Fri, Sep 11, 2009
‘Volcanoes In Our Own Backyard’ Featured at Monday SnoPIN Meet
brownbag lunch meeting of SnoPIN, Snohomish County’s Public Information Officer Network (SnoPIN) features a presentation on “Volcanoes In Our Own Backyard” by Carolyn Driedger, a Hydrologist/Outreach Coordinator for the Cascades Volcano Observatory located in Vancouver, WA.
WA Seniors Applaud Obama as 'Myth-Buster-in-Chief'
All eyes will be on the Senate Finance Committee next week, which is expected to act on health reform. And advocates for Washington seniors credit President Obama with playing a key role as 'myth-buster-in-chief' in his joint session to Congress Wednesday night.
Cantwell Statement on the Eighth Anniversary of the Attacks of September 11
Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell issued the following statement on the eighth anniversary of 9/11:
Thu, Sep 10, 2009
New maps reveal southern extension of southern Whidbey Island fault
DNR traces fault from Whidbey Island to Rattlesnake Mountain near North Bend; effort may help determine frequency and severity of quakes
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on President Obama’s health care reform speech
Senator Murray Pays Tribute to Senator Kennedy in Speech on Senate Floor
Remembers ‘great battles,’ ‘small moments,’ and ‘personal touch’
Cantwell Statement Following President Barack Obama’s Speech on Health Care Reform
Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement following President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress on health care reform:
County to Receive Stimulus Funds for Green Fleet Projects
Through its participation in the Puget Sound Clean Cities Coalition, Snohomish County is preparing to receive $1.1 million in grant funds from the Department of Energy as part of the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Reardon signs bonding bill, encouraging new construction
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon signed legislation Wednesday that will improve the climate for new business and housing construction.
Governor moves to finalize pollution deal with TransAlta coal plant
New pollution limits fall short of necessary protections for public health.
Eyman challenge of I-1033 financial impact statement, Voters Want More Choices v. Moore - TCSC No. 09-2-02122-5
Thurston judge clears way for Nov. 3 vote
Thurston County Superior Court has given the green-light to a public vote on Referendum 71, rejecting efforts by supporters of the new “everything but marriage” law to block the measure going to the statewide ballot.
RIFLE STOLEN 40 YEARS AGO RECOVERED USING ONLINE DATABASE
Detective in King County Sheriff’s Office finds rifle stolen 40 years ago using LeadsOnline, the Nation’s largest online investigation tool, and returns it to original owner.
It takes a village: Few in SnoCo sell tobacco to minors
84% of Snohomish County retailers say NO to tobacco for minors
Thurston County hearing set for Tuesday afternoon
Challengers who hope to block a statewide vote on the state’s new “everything but marriage” law have been given a court date in Thurston County Superior Court for the day after Labor Day
Stevens fears today’s destruction of KRKO radio towers is a bold acceleration of domestic terrorist acts
R-Arlington, said today she is worried that domestic terrorist groups like the Earth Liberation Front are going to move beyond shutting down operations they oppose to targeting the people involved in those operations.
Space hero: Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar’s story unveiled in fun, free Legacy Project
Space pioneer Bonnie Dunbar, Washington’s first female astronaut and now head of the acclaimed Museum of Flight, is the latest Washingtonian-of-distinction to have her life story told by The Legacy Project, the oral history program established in 2008 by the Office of the Secretary of State.
Coal Pollution Proposal “Falls Short”
Health groups and environmental advocates are giving a big thumbs down to proposed pollution standards being offered by the Gregoire administration for Washington State's only coal-fired power plant.
Tue, Sep 8, 2009
“Dangerous” Company on Washington Roads
If you were one of the estimated 30 million Americans who spent part of the long weekend on the nation's highways, a new report says you had some unwelcome and dangerous company.
WA Labor Day: Holding Hands
Holding hands is on the agenda for Labor Day for about 3,000 people in Washington and Oregon. They will hold hands today while standing on the Interstate Bridge connecting the states.
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