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Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims
Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington state.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Grain exports: Workers were locked out, not on strike
The Seattle Times' negative editorial regarding Gov. Jay Inslee's intervention on the side of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's labor dispute with United Grain is incredibly slanted and biased [" Close call on grain exports offers a lesson ," Opinion, Aug. 13].
Washington State Health Care Authority Selects Limeade to Improve...
Limeade , a technology company that builds happy, healthy, high-performing workforces for Fortune 1000 companies, today announced it will power the State of Washington's new wellness program, SmartHealth .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Hands across the Atlantic: British and Washington aerospace suppliers sign new pact
Josh Rinehart, machinist apprentice, operates a large horizontal mill at Machinists, Inc., a Seattle aerospace supplier.
Pateros resource center opens after FEMA denies assistance
A new facility to help coordinate donations and assistance is opening in Pateros after hundreds of homes were destroyed in July in the Carlton Complex.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Peninsula Daily News
State Supreme Court justices make their case for Port Townsend audience
Prior to her appointment as a state Supreme Court justice, Mary Yu thought trial judges were the judicial workhorses while those on the higher courts had an easier ride.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Morning Press: Spencer award denied; Tentative grain agreement; problem trees
Will the sun shine on Hoops on the River - which is now in the park? Check out the local forecast .
Wildfires on the rise, funds are not
It's an unsettling trend: Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent, and money to prevent and fight them continues to be scarce.
State highlights: TB outbreak in Alabama prisons; court order could...
The Associated Press : Worst TB Outbreak In 5 Years Hits Alabama Prisons Alabama's prison system, badly overcrowded and facing a lawsuit over medical treatment of inmates, is facing its worst outbreak of tuberculosis in five years, a health official said Thursday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
LETTER: RE: Are we Asian-American or Asian American?
American. If one is very proud of one's heritage, one can say "American of Asian Heritage."
Methow Valley News Home Page
Winthrop: August 13, 2014
When the Rising Eagle Road Fire broke out, Ken Bevis and Teri Pieper had only a few moments to collect their belongings and evacuate.
Washington Military Community and the Outdoors at Islandwood
In Washington State, the population of the military community is approximately 40% of the state's total population.
North King County
Draft plan to reduce exposures open for public comment
Tests of 68 consumer products confirmed that polychlorinated biphenyls are present in commonly used items.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Ban on boarding mentally ill in ERs could force the release of many
More than 100 severely mentally ill patients in need of care could be released from Washington hospitals before the end of the month, as the state struggles to comply with a recent ban on warehousing psychiatric patients in emergency rooms.
Gov. Jay Inslee
Gov. Jay Inslee's administration plans to add 50 beds in the next two weeks for mentally ill patients who a court said can no longer be detained in emergency rooms while waiting for treatment at overcrowded state facilities.
State receives $170,000 education grant
Washington state has been awarded a $170,000 grant to support science, technology, engineering and math education.
A disaster that's not bad enough
DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE.. This can be awkward, asking the government for help.
Time for a new approach to firefighting budgets
Firefighting dollars at the state and federal level are at a premium as hot, intense wildfires continues to scorch the West.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Editorial: Close call on grain exports offers a lesson
Wheat shipments resume as grain-terminal operators settle with longshore union, averting a serious threat to sales and market share, in which the state played an unwise role.
Demolition starts at Boeing 777X wing plant site
Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner and City of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson swing sledgehammers at the ceremonial demolition of older office buildings at the Boeing Everett site that are being torn down to make way for the construction of the new 777X Composite Wing Center .