Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cantwell Statement on Memorial Day

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement in honor of the nation’s armed forces and veterans on Memorial Day:

“On this Memorial Day, we, as a nation, pause and remember the sacrifices made by the

Talk About sales-On-Demand: New power sales keep wind turbines spinning

Portland, Ore. - As winds picked up May 12, the Bonneville Power Administration warned wind farms at 6:29 p.m.: Prepare to shut down wind turbines in four minutes. The turbines were generating about 600 megawatts more power than expected. The

City of Hoquiam Earns Municipal Excellence Award

HOQUIAM, Wash. - On June 24, 2010, the City of Hoquiam will be honored with a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) at their annual conference in Vancouver.

The City of Hoquiam won the

Washington Anglers can fish for free June 12-13

OLYMPIA – Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing – legally – without a license. How? By taking advantage of Free Fishing Weekend, scheduled June 12-13.

During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in

Washington State Patrol Prepares for Memorial Day Weekend

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is reminding motorists that they will be patrolling the interstate and state routes aggressively enforcing traffic laws with special attention being paid to speed, aggressive driving, seatbelt violations and impaired driving during for the upcoming

Grays Harbor PUD Reports New Wind Reporting Station Up and Running in Ocean Shores

Aberdeen- Real time wind speeds and direction are now available from Ocean Shores thanks to a newly installed wind reporting station. The installation of the new wind reporting station was the result of a partnership forged between Grays Harbor PUD

Most WA Students Skip Summer Learning Programs

ROCHESTER, Wash. - In Washington's smallest towns, students' options for learning and meals that are normally part of the school day can disappear during the summer months. But this year, 17 rural summer programs will get a hand from School's

BPA Reports: Salmon ride smoothly through eight dams

The smooth green water of a fish weir (closest spillway) lets young salmon slide over a dam in the surface water they prefer.  (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo)Young

Selling Gold – Consumer Protection Tips from Attorney General

CONSUMER: For some extra cash, I have been considering using one of those mail-in “cash for gold” services that are advertised on T.V. Are these companies the best option for selling old jewelry and scrap gold?


Hoquiam Farmers Market News – Picnic Edition

Picnic Season! In case you didn’t already know, Saturday is the official beginning of this glorious time of year! Well, it may not be listed on your calendar, but some things, like Christmas, are so imbedded in our lives that

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