Tag Archives: PASS

Fish without a license during Washington’s Free Fishing Weekend June 7-8

Fish Washington

Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing – legally – without a license. How? By taking advantage of ‘Free Fishing Weekend,’ scheduled for June 7-8.   During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish

WDFW cautions boaters to steer clear of killer whales

Nancy Black / Monterey Bay Whale Watch

With summer approaching, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is reminding recreational boaters to give killer whales and other marine mammals a wide berth. State and federal law requires boaters to stay at least 200 yards away from

YMCA raises 227-thousand for Annual (Strong Kids) Campaign

YMCA Strong Kids

The YMCA of Grays Harbor’s Strong Kids Campaign has well-exceeded it’s goal of raising 160-thousand. In the last 5 weeks, 77 campaigners raised 227,637.50 for the annual campaign that helps provide scholarships and funding for local youth. It also supports

WSDOT will curb road construction to keep traffic moving over Memorial weekend

WSDOT Traffic

Using the Washington State Department of Transportation predicted travel volumes and online tools is the key to starting roadway travel for Memorial Day 2014. With summer travel season getting underway and weather reports calling for just a few scattered rain

Hoquiam council splits again, fails to pass marijuana ordinance

We try harder in Hoquiam

The city of Hoquiam last night failed to pass a proposed zoning ordinance that would have allowed marijuana sales and production in some areas. City Councilman Darrin Moir was among the 6 that voted against it “for the amount of

Results of retail marijuana store license lottery announced

WA 502

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) today posted the results of marijuana retail store lotteries on the public records section of its website. Earlier this week applicants were notified of their standing on each ranked-ordered list produced by 75

Hoquiam City Council split 6-6, declines Marijuana zoning ordinance

WA 502

The clouds almost parted over Hoquiam’s moratorium on marijuana businesses last night, as the city council adopted their revised zoning ordinance that would have allowed state licensed stores in some areas on a close 7-5 vote. But then they rejected

Single lane closures to cause delays on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass

Snoqualmie Pass on I-90

In preparation for major width and lane restrictions starting April 12, contractor crews will reduce Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass to a single lane in each direction 24 hours a day next week. The Washington State Department of Transportation

Minor delays over US 12 at White Pass starts April 4th for the next two weeks

WHITE PASS – Work to stabilize a slope that washed out last fall, resumes on April 4, which could cause minor delays for drivers. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will reduce US 12 to a single

Washington wolf population kept expanding last year, according to WDFW survey

gray wolf

MOSES LAKE – Gray wolves established four new packs and expanded their territory in the state over the past year, state wildlife managers told the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission at a public meeting here today. That assessment was based