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Washington State seeks to purchase forest conservation easements

Department of Natural Resources

Landowners with threatened species habitat on their property may apply The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking landowners who wish to apply for permanent conservation easements through its Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program (RHOSP). Since 2002,

Imperium Renewables returns to Umpqua Bank for expansion capitol

Imperium Renewables

Imperium Renewables, Inc., a leader in next-generation biofuels, announced a new lending agreement with Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ), that will provide Imperium with an additional $10 million in working capital to fuel its growth. This

Homemade explosive device injures 3 South Aberdeen residents

Aberdeen WA Police Department

A homemade explosive device sent three to the hospital Monday afternoon, Detective Sergeant Art Laur tells us at about 6:22pm, they received information from staff at the Grays Harbor Community Hospital that a 26 year-old man and 21 year- old

Picky store burglars leave one brand behind

Ted's Red Apple closed

Detectives investigating a recent burglary know their ‘perp’ doesn’t smoke one brand of cigarette. Someone broke into a closed grocery store in Westport recently stealing 50 bottles of alcohol and every tobacco product, except their supply of Virginia Slims. It was

Timber Group mulling legal action against Grays Harbor County over fee-for-access

Washington Forest Protection Association

Washington Forest Protection Association, the State’s oldest timber group, is taking legal action to protect private forest landowner’s property rights from Ordinance No. 412 adopted by Grays Harbor County Commissioners, July 7, 2014. The ordinance removes private timberland from its

Local Credit Union warns of phishing scam received by some members

TwinStar fake banking page

TwinStar Credit Union is warning of a phishing scam that’s targeting their members. Emails received by some claim that their “access to online banking has been terminated,” and include a link to a fake website to reset their password. The

Grays Harbor County voters approve Public Hospital District #2

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Grays Harbor County voters have adopted a second Public Hospital District according to preliminary results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Grays Harbor County Auditor Vern Spatz tells us with 31% voter turnout, 61% voted for the hospital, 38% against. Running down

Oakville men arrested after taking electric lift on joyride

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

A pair of Oakville men are in serious trouble after joyriding a piece of equipment from a construction site Thursday night. The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department tells us the two were reported in a building being renovated on Pine

Aberdeen man cornered in Grays Harbor City swamp

Hoquiam Police Department

An Aberdeen man was cornered in a swamp North of Hoquiam this morning, after leading police on a car chase through Hoquiam, then foot chase through the woods of Grays Harbor City. Sgt. Jeremy Mitchell with the Hoquiam Police Department

Olympic National Forest asks “Which roads are important to you?”

Olympic National Forest Seeks Input on Identifying a Sustainable Road System

The Olympic National Forest is hosting open houses asking the public to share the areas and roads they use on the Forest.  This information will help the Forest identify a financially sustainable road system that meets diverse access needs, minimizes