Tag Archives: Western Washington

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

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

High wind warning issued, Grays Harbor Emergency Management warns clam diggers

Beaches in Washington with razor clam fisheries include:

Long Beach, which extends from the Columbia River to Leadbetter Point.

Twin Harbors Beach, which extends from the mouth of Willapa Bay north to the south jetty at the mouth of Grays Harbor.

Copalis Beach, which extends from the Grays Harbor north jetty to the Copalis River, and includes the Copalis, Ocean Shores, Oyhut, Ocean City and Copalis areas.

Mocrocks Beach, which extends from the Copalis River to the southern boundary of the Quinault Reservation near the Moclips River, including Iron Springs, Roosevelt Beach, Seabrook, Pacific Beach and Moclips.

Kalaloch Beach, which extends from the South Beach Campground to Brown’s Point (just south of Beach Trail 3) in the Olympic National Park. (This beach is closed to harvest until further notice)

CLAM DIG ALERT – HIGH WIND WARNING ISSUED The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a HIGH WIND WARNING for much of Western Washington, including Grays Harbor County from 5pm Saturday afternoon to 11pm Saturday evening. Some Affected Locations,

Flood Watch issued for Western Washington

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The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Flood Watch to include portions of Western Washington including Grays Harbor County from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports  heavy rainfall amounts of 5

Wind Advisory for Grays Harbor, Warning for Pacific County

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Strong winds forecast for Western Washington have prompted two separate alerts from the National Weather Service. Pacific County and Southwestern Washington: The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high wind warning near beaches and headlands…which is in effect

Additional trout releases to focus on lakes in Seven Western Washington counties

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking 47 western Washington lakes with 340,000 catchable-size trout this fall. This is nearly four times more fish than were released last fall in western Washington. WDFW is currently stocking lakes

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

Westport Aquarium responds to beached Porpoise calf

Westport Aquarium responds to beached Porpoise calf

Staff at the Westport Aquarium aided a harbor Porpoise calf that became stranded on the beach at the Schaefer Road access in Westport yesterday. Olympia scientists were contacted while Mark and Kathryn Mersell with the Westport Aquarium attempted to get the

Northwest Timber Revival in Hoquiam to benefit Associates program at Grays Harbor College

Northwest Timber Revival

Horses Cut Shop presents a Northwest Timber Revival on the grounds of the historic Polson Museum in Hoquiam, Washington on Saturday, August, 30th. This day-long, free to the public event features live music, a beer garden, vintage logging demonstrations and

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