Fri, Oct 23, 2009
Gov. Gregoire to sign SR 99 bored tunnel memorandum of agreement
Gov. Chris Gregoire, on Saturday, Oct. 24th, will join Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels to sign the SR 99 bored tunnel memorandum of agreement.
AAA Urges Adult Halloween Partygoers to Designate a Sober Driver
Motor club says safe driving to and from parties will help ensure a happy Halloween
Thu, Oct 22, 2009
Murray Pushes for Critical Veterans Bills at Senate VA Hearing
Murray urges her colleagues to support her bills expanding services for homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with children, supporting former prisoners of war, and expanding veterans’ access to chiropractic care
Coast Guard Funding that Will Support Hundreds of Washington State Jobs Included in Final Version of Senate Bill
Funding will support ongoing retrofit of polar icebreaker at Seattle shipyard and boat construction in Kent
WA Meets Folks Affected by NW Coal Use
Using electricity in Washington has impacts as far away as Montana and Wyoming. That's the message from a Wyoming rancher, LJ Turner, who is in the Northwest this week to tell people about the damage done to his area by coal mining.
Survey: What are WA Kids Doing After School?
Today is "Lights On Afterschool" day, held annually to honor the people and programs that keep kids safe and learning in the afternoon hours.
Mon, Oct 19, 2009
Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Funding Granted to Snohomish County Law Enforcement Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Patrols to take place between Oct. 23 and Nov. 8
Snohomish County Law Enforcement agencies have recently received a $2,000 grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission to conduct additional seat belt patrols this fall.
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State Workers Picket Governor’s Spokane Office
Frustrated with Prospect of More Cuts, Closures
Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Auditions set for new country/folk music series
Folk, country and bluegrass singers and musicians are invited to audition for a new monthly live music series, Hometown Hootenanny, at the Historic Everett Theatre.
Hospital Quality Study Rates Providence Regional Medical Center Everett Best in Washington in Three Clinical Specialties:
Overall Heart Care, Cardiology and Critical Care Services
Health Care Reform Bill Includes Major Cantwell Initiatives to Control Costs, Improve Quality of Care
Cantwell pledges to continue improving the bill as health care reform moves to historic Senate floor debate
R-71 signature battle heads to federal appeals court; Eyman seeks to block other releases
The public records battle over whether to release R-71 signatures, as the Secretary of State and Attorney General support, now heads to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena on Wednesday.
County gathers medical community to transform health care
While the U.S. Senate on Tuesday was busy passing its health-care reform bill, more than 140 people gathered at the Lynnwood Convention Center to learn about and debate an effective health-care reform program going on right now in the Puget Sound region.
SNO-ISLE LIBRARIES FOUNDATION STAY HOME AND READ A BOOK RAISES $19,000 IN DONATIONS
There were no bids, no reservations, no babysitters to hire, no elegant dresses to wear. Instead, this year the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation, in partnership with corporate sponsors, raised money by doing nothing for its annual fundraising event.
Call to take climate-change action
The Carbon Masters™ program at Washington State University Extension will participate in the Seattle 350 International Day of Climate Action.
Clinic sites set to vaccinate H1N1 priority groups
Immunizations begin Oct. 31; more dates scheduled in November
Reardon thanks Gregoire for supporting aerospace efforts
Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon said Thursday he welcomed Gov. Chris Gregoire’s efforts to fund additional aerospace training opportunities.
WSU Power Grid Project Included in Final Version of Senate Spending Bill
Funding will help create more reliable, stable and secure power grid
Groups Ask EPA to Protect Kids from Pesticides
SEATTLE - Groups of farm workers, doctors and mothers have banded together to ask the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to do more to protect children from pesticides. On Wednesday, they filed a petition, citing examples of how dangerous chemicals that had been sprayed on fields and orchards drifted into other areas, affecting schools and neighborhoods.
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