GRAYLAND (AP) — A 30-foot humpback whale washed ashore Sunday at Grayland on the Washington coast north of Westport. Kathryn Myrsell with the Westport Aquarium tells KBKW it appears to have been dead for at least a week and had lacerations on its tail. Biologists from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Cascadia…More
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PORT ANGELES (AP) — Help clean a beach, get a free beer. That’s the deal for volunteers Saturday at the Pourhouse craft beer taproom in Port Townsend. Volunteers have to register with the Marine Science Center in the parking lot. They’ll be assigned to a beach and asked to record what kind of trash is collected. The…More
UPDATE 1 p.m.: | The Renton woman whose body was found on a Grayland area beach Sunday has been identified as Annie Banh, 36. The Pacific County coroner’s office said her death has been ruled an accidental drowning. Her daughter, who was found in a car surrounded by the advancing tide, was unhurt, and has been taken…More
The Associated Press A 5-year-old girl was stung by a jellyfish while playing in the water at a Puget Sound beach in Edmonds near the ferry terminal. Firefighters treated the resulting rash Thursday with warm water and vinegar, and the girl did not have to be taken to a hospital, according to Snohomish County Fire District 1spokeswoman…More
Weather: It’s clear now, but the Weather Service says to expect rain by 11 a.m. Nice sunrise this morning, though, and by some accounts we could reach 71 degrees. (Ignore the chart to the right.) Rain likely tomorrow and Saturday, and expect rain or showers on Sunday. Oh, great. Preliminary numbers show that…More