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Woman killed in crash near Rainier

A woman died at the scene Monday after a two-vehicle collision near Rainier at Plum Nelly Lane Southeast and Vail Cut Off Road Southeast, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were dispatched to the scene about 5 p.m. Monday. A preliminary investigation shows that the woman, wh

OLYMPIAN - 2018-03-20 15:18:00

Apparent SR 12 road rage incident sends one to the hospital Tuesday morning

An apparent case of road rage sent a Gig Harbor man to Grays Harbor Community Hospital on Tuesday morning when he was twice rammed by another vehicle on State Route 12, two miles east of Montesano, according to a State Patrol report. The report said both vehicles were westbound on State Route 12 nea

DAILY WORLD - 2018-03-21 02:00:00

Aberdeen corrections officer found not guilty of federal charges

Charles Andrew Stocker, 50, accused of aiding and abetting drug trafficking while employed at the Aberdeen city jail in 2016, was found innocent by a jury in U.S. District Court in Tacoma on March 14. Court spokesman Bill McCool confirmed the verdict the following day. "We are very pleased and relie

DAILY WORLD - 2018-03-21 02:00:00

Ocean Shores Police searching for missing Utah woman

The Ocean Shores Police Department is asking for information to help in their search for a missing woman. They tell KXRO that Tracy Ann Lewis, a 31-year old woman from Eden, Utah, was last seen at the Morning Glory Hotel in Ocean Shores on March 9. She checked out of the motel in the morning and was

KXRO.COM - 2018-03-19 12:29:53

Ralph's Thriftway temporarily locked down Sunday night after report of man in the area with gun | The Olympian

Ralph's Thriftway was temporarily locked down Sunday night after a report of a man in the area with a gun, according to Olympia police. The man, 37, who appeared to be suffering from mental health issues, was ultimately subdued by officers, treated by fire personnel and later taken to Providence St.

OLYMPIAN - 2018-03-19 19:23:00

Washington community hospital lays off quarter of upper management

Aberdeen, Wash.-based Grays Harbor Community Hospital laid off nearly a quarter of its leadership roles, which is expected to net the company $1.25 million as it restructures. The 140-bed hospital said that the 24% of its leadership staff includes executive-level positions that will not be immediat

MODERN HEALTHCARE - 2018-03-19 19:21:33

In 1943, coming soon to the Harbor - plywood garbage cans

Aberdeen has been assured of a new $3,000,000 per year industry with a potential market of $6,000,000 a year - if it can obtain the necessary plywood. A company has been formed by a group of Aberdeen men, the necessary capital has been raised, a plant site selected and production could be started on

DAILY WORLD - 2018-03-20 08:30:00

Tuesday's 2A Baseball: Rochester Pounds Hoquiam 12-1

ROCHESTER - The Warriors improved to 3-0 on the season with a 12-1 win over Hoquiam here Tuesday in nonleague baseball action. Ethan Worden led the way at the plate, knocking three hits with three RBIs. Joel McCarthy had two hits, with a leadoff triple, and Jared Winters tripled in the fourth frame.

CHRONICLE - 2018-03-21 05:04:00

CERT training available soon in Pacific County

Residents have an opportunity to participate in free Community Emergency Response Team training in Pacific County. The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is offering the CERT training course starting in April in both north and south parts of county."The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazar

KXRO.COM - 2018-03-20 14:59:54

Tumwater police have identified 24-year-old bank robbery suspect. Do you know him? | The Olympian

A 24-year-old man wanted in connection to two local bank robberies has been identified as Gavin T. River, according to Tumwater police. River is accused of robbing a Key Bank in Tumwater on March 9 and a Timberland Bank in Lacey on March 12. Anyone with information is asked to call Tumwater police

OLYMPIAN - 2018-03-20 18:19:00

Coroner Identifies Man Found Dead Behind Centralia Business

A man found dead in Centralia last week has been identified as Michael S. Christin, 49, of Chehalis, by the Lewis County Coroner's Office. The man was previously identified incorrectly as a 59-year-old. Preliminary autopsy results indicated the man died of natural causes, according to the coroner's

CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 18:36:00

Public input needed on Hazard Mitigation Plan

Citizens in the central part of Grays Harbor have an opportunity to learn about risks associated with natural hazards that may impact the area, and to provide input. Anyone in Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Cosmopolis, and the surrounding communities are invited to an outreach session with officials as they upd

KXRO.COM - 2018-03-19 14:03:34

Stinky no more: Ostrom's Mushroom farm near Lacey is moving to Yakima County | The Olympian

Stinky no more: Ostrom's Mushroom farm near Lacey is moving to Yakima County Ostrom's, which grows mushrooms near Lacey on Steilacoom Road, is moving to Yakima County, according to Capital Press, which also reported that the business has secured $1 million from the state to help with its move. The c


Arsonist hits Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Halls near Olympia

Two Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Halls in Olympia and Tumwater were hit by arsonists Monday morning. Surveillance video from one of the Jehovah's Witnesses hall fires shows the arsonist lighting it with what appears to be gasoline, according to investigators. The Olympia location, which is about three

KING-5 - 2018-03-19 18:54:00

Man who fell in Chehalis River was stuck on the rocks for hours

A man fell in the Chehalis River and sat on the rocks for hours until officers found him. The Aberdeen Police Department tells KXRO that Wednesday afternoon at about 1:00pm, two officers were responding to the area of Morrison Riverfront Park for a call. They say that while they were driving over th


Aberdeen jail officer acquitted of assisting drug dealers

SEATTLE (AP) - A corrections officer at an Aberdeen jail who was accused of providing information to drug traffickers has been acquitted. The SeattlePI reports 50-year-old Charles Stocker was acquitted Wednesday on a charge of aiding and abetting drug trafficking following a seven-day jury trial at


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Student threat taken seriously at South Bend High School

As students across the country held walkouts in favor of safety on school campuses, the South Bend High School responded to a possible threat on their campus the same day. According to South Bend Superintendent Dr. Jon Tienhaara, a student reported to one of our counselors that she had heard a threa


Aberdeen Corrections Officer acquitted of charges

The Seattle PI reports that 50 year old Charles "Andy" Stocker, accused of providing information to southwest Washington drug traffickers, has been acquitted. Stocker was acquitted on Wednesday following a seven-day jury trial at U.S. District Court in Tacoma. Stocker was accused in February of 2017


Driver of flaming car arrested for reckless driving

Police responded to a car fire this morning and arrested the driver of the flaming car for reckless driving. The Aberdeen Police Department tells KXRO that at about 4:30am Wednesday morning, officers responded to the Westport Highway across from Emery Auto Sales for a reported car fire. When the fir