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Heavy snow Feb. 24 at the beach

Observer staff report

LONG BEACH PENINSULA — Forecasts were correct, with heavy snow falling at times Friday morning at sea level on the south Washington coast.

Snow started just after 6:30 a.m., with about 3 inches on the ground on...

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Clam toxin levels continue taunting Peninsula

LONG BEACH and OCEAN PARK — As the calendar continues counting down toward the end of razor clam season and the start of snowy plover nesting season in early May, the Long Beach Peninsula once again has marine-toxin test results just a little...

Time to review, comment on LB shorelines plan

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Ecology will be seeking comments on the City of Long Beach’s Shoreline Master Program from Feb. 28 until March 30 at 5 p.m.

The proposed Shoreline Master Program would replace the...

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Herbicide permit for Willapa Bay updated with new scientific data

Public can review and comment now through March 7

OLYMPIA — Based on new scientific research and data, the Washington Department of Ecology is updating an...

Raymond man jailed for vehicular assault after passenger injured in wreck
A young Raymond man is in jail, following a Friday night crash that landed his 18-year-old South Bend woman in intensive care.
Major flooding Thursday on Grays River

GRAYS RIVER — The National Weather Service has upgraded its flooding forecast from minor to major severity for Grays River near Rosburg in Western Wahkiakum County.

The combination of heavy rain, snowmelt, and the anomalously-high tide is...

Snow sticking on area highways
Snow sticking on area highways

Coast Guard rescues fishermen at mouth of Columbia River

WARRENTON — The Coast Guard rescued three commercial fishermen after their vessel began taking on water at the mouth of the Columbia River early Sunday morning.

Coast Guard boat crews aboard 47-foot motor life boats, from Station Cape...

Significant snow expected Sunday and Monday

LONG BEACH — A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. this morning to 1 a.m. Monday for the south Washington coast.

Rain will increase this morning, possibly changing to snow as early as this afternoon. Mixed rain and...

Atmospheric water cannon pointing our way
Atmospheric water cannon pointing our way

Unidentified skeleton found by logger in north county
A logger working north of Raymond may have discovered the body of a missing Raymond man.
Razor clam dig starts Feb. 7 on 3 ocean beaches
Except for Long Beach, all WA outer coast beaches open for clamming starting next Tuesday
Wauna Credit Union dedicates new Long Beach office
Wauna Credit Union dedicates new Long Beach office

Truck crash caused delays on Astoria-Megler Bridge
Truck crash caused delays on Astoria-Megler Bridge
No other vehicles were involved in the accident and there were no injuries