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Woman arrested for attempting to rob Hoquiam Mobil station with pepper spray

A transient woman was arrested after trying to rob a Hoquiam gas station with a can of mace earlier this week. Hoquiam...

Congressman Kilmer and WorkSource to host job fair in Aberdeen

Congressman Derek Kilmer, in partnership with Washington WorkSource and Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, is hosting a job fair in Aberdeen on...

Congressman Derek Kilmer hosting town halls followed by a telephone town hall

Congressman Derek Kilmer is hosting a series of town halls in District 6 starting in Westport next week, followed by a telephone...

Twin Harbors Continues to Offer Skills Center Programs for High School Students through School Year

Twin Harbors, A Branch of New Market Skills Center, is offering school-year skills classes free of charge for high school students in...
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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...
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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 public’s input. State Parks is hosting three public meetings to hear from stakeholders about the draft strategic planning framework the Commission developed for 2021-31 and to discuss if the draft reflects 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 Willapa Bay in Pacific County on Monday, Aug. 19. WDFW will use the drone to document changes in water channels and how tidal flows are returning to wetlands. The project is designed...

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 across the state. Patrols run from August 14 through Labor Day weekend, a time when fatalities from impairment tend to increase. To reduce fatalities, traffic safety officials offer a simple message for drivers who consume...

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 that involved patient health information. On June 15, 2019, GHCH and HMG discovered that databases containing electronic medical records were encrypted by a sophisticated software program (ransomware) designed to block access to...

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...
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.