Thu, Jul 23, 2009
Crews open new alignments of Airport Way and Springhetti Road near SR 9 south of Snohomish
New lanes on SR 9 coming soon
Senate Passes Cantwell-Backed Amendment to Ensure Troops’ Votes Are Counted
Amendment to DOD Authorization Bill Ensures that Votes of U.S. Troops and Others Living Overseas Are Counted in Upcoming Elections
Larsen Votes for Pay-As-You-Go Law for Fiscal Responsibility
Today U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for a fiscal responsibility bill that requires Congress to offset spending with savings elsewhere in the budget.
Testing of Voting Equipment for August 18 Primary
The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office will test voting equipment and ballot counting equipment in preparation for the August Primary Election.
Murray Tells Washington State Health Care Stories on Senate Floor, Underscores Need for Health Reform This Year
Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) delivered a speech on the floor of the Senate calling on her colleagues to work together to reform the broken health care system this year
Gov. Gregoire to discuss testimony on green jobs, new economy
12:15 p.m. PDT Gov. Gregoire to hold conference call to discuss Senate testimony
WA Seeks Partners with Big Ideas for Wood Waste
It's not exactly spinning straw into gold, but the potential for making some money from wood waste is there for public or private parties.
Tue, Jul 21, 2009
Treating Rural WA Stroke Victims – by Computer
Washington has one of the highest stroke death rates in the nation - and technology may be part of the cure. A new service is enabling specialists in Seattle to be called in as consultants in several of the state's rural hospitals without setting foot in the patient's room.
Thu, Jul 16, 2009
Voter registration deadlines fast approaching for August 18 Primary.
Individuals have through Saturday, July 18 to register to vote or transfer an existing registration to a new address for the upcoming August 18, 2009 Primary.
Election ’09: Eyman’s Initiative 1033 cleared for November ballot
Secretary of State Sam Reed announced Wednesday that Initiative 1033, Tim Eyman’s measure dealing with revenue limits and property tax relief, has enough valid signatures to qualify for a spot on the statewide ballot in November.
SNO-ISLE LIBRARIES EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR PRO AND CON COMMITTEE NAMES FOR NOVEMBER LEVY ELECTION
The Sno-Isle Libraries is seeking residents to represent the pro and con committees in the upcoming Sno-Isle Libraries levy increase measure, planned for the November 3, 2009 election.
Reforming Health Care: Larsen Pushes Fair Deal for Washington State
As Congress works to reform health care to bring down costs and ensure, quality affordable health care, U.S. Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) is working to get a fair deal for Washington state.
First Stab at Healthcare Reform Gets Nods in WA
The Senate Health Committee's approval of a plan to require people to get health insurance - with government subsidies to help pay for it - gave folks in Spokane plenty to talk about last night.
Wed, Jul 15, 2009
Shark Survivors Rally to Save their Attackers
Pacific NW is Home to 18 Shark Species
Tue, Jul 14, 2009
A Century Mark for Clean Energy
Kalama on List of 100 Scrapped or Retired Coal Plants
Mon, Jul 13, 2009
Tobacco: The Toughest Enemy of All?
Defense Dept. Considers Smoke-Free Military
Washington Launches Online Resource for Olympics-Bound Travelers
Web page offers travel tips, information on border crossing and attractions
Summer Programs Keep WA Kids Sharp, Safe
"I'm bored!" It's the battle cry of kids everywhere during the summer. Experts say the answer is not more television or video games, though, but activities that will stimulate children's brains and bodies.
Larsen Joins Senator Murray, Local Veterans, to Celebrate Opening of New Veterans Clinic for Northwest Washington
Culmination of years of work by Murray, Larsen, local veterans
High demand for Enhanced Driver Licenses is creating long waits in some offices
Department of Licensing (DOL) customers seeking an Enhanced Driver License or ID Card (EDL) within the next few months should come early and come prepared as high demand for the EDL is greatly increasing wait times in many offices.
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