September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time for people to get their household ready in case an emergency should occur. The American Red Cross prepares all year for disasters and urges everyone to Be Red Cross Ready too. “Disasters can happen anywhere, at any time, even in your home,” said Alex Dieffenbach, Northwest Region CEO. “During National Preparedness […]

It’s now mandatory for all schools in Washington state to drop, cover and hold on for earthquake safety. It’s a measure that’s been pushed for several years, but finally became law when school safety legislation House Bill 1216 became law at the end of July. That same law also now requires schools located near mapped volcanic lahar […]

A homeless couple was arrested after admitting to leaving a fire at a camp that spread to nearby timbers and threatened a couple of homes near Seabrook in North Grays Harbor County last Friday. Undersheriff Brad Johansson said the Sheriff’s Office received the report around 8 AM of a fire in the woods near Joe […]

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Tacoma Sportsmen’s Club are hosting a free National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration on Saturday, Sept. 28. “This family-oriented event is a great way to introduce youth to target shooting, hunting, fishing, and conservation activities,” said David Whipple, WDFW hunter education division manager. The event […]

Aberdeen and Wishkah Valley firefighters helped to get a man out of a tree yesterday afternoon. Michael Pauley, Assistant Chief of the Wishkah Fire Department said it was called in at 4:21 Thursday, Fire District #10 was dispatched to the 3200 block of the Wishkah Road for the report of a father stuck about 30 […]

Four people were arrested Tuesday morning when Aberdeen Police, assisted by two Hoquiam Police officers, served a search warrant at a home in the 1,000 block of East Market Street. An Aberdeen officer learned of possible stolen property and served a search warrant just before 11:00 AM with a team of officers. They found suspected […]

Razor clam diggers may be able to return to Long Beach for a three-day opening beginning Sept. 27, pending favorable marine toxin results later this month. The upcoming dig is proposed for the following dates and morning low tides: Sept. 27, Friday, 5:52 a.m. -0.9, Long Beach only Sept. 28, Saturday, 6:36 a.m. -0.8, Long Beach […]

Student immunization coverage held steady, according to data released today by the Washington State Department of Health. As of November of last year, just over 86 percent of kindergarteners had all required immunizations to start school- about the same as the past three years. About 5 percent of Washington kindergartners had an exemption, or waiver […]

As part of a statewide effort, the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office will conduct safety emphasis patrols over Labor Day weekend—specifically targeting stand up paddleboarders—to educate them about laws and safe practices. In the last 29 years, Washington State has seen six stand up paddleboard (SUP) fatalities — four of those fatalities have occurred within […]

On September 9, 2019 at approximately 11:55 am, an officer with the Aberdeen Police Department observed a 41 year old Aberdeen man walking in the area of Broadway and Heron Streets (Aberdeen). The man was well know to police and being sought for various felony warrants. As the officer approached the man, the man told […]

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