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Search for missing hiker in Olympic National Park ends when hikers walks out Monday

Kelly Hall, 64 years old
6’5”, 220 pounds
Overdue from six-day hike from Obstruction Point, to Grand Pass, Cameron Pass, Dose Meadows, Gray Wolf Pass. Planned to be picked up at Slab Camp Trailhead on USFS Road 2875 on Thursday September 4.
• Blue backpack
• Blue ‘Mountain Hardware’ stocking cap
• Fishing pole and orange flip flops strapped to outside of pack
• Believed to be using a blue-gray tent
Anyone who has seen Hall since August 30, please call Olympic National Park at 360-565-3120.

UPDATE: Kelly Hall arrived in the area of the Elwha Ranger Station shortly before 10:00 a.m. Monday, safe and well and contacted a park employee. “We are overjoyed to have this search reach a successful and happy conclusion,” said Superintendent

Process to move Chalet in Olympic National Park begins, Enchanted Valley closed to camping September 1-14

Enchanted Valley Chalet

The complicated process of moving a historic two-story building about 50 feet begins today, complicated because the Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park is 13 miles from any developed roads. Jeff Monroe of Monroe House Moving tells us

House mover to save Olympic National Park chalet

Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park

An historic Olympic National Park lodge teetering on the edge of the Quinault River should be moved next month before it falls into the water. The park has awarded a $124,000 contract to the Monroe House Moving company of Carlsborg

Olympic National Park to move Enchanted Valley Chalet

Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) – Olympic National Park says it’s moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that’s being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River. The Enchanted Valley Chalet, located 13 miles from

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

Elma comes home with 1st, Hoquiam 4th, from State Girls Fastpitch Tournament

Photo http://www.tri-cityherald.com

The Elma Girls Fastpitch team took first place at the Evergreen League State Tournament in Richland over the weekend. The 1A State Champions shutout Zillah and Seattle Christian for their first two games on Friday, then deafeated Mt Baker to

Grays Harbor Transit among 18 awarded $5.2M in federal grants to improve transit services

Grays Harbor Transit bus

More than $5.2 million in newly awarded federal grants for new buses and facility improvements means service improvements are coming to 18 public transportation providers in Washington. The Washington State Department of Transportation this week announced the Federal Transit Administration

Repeat offender sentenced to 14 years after stealing guns and Marijuana from Grower/Distributor

King County Sheriff’s Office

A federal felon who was still under court supervision when he committed an armed robbery of a marijuana distributor was sentenced to 14 years in prison, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan last week. MELVIN CHARLES SLAUGHTER, 31, was on

Multiple arrests made in connection with interrupted Montesano burglary

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department has made multiple arrests in the investigation of an interrupted burglary just outside of Montesano last week. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us around 3:30 Tuesday, investigators arrested a 30 year old male

Pizza Hut donating 50% of two-day sales to Oso mudslide victims

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut restaurants across Western Washington are donating 50 percent of all pizza sales from 108 participating locations today to victims of the mudslide disaster in Oso, the restaurant in Smokey Point, closest to Oso, is donating 100 percent during this