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Stolen statue honoring fallen soldier Tim Davis is returned to mother’s porch

TRim Davis Statue returned

A statue honoring fallen U.S. Airman Tim Davis has been returned to the porch from where it vanished in late September. The soldier’s mother, Sally Sheldon tells us the statue was stolen from her front porch “And today they returned

Veterans Day Ceremony and Fundraiser at Aberdeen VFW

Aberdeen VFW Post Ribbon Cutting

“Come join us in a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the Veterans of the U.S. military,” says Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #224, Commander Jim Daly.  “The Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #224 will be hosting a ceremony

Hoquiam house fire started near wood insert stove

Hoquiam house fire 600 block of Queen Ave

A stubborn house fire displaced a Hoquiam mother and two children yesterday. Captain John Bickar tells us they responded to the home in the 600 block of Queen Avenue around 10:30 Tuesday morning. “We showed up on scene, had quit

Sheriff’s office seeks tips on overdue hunter

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office is requesting any assistance in locating a 65 year old, overdue hunter.  Joe Calimlim was last heard from his spouse at 0900 hours on Friday morning (10-24-14) when he telephoned her saying that he

Drug Takeback Day everyday at the Hoquiam Police Department

HPD Drug Takeback Box

Got Drugs? You can now drop off your unused or unwanted prescription drugs at the Hoquiam Police Department any time. Thanks in part to Jefferson County who donated the large metal drop box. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us they

Retired Hoquiam couple $1,000,000 richer

Winning aires

A Hoquiam woman recently won a $1,000,000 jackpot playing Washington’s Lottery Mega Millions.   The winning ticket was purchased at the Safeway located at 221 W Heron Street in Aberdeen on Monday, September 29. The woman returned to that same

Search for missing hiker in Olympic National Park ends when hikers walks out Monday

Kelly Hall, 64 years old
6’5”, 220 pounds
Overdue from six-day hike from Obstruction Point, to Grand Pass, Cameron Pass, Dose Meadows, Gray Wolf Pass. Planned to be picked up at Slab Camp Trailhead on USFS Road 2875 on Thursday September 4.
• Blue backpack
• Blue ‘Mountain Hardware’ stocking cap
• Fishing pole and orange flip flops strapped to outside of pack
• Believed to be using a blue-gray tent
Anyone who has seen Hall since August 30, please call Olympic National Park at 360-565-3120.

UPDATE: Kelly Hall arrived in the area of the Elwha Ranger Station shortly before 10:00 a.m. Monday, safe and well and contacted a park employee. “We are overjoyed to have this search reach a successful and happy conclusion,” said Superintendent

Migratory fish return to Upper Elwha River for the first time in over a century

These two images show the difference in the Elwha River's flow from July 10 to August 1.  The remaining dam is circled in yellow in each image.  Now that flows have dropped enough to expose the concrete, dam removal can begin again.

Thanks to a radiotracking program begun this spring, fisheries biologists confirmed yesterday that two radio tagged bull trout have migrated through Glines Canyon and are now upstream of the former Lake Mills in Rica Canyon. Two other bull trout have

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes

Tsunami Evacuation Route

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host Race the Wave, their first hazard-themed fun run designed to blend awareness and action into a single activity. Race the Wave

Washingon State Governor, Attorney General lead legal response to Supreme Court psychiatric boarding decision

Washington Attorney General

On Friday Attorney General Bob Ferguson, in conjunction with a broad coalition of organizations, filed a motion in the Washington State Supreme Court to address the impacts of the court’s recent decision on psychiatric boarding. The motion asks the court