Tag Archives: Ocean Shores

Final razor clam digs of the season to start May 27

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers will have one last chance to dig razor clams this season during a final opening set to begin May 27. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams

Watch Your Step: Harbor Seals Pupping

Seal pups

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The harbor seal pupping season has started, nursing pups remain with their mothers for four to six weeks, and then are weaned to forage and survive on their own. Mothers will often leave their pups on the

Back by popular demand: extra patrols out in search of unbuckled and distracted drivers

WSP Emphasis Patrols

On the heels of the first-ever statewide distracted driving extra enforcement campaign, law enforcement officers will be out once again searching for not only unbuckled drivers but distracted drivers as part of the annual “Click it or Ticket” patrols. In

Olympia teen arrested after leading Ocean Shores police on high speed beach chase

Ocean Shores PD

A 16 year old male from Olympia was arrested after leading Ocean Shores Police Officers on a high speed chase throughout downtown and the beach. Sgt Don Grossi with Ocean Shores police tells KBKW the call originally came in as

Razor clam digs approved to start May 13, tentative dates listed through June 1

Westport clam diggers

OLYMPIA – Clam diggers hoping for a few late-season razor clam digs on Washington beaches will have plenty of options to consider. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today approved eight days of digging, beginning May 13. WDFW

Staff reductions announced at The Daily World in Aberdeen, and The Vidette in Montesano

Staff reductions at two local newspapers were announced to employees on Wednesday. Sources tell us seven at the Aberdeen Daily World including at least one reporter have been laid off, as well as two employees at the Vidette including their

Ocean Shores Police catch man attempting to flee with 4 foot alligator

Ocean Shores Alligator

Ocean Shores police confiscated an alligator from a man Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Donald S. Grossi tells KBKW investigators acting on several tips executed a search warrant in the 600 block of Ocean Shores Boulevard NW for an alligator that was

All Hazard Weather Radios to be distributed at three locations in Grays Harbor later this month

Grays Harbor County Emergency Management

The Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcano Program of the Washington State Emergency Management Division and Grays Harbor County Emergency Management will be conducting All Hazard Weather Radio Programs at three locations this month. Monday, April 14th Ocean Shores Public Library – 573 Point

Winners, Chowder, and “Clambo” highlight 8th annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza

Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival

The winning guess was 1700 razor clam shells, 1701 was the actual count as Chris from Yelm Washington won himself “Clambo” the 5 foot wooden Razor Guardian seen at the 8th Annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza

Upcoming razor clam dig approved, shifts from evening to morning digs

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 – State shellfish managers have approved a series of razor clam digs that starts Wednesday (March 26) on evening tides, then switches to morning tides Sunday (March 30) for five more days of digging. The Washington Department of Fish