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Traffic delays on US 12 in Aberdeen expected Wednesday, Thursday

WSDOT Travel Advisory Aberdeen Hoquiam

Drivers on US 12 in Aberdeen can expect daytime delays and lane closures next week. From 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 27-28, crews will close the left lane of eastbound US 12 on the Heron Street

State seeks public input on dangerous waste handling regulations for colleges, transfer stations, imports

Washington Department of Ecology Energy Department

OLYMPIA – The public is invited to review and comment on proposed updates to Washington’s dangerous-waste regulations through Oct. 1, 2014. A public hearing will be held via webinar on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The Washington Department of Ecology

Passenger ejected from car wreck that sends two to hospital

Washington State Patrol

Two young men were injured yesterday when their 2007 Mazda 3 collided with a utility pole on the East Agate road and ejected the passenger. The Washington State Patrol reports a 22 year old Centralia man and his 21 year

Hoquiam’s new Chief of Police tours jail, pilots tug

Hoqiuam Police Chief Dylan Ellefson

On Monday, August 19, 2014, Hoquiam Police Department’s “Chief for a Day”, Dylan Ellefson, was sworn-in at City Hall by Mayor Jack Durney. Chief Ellefson took the oath of office to include a promise to enjoy the time with his

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident

Washington West Nile Virus

A Walla Walla County man is the first Washington resident in 2014 known to have been infected with West Nile virus in our state. The man in his 20s was likely exposed near his home and was hospitalized. The infection

Washington Department of Natural Resources to permit campfires on some state lands

Department of Natural Resources Burn Ban

With recent rain and current weather models predicting more moderate conditions in western Washington, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adjusting the current statewide burn ban. Recreational campfires will be permitted in established fire rings in official

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,

Washington State Patrol Receives Credible Tip On Location of Wanted Man

wanted on 59 counts of sexual misconduct with children, possibly in Raymond

Detectives with the Washington State Patrol have received what they believe is a credible tip as to the location of Victor Barnard, a former minister from Pine County, Minnesota, charged with 59 counts of sexual molestation of children. Earlier today

Campfires prohibited in all Washington state parks

Washington State Parks 100

Washington State Parks announced today that campfires in all state parks will be prohibited until further notice to help prevent human-caused wildfires during the hot, dry season on both sides of the Cascade Mountains. The prohibition on campfires in state

Washington Dept. of Natural Resources bans all outdoor burning

Department of Natural Resources Burn Ban

With dangerously hot and dry weather driving fire danger to a new high, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is expanding the current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on all DNR-protected lands, with no exceptions,