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Starts with One: Opioid misuse awareness campaign starts

SOUTH BEND — Road 2 Resiliency is collaborating with Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services in its new ad campaign: “Starts with One.”

Starts with One strives to raise awareness on drug misuse. The...

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Flood watch in effect from 9 a.m. Saturday through Sunday morning
Flood watch in effect from 9 a.m. Saturday through Sunday morning

LONG BEACH — The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood watch for a portion of Southwest Washington, including the South Washington Coast and Willapa Hills. All of Pacific County and most of Wahkiakum County are included in the...

Pacific County beaches open for clam digging April 21 and 22

OLYMPIA — Clam diggers have one last chance to dig razor clams this season during the final opening set for April 21 and 22 to coincide with the Long Beach Razor Clam Festival.

State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of...

Appeals court sides with Driscoll in long-running conflict
Appeals court sides with Driscoll in long-running conflict

OYSTERVILLE — Dan Driscoll is within his rights to sell beer, wine and seafood picnic-type items while providing limited seating for customers at his historic oyster-processing market on the shore of Willapa Bay, the Washington State Court of...

Wind warning issued for Tuesday

LONG BEACH — The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high-wind warning for 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday. South winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 65 mph are forecast on the beaches and to 50 mph throughout the rest of Pacific...

Storm warning for Saturday
Storm warning for Saturday
‘Coastal jet development possible, especially Saturday’
High-wind warning for Saturday
High-wind warning for Saturday

LONG BEACH — The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a high-wind warning for 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for Pacific County, replacing the previous high-wind watch.

Gusts to 75 mph are predicted for beaches and coastal...

Expect high winds, rain, but monster storm mostly to hit California
Expect high winds, rain, but monster storm mostly to hit California

Observer staff report

LONG BEACH — A high-wind watch is now in effect for Pacific County and the Oregon coast for late Friday night through Saturday evening.

The National Weather Service in Portland said coastal winds may gust high...

‘Shocking’ tsunami heights predicted
‘Shocking’ tsunami heights predicted
Peninsula shoreline slammed, but safe ground in reach for many
Strong winds possible along the coast and inland Saturday

LONG BEACH — A strong storm system is expected to develop rapidly while moving across the northeast Pacific Friday, making landfall near Vancouver Island Saturday, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. This system may rapidly...

Float find of a lifetime
Float find of a lifetime
Ultimate ‘Easter eggs’ found on Long Beach Peninsula
New Washington state tsunami maps show ‘shocking’ flooding
New Washington state tsunami maps show ‘shocking’ flooding

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Chinook Observer will have a local story next week about this latest tsunami research.

The worst-case scenario for flooding from a tsunami along the Pacific Northwest coast just got even worse.

Washington’s...

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Cub Scouts compete for derby honors

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