Tag Archives: WASHINGTON

Aberdeen and Hoquiam students hit the streets for Foodball 2014

Aberdeen Hoquiam Foodball

The 33rd Annual Foodball Competition begins Friday November 7th in Aberdeen and Hoquiam, and it runs for 10 days until a final weigh-in on November 17th. “It’s always a great event for our community to help support the food bank,” Aberdeen School

Westport business leader, and Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman passes away

Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman

Ocean Companies co-owner Dennis Rydman passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning. Westport Mayor Michael Bruce said this morning “Dennis Rydman will be greatly missed. He was a strong driving force in Westport taking business risks, growing Ocean Gold into Ocean Companies

Grays Harbor College now offers ASE Certification for Auto Technicians

Grays Harbor College

For automotive technicians working in the area, Grays Harbor College now provides Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification and re-certification testing. Until recently, those working in auto mechanics fields had to travel to Longview or Puyallup for these exams. For those

U.S. Marshall Task Force ends Northwest bank robbers spree

Anthony James Martinis

The United States Marshall Service has arrested a man wanted for a string of bank robberies in Southwestern Washington and Oregon. Acting United States Marshal David Miller said Anthony James Martinis was wanted by the Longview Washington Police Department on

Stay dry, safe, and visible, as you ‘Trick or Treat’ tonight

Trick or Dog Treat

Forecasters say today’s rain in Washington should ease by the time Halloween trick-or-treaters hit the streets but there’s still a chance of showers. While drivers should watch for ghosts and goblins on city streets and sidewalks tonight, Grays Harbor County Sheriff

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

State to fine owners of Mason County water system for neglect

The Washington State Department of Health intends to issue a $17,640 penalty to the investor-owners of Ripplewood Tracts water system in Mason County. The planned fine is for violating a state directive to bring the water system into compliance with

Razor Clam dig approved November 4th through November 11th

Westport clam diggers

Clam diggers can return to coastal beaches starting Tuesday, Nov. 4, to dig razor clams during the first of two planned openings in November. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the latest round of evening digs after

Man charged with attempting to redirect Western Washington River

The Attorney General’s Office filed three misdemeanor charges today against a Tahuya man accused of using heavy machinery to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River near his home without any permits. William Cayo Sr. is charged in

Raymond Junior/Senior High School Recognized As 2014 School Of Distinction

Raymond Junior/Senior High School

Raymond Junior/Senior High School has been recognized as a Washington State 2014 School of Distinction. This award acknowledges outstanding improvement in reading and math sustained over a five-year period, and is limited to schools in the top 5% of improvement