OLYMPIA — The state Department of Natural Resources’ decision not to be involved in a Navy proposal to conduct electronic warfare training on the West End of the North Olympic Peninsula won’t delay the project, the Navy says.
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The following excerpts are from John C. Hughes’ profile of Arnold Samuels for Legacy Washington and the Washington State Secretary of State’s Office.
The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office rescued a man whose canoe had become stuck in the mud along the Palix River Thursday evening, according to a report from the department.
A structure fire at the Woodsvilla Apartments in Elma Thursday afternoon left one of its buildings in the complex uninhabitable, said Elma Fire Chief Dana Smith.
Three members of a Kent family, including and infant, were rescued by an Ocean Shores police officer after their car became stuck in the surf Thursday evening. Shortly after he got them out of the car, which was stuck in soft sand, another wave hit, lifting the car and rolling it onto its top.
The Washington Department of Ecology has issued a permit for the use of the pesticide imidacloprid in Willapa and Grays Harbor to combat a growing population of burrowing shrimp.
Olympia Mayor Stephen Buxbaum will be at Grays Harbor College Saturday to speak on the topic of civic engagement in a time of rapid change, particularly in the context of climate change.
The Grays Harbor County Commissioners are bringing in outside help to create a strategic plan that is aimed to help the county achieve success in several different areas, including organizationally, legislatively and financially, which is both related and unrelated to the county’s dismal financial situation.
Low-wage workers held rallies across the state on Wednesday asking for increased pay, while a planned rally in Aberdeen had a disappointing turnout, with less than a handful of demonstrators showing up.
G.N. “Pete” Vander Linden doesn’t take his age too seriously.
An agreement between the city of Aberdeen and Michael Lang has given the riverfront property owner until June 1 to clean up the area, which includes subjecting the numerous campers on the land to trespassing violations, City Attorney Eric Nelson said Wednesday.
The Port of Grays Harbor will liquidate surplus items in an online auction scheduled to open next week, Lisa Benn, the port’s accounting manager, said at Tuesday’s commission meeting.
The Chehalis River Bridge will be open all day Wednesday after efforts to clean the bridge went quicker than expected Tuesday, said Washington State Department of Transportation Olympic Region Maintenance and Operations Superintendent Randy Moody.
Frederick Russell, who was convicted of killing three Washington State University students, including one from Westport, and seriously injuring three others, including one from Central Park, in 2001 in a drunken driving crash, was released from prison Tuesday.