Tag Archives: TACOMA

Tacoma man dies after car flips into Lake Cushman

A Tacoma man died yesterday evening after his car went into Lake Cushman, off of North Staircase Road in Mason County. The Washington State Patrol tells us the passenger was able to escape the car and swim to shore. The

Shelton felon arrested for plotting to blow up store and gas station as bank robbery diversion

A recently released prison inmate was arrested on Monday for plotting to blow up a large store and gas station as part of his bank robbery scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. LARRY GILLETTE, 53, of Shelton, Washington, is

Fourth cycle of State Route 520 pontoons leaving Aberdeen casting basin April 15

Six more SR 520 pontoons wait for high tide in Tacoma

The fourth cycle of pontoons headed for the State Route 520 bridge will be floating out of the Aberdeen casting basin late tonight. Deputy Executive Director at the Port of Grays Harbor Leonard Barnes told commissioners last week, the giant

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

Aberdeen Casting Basin - Port of Grays Harbor - 2013

The fourth cycle of pontoons headed for the State Route 520 bridge will be floating out of the Aberdeen casting basin in early April. “We’ve had 3 completed so far, it’ll be the 4th.” Deputy Executive Director at the Port

Risky business becomes rewarding enterprise for hosts of Aberdeen wine bar

GH Wine Sellars

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Wine bars are a risky business, especially in a small town. When the local supermarket has a good selection of decent wines for under $15, wine bars have an uphill battle to bring in sufficient customers to

More State Route 520 floating-bridge pontoons arriving at Lake Washington

SR 520 Bridge

SEATTLE – More pontoons for State Route 520’s new floating bridge are about to arrive in Lake Washington. The first of two supplemental pontoons being towed this week from Tacoma to Lake Washington was scheduled to reach the Hiram M.

Local projects among 70 statewide, proposed $202 million in loans/grants to protect Washington waters

WA Ecology

The Washington Department of Ecology proposes to spend $202 million in dedicated grants and loans to help pay for 70 local projects across the state to protect the health of Washington waters. Included is a low interest loan for a new

Ocean Shores baiting their hook for the Northwest Outdoor Adventure Expo

Ocean Shores

You might see a familiar booth at the Northwest Outdoor Adventure Expo, February 28 to March 2, at Century Link Field Center. The city of Ocean Shores will have staff in a booth under the banner “Ocean Shores, Something Fun!”

WSDOT recaps 2013 pontoon progress, raises 12th man flag for Seahawks

Crews working to build the new SR 520 floating bridge show their support for the Seahawks at the construction work zone in Medina.

The Washington State Department of Transportation is looking back at 2013, and tells KBKW crews made major progress building the new SR 520 corridor last year. From multiple pontoon float-outs in Aberdeen and Tacoma to nearing completion of the highway’s

Petit Oil closes, two months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Pettit Oil Company

Pettit Oil has closed it’s doors, the Tacoma-based petroleum distributor serves more than 10,000 customers throughout Western Washington. They filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in November, a call to their main office today gets this message “We regret to inform