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Pass Lake is at WARNING level due to high levels of microcystin

November 6, 2015 - 16:50
Recreation Alert

Water shut off to camp sites for the winter months

November 6, 2015 - 10:47
Water to the campground will be turned off from November 2015 until March 2016. Potable water is available at site #93

Water turned off for winter

November 6, 2015 - 10:44
Water at Mystery Bay is shut-off for the season. Water will be available again April 2016.

State to Recognize Washington Trails Association for Top Ranked Trail Projects

November 6, 2015 - 09:00
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board will give the Seattle-based Washington Trails Association a Bravo Award on Friday for three outstanding trail projects.

Centennial Trail at Sullivan Street detour

November 5, 2015 - 15:38
Centennial Trail at Sullivan Street will be closed on Friday, November 6, 2015 for 1 hour to install a detour which will remain in place for 3 weeks.

Permit to control plants, algae in lakes to be updated

November 5, 2015 - 11:00
Keeping Washington’s lakes clear and safe for swimming, boating and fishing can sometimes require carefully monitored efforts to control aquatic plants and algae. Read more....

Contractor fined for illegally decommissioning wells in Aberdeen

November 5, 2015 - 09:00
Contractor Kiewit General, A Joint Venture faces a $90,000 penalty from the Washington Department of Ecology for failing to properly decommission 15 groundwater monitoring wells at a construction site in Aberdeen. Read more....

AG cracks down on unlawful debt collection practices as part of Operation Collection Protection

November 4, 2015 - 13:20

SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced six enforcement actions undertaken this year to protect Washington consumers from unlawful debt collection practices.  These cases — three of which have already resulted in favorable resolutions — were filed as part of

AG joins coalition to defend EPA clean power rules, protect public and environment

November 4, 2015 - 11:00

SEATTLE – Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Washington has joined 25 states, cities and counties in filing motions to intervene to support the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s new power plant carbon pollution rules against legal challenge.

AG fights discrimination at Everett apartment complex

November 3, 2015 - 12:56

EVERETT — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced an agreement with DSB Investments, Inc., the owner of the Glacier View Apartments in Everett, to enforce compliance with the Washington Law Against Discrimination and the Consumer Protection Act.  The agreement, called an Assurance of Discontinuance, was filed in King County Superior Court and is subject to the court’s approval.  

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Alcoa's announcement of layoffs nationwide

November 2, 2015 - 16:16

“Alcoa announced today that is making deep cuts to many of its aluminum smelting operations throughout the country. Today’s news is a tough blow for many hard-working Washingtonians and communities like Ferndale and Wenatchee where Alcoa employs hundreds of men and women.

Inslee appoints Johanna Bender to the King County Superior Court

November 2, 2015 - 14:00

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Johanna Bender to the King County Superior Court. Bender will replace Judge Carol A. Schapira, who has served on the King County Superior Court bench since 1989.


  • Judicial Appointment
  • Lynnwood car dealer sentenced for tax fraud case

    November 2, 2015 - 11:01
    OLYMPIA – Oct. 15, 2015 – The owner of The Car Store, Inc. in Lynnwood was sentenced yesterday for stealing thousands of dollars in retail sales tax he collected but did not report to the state.

    Inslee announces new digital privacy protection guide and website

    November 2, 2015 - 10:53

    Gov. Jay Inslee today announced new educational tools to help Washingtonians be better informed about cyber privacy, protecting personal information in the digital landscape and state government policies and practices related to data collection.


  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Government Reform