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Plenty of pleasant weather in coming days

The main weather headline in the coming days will be much warmer and summer-like conditions, as a large ridge of high pressure becomes the dominant atmospheric circulation feature over the Northwest. Given the expected ridge placement near the coast,...

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Whale calf died after getting tangled in crab lines
Whale calf died after getting tangled in crab lines

CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT — An entangled gray whale calf died after being caught in crab pot lines, Olympia-based science group Cascadia Research Collective reported following a May 4 examination.

The whale, a 20’ 7” male born...

Air Force A10s fly over Loyalty Day parade
Air Force A10s fly over Loyalty Day parade

LONG BEACH — U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolts flew over the Loyalty Day Parade in Long Beach this Sunday, courtesy of Brig. Gen. Randolph J. Staudenraus, an Ilwaco High School graduate.

Kids and sun for Loyalty Day
Kids and sun for Loyalty Day
It was a glorious Saturday for the Children’s Parade in Ilwaco
WSU forecaster: Better weather next few days before another low arrives

In the aftermath of the recent volatile conditions, the weather should begin to stabilize this weekend and especially early next week.

Although the pattern will remain changeable, the active regime and rapid temperature swings of the past few...

Hurting, killing animals focus of alleged poaching ring
Hurting, killing animals focus of alleged poaching ring
Local game wardens recently helped to bust a major poaching ring that is suspected of cruelly killing wild animals in SW Washington.
Herrera votes against Trumpcare

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-WA 3rd, joined with U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-WA 8th, as two of the 20 GOP members of Congress to oppose the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American...

Razor clam digging ends for the 2016-17 season

OLYMPIA — Three of Washington’s ocean beaches, including the Long Beach Peninsula, will remain closed to razor clam digging for the rest of the season while a potential dig at Mocrocks depends on additional toxin tests.

Test...

Bette’s last sale: Snyder estate attracts throng of shoppers
Bette’s last sale: Snyder estate attracts throng of shoppers

LONG BEACH — People crowded into the prominent couple’s oceanfront home, picking through closets and cupboards still brimming with the belongings of the late statesman and his wife.

Bargain hunters rubbed elbows with serious art...

2017 Annual Science Conference set for May 20

For those that are interested in local science: here is the agenda for your annual science conference. Hope you plan on coming.

Pacific County Marine Resource Council

2017 Annual Science Conference

Agenda

May 20, 2017,...

Correction

Ed Heckard recently participated in his first Boston Marathon, not his third. He had previously run marathons in Tacoma and Olympia.

Dead whale reported entangled in lines

SEAVIEW — Whale experts are hoping for a chance to examine an approximately 22-foot dead male gray whale that has been observed drifting entangled in apparent crab pot lines in the Columbia River plume off the southern coast of the Long Beach...

Coast Guard basing two new $73 million cutters in Columbia estuary
Coast Guard basing two new $73 million cutters in Columbia estuary
The 154-foot Sentinel-class cutters replace the 1980s-era 110-foot Island-class patrol boats
Military achievement: Clark graduates from Air Force basic
Military achievement: Clark graduates from Air Force basic
Military Grad - Preston Clark
Razor clam dig good to go
Razor clam dig good to go

OLYMPIA — State shellfish managers on Tuesday gave a green light for six days of razor clam digging on the Long Beach Peninsula after tests found the clams are safe to eat. The Peninsula’s daily limit is being increased to 25...

Wild night earns two years in prison for Grayland woman
A Grayland woman's recent wild night out resulted in a two-year prison sentence.

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