Tag Archives: Pacific County

Pacific County Sheriff’s Deputy placed on leave following criminal charges

Pacific County Sheriff's Department

South Bend, WA. – A Pacific County Sheriff’s deputy remains on administrative leave after eleven criminal charges were filed today against the deputy, including one count of first degree extortion, four counts of bribery, five counts of reckless endangerment, and

Law enforcement administrators meet in Pacific County to discuss trending issues

Pacific County Sheriff Meeting

The Pacific County Sheriff recently hosted a meeting of local law enforcement administrators to discuss several regional issues. The combined agency meeting was to further efforts by each of the agencies to share information and resources, and work together towards

Kilmer, Herrera Beutler Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Fight Ocean Acidification in Washington state

from Yaquina Bay, Oregon (Credit: NOAA)

On Thursday, Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced bipartisan legislation to help fight ocean acidification. The bill, entitled the Ocean Acidification Innovation Act, would for the first time allow federal agencies to use existing funds to

Howard and Katie Auble of Raymond receive 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Howard and Katie Auble

Following their nomination by the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office, Howard and Katie Auble of Raymond were recently selected as recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for in recognition of their work as amateur radio operators with the Pacific

Sheriff’s Office responds to a Person in the Ocean off Seaview Beach Access

Pacific County Sheriff's Office

This morning at about 6:00 am, the Pacific County Communications Center received a call from an alert citizen parked at the Seaview Beach access advising that he had just observed a man walking into the ocean fully clothed. The alert

Pacific County Law Enforcement Leaders Discuss Report Showing Early Learning Prevents Crime, Increases Success in School

Joined by preschool children at the South Bend School District Early Learning Center, Pacific County’s top cops will discuss a report that shows how high-quality early learning lays the foundation for greater success in school and leads to a less

New SR 6 Willapa River Bridge in Pacific County opens to traffic April 30th

December 2013 - Pouring concrete for the new bridge deck.

Six weeks after setting girders, crews complete the rebar framework for the new bridge deck and start pouring concrete.

MENLO – As long as dry weather forecast in Pacific County holds, travelers on State Route 6 will start using the new, wider Willapa River Bridge by Wednesday, April 30. Washington State Department of Transportation contractor Rotschy Inc. plans to

Commissioners from Pacific County PUD, Chelan County PUD, Wahkiakum County PUD and Lewis County PUD assume leadership positions for statewide PUD association

Diana Thompson

Olympia – PUD Commissioners from four public utility districts assumed top leadership positions for 2014-2015 as the Washington Public Utility Districts Association (WPUDA) announced the election of its new officers today. Pacific County PUD Commissioner Diana Thompson was elected to

Pacific County accident sends four to hospital

A two vehicle accident sent four to the hospital yesterday morning, after an SUV drifted off of the road, over corrected, and slid sideways into an oncoming vehicle. The Washington State Patrol reports a 2000 Dodge Durango was headed West

Long Beach trailer park shooter turns gun on self in front of officers

Long Beach, WA – On April 7th, 2014 at 1150 am, the Pacific County Communications Center received a 911 call advising that a person had been shot in the Safe Haven trailer park located in the 1300 block of Pacific