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47 min ago | The Columbian

in Our View: Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: In addition to sharing the flavors produced by local growers, the Vancouver Farmers Market has spent a quarter-century enhancing the flavor of the city.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Hockinson, WA, Clark County, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Lawyer asks Supreme Court to deny 120-day delay

A lawyer representing mentally ill patients who were "warehoused" in emergency rooms because no treatment beds were available urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to reject the state's request for a delay on a ban of "psychiatric boarding."

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Governor Inslee Signs Cider Proclamation

It's official. September 4th thru 14th is Washington Cider Week. Governor Jay Inslee officially signed a proclamation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Times

Inslee asks Yakima not to appeal elections order

Gov. Jay Inslee is encouraging the Yakima City Council not to appeal a federal judge's order to change local elections to comply with the Voting Rights Act.

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The Columbian

In Our View: Welcome Resolution

The end of a two-year impasse between grain workers and grain companies at Northwest ports is a long-awaited resolution that leaves some lingering questions.

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KOMO News

Inslee declares emergency in Okanogan Co. after flash floods

Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency for Okanogan County following severe rainstorms earlier this month that resulted in flash floods and mudslides that blocked two state highways.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Governors, Okanogan, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Okanogan County, WA, Republic, WA

Crosscut.com

The courage to do hard things

Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Washington, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Twisp, WA, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids

Agri Marketing

Union Ratifies Agreement To Resume Exports From NW U.S. Grain Terminals

UNION RATIFIES AGREEMENT TO RESUME EXPORTS FROM NW U.S. GRAIN TERMINALS Aug. 28, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: After almost two years of controversial contract negotiations which threatened the stability of U.S. agricultural exports, the longshoremen who load grain here have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with several grain ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seattle Times

Guest: Is warehousing mental patients another state constitutional dilemma?

When the Washington Supreme Court recently banned the state and counties from warehousing the mentally ill in hospital emergency rooms, the judges put another serious funding issue squarely in the hands of the Legislature.

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KOMO News

Wash. state residents get more health insurance choices

People who buy their own health insurance through the state's health exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder, will have more choices next year and will only see a small change in rates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors, Clark County, WA

HeraldNet

Go outside: New report stresses the importance of outdoor rec

Outdoor recreation is critical to the health of residents and the economy of Washington, and should be treated it as an essential government service like transportation and public safety, concludes a draft report issued Tuesday.

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HeraldNet

In Our View/Force reductions and Washington bases: Irony and military spending

The challenge with reforming America's armed services' budget is managing a culture of dependence.

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Related Topix: US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, US Military, US Army, US Navy, Everett, WA, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

Under assault from Big Green, coal is fighting back

When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)

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Washington Times

Extent of 'psychiatric boarding' problem unknown

Washington hospitals support a Supreme Court decision to consider a 120-day delay of a ban on sending psychiatric patients to emergency rooms, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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Bellevue Reporter

New Bellevue College student trustee to remain humble

Stassney Obregon had just enough time to apply to the Bellevue College Board of Trustees before the 19-year-old student had to return to the Phillipines to see her ailing father.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

Teen Girl Loves Computer Science, But Struggles To Fit Into The Field

It was the first day of freshman year at Rainier Beach High School and everyone had first day jitters.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

State’s boarding ban is delayed until justices can rule

The state's ban on psychiatric boarding will not go into effect until the state Supreme Court rules on a request for a 120-day delay.

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KOMO News

Inslee tells Army he opposes Lewis-McChord cuts

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is opposing personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis McChord, saying they would hurt the economy.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

The Connection Between Ferguson And The Fatal Oso Slide

A special commission investigating the Oso landslide began its work Friday with a tour of the site of the deadly slide.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Columbian

Crestline returns 'home'

On Wednesday, Aug. 27, Gov. Jay Inslee will attend the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Crestline.

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