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 News    December 1, 2011

USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Group deploys

EVERETT, Wash. - USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) will depart Naval Station Everett on Dec. 8, after calling Everett home for nearly 15 years. The Lincoln will get underway with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 and USS Momsen...

 By Chris Thomas    News    December 1, 2011

New Bipartisan Support for Salmon-Saving "Solutions Table"

SEATTLE - In the long controversy about how to save endangered Northwest salmon, only a few members of Congress have spoken up about their views. That changed this week. More than 50 representatives from both major parties have signed a letter to...

 News    December 1, 2011

Stage 1 burn ban continues for Pierce and Snohomish Counties

The use of fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves is prohibited until air quality improves [December 1, 2011] A Stage 1 burn ban remains in effect for Pierce and Snohomish counties, due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution levels,...