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Signal replacement project at SR 507 and Reynolds Ave. resumes March 3

CENTRALIA – After a three-month shutdown to fabricate materials, work to replace the traffic signal at State Route 507 and Reynolds Avenue resumes Monday, March 3. …read more

Cut cable kills TV for up to 1,000 in the South Belfair, Allyn and Victor Cutoff Road areas

On Tuesday afternoon, February 25, 2014, construction workers accidentally cut through a cable television line belonging to the Century Link Cable company. The cable was cut around the 23,000 block of State Route 3, Belfair, WA, and areas that may be affected by the cut cable are customers south of Belfair towards Allyn, WA, the…

State Route 99 to close this weekend through Seattle

Drivers traveling through downtown Seattle this weekend, Friday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 2, should expect delays. Long sections of State Route 99 will shut down with the inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, road construction and thousands of chocolate-loving runners. …read more

Driver slides under tractor-trailer near Central Park, closes State Route 12 Monday

Central Park 12 accident

A Montesano woman was transported to Community Hospital yesterday with non-life-threatening injuries after she apparently lost control of her 1992 Maxda MX3 and slid under a semi-trailer in the right lane of eastbound State Route 12. Trooper Russ Winger with the Washington State Patrol said the semi was slowing for an accident ahead. State Route…

Pack your patience if you’re traveling the Columbia River Gorge this weekend

VANCOUVER – Travelers planning a weekend journey on State Route 14 through the Columbia River Gorge should pack their patience along with raincoats and umbrellas. …read more

Accident blocks State Route 101 traffic East of Cosmopolis

Speeding was the cause of a two car accident on State Route 101 just outside of Cosmopolis Thursday morning. The Washington State Patrol reports a 2003 Chevy Blazer driving North by a 35 year old Aberdeen woman lost control in a sharp curve and struck the concrete barrier just after 8. The Blazer then veered…

Smoke from controlled burn near SR107 may affect visibility

SR107 at MP2

Smoke on the horizon this morning is likely Weyerhaeuser conducting controlled burns of several brush piles near State Route 107 outside of Cosmopolis. Forester John Todd tells us the brush is on Weyerhaeuser property, but only about 100 yards away from the highway near the Blue Slough road. Smoke may be visible from the roadway when they…

15 years in the making: Four lanes coming to SR 502 between I-5 and Battle Ground

BATTLE GROUND – Fifteen years ago, the concept of a four-lane State Route 502 was first brought before the community. …read more

New WSDOT report highlights next steps for improving I-405 congestion

A new report provides a blueprint for speeding up travel along the Interstate 405 and State Route 167 corridors. …read more

Taholah man dies in rollover wreck on State Route 109

A 38 year old Taholah man died early Saturday morning when his truck rolled off of State Route 109 in Moclips. The Washington State Patrol cites driving under the influence as the cause. Trevis Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, his passenger, a 47 year old Taholah man was transported to Community Hospital in Aberdeen…

Humtulips man injured after his car slides into SR101 ditch

HOQUIAM, Wash. – An 18 year old Humptulips man was transported to Community Hospital yesterday afternoon, after his car slid sideways into the ditch. The Washington State Patrol reports the 1995 Acura was Southbound on State Route 101 about 7 miles North of Hoquiam when the car lost control around 4:20. The accident is under…

Tragic end for one man after Thanksgiving day argument with family

HOQUIAM, Wash. – A Thanksgiving day argument ended in suicide last night in Hoquiam, after a 29 year old man allegedly pistol whipped a female family member then drove into town and shot himself. Sgt. Jeff Salstrom tells KBKW they responded to the home off of State Route 109 in Moclips just after 8 last night. Two assault victims said the man left with a handgun, heading toward Hoquiam. Salstrom spotted his vehicle on State Route 109 just before 9, as he pulled it over in the parking lot of the Hoquiam 7-11 he heard a loud-muffled sound from behind the tinted windows.
Once officers secured the scene and approached with a ballistics shield they broke out the driver’s side window to confirm the man had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Two Hoquiam, and three Aberdeen police units responded, as well as Hoquiam fire and ambulance. Salstrom said the investigation is ongoing.

GH PUD plans power outage in North Grays Harbor November 7th

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Grays Harbor PUD will be conducting a planned outage on Thursday, November 7, 2013 beginning at 10:00p.m. The outage is expected to last approximately 3 hours, and is necessary for system repairs to improve reliability.
Customers that will be affected are those located on the following roads: Burrows Road, Bayberry Drive, Branch B Road, North Shore Place, Hogan Road, Dusty Lane, Orton Lane, and also customers from 1380 State Route 109 to 1440 State Route 109.
In preparation for this outage, we recommend you take precautions with any electronic equipment such as computers, televisions, and microwaves by unplugging those items. You should leave them disconnected until after the power has been fully restored.

In addition, customers are advised that the length of the outage is an estimate and power could be restored at any time. For that reason, it is not safe to make repairs to your electrical system without having the power disconnected at your specific location.

Third batch of State Route 520 Bridge Pontoons to float from Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The third cycle of pontoons headed for the State Route 520 bridge will float out of the Aberdeen casting basin later this week. 

SR520 Pontoon float path

Sara Phelan with the Washington State Department of Transportation tells us the float-out of these next six pontoons marks the halfway point for the Aberdeen site. WSDOT has now completed 38 of 77 pontoons needed for the new SR 520 floating bridge. In all, crews will build 77 pontoons – 33 constructed in Aberdeen and 44 in Tacoma – for the new SR 520 floating bridge. With the third Aberdeen cycle complete, crews have finished 18 pontoons in Aberdeen and 20 in Tacoma.

The first of six pontoons will leave the casting basin around 10 Saturday morning.

Just like the last float-out, the huge concrete structures need to leave the port facility during the highest tides possible. The pontoons will then be towed to a separate moorage facility in Grays Harbor until they are towed 260 nautical miles around the Olympic Peninsula to Lake Washington at a later date.

SR520 Pontoon Construction Site in Aberdeen

88 year old man interrupts burglary

MARKHAM, Wash. – An 88 year old man interrupted a burglary at his home in the Rustemeyer Trailer Court off of State Route 105 around 7:30 last night.
The County Sheriff’s Department reports two suspects fled the residence on foot into the nearby wooded area.
A K-9 team tracked the suspects to an area about a ½ mile south of Rustemeyer Road, Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us it appears the suspects fled the area in a vehicle from there.

Earlier this morning, someone reported seeing a white colored Chevy pickup with canopy parked near the location.
If anyone else has information regarding this crime, request they call the Sheriff’s Department at 360-249-3711

New bridge opens to traffic this week in Pacific County

BAY CENTER, Wash. – Less than one year ago, contractor crews broke ground on a project to replace the 77 year-old US 101 Bone River Bridge with a wider, safer structure.


On Thursday, July 25, the Washington State Department of Transportation will open the brand-new Bone River Bridge to two lanes of traffic and restore the speed limit to 55 mph through the project area.


The Bone River Bridge is located on Willapa Bay, about three miles north of the Bay Center peninsula. It carries an average of 2,700 daily drivers.


The new bridge is constructed of concrete girders, and built to withstand coastal flooding and a 1,000-year seismic event. The project also removed 70 creosote-treated timber piles from the river and restored approximately 82 square feet of streambed.

Ocosta street flooding addressed, street closed

OCOSTA, Wash. – Third street in Ocosta is about to be an abandoned underwater street. The county commissioners yesterday approved the recommendation by county engineer Russ Esses to close the somewhat-blind intersection at State Route 105, also noting that portions of the loop road are flooded year round. He said property owners won’t loose access to anything, the road is flooded at the intersection of 3rd and Atlantic due to a beaver dam on private property.

Grayland Volunteer Fire Department Annual Barbeque

Grayland Volunteer Fire Department

Annual Barbeque

Saturday, July 13, 2013

11:00am – 5:00pm


Grayland Fire Hall

1785 State Route 105, Grayland WA 98547



$5.00 per person

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, All the fixin’s, Potato Salad, Beans, Pop, and a wide assortment of desserts

** Don’t forget to buy one of our

t-shirts, sweatshirts or

garden plants for sale **