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Rain plume: Something wicked this way comes

LONG BEACH — An atmospheric river with origins in the northern Philippine Islands will keep the U.S. West Coast mighty wet this week.

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Easter kids: Sunday featured sun for annual egg scrambles
Easter kids: Sunday featured sun for annual egg scrambles

WDFW cancels first 2 days of upcoming razor clam dig; April 26 opening depends on toxin tests

OLYMPIA — State shellfish managers have canceled the first two days (April 24 and 25) of a tentatively planned eight-day razor clam dig due to rising marine toxin levels.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will announce...

Lost men rescued after ‘days and days’ trapped in Pacific County woods

SALMON CREEK — Two men nearing the limits of physical endurance were rescued Monday morning after their vehicle became trapped by falling trees in a rugged area of southeast Pacific County.

A citizen on Salmon Creek Road east of Naselle...

From the fishermen to your front door: 
New business venture streamlines catch directly to consumer
From the fishermen to your front door: New business venture streamlines catch directly to consumer
New business streamlines seafood directly to consumer
Body found on Brookfield beach identified
Body found on Brookfield beach identified
State experts have identified a man whose body washed up on the shore of the Columbia River near Brookfield. However, future unidentified remains and missing persons cases may prove more difficult to solve — the federal govermnent has made big...
Clams at last!
Clams at last!

Javelin delivery sets off police response in Ilwaco
The delivery of some track and field equipment caused a brief lockdown at two Ocean Beach School District campuses on Monday afternoon, when a citizen confused a UPS delivery driver for a potential school-shooter.
Powerful cyclone set to clobber coast today
Powerful cyclone set to clobber coast today

LONG BEACH — “It is probably the most powerful April storm to approach the Northwest coast during the past half century,” is how University of Washington meteorology Prof. Cliff Mass describes the strong cyclone churning up the...

Rough ride ahead after Long Beach go-kart raid
Rough ride ahead after Long Beach go-kart raid
Key downtown tourist business in limbo as owner sits in jail in lieu of 1/4M bail
Search warrant served on Long Beach business
Search warrant served on Long Beach business

Coast Guard searching for a person in ocean near Cape Flattery

WARRENTON — The U.S. Coast Guard at 9:45 a.m. Monday suspended a search in the waters off Cape Flattery for Joshua Monette, 19.

Watchstanders at Sector Puget Sound received a report Sunday of the man swept from the rocks from the Neah Bay...

Bigger risk of sneaker waves this weekend

LONG BEACH — A west swell building in the deeper waters offshore of the Washington and Oregon coast this weekend will bring an enhanced threat for sneaker waves to the local beaches, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. A...

Fire claims motorhome in Ocean Park
Fire claims motorhome in Ocean Park
Man saved by rapid response
Clarification

Oysterville Sea farms owner Dan Driscoll asked for a clarification concerning a March 22 article, “Locals fear deportation after arrests”.

A subject in the story stated that visits from immigration authorities have been...

Raymond High School senior killed in March 26 wreck on US101

RAYMOND — Jennyfer Hernandez-Sarich, a respected, and fun-loving Raymond High School senior, was killed in a March 26 collision with another Pacific County driver.

The collision occurred near milepost 68 on Highway 101, about one mile...