Hoquiam High School

Hoquiam School District gets $200,000 grant for energy efficiency improvements

The Hoquiam School District will receive over $200,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants from the state. Hoquiam is among 29 school districts across the state are being collectively awarded $9 million for school facility energy efficiency improvements, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction announced this week. The projects will produce immediate and long-term energy and operational savings, improve […]

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  • Six Indian Tribes in Washington to Benefit from $3.9 million in Recovery Act Funds to Improve Water Services

    Six Tribes in Washington will have improved access to vital water services through $3.9 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Indian Health Service (IHS) are directing $90 million nationwide in ‘shovel ready' infrastructure projects designed to better protect human and environmental health in Indian Country.

    "This infusion of funds is very important for our tribal communities," said Michelle Pirzadeh, EPA's acting Regional Administrator in Seattle.  "This work is part of our commitment and trust responsibility to provide clean drinking water and healthy sanitation to tribal families."

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