The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has established rules for fluorescent hunter pink. During the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature passed Senate Bill 5148 that allows hunters to wear fluorescent hunter pink. The Fish and Wildlife Commission recently adopted rules to implement the legislation, which allows hunters to wear fluorescent hunter pink, […]

With the strongest winds expected today, The National Weather Service in Seattle is warning of strong winds constant rain and rising rivers this week, with the wet weather into next week. Wind gusts up to 45 mph are possible along Coastal Grays Harbor, as well as San Juan, Skagit, and Western Whatcom Counties. Forecasters warn […]

The City of Hoquiam last night became the second in the county to sign on to a new plan that will forward some existing sales tax revenue to the county to encourage affordable housing. Housing Resource Coordinator Cassie Lentz told the council during their meeting last night, “Our hope is that with the maximum amount […]

Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson officially began his role as the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairman of the Board on the final day of AAPA’s 108th Annual Convention in Norfolk, VA. AAPA, the unified and recognized voice of seaports throughout the Americas, represents more than 130 public port authorities in […]

The Aberdeen Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Silverio Velazquez-Tetlactle. Described as 5 foot 5 inches tall weighing about 150 pounds, the 36-year-old is wanted for Rape of a Child First Degree and currently has a felony warrant out of Grays Harbor County Superior Court. If you have any information about […]

On Sunday at 4:41 p.m. neighbors called 911 to report a residence on fire in the 900 block of Wheeler Avenue in Hoquiam. The Hoquiam Fire Department along with a Rapid Intervention Team from the Aberdeen Fire Department were dispatched. The neighbors alerted the elderly resident of the house and assisted her in getting out. […]

Fall is here, and Washington’s black bears are stocking up fat reserves for winter hibernation. Black bears are opportunistic when it comes to finding food and tend to select foods with the highest number of calories, which can bring them into proximity with people. Officials concede that watching a bear can be an awe-inspiring experience, […]

No injuries were reported from a house fire on West 5th Street in Aberdeen early this morning. Fire Chief Tom Hubbard said at the scene, “Even before arriving, the on-duty Battalion Chief requested a second alarm with additional resources from Cosmopolis Fire and Fire District #2.” Hubbard and I stood in front of stairs that […]

A 19-year-old Aberdeen girl died at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck near the Elma fairgrounds after police say she tried to outrun a Washington State Patrol car Friday morning. The report said that she wasn’t wearing her seatbelt in the 2008 Subaru Impreza as it sped away from the cruiser with lights activated in […]

A Hoquiam man was arrested on outstanding warrants after his Jeep struck a child in a crosswalk near Emerson Elementary school last night. Sgt. Shane Krohn with the Hoquiam Police Department said police were called to Adams Street near the school at 8:45 PM Wednesday night. The child was crossing Adams in the crosswalk, dressed […]

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