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Pres. Barack Obama disembarks from Marine One at Andrews Air Force Base to board Air Force One, April 22, 2014.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
The News Tribune
HIKING: Mountain lookout protected by new law
Legislation protecting the Green Mountain Lookout in Snohomish County was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Monday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Air traffic students at Mt. SAC in Walnut tell congresswoman FAA diversity rules are unfair
U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano listens to Mt. SAC Collegiate Training Initiative students on Thursday explain how they followed a two-year course of study for air traffic controller and passed an FAA test only to be rejected after being informed by email that they failed a biographical questionnaire.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
South Whidbey Record
South Whidbey Harbor expansion nears finish, port preps for ceremony
Langley resident Marie Lincoln takes a morning walk on the new docks at South Whidbey Harbor.
Build icebreakers to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic
Republicans in Congress are toting extra heavy campaign baggage as they head into the 2014 election season, and look beyond to 2016.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
President signs bill protecting Wash. landmark
U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, as well as Reps. Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen say the legislation is good news for an area reeling from the March 22 mudslide that killed at least 37 people in Oso.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
House Commitee moves for new airfare law with no hearings, excluding consumers from process
A previous post noted that the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee had introduced the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Congress saves Green Mountain Lookout in bid to help Darrington
The Green Mountain Lookout. Greens tried to get it removed. Congress has now passed legislation to keep it in place.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Journal of the San Juans
Larsen joins congressional coalition calling for continued support for salmon recovery
Washington state Congressman Rick Larsen joined 11 other U.S. representatives this week in calling for continued federal support for Pacific coastal salmon recovery.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
San Juan Islander
Larsen Leads Call for Continued Pacific Salmon Recovery Support
Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, led a request this week for $65 million to support the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund, which is vital to improving salmon habitats in the Pacific Northwest.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Obama delivers major disaster declaration for slide victims
Samantha Valencia, center, hugs her son Felipe Valencia during services at Saint John Vianney Mission in Darrington.
The Miami Herald
Firefighter training for crude oil train fires inadequate, group tells Congress
St Thomas Aquinas catcher Gwen Svekis waits for the ball as Sydney Behr of American Heritage scores the only run of the game Tuesday.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
State delegation's statement on expansion of federal aid for Oso mudslide response
Today, the federal delegation representing Snohomish County released the following statement after President Obama approved Washington Governor Jay Inslee's request to expand federal aid for response efforts related to Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Washington.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
The Washington Post
Snohomish County warned Monday that because of worries about "additional slide activity" in the vicinity, some ground rescue crews were pulled back from the area, while flooding still remained a grave concern.