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Grays Harbor E-911 Director recognized with APCO International Life Membership

Peggy Fouts APCO life member award

Grays Harbor E-911 Director Peggy Fouts has been recognized as a recipient of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (APCO) International Life Member award at their annual meeting in August. The highest membership honor APCO International can bestow is

Kilmer, Heck Announce National Heritage Site on the West Coast

Foss Waterway Seaport

TACOMA, WA – Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10) joined local officials to announce a bill to create the first national heritage site on the West Coast. Their legislation would establish a National Maritime Heritage Area in Washington

US DOT issues emergency order requiring stricter standards to transport crude oil by rail

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued an Emergency Order requiring all shippers to test product from the Bakken region to ensure the proper classification of crude oil before it is transported by rail, while also prohibiting

Hatfield’s bill designating official oyster passes Senate

Ostrea lurida

The Ostrea lurida is one step closer to becoming the official oyster of Washington state. The small oyster would earn the designation under Senate Bill 6145, sponsored by Sen. Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond. The bill cleared the full Senate on Thursday

PUD Honored Nationally as “Reliable Public Power Provider”

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor PUD is one of 176 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®)[1] recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with

Washington Vying For New National Monument

Anacortes, WA - The San Juan County Council is asking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to champion the idea of making about 1,000 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land on Washington's scenic San Juan Islands into a new national