Tag Archives: RIVER

Light strips illuminate Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen

Aberdeen lights on Chehalis River Bridge

The new lights are installed on a portion of the Chehalis River Bridge in Aberdeen, and for the first time in years the walking path on the Southeast side of the bridge was lit up overnight. Crews have been working to install LED

Aberdeen looks to purchase former Chevron gas station site on Wishkah Street

Downtown Aberdeen purchase

The City of Aberdeen has agreed to pursue the option to purchase some new property downtown, Mayor Bill Simpson tells us the council last night approved the purchase in the 400 block of Wishkah street “Our goal has been to

Construction begins on East Hoquiam Fire Station

Hoquiam Fire Department - Chief Paul Dean

Pile Driving begins this week on the East Side Fire Station in Hoquiam. City Administrator Brian Shay said the project is funded through a $900,000 Community Development Block Grant from the State Department of Commerce, and should be complete by

Cleanup of former Reynolds smelter site hits milestone

Reynolds Metals Aluminum Smelter Longview

A recently completed draft environmental study details the extent of contamination and potential cleanup options for the former Reynolds aluminum smelter site near Longview. Most of the contamination found at the site is associated with waste left behind from decades of aluminum

Coast Guard medevacs sick crewman from commercial ship west of Grays Harbor

Coastguard Medvacs

Coast Guard Air Station Astoria helicopter crew medevaced a sick crewmember from a commercial shipping vessel more than 50 miles west of Grays Harbor, Washington, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders received the request for the medevac of a

Catch trout, salmon, crab across Washington during Free Fishing Weekend

Fish Washington

Some of the most popular fishing opportunities are available for anglers in the coming weeks, including trout in hundreds of rivers, crab in south Puget Sound, chinook in the Columbia River and salmon in ocean waters along the coast. Sound

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Announces Scholarships

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation announced the selection of the 2014 Scholarship winners earlier this month.  This year the Community Foundation received 387 applications and awarded 334 scholarships and renewals totaling over $535,000. All scholarship winners, their families, school principals,

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

Old Willapa River Bridge to rest in pieces starting this week

SR 6 Willapa River Bridge

Drivers crossing the Willapa River on State Route 6 will soon bear witness to a piece of history, as crews begin laying the original, 85-year-old structure to rest this week. This week, daytime drivers can expect intermittent delays of up to 20 minutes

Monte Elma road to close for Satsop River Bridge work

Satsop River Bridge on Monte Elma

The Monte Elma road will be closed at the Satsop River Bridge in East Grays Harbor County next week for seismic retrofit and preventative maintenance scheduled to start May 27th, and run through August 20th. Signs will detour drivers back