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Mental health advocates regroup to broaden efforts
Mental health advocates regroup to broaden efforts

Barbara Bate is a woman with a mission.

She is determined to enhance the mental health of the Long Beach Peninsula.

Her newly formed group, Peace of Mind, has emerged from a prior incarnation as the Pacific County chapter of the National...

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Chickens seared but not roasted
Chickens seared but not roasted

LONG BEACH — Small-town coastal Washington news doesn’t get much smaller: A chicken coop burned down on Sandridge Road last week.

But the Jan. 5 incident, in which no chickens lost their lives, was just one of many examples of...

Local providers brace as flu surges along I-5
Pacific County residents should prepare for the flu epidemic that is currently sweeping through the I-5 corridor.
Dispatch Reports
Dispatch Reports 1/11
Strike by West Coast crab fishermen ends after 11 days
Agreement reached late Friday restarted the sputtering season for much-sought-after Dungeness crabs.
New wood technology may offer hope for struggling timber
New wood technology may offer hope for struggling timber
Cross-laminated timber tested at two mills
Commission set to consider Columbia salmon policy

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider updating the state’s anti-gillnet policy on Columbia River salmon management during a meeting scheduled Jan. 13-14 at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Dr. in...

Drowned woman’s body unlikely to be recovered

LONG BEACH — Officially, Sarah Minjee Han, 25, who disappeared while swimming in Long Beach on Sept. 7, 2016, is still classified as a “missing person.” However, investigators say that she although she is presumed dead, it is...

Locals comment on future of dams
Locals comment on future of dams
Locals got their chance to comment on the future of dams
Fourth annual Project Homeless Connect set for Jan. 26
Project Homeless Connect
Naselle film showings kick off year-long Finland 100 celebrations

NASELLE — After being under Swedish rule from 1150-1809, and being a Grand Duchy of Russian from 1809 to 1917, Finland finally gained its independence on Dec. 6, 1917. To celebrate its 100th year anniversary Finland 100 was formed. Activities...

American Legion Crab and Oyster Feed set for Jan. 28

ROSBURG — Members of the American Legion Post in Deep River are, once again, making preparations for their annual Crab and Oyster Feed. This year, the event will take place on Jan. 28 at the Rosburg Hall.

“This is not one of those...

Local student will present ‘The Wiz of the West’
School - Missoula Chidlren's @ Ilwaco
Long Beach Police Blotter
LBPD Blotter 1/11
Jail Bookings
Jail Booking 1/11
Court Reports
Court Reports
Coast Guard assists 6 aboard disabled fishing vessel off Long Beach

WARRENTON — The Coast Guard assisted the commercial fishing vessel Tracer safely back to shore after the crew of the vessel reported taking on water about 4 miles offshore of Long Beach on Sunday afternoon.

The crew of the Tracer was...

Game day: Long Beach Peninsula rallies for Seahawks
Game day: Long Beach Peninsula rallies for Seahawks

LONG BEACH — With the Seattle Seahawks all set for their wild-card game tonight versus the Detroit Lions, fans statewide are full of good wishes and optimism.

Dozens attended a rally in Seaview last Tuesday at North Jetty Brewing, with...

Good Samaritans pull five from sunken vessel
Good Samaratins pulled in five fisherman from a capsized crabber Saturday morning.
Winter storm will bring significant impacts across much of NW Oregon and SW Washington this weekend
Winter storm will bring significant impacts across much of NW Oregon and SW Washington this weekend

LONG BEACH — Cold air will linger into this weekend across much of Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon as a low pressure system approaches from the pacific. This system will push several bands of precipitation southwest to northeast...

Herrera opposed gutting ethics rules but didn’t vote
Herrera opposed gutting ethics rules but didn’t vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Though U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) later said she was “opposed” to the Republicans’ highly controversial Jan. 2 vote to gut an independent ethics office, she didn’t actually...

Creek project aims to restore historic connections
Creek project aims to restore historic connections
Project reconnects Megler Creek with both the Columbia River and Corps of Discovery.
Best of the blotter 2016

PACIFIC COUNTY — Asked to give an example of an “emergency,” most people would suggest something like a stroke, fallen power line, house fire or car accident. However, records from local police departments and the Pacific County...

Suspicious Man and Woman 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Suspicious rack up a hectic year of misadventures

PACIFIC COUNTY — In airports, posters and announcements often tell travelers, “If you see something, say something.” Some people really take that advice to...

Sticky Fingers Through the Seasons: Things We Stole in 2016
Sticky Fingers Through the Seasons: Things We Stole in 2016

PACIFIC COUNTY — Most petty thieves stick to stealing plentiful, easy-to-resell and hard-to-trace items like lawnmowers, cash, tools, pain medications, propane tanks, bikes, and certain models of trucks and cars. But some local crooks branched...

New year starts with two new judges
New year starts with two new judges

PACIFIC COUNTY — Pacific County is starting 2017 with two new judges.

In late December, former South District Court Judge Douglas Goelz was sworn in as the county’s new Superior Court judge, and county commissioners appointed...

Naselle author publishes first book: ‘Because of Biko’
Naselle author publishes first book: ‘Because of Biko’

NASELLE — With the temperatures dropping and the forecast for a wetter and colder than average winter, it’s just the right time to plop yourself in an easy chair with a nice warm blanket and read a good book. First-time author and...

Long Beach Police Blotter
LBPD Blotter
Jail Bookings
Jail Booking 1/04
Dispatch Reports
Dispatch Reports 1/4
Coast Guard rescues two stranded hunters stranded near Altoona
Coast Guard rescues two stranded hunters stranded near Altoona
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two stranded fishermen from the Columbia River Tuesday morning.

Business

Craft3 lender leaving Ilwaco, consolidating in Astoria
Lender Craft3 is consolidating in Astoria.
New wood technology may offer hope for struggling timber
Cross-laminated timber tested at two mills
OBH staffers bring a personal touch to cancer care
Sayce gets busy with EDC director job

Coast Guard

Coast Guard assists 6 aboard disabled fishing vessel off Long Beach

WARRENTON — The Coast Guard assisted the commercial fishing vessel Tracer safely back to shore after the crew of the vessel reported taking...

Good Samaritans pull five from sunken vessel
Good Samaratins pulled in five fisherman from a capsized crabber Saturday morning.
Coast Guard rescues two stranded hunters stranded near Altoona
Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.

Fishing & Aquaculture

Strike by West Coast crab fishermen ends after 11 days
Agreement reached late Friday restarted the sputtering season for much-sought-after Dungeness crabs.
Commission set to consider Columbia salmon policy

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider updating the state’s anti-gillnet policy on Columbia River...

Locals comment on future of dams
Crabbers working to resolve price dispute
Researchers: Sea lions transmit salmon-eating behaviors like a disease

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Coast Guard assists 6 aboard disabled fishing vessel off Long Beach

WARRENTON — The Coast Guard assisted the commercial fishing vessel Tracer safely back to shore after the crew of the vessel reported taking...

Game day: Long Beach Peninsula rallies for Seahawks

LONG BEACH — With the Seattle Seahawks all set for their wild-card game tonight versus the Detroit Lions, fans statewide are full of good...

Good Samaritans pull five from sunken vessel
Winter storm will bring significant impacts across much of NW Oregon and SW Washington this weekend
Herrera opposed gutting ethics rules but didn’t vote

Local News

Mental health advocates regroup to broaden efforts

Barbara Bate is a woman with a mission.

She is determined to enhance the mental health of the Long Beach Peninsula.

Her newly formed...

Adam Bighill signs contract with NFL’s New Orleans Saints

LONG BEACH — Adam Bighill, son of Long Beach resident Andy Bighill, has just signed a three-year futures contract to play football for the...

Mystery dead man now has a face
Craft3 lender leaving Ilwaco, consolidating in Astoria
Chickens seared but not roasted

Naselle-Grays River

Adam Bighill signs contract with NFL’s New Orleans Saints

LONG BEACH — Adam Bighill, son of Long Beach resident Andy Bighill, has just signed a three-year futures contract to play football for the...

Naselle film showings kick off year-long Finland 100 celebrations

NASELLE — After being under Swedish rule from 1150-1809, and being a Grand Duchy of Russian from 1809 to 1917, Finland finally gained its...

American Legion Crab and Oyster Feed set for Jan. 28
Naselle author publishes first book: ‘Because of Biko’
Naselle board OKs multipurpose building construction contract

News of Record

Dispatch Reports
Dispatch Reports 1/11
Long Beach Police Blotter
LBPD Blotter 1/11
Jail Bookings
Court Reports
Long Beach Police Blotter

Northwest

West Coast Ocean Protection Act introduced to permanently prohibit offshore drilling

U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) have introduced the West Coast Ocean Protection Act to permanently prohibit...

New wage law goes into effect Jan. 1
A new state law will require employers to pay a minimum wage of $11 in 2017, up from the current rate of $9.47 per hour.
New technique can help researchers forecast appearance of harmful algal blooms

People News

Pacific County students named to GHC President’s List

ABERDEEN — More than 350 students qualified for the Fall Quarter President’s List at Grays Harbor College. Those students from...

Eagles Auxiliary supports OP Food Bank
Eagles Auxiliary Donation
Visit Masons display at library
Peninsula Women’s Golf Club presents awards
Mary Atherton walks old Camino de Santiago in Spain

Schools

Local student will present ‘The Wiz of the West’
School - Missoula Chidlren's @ Ilwaco
IHS Jazz Band performs for Christmas
Jazz Band Performs/Pics with Santa
Hilltop honors December Students of the Month
Pacific County students named to GHC President’s List
Naselle board OKs multipurpose building construction contract