Thu, Apr 15, 2010
Cantwell Calls for Protection of Salmon “Strongholds”
Pending legislation would protect thriving wild salmon populations so that they never become endangered. Salmon runs in Wenatchee and Queets-Quinault watersheds would be top priorities
Report: Flowering Trees Bring More Sneezes in Washington
Washington residents with allergies are well aware that spring is in full swing, as a new report from the National Wildlife Federation(NWF) finds that more people are suffering from allergies and related asthma than were affected 20 years ago.
Stevens says census participation is key to 39th Legislative District improvements
The rate of return for the 2010 Census vary dramatically across the 39th Legislative District, with some communities returning less than 50 percent of the forms, Sen. Val Stevens, R-Arlington, announced today.
Reardon applauds Council for passing 2010 supplemental budget
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon applauded the County Council’s action Wednesday approving a modified county budget for 2010.
Salary Commission holds public hearing Wednesday, April 14
The Snohomish County Citizens Commission on Salaries of Elected Officials will meet again Wednesday, April 14, holding a public hearing to gather input as it continues reviewing the salary schedule for elected officials for 2011 and 2012.
Wed, Apr 14, 2010
AARP National Spelling Bee: Mental Fitness Challenge for Washington State
Old dogs really can learn new tricks, and how to train grown-up brains is going to be part of the discussion at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee in June, in which spellers from Washington and around the country will compete.
Mon, Apr 12, 2010
Hobbs set to hold town halls to discuss legislative sessions
OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, will hold two community meetings to discuss issues important to the people of Snohomish County, including education, business growth and the state budget.
Scientists and Obama Administration at Odds over Spill & Salmon
Fri, Apr 9, 2010
Cantwell Fighting for Extension of Affordable Housing Program to meet Regional Needs, Create Jobs
Says tax-credit program provides much-needed homes; creates Washington construction jobs
Cantwell Announces $11 Million for Smart Grid Workforce Training
Cantwell Legislation Opened Way for Funding to Modernize Nation’s Electricity Grid, Create Job Opportunities in a Clean Energy Economy
WA Kids Urged To Shelve Remotes in Favor of Sneakers
Many of Washington State's children will have no excuse to be couch potatoes today as free fun awaits them. Aimed at getting youngsters more active, the first annual Community Health Carnival in Tacoma will promote healthier family choices at play time and at snack time.
Thu, Apr 8, 2010
Push for Paid Sick Days in Tacoma: For Public Health and Business
A citizens coalition is working to push the City of Tacoma to become the fourth in the nation to adopt a paid sick day law.
Detectives investigate reported abduction of teenage girl
A 13-year-old Everett girl says she was abducted last week by a stranger and molested before breaking away and going home. Sheriff’s detectives learned of the incident yesterday (Monday, April 5) and are investigating.
Mon, Apr 5, 2010
"Start Walking" Challenge Issued for Washington
Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Court Set to Decide WA Livestock Water Dispute
Superior Court today will consider whether limits should be placed on the amount of water industrial "stock watering" feedlots may draw from Washington state aquifers in Franklin County.
Cantwell Says $3.4M for Health IT Job Training Will Open Career Paths in Strong Growth Field
Funding to Bellevue Community College will train key health care workers
Washington State Parks wants boaters to know their limits this spring
Warm days in April mean it is boating, canoeing, water skiing, wakeboarding and fishing season.
Senator Murray’s Statement on the Pentagon’s Announcement of a 60 Day Extension of the Tanker Bid Deadline
County to offer $20 million in job growth bonds
Snohomish County will begin the process of making more than $20 million in American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA) bonds available to local companies to create new jobs.
Following WTO Ruling, Murray, Brownback Lead Bipartisan Call for President Obama to Protect Against Further U.S. Aerospace Market and Job Losses
In letter, seven Senators urge Administration to move forward with the Air Force tanker competition after WTO rules that Airbus has been illegally subsidized by foreign governments
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