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WILLAPA — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a 67-year-old kayaker who was reported overdue from his trip near Willapa Bay on Wednesday morning.
The Ocean Park Community Club’s amazing daffodil plantings are in full bloom along Bay Avenue and elsewhere in the village. Despite their popularity, they’ve faced some challenges, including b…
LONG BEACH — At 1.5 years old, Miss Melody has the playful zest you’d expect from a boxer. And true to her breed, she’s loyal to owner Debra Thompson; a quick thinker; and is full of energy.
NASELLE — When one door closes, another opens, the old adage goes. On Friday, March 1 Bank of the Pacific officially closed their Naselle branch that had been open since 1974. The decision was…
- Landlubbers for now: Halibut poachers sentenced to jail time, fines and a boat-ban
- Three arrested in South Bend drug raid
- 67-year-old kayaker hoisted by Coast Guard aircrew on Long Island
- 'Incredibly rare' find: Snake eel rescued in Long Beach
- All aboard! Family takes homeschooling on the road
- Naselle clinic takes over former bank building
- LB’s July 4 fireworks might happen this year
- Mobilize, don’t euthanize
- Local women join in worldwide dress goal
- Big turnout for first year of IHS soccer
ILWACO — Allie Bair (née Friese) has resigned her position as executive director of the local Boys and Girls Club and worked her last day on March 8.
LONG BEACH — The city’s Fourth of July fireworks show is getting a second chance.
SOUTH BEND — Police on March 13 arrested a 43-year old woman and two young men who were allegedly helping her deal meth out of a rental home in South Bend.
ILWACO — Ilwaco City Council is looking to fill a recent vacancy.
A Naselle, Washington, woman has filed a $4.6 million lawsuit against Columbia Memorial Hospital, alleging the hospital failed to perform an MRI before she suffered a stroke that left her seve…
On March 12 at 4:40 pm., a former employee at a local business allegedly charged items onto a company account without authorization.
The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges shown.
LONG BEACH — The American Association of University’s 13th annual scholarship tea was held on March 16 at the Long Beach Elks. This event is held each year during Women’s History Month.
NASELLE — “Every girl deserves one dress” is the vision of the international Dress a Girl Around the World organization. The organization’s website indicates that since 2009 over a million dre…
Washington State Parks has cut down dozens of trees at North Head in recent days, mostly along the narrow back trail from the lighthouse keepers residences and at the nearby, seldom-visitied f…
LONG BEACH — Good Samaritans on March 14 rescued an unusual semi-tropical Pacific snake eel from Long Beach sands a mile south of Cranberry beach approach. Personnel from Seaside Aquarium resp…
OCEAN PARK — Deputies on March 9 arrested a Peninsula man who is suspected of manufacturing a bomb and using it to intimidate an ex-girlfriend.
LONG BEACH — Robert and David Gudgell, former fishing boat operators for Pacific Salmon Charters, will need to update their resumes.
OCEAN PARK — North Beach Water District’s Board of Commissioners recently approved a $506,294 contract with Big River Excavating of Astoria. The contract’s scope of work is to replace about 2,…
VANCOUVER, Wash. — Fish managers have developed options for Washington’s ocean salmon fisheries that reflect concerns over Chinook stocks and optimism about improved returns of coho projected …
OLYMPIA — Washington state’s 19th Legislative District is fiercely independent.
WARRENTON — Locals are grieving after the loss of Timothy Pior, 15, a Warrenton High School freshman who died March 10 from complications related to the flu.
PACIFIC COUNTY — For the rest of the year, county library branches will focus on youth and family services.
LONG BEACH — Long Beach councilors recently held a workshop on council rules and procedures. Public officials are able to participate in public meetings via phone or video conference call, as …
ILWACO — It’s that time of year again.
CHINOOK — Auditions for “Mary Poppins,” the summer musical production of the Peninsula Association of Performing Artists, will take place 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 and 6 to 8 p.m. March 18 at …
ILWACO — Regular council business took up the agenda of Ilwaco City Council’s March 11 meeting.
ASTORIA — For the third year in a row the Ilwaco High School choir, symphonic and jazz bands performed on the stage of Astoria’s historic Liberty Theater last Wednesday night. The show feature…
Razor clamming is closed from the Columbia River to Tillamook Head after the state detected unsafe levels of domoic acid in the clams.
LONG BEACH — The Ocean Beach School Board welcomed its newest member Thursday night.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Senate passed a bill last week regarding school resource officer training in a bipartisan vote: 48 in favor and one excused.
Training would include:
On March 5 at 12:20 p.m., on 28th Street in Long Beach, Tyler D. Johnson, 28, from Long Beach was arrested and booked into Pacific County Jail for domestic violence fourth-degree assault.
The ocean is still warmer than normal, but things appear to be looking up in West Coast waters — for now.
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PACIFIC COUNTY — Local kids are dealing with a lot of challenges that could make them more likely to use drugs and alcohol, according to the state’s most recent “Risk and Protection” profile f…
Strange weather, shorter fishing seasons to blame
SPOKANE — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission agreed last week to allow the use of gillnets during the fall salmon fishery on the Lower Columbia River while state fishery managers work…
LONG BEACH — The fate of the Bolstad restroom renovation project will have to wait.
CAMAS — Fate can be fickle. Just ask the Ilwaco High School Knowledge Bowl team after taking a somewhat circuitous path Monday to earning a berth to the state meet.
LONG BEACH — “The safety of kids is first and foremost in my mind,” said Ilwaco High School Principal David Tobin. “If we don’t take care of that, we don’t take care of them.”
On March 2 at 12:52 a.m. on Pacific Way, LBPD stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. After making contact with the driver, a field sobriety test was conducted. Isaac Z. Leitz, 40, from Wa…
NEWPORT, Ore. — Blue whales reach their massive size by relying on their exceptional memories to find historically productive feeding sites rather than responding in real time to emerging prey…
LONG BEACH — After about three hours of deliberation, a six-person jury on Feb. 28 convicted charter boat operators Robert and David Gudgell of a total of 18 of 29 alleged fishing violations. …
A siege of 15 great blue herons gathered on a fallen tree near Bay Center over the weekend. Normally seen one at a time while hunting in local waters, “the great blue heron nests mostly in col…
Independent filmmaker Aria is looking for a petite shady lady to appear in the final scenes of her movie, “Grayport.”
NASELLE — Before the Feb. 19 regular monthly meeting, the Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held a special board meeting/workshop to tour the music/vocational wing …
WARRENTON — The Coast Guard rescued a sailor Saturday evening, March 2, after his sailing vessel started taking on water 10 miles west of the Columbia River entrance.
OLYMPIA — Over the last six years, more than 3,000 children between 12 and 14 years old were charged with crimes in Washington’s juvenile courts.
OLYMPIA — The state Senate, in a party-line 28-21 vote, passed a bill Feb. 27 that would require public schools to teach medically and scientifically accurate comprehensive sexual health education.