2011 Press Releases

Dec. 23 State liquor stores open New Year's Eve; closed New Year's Day
Dec. 20 State liquor stores open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day
Nov. 17 State liquor stores closed on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24
Nov. 09 Liquor Control Board statement on the passage of Initiative 1183
Nov. 04 State liquor stores open on Veterans Day, Nov. 11
Nov. 03 Online tax payment now offered at no cost to all wineries and breweries
Nov. 03 Four Tacoma businesses sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks
Nov. 02 Liquor Control Board Statement on State Liquor Warehousing and Distribution RFPs
Oct. 12 Board accepts petition to open rule-making on extended hours of alcohol service
Oct. 03 Liquor Control Board returns $425.7 million in FY 2011
Sep. 21 New state liquor store to open in SeaTac
Aug. 31 State's first premier liquor store now open in West Seattle
Aug. 30 Most state liquor stores open Labor Day, Sept. 5
Aug. 22 Nine Tacoma businesses sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks
Aug. 18 Liquor Control Board selects stores in spirits tasting pilot
Aug. 10 Emergency license suspension issued for Vancouver’s, El Parral
July 27 Liquor Control Board selects farmers markets for tasting pilot
July 26 August is Washington Wine Month in state liquor stores
July 22 Bellevue state liquor store to move
July 11 7 businesses in Eastern Washington sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks
June 29 Most state liquor stores open Independence Day, July 4
June 22 Effective July 1, all state liquor stores to have uniform, expanded operating hours
June 03 9 businesses in Whatcom County sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks
May 25 Most state liquor stores open Memorial Day, May 30
May 17 Liquor Control Board recognizes liquor suppliers during annual conference
May 13 Centralia state liquor store to move
May 03 5 businesses in Spokane and Lincoln counties sold alcohol to minors during checks
April 24 Liquor Control Board returns $104.7 million to the state and local communities
Mar, 14 3 Spokane businesses sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks
Feb. 16 Senate confirms Chris Marr as member of the Washington State Liquor Control Board
Feb. 15 Most state liquor stores open Presidents Day, February 21
Jan. 12 Most state liquor stores open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 17
Jan. 05 New Tacoma liquor store to open January 7