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Articles from the February 16, 2012 edition

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 By Media Contacts: Danielle Zarrella / Jessica Dawson    Entertainment    February 16, 2012

BY POPULAR DEMAND, CAVALIA EXTENDS SEATTLE SHOWS FOR THE THIRD TIME

SEATTLE, WA—February 14, 2012 – Due to the continued strong demand after the sale of nearly 60,000 tickets for Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse, Cavalia has extended...

 
 By Bryan Thomas, Communications Director    News    February 16, 2012

Larsen Announces Decision to Replace Three Frigates With Destroyers at Naval Station Everett

EVERETT—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, today announced that the Navy will boost its presence at Naval Station Everett, replacing each of the three frigates with new or modified destroyers over the next seven years. Larsen will join Everett Mayor Ray...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 16, 2012

United Way Lobby Day focuses on kids, seniors and health care Staff

Leaving early Thursday morning for Olympia, a delegation from Snohomish County joined representatives of 14 other United Ways for the 6th Annual United Ways of Washington Lobby Day. "There are...

 
 By Dana Robinson Slote, Director Of Communication    News    February 16, 2012

Senate passes bill to encourage film production, jobs in Washington

Olympia, WA - Many world-famous movies and television shows are set in Washington State– recent examples include Twilight, Grey's Anatomy, and AMC's The Killing. But, most viewers likely don't realize these have been filmed in Canada, Oregon,...

 
 By Rep. Mike Hope    News    February 16, 2012

Rep. Hope to Deliver “100 Ideas” Keynote Address at Annual 4-H Event

OLYMPIA – On Saturday, February 18, 2012, State Representative Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) will deliver the keynote address to a large group of 4-H community leaders who will be gathering in Olympia for their annual Washington State 4-H Know...

 
 By Kristin Marshall    News    February 16, 2012

Local non-profit, partners and volunteers continue important restoration work in Marysville

Sound Salmon Solutions, formerly known as Stilly-Snohomish Fisheries Enhancement Task Force, is working with Tulalip Tribes to plant 10 acres over the next 15 months at the Qwuloolt Estuary...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    February 16, 2012

House transportation plan moves Washington forward

OLYMPIA—House transportation leaders released a 2012 supplemental transportation budget today that invests in immediate needs, makes a head start on funding major future projects and creates or sustains more than 43,000 jobs this biennium....

 
 By Melinda Mccrady    News    February 16, 2012

House Democrats move priority bills before cutoff

OLYMPIA – From foster care to health care, House Democrats are pushing forward on priority legislation this session. After today’s cutoff for House bills to clear the House, bill packages to better protect communities and create good...

 
 By Nathan Olson, Ospi    News    February 16, 2012

Dorn to Apply for No Child Left Behind Waiver

OLYMPIA — State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced today that he would apply for a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind sanctions. “My office looked at hundreds of comments from the general public,” Dorn said. “I...