Tag Archives: Thurston County

Amber Alert led to quick recovery as vehicle is spotted in traffic

Washington State Patrol

Officials from the Washington State Patrol (WSP) were celebrating the quick recovery of an abducted and endangered child as a result of this morning’s AMBER Alert and applauding the public involvement that proved crucial to the child’s safe recovery. The

Additional trout releases to focus on lakes in Seven Western Washington counties

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking 47 western Washington lakes with 340,000 catchable-size trout this fall. This is nearly four times more fish than were released last fall in western Washington. WDFW is currently stocking lakes

Community Foundation awards $128,900 in Discretionary Grants and $40,000 in After School Program Fund Grants

Grays Harbor Community Foundation

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to be able to invest $128,900 into the community through its third quarter discretionary grants cycle. The Foundation has long been a resource to Grays Harbor County nonprofit organizations by offering a quarterly

Eastbound SR 8 lane closures planned this week

WSDOT Travel Advisory

Drivers using eastbound State Route 8 near McCleary will see alternating left- and right-lane closures this week as crews install new pavement markings. Lane closures will occur between mileposts 4 and 10.5, just west of McCleary to the Grays Harbor/Thurston County

Alternating lane closures on State Route 8 near McCleary Friday

WSDOT Travel Advisory

Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation are nearing completion of a project to repave the right lane of eastbound State Route 8 near McCleary. As part of the final work, drivers can expect alternating left- and right-lane

Attorney General charges Wheelchairs Plus with Medicaid fraud for selling used chairs

Washington Attorney General

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office has filed criminal charges against Michael Mann, owner of Wheelchairs Plus Inc., in Thurston County Superior Court. The AGO alleges Mann committed the crimes of First Degree Theft and Medicaid False Statement

Mason County search crews find missing 10-year old safe Friday morning

Hernandez family after Nathan was brought back to them

Search-and-rescue crews have located the 10-year old boy missing in Mason County overnight, spotted by helicopter around 9:30, he was reported safe shortly after. Searchers from Grays Harbor, Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties searched for the boy after he disappeared

Grays Harbor PUD announces planned outage in Cedarville-Oakville

Grays Harbor PUD

The Grays Harbor Public Utility District has announced a planned power outage which will impact PUD customers in the Cedarville-Oakville area of East Grays Harbor County.  The outage will begin at 6:00 PM on July 24, 2014 and is expected

Heavy traffic expected on Eastbound State Route 8 toward McCleary for paving project

WSDOT Travel Advisory

From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 11, crews will close the right lane of eastbound State Route 8 from milepost 4 to milepost 10.5 while they rehabilitate and pave various sections of roadway. The lane closure will

Board of Natural Resources approves land purchase on Olympic Peninsula for Common School Trust

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

OLYMPIA – The Board of Natural Resources today authorized the purchase of an 80-acre parcel of forestland on the Olympic Peninsula. The parcel, which is zoned as commercial forest, will be purchased from a private seller for $250,000. The Washington