Two people were injured when a truck drove up a ramp and struck a car that was on a tow truck North of Ocean Shores early this morning. The Washington State Patrol reports the tow truck was prepping a disabled Honda Fit to be removed from the narrow-shoulder of State Route 109 about 5 miles […]

Park staff confirmed yesterday that approximately two-acres of wildland is burning in the wilderness of Olympic National Park. The Mt. Dana Fire is located about 21 miles south of Port Angeles in the geographic center of the park. The fire was reported on August, 31 after there was a series of lightning strikes on the Olympic Peninsula recorded from August, 28 – 31. […]

The body recovered from the Copalis River north of Copalis Beach on Monday has been identified as that of 57-year-old Jeffrey A. Hild, of Enumclaw. Grays Harbor County Coroner Robert G. Kegel said in a statement that Mr. Hild was visiting a friend in Ocean City and was reported missing to the Ocean Shores Police […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has assembled an internal working group of department biologists and enforcement officers to develop recommended changes to the cougar hunting seasons.  After hearing from concerned constituents at the March 2019 commission meeting, the department began reviewing its current cougar hunting rules in order to bring the commission potential amendments […]

The City of Montesano has chosen Arnel Blancas to fill the Chief Finance Officer role. The Montesano City Council unanimously confirmed his appointment on August 27th, he started employment on August 28. A press release from Mayor Vini Samuel on Friday said that ” I am excited to announce that Arnel Blancas has accepted the position of Montesano […]

The Westport Marina will begin dredging operations today for the first time in 39 years. The Port of Grays Harbor said the project will take place in two phases, carried out by two contractors working in coordination to limit user impacts and improve efficiency. The project is expected to be completed by January 31, 2020. […]

Two vehicles burned in downtown Aberdeen yesterday afternoon, a single driver was transported to Community Hospital in Aberdeen with undisclosed injuries. Battalion Chief Damon Lillybridge said the Aberdeen Fire Department was called to the report of a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Wishkah Street around 3:45 PM Thursday. A fire in the front […]

Aberdeen Police are seeking the public’s help to locate Emery Parks, reported missing from the Olympia area in June. Parks is transient and diagnosed with Schizophrenia. The 48-year-old is 6’4″ tall, weighing 190 lbs with a dark beard and mustache and shaved-dark hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Aberdeen Police Department at […]

The Sears store in Aberdeen will close its doors by the end of this December. An August 6th announcement of 26 store closures included the Spokane, Washington location but not the Aberdeen store. It also included the statement, “we will continue to evaluate our network of Sears and Kmart stores and cannot rule out additional […]

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