Monthly Archives: June 2009

Paving work, ADA improvements on US 101 start July 6

RAYMOND - The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) begins construction Monday, July 6 on a project to pave US 101 and improve Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) facilities in Raymond.

The US 101, SR 6 to Grays Harbor County Line

Statistics Reveal Fires Caused by the Improper Use of Fireworks

Celebrate Safely CampaignState Fire Marshal Michael G. Matlick announced today that in 2008 there were 518 fires caused by fireworks over the Independence Day holiday. 

Persons using fireworks must remember

Mason County Sheriff Calls for Responsible Fireworks Use

SHELTON, Wash. - With the approach of the Independence Day Holiday, the Mason County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the State Fire Marshal offers some tips and information on the responsible use of Fireworks.  According to the State Fire Marshal's Office

Seventy Raymond School District students on Their Way to Scholarships

Seventy students in the Raymond School District are particpating in a new scholarship program offered by the State of Washington. The program, known as the College Bound Scholarship is available to all 7th- and 8th-graders in the state who meet

Washington Attorney General’s new site guides public on grabbing government records

OLYMPIA - Open government advocates have a new resource at the Attorney General's Office. The AGO has launched "Unredacted:  Uncovering the truth about Public Records and Open Public Meetings."

"Citizens contact us when, for example, they believe that a city

WSP to Increase Patrols Along Olympic Peninsula During July 4th Weekend

WSP LogoTo many Americans, the Fourth of July is a special time to join friends and family in celebrating our nation's birthday.  Unfortunately, summer also represents the deadliest time of year on

Washington Fire Marshall Asks: Are Your Fireworks Legal?

In 2008 there were 785 fireworks-related incidents in Washington resulting in more than $200,000 in property loss.  Fire service officials urge residents to work together to reduce this loss by knowing the legal consequences and taking responsibility.

Fireworks sold on tribal

Former Secretary of State Ralph Munro to Speak at Lady Washington Event

Aberdeen – Ralph Munro, the longest serving secretary of state in Washington State history and a key player in the effort to build the tall ship Lady Washington, will speak at the vessel’s 20th Anniversary

Mason/Grays Harbor County centerline rumble strip project begins

MCCLEARY - US 101 and SR 108 in Mason and Grays Harbor counties will be safer thanks to a project that installs 23 miles of centerline rumble strips starting Monday, June 29.

Motorists can expect pilot-car led, one-way, alternating traffic

Counterfeit bills surfacing in Kitsap County

Silverdale, Wash. -- They've struck restaurants and shown up in espresso stands. Commercial retail stores have become victims, as has a dentist's office, a casino, a family hosting a garage sale and an Internet entrepreneur on Craig's List.

Counterfeit money has