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RAYMOND — A crash on Oldani Road in Raymond left a man dead and a family torn, looking for answers on Sept. 19. The roadway was closed for over four hours while responders put out the fire, an…

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SOUTH BEND — Following the death of well-known defense attorney Harold Karlsvik earlier in the week, Pacific County Superior Court held a moment of silence in his honor Sept. 17. Judge Heidi H…

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PACIFIC COUNTY — The coronavirus claimed the lives of five more Pacific County residents in the past week, while new cases continued to be spread throughout the county during what’s easily bee…

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LONG BEACH PENINSULA — The first recreational razor clam digs of the 2021-22 season commenced over the weekend with thousands of diggers descending on the bountiful sands along the Long Beach …

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ILWACO — A commercial fishing vessel sank in the early morning hours last week at the Port of Ilwaco.

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SOUTH BEND — Local residents can catch a roundtrip ride on a Pacific Transit bus from Ilwaco to Astoria for the low price of four quarters, or a crisp dollar bill. That looks likely to change …

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SOUTH BEND — Departing after little over a year, Pacific County Prosecutor Ben Haslam submitted his formal resignation to Pacific County Commissioners on Sept. 17. He will continue to fill the…

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SOUTH BEND — The untimely death on Sept. 13 of Harold Karlsvik, 58, who battled covid-19 for three weeks, deeply affected all who came to know him during his long career advocating for clients…

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SOUTH BEND — The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges listed:

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LONG BEACH — The Washington coast experienced its first atmospheric river of the season last week, but conditions were less rambunctious in Pacific County than anticipated.

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A LifeFlight helicopter takes off from the surface of U.S. Highway 101 three miles north of the Pacific County line about 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 after emergency crews loaded a seriously injured p…

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South Pacific District Court as well as Ilwaco and Municipal Court hearings are held at 7013 Sandridge Road. If you have questions, call 360-642-9417. The following cases were scheduled for ac…

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ASTORIA — The New Youngs Bay Bridge on U.S. Highway 101 between Astoria and Warrenton will close for two nights on Sept. 15 and 16 for cable greasing and other regular maintenance activities.

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LONG BEACH — The Pacific County Marine Resources Committee annual science conference is this Saturday, Sept. 18. The first presentation will start at 9 a.m. and the day wraps up around 4 p.m.

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PENINSULA — South Pacific County's hectic summer visitor season reached a grand finale last weekend with return of an officially sanctioned Rod Run to the End of the World following last year'…

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PACIFIC COUNTY — With clam digs getting the green light for this weekend, the weather has decided to make a significant shift. University of Washington Meteorology Professor Cliff Mass has iss…

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SOUTH BEND — Pacific County Commissioners earlier this month left county employees without medical and religious exemptions from covid-19 vaccines after the two north county commissioners obje…

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LONG BEACH — With the results from a city-sanctioned survey in hand, Long Beach officials are inching closer to implementing new — but not stiff — fireworks restrictions in the city.

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SOUTH BEND — The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges listed:

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RAYMOND — Ronald B. Barton, 55, of Raymond, was arrested over the weekend and faces charges relating to alleged first-degree and second-degree sex crimes involving a 13-year-old.

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SOUTH BEND — The Pacific County Superior Court docket last week was taken over with State v. Shotwell with the defense raising and seeking redress for health concerns. Beyond this high-profile…

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On Sept. 6 at 11 a.m., in Long Beach, a LBPD officer was dispatched to a speeding vehicle with the occupant said to be impersonating law enforcement with blue lights in the upper windshield of…

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BEAR RIVER — A couple was transported to Ocean Beach Hospital after a late morning collision Sept. 9 on U.S. Highway 101 at milepost 20 at Bear River. The incident occurred at approximately 11…

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South Pacific District Court as well as Ilwaco and Municipal Court hearings held at 7013 Sandridge Road. If you have questions, call 360-642-9417. The following cases were scheduled for action…

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RAYMOND — An alleged assault on Walsh Road along U.S. Highway 101 north of Raymond landed Kenneth E. Plummer, 50, of Raymond, in hot water. Units from the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office, Raym…

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SOUTH BEND — The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges listed:

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On Sept. 1 at 7 a.m., an alleged assault was reported on 6th Street in Long Beach. The arriving officer found no visible marks on the person who said he was punched in the face. They two indiv…

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OCEAN PARK — Less than a year after a proposed store was scrapped in downtown Long Beach, it appears a Dollar General store will be coming to the Long Beach Peninsula after all.

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Kristine Torset, cultural specialist with the Shoalwater Bay Tribe, left, is pictured with Angela Gibbs and a 1963 painting that will feature in an exhibit called “Eugene Landry. An Artist, a …

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SOUTH BEND — Shock and awe are the two best words to describe Pacific County Superior Court on Sept. 3 after a high-profile attorney joined the defense counsel for a man facing a first-degree …

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SOUTH BEND — Thomas Shotwell, 26 of Nemah, facing a first-degree murder charge for allegedly gunning down his twin brother Raymond Shotwell on June 17, has a new high-profile Seattle lawyer as…

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SOUTH BEND — A debate on whether to curtail fireworks in areas under county jurisdiction erupted during the last commissioner meeting of August. That public hearing consumed almost three-quart…

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LONG BEACH — Organizers of Wings Over Willapa, the annual Long Beach Peninsula birdwatching and wildlife educational program, have canceled this year’s activities because of covid health safet…