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Food processor settles wastewater penalty

April 13, 2015 - 12:00
A Sunnyside food processing company has resolved wastewater discharge violations and will participate in an environmental enhancement project to settle a penalty with the Washington Department of Ecology. Read more....

Asphalt plant fined for Columbia Gorge air emissions

April 10, 2015 - 15:20
Kerr Contractors of Woodburn, Ore., has been fined $25,000 for air quality violations at a portable asphalt plant operated near Dallesport, Wash., over a two-year period. Read more....

Revenue offers tax workshop April 23 in Kennewick

April 9, 2015 - 17:15
OLYMPIA – April 9, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Kennewick on April 23.

Math and Science Partnership Grants Announced

April 9, 2015 - 14:45
How can young girls become more engaged in math and science? How are those subjects used in industry? And what does an engineering student go through?

AG Ferguson calls for debt relief for victims of predatory for-profit schools

April 9, 2015 - 08:55

SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today urged the U.S. Department of Education to immediately relieve the debt burden of thousands of students who attended Corinthian Colleges, joining with several other state attorneys general.

Air National Guard Team trains through Tropical Storm in the Pacific

April 9, 2015 - 06:58
After years of participating in combat operations across the globe, forging relationships with foreign allies, and being recognized for their combat excellence, the unit has rapidly shifted to support the growing demand for domestic operations support in addition to their wartime mission.

Revenue offers tax workshop April 22 in Spokane

April 8, 2015 - 17:29
OLYMPIA – April 8, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Spokane on April 22.

AG's bill to ban malicious ticket bots passes Senate

April 8, 2015 - 13:54

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s proposal to ban “ticket bot” software has unanimously passed the state Senate, 49 to 0.

House Bill 1091, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D — Sequim, passed the House 98 to 0 on Feb. 16. The Senate version, SB 5456, was sponsored by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D — Seattle.

Preparing for oil spills to the Duwamish/Green River

April 8, 2015 - 12:00
The Washington Department of Ecology recently completed a draft contingency plan in case an oil spill occurs near the Duwamish/Green River. The plan is available for public review and comment now through May 8, 2015. Read more....

Preparing for oil spills on the Chehalis River - Public comment sought on new Ecology plan

April 8, 2015 - 12:00
In an effort to protect public health and the environment, the Washington Department of Ecology recently completed a draft contingency plan, outlining how responders would tackle an oil spill near the Chehalis River. The plan is available for public review and comment now through May 8, 2015. Read more....

Revenue offers tax workshop April 21 in Port Angeles

April 7, 2015 - 19:54
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Port Angeles on April 21, 2015.

Revenue offers free webinar about taxes for businesses, April 21

April 7, 2015 - 19:52
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host on April 21 a free live webinar for new and small business owners.

Revenue offers tax workshop April 21 in Port Angeles

April 7, 2015 - 15:54
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Port Angeles on April 21, 2015.

Revenue offers free webinar about taxes for businesses, April 21

April 7, 2015 - 15:52
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host on April 21 a free live webinar for new and small business owners.