pistol whipped a female family member then drove into town and shot himself. Sgt. Jeff Salstrom tells KBKW they responded to the home off of State Route 109 in Moclips just after 8 last night. Two assault victims said the man left with a handgun, heading toward Hoquiam. Salstrom spotted his vehicle on State Route 109 just before 9, as he pulled it over in the parking lot of the Hoquiam 7-11 he heard a loud-muffled sound from behind the tinted windows.Continue Reading ...
Once officers secured the scene and approached with a ballistics shield they broke out the driver’s side window to confirm the man had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Two Hoquiam, and three Aberdeen police units responded, as well as Hoquiam fire and ambulance. Salstrom said the investigation is ongoing.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – State fishery managers are planning another morning razor-clam dig this month on Washington’s ocean beaches, as long as marine toxin tests show the clams are safe to eat.
As usual, the final word on beach openings will be announced once toxin test results are available, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW).
Proposed beach openings for upcoming digs, along with morning low tides, are:
We didn’t have enough harvest share left at Copalis and Mocrocks to be able to offer another weekend day of digging, but were able to offer one more Monday at those two beaches. – Dan AyresContinue Reading ...
- April 21, Saturday (7:28 a.m., -0.3 feet): Long Beach, Twin Harbors only
- April 22, Sunday (8:01 a.m., -0.4 feet): Long Beach and Twin Harbors only
- April 23, Monday (8:35 a.m., -0.4 feet): Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks
Grays Harbor Weather Alerts
Mon, Nov 23, 2015