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Peace Arch State Park in Blaine will once again host the International Concert Series the first four Sundays in August. The one-hour performances are free and begin at 2 p.m.
OLYMPIA – July 16, 2015 – A Shelton man hires a contractor to build a deck and pays him cash. But a month later, the deck is only half-finished and the contractor is long gone.
The disaster response policy seminar and tabletop exercise looked at the state-level public health and safety, environmental, social, economic and governmental impacts that a crude oil train disaster would create.
Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on U.S. Senate passage of Sen. Murray's bill to fix "No Child Left Behind"
“I applaud the bipartisan leadership of Senators Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander. Washington state is pleased that the U.S. Senate has today passed the Every Child Achieves Act with overwhelming bipartisan support.
The next regular meeting of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at Poulsbo City Hall.
Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a bipartisan transportation investment package that will create an estimated 200,000 jobs and address critical safety, maintenance and congestion needs all across Washington.
The 16-year, $16 billion “Connecting Washington” package includes:
Rimel dedicated more than 14 years to the JSSWA and provided assistance to scores of service members
Recruitment is open. The Washington Conservation Corps, a program within the Washington Department of Ecology, opened 300 jobs that will help protect and restore the environment today. Read more....
Offender will remain confined pending commitment proceedings
COLVILLE — The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Stevens County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Joseph Griffith, 34, will remain confined pending civil commitment proceedings. He was convicted in Snohomish County in 2000 of two counts of second-degree rape of a child, a sexually violent offense, and was sentenced to 14 years, two months in prison. He was released from confinement in 2012.
OLYMPIA – July 14, 2015 – Many businesses may be holding onto unclaimed property and not even know it. The Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is conducting several workshops in Tacoma and Spokane this month to educate businesses on what property may be reportable.
Effective immediately, all state parks and ocean beach areas managed by State Parks are prohibited until further notice due to extreme heat and dry conditions. The ban is part of a statewide effort to prevent human-caused wildfires.
Preparedness will be key in surviving the next big earthquake to hit the Pacific Northwest. That means families need to have at least three days' worth of supplies and an emergency "go" kit ready and, for those living on the coast, have an understanding of evacuation routes and the warning signs behind tsunamis – including how NOAA Weather Radio works and the coastal sirens.
Strange contraptions known as “skimmers” are targeting ATM users, and the AGO wants you to be prepared. When attached to your ATM, the device can be used to steal your credit card information, capture your pin code, and send the information wirelessly via Bluetooth or cell phone text. Don’t let this happen to you!