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Toxic Algae Caution Advisory Issued For Vance Creek Pond #2 Lake Inez

A Toxic Algae Caution Advisory has been issued for Vance Creek Pond #2 Lake Inez in Elma. Grays Harbor County Environmental Health...

Officials Investigating Death of Bellingham Woman at Lake Crescent

The National Park Service is investigating a death in the Olympic National Park. A press release said that on August 15 at...

Washington State Parks asks: What should we focus on in the future?

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is beginning the process to develop the agency’s 2021-31 strategic plan and would like the...

WDFW will use a drone to monitor Smith Creek restoration project near Willapa Bay

Scientists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will fly a drone over the Smith Creek restoration project located near...

Summer DUI Enforcement Patrols Target Alcohol and Cannabis-Impaired Drivers

Motorists driving impaired will have a greater chance of being pulled over by law enforcement, as nearly 150 additional DUI patrols begin...

Grays Harbor Community Hospital Provides Notice of Ransomware Attack 2 Months Later

Grays Harbor Community Hospital (GHCH) and Harbor Medical Group (HMG) are providing to patients notice of a ransomware attack earlier this Summer...
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Aberdeen Mayor Proposes Closing More Property as Council Considers More Funding to Address Homelessness

The cost of homelessness will be on the minds of councilmembers and city administrators tonight as the Aberdeen City Council considers the closure of access to city property along the Southside of the Chehalis River. They'll also consider a request for $45-thousand in additional funding to operate the homeless mitigation site next to city hall for two...

Aberdeen Man Arrested After Dousing Self With Gasoline, Threatening Suicide

A 58-year-old Aberdeen man was arrested Monday after he doused himself with gasoline and told police he was going to light himself on fire. Officers were called to the man's home in the 500 block of North M Street around 3 PM Monday afternoon. Aberdeen officers and a crisis negotiator from Hoquiam spoke with...

Daytime paving, ramp closures, planned for State Route 8 in Elma

Drivers will want to plan ahead to help prevent delays as crews will repave two highway ramps in Elma. During the closures, drivers will use alternate routes. Ramp closure schedule8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 Westbound SR 8 exit US 12 Oakville/CentraliaUS 12 Oakville/Centralia on-ramp to eastbound SR 8

Washington Officers Searching For Escaped Inmate Mark David Vannausdle

UPDATE: Apprehended Mark David Vannausdle was apprehended safely and without incident at 7:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a location less than two miles from the Olympic Corrections Center (OCC). Vannausdle will receive a medical assessment, then he will be interviewed and transported to a state correctional facility.

Detours Wrap One Day Early for State Route 107 Bridge South of Montesano

There’s good news for State Route 107 travelers in Grays Harbor County. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation havesuccessfully completed additional shoring measures on the SR 107 Chehalis River Bridge one day ahead of schedule. A full closure of the bridge began at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 after nearly...

Police Investigate Death at Hoquiam Home

Hoquiam officers and detectives investigated what appeared to be a suspicious death in the 500-block of Perry Avenue yesterday. Officers were called to the scene just after 11 AM Thursday morning to the report of a man down, not breathing. Police Chief Jeff Myers said in a press release that given the circumstances at...

Washington Wildlife Department seeks public comment on North Rainier elk herd plan

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) opened a public comment period Aug. 1, on a draft plan for future management of the North Rainier elk herd. The North Rainier elk herd’s range encompasses portions of Pierce, King, Snohomish and Kittitas counties. This herd is an important resource that provides significant recreational, subsistence,...

Washington Schedules Meetings, Taking Comments on Wolves Post-Recovery

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has opened a public comment period to gather input on how the department will manage wolves in Washington after the recovery of their population. Biologists are confident that Washington's wolf population is on a path to successful recovery. Since 2008, the state's wolf population has grown...

Aberdeen Man Arrested on Multiple Warrants After Running From Traffic Stop

Police arrested a man who struck an officer as he fled from a vehicle-turned foot chase in South Aberdeen last week. A witness reported the vehicle and police speeding down Cushing Street around 4 AM Thursday morning, after eluding officers for most of the day he was arrested Thursday night. Aberdeen Police Chief Steve...

SR 107 Chehalis River Bridge to close for up to three days for settlement repairs

Newly discovered pier settlement on the State Route 107 Chehalis River Bridge just south of Montesano has led Washington State Department of Transportation officials to temporarily close the bridge to travelers next week.  The bridge will close to traffic at Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. and remain closed around-the-clock through 8 a.m. Friday,...

Overnight Lane Closures, Detours, in Aberdeen and Hoquiam to Accommodate Asphalt Repairs on US Route 101

Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will be closing some lanes of southbound US 101 along Simpson Avenue and East Heron Street in Aberdeen and Hoquiam a few nights this week. WSDOT reports signed-detours will be in place during the work, which begins in Hoquiam Wednesday night with single-lane closures on Simpson Avenue between...

Informational Picketing Begins Today at Some Washington Grocery Stores

Grocery store workers at Kroger (Fred Meyer and QFC) and Albertsons/Safeway are taking to the picket lines across King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties today and tomorrow for informational picketing after 4 months of failed contract negotiations. A press release from the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21 and 367, and the Teamsters Union 38 said...
News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993, and is proudly attending Grays Harbor College with his children.