PENINSULA — Audits of Ocean Beach School District covering 2016 to 2018 reveal the district didn’t follow state and federal regulations in some regards.
LONG BEACH — They came with baskets, bags and buckets. Some had bunny ears, while others still sported ties from Sunday church services.
PENINSULA — Clear skies and calm tides culminated ideal clamming conditions for the annual Long Beach Razor Clam Festival over the weekend, where thousands of diggers tried — and most succeede…
- Felon voting rights legislation signed by Gov. Inslee
- Beachwatchers wanted for coastal observation and seabird survey team
- Democrats in Olympia pass new payroll tax, restrictions on household appliances and a bill favoring unions
- Daylight saving time year round passes Senate
- Bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco to 21 heads to governor to sign into law
- Salmon fishing seasons: Good opportunities for coho, some restrictions to protect low Chinook returns
- Audits showcase OBSD mishaps
- Cold War marvel decays on Columbia riverbank
- Razor clam dig OK'd for April 20-21 Razor Clam Festival
- Living well — as dog or human — lessens death's sting
On April 15 at 11:49 p.m. in Ilwaco, Austin M. Koplin, 24, from Longview, was stopped for a traffic infraction and cited for driving with a suspended license third-degree.
ILWACO — A proposed street vacation drew public criticism at Ilwaco City Council’s April 22 meeting.
'We investigate something and we tend to destroy it if we go too far'
OCEAN PARK — Thursday, May 2, is the National Day of Prayer. On that day, Ocean Park Community Church, located at 268th and Vernon Avenue in Ocean Park, will host its 15th annual NDOP Prayer B…
The El Nino that was too late and too weak to have much influence last winter may stick around and grow stronger by next winter, according to the Climate Prediction Center.
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GRAYS RIVER — At its April 16 regular meeting in Grays River, Naselle-Grays River Valley School District’s Board of Directors learned enrollment at the Naselle Youth Camp School is expected to…
NORTH COVE — Dynamic revetment — the placement of cobble rock along coastal shorelines to protect them from erosion — is the official “preferred choice” to stave off the shoreline erosion that…
Democrats in the state legislature this week gave final passage to several measures that figure prominently in Governor Inslee’s legislative agenda and presidential campaign. The clock for con…
OLYMPIA — There will be no statute of limitations for most sex crimes against minors and longer statutes of limitations for rape under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
On May 4 and May 5, the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will deliver two free training sessions in Hoquiam and Long Beach. Each training will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OLYMPIA — In a late night party-line vote, the Washington Senate approved the removal of the personal exemption for the measles, mumps, and rubella, the MMR vaccine on Wednesday.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State House of Representatives voted on April 17 to pass two measures to ensure governmental continuity in the event of a natural disaster.
OLYMPIA — Legislation to make daylight saving time the year-round standard passed the Senate Tuesday evening in a bipartisan 46-2 vote.
OLYMPIA — Legislation focused on streamlining the process and notification requirements to felons of their voting rights and the restoration of those rights was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on We…
PENINSULA — Voters will soon decide whether to fund school safety.
PACIFIC COUNTY — A north county emergency medical district purchased two ambulances without verifying that the purchases complied with state law.
Sheriff Brad Thurman and Cowlitz County, in partnership with U.S. Bank, have opened a donation account for the Deputy Justin Derosier Memorial Fund. To best serve the DeRosiers, permission was…
BELLINGHAM — Sarah Ann Metcalf of Raymond was named to Western Washington University’s winter 2019 honor roll. To qualify for the honor roll, students must complete at least 14 graded credit h…
Dr. Sancy Leachman is waging a war on melanoma.
OLYMPIA — A bill to reduce the processing time for sexual assault kits passed the Washington legislature in two unanimous votes.
LONG BEACH — After the shaking stops, Peninsula residents will have roughly 15 to 20 minutes to reach higher ground in the event near-shore Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.
LONG BEACH — The city’s Fourth of July fireworks show will happen after all.
Stella Burke, Emily Wirkkala, Adelynn Ruch
SEAVIEW — A children’s advocacy center will soon be open for South Pacific County residents.
SOUTH BEND — The high-profile prosecution of two Coast Guard personnel for crimes on Sept. 1, 2017 is almost over following guilty pleas last week by Salvador Zamora, 25, of Tacoma to rape in …
SOUTH BEND — Pacific County Sheriff’s Office Chief Civil Deputy Matthew Padgett is the focus of another criminal investigation into his conduct.
Pictured left to right: Elizabeth Ellars, Kyler Blossom, FBLA adviser Shannon McIntyre, Jake Thorsen and Evan Perez.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public comment on its final report and recommendation to list the pinto abalone as endangered in Washington state.
BELLEVUE — Congratulations to Ilwaco High School Future Business Leaders of America members Evan Perez and Jake Thorsen, who placed 4th in Digital Video Production at the state competition, ea…
Information is the next step on the campaign to keep Loomis Lake clear of invasive plants.
LOOMIS LAKE — Maybe not complete victory — but significant success.
NASELLE — Ninty-three-year-old Naselle resident John Bergquist was born Nov. 9, 1925 to parents John Bergquist Sr. and Sandra (Torppa) Bergquist.
COWLITZ COUNTY — On April 13 at approximately 10:11 p.m., a Cowlitz County Deputy was shot while contacting a disabled vehicle. The shooting occurred near the 100 block of Fallert Road, near K…
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee is out of the state this week on an east coast campaign tour, but Democrats in Washington’s Legislature are working to pass key bills on his agenda.
PENINSULA — Rental applications are being accepted for the Driftwood Point Apartments.
OLYMPIA — The Washington House passed a measure Thursday that seeks to eliminate fossil fuels like natural gas and coal from the state’s electricity supply by 2045.
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RAYMOND — Mickey S. Pine, 38, from Chehalis was booked into Pacific County Jail on a charge of vehicular homicide after an accident that occurred on March 31 at 2:14 a.m. on State Route 6.
Spring brings a burst of cherry blossoms to the Washington State Capitol as lawmakers put the finishing touches on their 2019 legislative session, scheduled to end on April 28.
The state House and Senate passed two separate state operating budget proposals last week. HB 1109, as passed by the House, calls for $52.8 billion in spending with about $2 billion in new tax…
Former Navy ship left in the mudflats
OLYMPIA — Lanni Johnson is a 71-year-old woman who has been sitting in front of the Capitol Building in Olympia for the past 9 days on a hunger strike.
LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau recently honored Linda LeClaire as Volunteer of the Month.