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June 17, 2014 at 5:27 PM

After his car is egged, Pacific County deputy ends up with egg on his face

The Associated Press RAYMOND, Pacific County — A sheriff’s deputy has been charged with reckless driving, extortion and other offenses in connection with a high-speed chase in April after his vehicle was egged in front of his home in Raymond. According to Lewis County Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer, who is handling the case, Deputy Vance Johnson chased the other vehicle…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Extortion, Pacific County, reckless driving

March 20, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Marijuana growing operation planned at Raymond

RAYMOND, Pacific County (AP) — The Port of Willapa Harbor is ready to lease buildings at an old log yard in Raymond for a large-scale marijuana growing operation. The port manager and mayor told The Olympian they hope the operation would bring 30 to 40 jobs to the community. The lease depends on Marcus Charles…

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Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: jobs, marijuana business, Pacific County

February 20, 2013 at 6:39 PM

Girls, 2 and 4, found near highway hours after crash killed mother

Hours after their mother died in an early-morning car crash in Southwest Washington Wednesday, a passerby discovered a 4-year-old keeping her critically injured 2-year-old sister warm with a blanket. After both girls were taken to an Astoria, Ore., hospital for treatment, the 2-year-old was airlifted to Portland, said State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger. The…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: fatal car crash, Highway 401, Naselle

June 15, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Boat washed ashore may be from Japanese tsunami

An approximately 20-foot boat that washed ashore Friday at Cape Disappointment State Park in Pacific County is being studied to see if it was swept from one of last year’s Japanese tsunamis. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  is working with the Japanese consulate in Seattle to find out if the boat came…

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Comments | Topics: Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, Japanese consulate