Seattle Times staff and The Associated Press BRINNON, Jefferson County — A flooding river has washed over at least a half-dozen homes at Brinnon on the Olympic Peninsula. Tanda McMillin, with Jefferson County Emergency Management, said the houses suffered minor flooding. “It looks devastating, but it’s only a few inches,” she said. On Friday morning, swift-water rescue teams were…More
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The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are working to prevent a potential diesel fuel spill from a 65-foot pleasure boat that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor near Brinnon in Jefferson County early Sunday morning At 2:30 a.m, Coast Guard sent an alert that the pleasure craft Avalon was aground in Pleasant Harbor. The…More
Highway 101 between Hoodsport and Brinnon is open again after crews cleared fallen trees and plowed icy parts of the road today, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The 25-mile segment was closed yesterday after heavy snow snapped several trees onto the roadway. A 15-mile segment of 101 between state Route 3 near Shelton…More