Tag Archives: New Year

Trout fishing opens statewide April 26, capping off a month of ‘opening days’

WDFW Fishing

For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets under way April 26 this year. Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians typically descend on trout-stocked lakes to kick off the state’s biggest

Man with gun tackled at News Year’s celebration in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A group of people celebrating the New Year in Aberdeen had to wrestle a handgun from one party goer, after he began threatening to shoot them. Corporal Darrin King with the Aberdeen Police Department tells KBKW they

Aberdeen police investigate stabbing at New Year’s Eve party

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Aberdeen police are investigating a stabbing early yesterday morning at the Best Night Inn on the South side. Corporal Darrin King tells KBKW they responded with assistance from Hoquiam Police to the report of a fight at

Rain or shine, 2014 holds promise for hunting and fishing in Washington

WDFW

With the new year dawning, thousands of hunters and anglers across Washington state were quietly hoping for a winter storm. Duck hunters and steelheaders, in particular, had come to see the dry, mild weather that marked the end of 2013

Hoquiam Police Department gets accredited

Hoquiam Police Department

HOQUIAM, Wash. – The Hoquiam Police Department is heading into the New Year accredited by the Washington Association of Police Chiefs and Sheriffs. Hoquiam Chief Jeff Myers said they’ve worked for 7 years to complete this voluntary program. “It’s an

Celebrate New Year’s Day with a hike at Lake Sylvia State park

Lake Sylvia State Park

MONTESANO, Wash. – The 3rd Annual “First Hike” will hit the Lake Sylvia trails at 1 P.M. this Wednesday. Remember to bring your Discover Pass for all day parking, or carpool to the 2.5-mile hike along Sylvia Creek in Montesano.

Eight-day razor clam dig will stretch into new year

Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include:

Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.

Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.

Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)

  OLYMPIA – Clam diggers can ring in the new year with an eight-day razor clam dig on ocean beaches that starts Dec. 29 and stretches through Jan. 5. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig

Razor clam digs tentatively set through February of new year

Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include:

Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.

Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.

Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)

OLYMPIA – For those with time to plan beyond the winter holidays, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has tentatively scheduled a new series of evening razor clam digs through February. Under that plan, various ocean beaches will

Celebrate New Year’s Day with a Washington state park hike

OLYMPIA , Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the first day of 2014 with First Day Hikes, an event available at select state parks on Jan. 1. 

In the spirit of

Aberdeen Mayor appoints new Municipal Court Judge Susan Solan

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Municipal Court in Aberdeen has a new judge at the beginning of the new year. Mayor Bill Simpson appointed Judge Susan Solan at last nights regular council meeting. "I'm excited about her, and the