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Comment Period Closes Sunday for the Elliot State Research Forest OSU Draft Proposal

A Public comment period is open until Sunday on a proposal for Oregon State University to manage the Elliott State Forest as a research forest. In an October online session with the Department of State Lands, Tom DeLuca, dean of OSU’s College of Forestry, said the science based proposal will address a broad spectrum of…

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COVID-19 Confirmed in 16th Wahkiakum County Resident

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) has received a positive test result notification for a 16th COVID-19 case in a Wahkiakum County resident. The individual is in self-quarantine and is symptomatic. The individual is a staff member of the Wahkiakum School District. Because of the stringent measures in place within the school district and…

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Clatsop County Invites Social Service Grant Proposals

On behalf of the Clatsop County Board of Commissioners, the Clatsop County Human Services Advisory Council will distribute grants to local social and human services agencies that assist people in need. The purpose of this funding is to provide an investment in community programs that target those population groups that are most in need socially…

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COVID-19 Confirmed in 14th and 15th Wahkiakum County Residents

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) has received  positive test result notifications for 14th and 15th cases in  Wahkiakum County residents. There is a connection with the Naselle Grays River School District. The individuals are in self-quarantine and are symptomatic. The Health Department is working to identify anyone who may have an exposure risk…

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Coast Guard, partners urge paddle craft labeling, owner responsibility on PNW waters

The Coast Guard and its Washington and Oregon boating safety agency partners urge the labeling of paddle craft and owner responsibility on the waters of the Pacific Northwest. Reports of unmanned and adrift paddle craft divert federal, state and local response boat and air crews on hundreds of dangerous and costly searches that turn out…

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DELAYS ON WA SR 4 NEAR COWLITZ/WAHKIAKUM COUNTY LINE AS CREWS REMOVE DEBRIS AND REPAIR ROCKFALL FENCE

Drivers on Washington State Route 4 near the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum county line may experience delays as crews begin work to improve safety through the area. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Washington State Department of Transportation’s contractor LRL Construction will begin work to prevent rocks from falling off the slope adjacent to the highway and onto the…

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Advisory: Special Weather Statement – Strong Winds, Hazardous Coastal Conditions and Cascade Snow Possible Friday

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Portland OR 549 AM PST Tue Nov 10 2020 …STRONG WINDS…HAZARDOUS COASTAL CONDITIONS…AND CASCADE SNOW ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY… A deepening low pressure system has the potential to produce hazardous weather across southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late in the week. Details in the strength and timing of this system…