Pacific County, WA

Pacific County,

Excessive Heat Warning/Watches for Southwest Washington

The National Weather Service says that an Excessive Heat Warning will be in place through the weekend for parts of the region. While the NWS Portland Office has declared a Warning for Pacific County and south, in Grays Harbor the NWS Seattle office announced an Excessive Heat Watch will be in place from Friday afternoon through Monday evening.
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Long Beach,

Alleged window-breaker still raising a ruckus

SOUTH BEND — It appears Shaun A. Schlenker pushed Judge Don Richter’s last button during Pacific County Superior Court on June 18 when he attempted to fire his court-appointed attorney David Arcuri, which will likely result in him now having to represent himself. He faces first-degree malicious mischief, resisting arrest,...
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Savage slaying: Twin shoots twin

NEMAH — A brother is accused of murdering his identical twin early June 17 in the rural community of Nemah. The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office was notified at 1:17 a.m. that a male caller had called 911 and stated he had just shot and killed his brother at a residence on North Nemah Road and that he was leaving the home.
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Long Beach,

Father's Day fire draws heavy, quick response

LONG BEACH — A 911 call of a reported fire at the Long Beach Laundromat building drew a response from several agencies and emergency response vehicles on Father’s Day evening. The fire, which was first reported at about 6:15 p.m. on June 20, originated underneath an exterior stairwell of the...
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Pacific County Superior Court Report

SOUTH BEND — One of the most prominent cases of 2020 is hanging by a thin string, and the defense is already eyeing a possible motion for dismissal. Last week’s other major case in Pacific County Superior Court involved an Ocean Park man who has allegedly terrified his neighbors in recent weeks.
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Pacific County burn ban starts 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 25

SOUTH BEND — Pacific County will be implementing a “Burn Ban” effective at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 25, until further notice. At this time the use of fireworks during the allowed discharge period is not affected by this ban. Pacific County joins Washington State Department of Natural Resources along...
Ocean Park,

House fire threatens surrounding trees

OCEAN PARK — A residence fully involved in fire was reported at about 8:30 a.m. June 22, with flames said to be spreading into surrounding vegetation. The fire location on 293rd block of R Street is a small residential lot about 800 feet north of Joe Johns Road about midway between the ocean and bay, bordered by trees.

Culprit ID'd in 2018-19 shellfish die-offs

WILLAPA — In the summers of 2018 and 2019 the shellfish industry in Washington state was rocked by mass mortalities of its crops. “It was oysters, clams, cockles — all bivalve species in some bays were impacted,” said Teri King, aquaculture and marine water quality specialist at Washington Sea Grant based at the University of Washington. “They were dying, and nobody knew why.”
Pacific County,

Editorial: An extraordinary time merits extraordinary congratulations

Last year, we wrote that the Class of 2020 “does not have an asterisk alongside it.”. Necessary coronavirus pandemic shutdowns interrupted school life and pretty much nixed all of the normal social, sports and other spring activities — including graduations. Principals, counselors and teachers worked with parents to craft drive-by...
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Funds available to help tenants, landlords hurt by covid-19

PACIFIC COUNTY— Pacific County Human Services has received $1.1 million from the Department of Commerce to provide rental and utility assistance to people impacted by covid-19. The aim of this funding is to prevent eviction and maintain housing stability for individuals and families who have rent and utility payment arrears...
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ESTATE OF Gary Nelson, Deceased. Case No. 21-4-00053-25 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
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Noxious Weed Control Board (NWCB) public hearing 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday June 29th

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Pacific County Noxious Weed Control Board (NWCB) will hold a public hearing at 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday June 29th (via Zoom Video Conferencing) to gather information regarding land classifications and rates for noxious weed assessment. Immediately following the hearing, the NWCB shall hold a special meeting to discuss the information gathered at the hearing, and will vote to approve the noxious weed assessment proposal to be submitted for consideration to the Pacific County Board of.
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FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT - INVITATION TO APPLY. The Pacific County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is accepting grant applications from Pacific County community organizations to assist with tourism promotion in fiscal year 2022. Applications can be obtained at; at the Commissioners’ Office/Courthouse Annex, 1216 West Robert Bush Drive, South Bend; via email; or by phone - Naselle 360/484-7334; North Cove/Tokeland 360/267-8334; Long Beach 360/642-9334; Willapa Harbor 360/875-9334. Grant.
Long Beach,

Group hopes to update beach safety warnings to save lives

PENINSULA — The recent loss of a youth to the fierce Pacific Ocean off of Long Beach has led to calls for more warnings, including memorials for the lives lost and to warn of the deadly dangers of the water. Local resident Amy Lawrence is leading the charge for change along with a group of residents who want to help save lives.
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Jail Bookings

SOUTH BEND — The following individuals were booked into Pacific County Jail for the charges listed:. Ricky L. Hurley — Transport order. Miguel A. Meza — Residential burglary. Yean Pho — Driving under the influence of intoxicants. Duane M. Sullivan — Burglary first-degree, violation of anti-harassment order.
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Suspect in custody following Pacific County homicide between brothers

The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office has shared information regarding a homicide investigation involving a man shooting and killing his brother. In the release, the Pacific County Communications Center received a 911 call just after 1am on Thursday, June 17 from a man who told dispatchers that he had just shot and killed his brother.
Long Beach,

City of Long Beach Ordinance 994

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LONG BEACH, PACIFIC COUNTY, WASHINGTON, PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF. AND REPEALING ANY ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT. WHEREAS, RCW 35.79 allows for the vacation of city streets; and,. WHEREAS, the City of Long Beach has been requested to vacate a section of...
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Bid #2021-510 Microwave Radio/Dish-Antenna Installation

Sealed bids will be opened by the Clerk of the Board of Pacific County Commissioners’ and the Director of Public Works/County Engineer, or designee, in the Commissioners’ Office at the Pacific County Annex Building at 1216 West Robert Bush Drive, Suite F, South Bend, Washington, at the hour of 9:00 AM or as soon as possible thereafter, on Friday, July 9, 2021:
Pacific County,

Quiet Title Summons by Publication Viastellica-Wiss

SHARON VIASTELLICA and PAMELA WISS, Defendants, and the following Additional Defendants: the Unknown Heirs of ELSIE V. ELLSWORTH, MAUD OSBORN, IVY THOMPSON, GERTRUDE BOUFFORD and VIOLA ELLSWORTH and any person claiming an interest in the Pacific County parcels named herein as to Parcels A and B herein, and. SHARON VIASTELLICA...

Public Hospital District 3 of Pacific County, Board of Commissioners

Legal No. 152-21 Updated info: Public Hospital District 3 of Pacific County, Board of Commissioners regular board meeting will be held on June 24, from 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m., and then from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the board will be discussing the Districts Strategic Plan in Regular Special Board session. Due to State of Washington gathering restrictions, the in-person attendance capacity will be at a maximum of 10 persons allowed in the Conference Room B. All other attendees may join the meeting by calling the conference line at 1.971.337.2050, when prompted enter 483#, 483#. To join the meeting in person or for further information, please contact the Administration office at 360-642-6301.