Tag Archives: VANCOUVER

Elma hospital finishes in the top ten for most beautiful in america

Summit Pacific Regional Medical Center

ATLANTA, Georgia— After a nation-wide vote ended June 15th, Soliant Health announced its top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America honorees today. Making the list at number ten is Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, Washington. 248,116 votes were turned

Bank of the Pacific receives approval for full-service commercial banking center in Vancouver, WA

Bank of the Pacific

ABERDEEN, Wash. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bank of the Pacific, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Financial Corporation (OTCQB:PFLC), today announced that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) approved its application to convert its Vancouver loan production office (LPO) to a full-service

WDFW will hold two public meetings on hoof disease in S.W. Washington

Hoof Rot Disease

OLYMPIA – State wildlife managers believe they are close to determining the cause of hoof disease in southwest Washington elk and plan to hold two meetings in April to share results to date and answer questions from the public. The

Federal council adopts alternatives for ocean salmon sport fisheries

WDFW Fishing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Anglers fishing along the Washington coast could see a higher catch quota for chinook salmon, and all three sport harvest alternatives for coho are up from last year. Three alternatives for ocean salmon fisheries, approved Thursday for

Pacific County welcomes Washington Governor Jay Inslee to 89th Annual Crab Feed

Pacific County Crab Feed

Washington Governor Jay Inslee will join Washington Democrats at the 89th Annual Crab Feed in Pacific County on Saturday. Believed to be the oldest continuous fundraiser in the state, the crab feed will begin with a social hour at 5

Vancouver coin company accused of cashing in without delivering

Blue Moon Coins

More than two dozen people have contacted Better Business Bureau to complain about Blue Moon Coins out of Vancouver, Wash., after spending hundreds of thousands of dollars. The company, which sells wholesale precious metals and coins, has earned an “F”

FEMA prepares for Cascadia Subduction Zone 2016 Earthquake and Tsunami Exercise

The Cascadia subduction zone (also referred to as the Cascadia fault) is a subduction zone, a type of convergent plate boundary that stretches from northern Vancouver Island to northern California.

Federal Emergency Management Agency staff, and emergency responders from around the state met in Ocean Shores last week to get the public involved in a major exercise planned for 2016. Chuck Wallace with the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency

Around-the-clock single-lane traffic on the SR 6 Willapa River Bridge

December 2013 - Pouring concrete for the new bridge deck.

Six weeks after setting girders, crews complete the rebar framework for the new bridge deck and start pouring concrete.

MENLO – Drivers on State Route 6 at the Willapa River Bridge will encounter 10 weeks of around-the-clock single-lane traffic beginning this week. Drivers can expect five-minute delays while an automated signal alternates traffic across the bridge. Reducing SR 6 to

Public meeting on salmon forecast kicks off WDFW season-setting process

WDFW Fishing

OLYMPIA – Anglers, commercial fishers and others interested in Washington state salmon fisheries can get a preview of this year’s salmon returns and potential fishing seasons during a public meeting here March 3. Kicking off the annual salmon season-setting process,

Flu hits peak levels in Washington State

OLYMPIA — The flu has reached its peak, and 19 lab-confirmed flu deaths have been reported across the state since December. Only lab-confirmed flu deaths are reportable in the state, and many cases aren’t lab tested, so the actual toll of