Tag Archives: TACOMA

Quinault Elders in Aberdeen traffic accident Tuesday

Aberdeen accident 2

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — A tribal spokesman says eight Quinault Indian Nation tribal elders and staff members have been injured in a traffic crash in Aberdeen. Spokesman Steve Robinson says the Quinault group was headed to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on

Bishop Center for Performing Arts receives ArtsWA Innovation grant

bishop center for performing arts

The Bishop Center for Performing Arts at Grays Harbor College is among several Washington State arts organizations who have been awarded grants as part of ArtsWA’s inaugural Innovations Incentives Program. Arts organizations applied for the Incentives awards as part of the annual

Man dies in Capitol Forest after UTV rolls

Washington State Patrol

A 53 year old Tacoma man died in the Capitol Forest over the weekend, Trooper Howson with the Washington State Patrol reports the man’s 2014 Kawasaki KRT800 rolled down an embankment off of the B-line around 1:30 Saturday. Two passengers

Relay for Life founder passes away, leaving a worldwide legacy

Relay For Life founder Dr. Gordy Klatt

The founder of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Dr. Gordon Klatt, passed away over the weekend. The 71 year old retired Tacoma Oncologist was battling stomach cancer, and a heart condition. He started the relay in 1985 and raised

Measles case count up from last year, continuing to spread in Western Washington

Measles update in Washington

Washington has had more measles cases so far this year than in the past five years combined. State health officials are sounding the alarm to remind people that vaccination is the best protection against the spread of this serious and

Kilmer, Heck Announce National Heritage Site on the West Coast

Foss Waterway Seaport

TACOMA, WA – Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) joined local officials to announce a bill to create the first national heritage site on the West Coast. Their legislation would establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington

Northbound US 101 drivers near Olympia should plan ahead to avoid a lengthy detour

WSDOT Travel Advisory 06142014

Weather permitting, at 11 p.m. on both Tuesday, June 17, and Wednesday June 18, crews will close northbound US 101 at the interchange with State Route 8 for asphalt grinding and paving. Motorists will detour around the closure via State

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

WDFW schedules public meetings on plans to survey public and private beaches

Washington beaches

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will host meetings in June to discuss plans to survey public and private beaches around south Puget Sound for forage fish habitat. Beginning in June 2014, the Washington Department of Fish and

Meeting tonight to detail the nation’s first tsunami vertical-evacuation structure being built in Ocosta

Pre-Levy Rendition of Ocosta School

The Ocosta School District will release plans tonight for the nation’s first vertical-evacuation refuge. Contractors are presenting designs and floor plans for the new Elementary School, Chuck Wallace with the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency said recently; “They’re building the vertical