Update at 9:45 a.m.: The National Weather Service says the tornado warning for west-central Pacific County and northwest Wahkiakum County has expired as the storm has weakened. Update at 9:33 a.m.: The tornado warning has been extended until 9:45 a.m. and now includes northwestern Wahkiakum County. Original post: The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for…More
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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…More
DOTY, Lewis County (AP) — The Pacific County sheriff’s office says a couple who were hunting drove their truck off a logging road and it fell about 2,000 feet down a cliff into a ravine. Deputy Pat Matlock says the woman driving died at the scene Tuesday and a man in the passenger’s seat suffered critical…More
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…More
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…More
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…More