Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer its two final free days of 2019 in November. On these free days, day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass for vehicle access. The last two free days of 2019 are Monday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 29. Since the free days were first designated in 2011, the […]

The Aberdeen Police department has placed an officer on leave pending the investigation into a shooting on East First Street this afternoon. Undersheriff Brad Johansson said this evening that the suspect has been identified as a 51-year-old male from Redmond, Oregon. The suspect is currently in surgery in critical condition. The male suspect is not […]

Travelers who use US 101 near Cosmopolis or “Cosi Hill” in Grays Harbor County will need to plan for brief delays on Thursday, Oct. 24. Weather permitting, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will repair cracks and repave portions of the roadway. This work requires […]

Community members are invited to attend one of Summit Pacific’s three upcoming Community Forums. Josh Martin, CEO will be providing updates on featured services, new providers, information on the most recent Community Health Needs Assessment and other exciting Summit Pacific updates. These events also offer the chance for community members to ask questions and share […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today that razor clam digging will move ahead at Twin Harbors and Long Beach this weekend, after tests revealed that shellfish from these coastal beaches are safe to eat. Testing conducted by the Washington Department of Health (WDOH) on Thursday showed domoic acid levels were low […]

Travelers whose Halloween plans include using the State Route 109 Spur in Hoquiam are encouraged to plan ahead for back-to-back daytime closures of the roadway later this month. The closures will allow the Washington State Department of Transportation crews to perform maintenance work and prepare for the winter storm season. The SR 109 Spur will […]

Final preparations are underway in Lacey where travelers will use the new Marvin Road (State Route 510) on-ramp to southbound Interstate 5. If the weather cooperates, the on-ramp could open as early as the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 5. The on-ramp will open in a temporary configuration while crews continue to advance the project. The […]

This summer, Weyerhaeuser Company enrolled 6,638 acres in the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) Private Lands Access program. WDFW opened this section of forest as Feel Free to Hunt access this year. “We are excited that Weyerhaeuser Company has chosen to provide free public hunting access on these parcels,” said Kessina Lee, WDFW […]

Razor clam diggers can return to Mocrocks and Copalis beaches for a seven-day opening beginning Oct. 26. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat on Copalis and Mocrocks beaches. At this time, […]

Studded tires allowed in Washington from Nov. 1 to March 31; stud-free winter tire alternatives are legal year-round With winter fast approaching, now is the time for travelers to make sure they’re prepared for driving in inclement weather. The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all travelers to start preparing themselves and their vehicles before […]

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