Aberdeen Police are seeking the public help in identifying and investigating an assault a block from the police department. Detective Jeff Weiss said it was reported On September 12th, 2019 at approximately 0135 hrs, an Aberdeen man was walking in the area of East First Street and H Street, when he was confronted by two […]

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board today announced the certified 2020 Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and Qualified Dental Plans (QDPs) to be offered through Washington Healthplanfinder during the upcoming open enrollment period taking place November 1 through December 15, 2019. A total of sixty-six QHPs and seven QDPs were confirmed today by the Exchange Board following their approval […]

Montesano Police may have an extra officer on hand at the high school today after a student reported overhearing a possible threat to the school on Wednesday. The district sent out automated phone calls Wednesday night informing parents of the increased police presence. Police Chief Brett Vance tells us the high school conducted a routine […]

Razor clam diggers can return to Long Beach for a three-day opening beginning Sept. 27. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on morning low tides after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. The upcoming dig is for the following dates and morning […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is moving the location of its Sept. 24 meeting about a plan to enhance salmon and steelhead populations diminished by the Wynoochee Dam. The public meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m., Sept. 24, at the Grays Harbor College (Aberdeen Room 4134A and B), 1620 Edward P Smith […]

The coastal tsunami warning system is getting some upgrades thanks to a federal grant that will also pay for new tsunami animation, more maps, and signs. The $870,752 Tsunami Activities Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Weather Service will also help with public education, outreach, and better modeling to get residents prepared for […]

Teachers, students, and parents are mourning a loss at the Aberdeen School District this week. A statement from the Aberdeen School District said that Karen Meikle passed away peacefully on Thursday after a very brief battle with cancer. The district’s orchestra director since 2007 was diagnosed last June. “Karen was one of the most positive […]

A new program, called Identicards, has been implemented into Washington State’s correctional facilities. Through a partnership between Department of Corrections, Department of Licensing (DOL), and Department of Social and Health Services, incarcerated individuals can receive valid forms of identification prior to release. Chad Hostetler, a correctional unit supervisor at Cedar Creek Corrections Center, says that the Identicard program is […]

Scientists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will fly a drone in the Chehalis Basin starting Monday, Sept. 23 to capture images and video of three areas where restoration projects will start construction next year. The restoration projects will aim to reduce flood hazards and restore aquatic species on the East Fork […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) last week submitted a $26 million supplemental funding request to the Governor’s Office. It marks the first step in a process to gain support from the governor and Legislature for the funding to continue current services, address emerging issues, and deal with a backlog of legislated and […]

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