Tag Archives: Federal Government

Drug Takeback Day everyday at the Hoquiam Police Department

HPD Drug Takeback Box

Got Drugs? You can now drop off your unused or unwanted prescription drugs at the Hoquiam Police Department any time. Thanks in part to Jefferson County who donated the large metal drop box. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us they

‘Kilmer at your Kontinental Breakfast’ in Ocean Shores

Congressman Derek Kilmer

The City of Ocean Shores and the Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce are hosting a continental breakfast with Derek Kilmer @ the Home Port on Friday, August 29th at 8:30AM – 9:30AM — Hosts are providing Coffee-Tea-Cinnamon Rolls —

State unveils online map of Public Lands in Washington

RCO Public Lands map

The Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) today announced a new online, interactive map of natural resource and recreation lands owned by government agencies. The statewide map, located at http://publiclands.smartmine.com/, allows people to click on a location and learn which agency

WDFW cautions boaters to steer clear of killer whales

Nancy Black / Monterey Bay Whale Watch

With summer approaching, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is reminding recreational boaters to give killer whales and other marine mammals a wide berth. State and federal law requires boaters to stay at least 200 yards away from

Pacific Northwest Offshore Wind Energy Project to receive DOE support

Offshore Wind Projects

As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in

House hears bills to provide flood funding in Chehalis Basin

Two bills aimed at providing funding for flood relief projects in the Chehalis River Basin and statewide were heard in the House Capital Budget Committee today. The bills are sponsored by Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, who also serves as the ranking Republican on the

State Parks Commission to hold regular meeting in Olympia this week

WA Parks

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet in Olympia for its regular meeting this week.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Governor Hotel, 621 Capital Way S., Olympia.

Kilmer Releases Detailed Economic Development Plan for Olympic Peninsula

OLYMPIC PENINSULA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

In light of the persistent high unemployment rate on the Olympic Peninsula and after months of meetings with constituents to discuss ways to improve the economy, today Representative Derek Kilmer released the Olympic Peninsula Economic Development Initiative. This six-point plan

Harbor Manor in Hoquiam among statewide housing purchase

TUKWILLA, Wash. - When a portfolio of nine privately owned Section 8-assisted housing complexes located in five counties scattered across Washington state was offered for sale last spring, the King County Housing Authority spearheaded a collaborative effort to purchase it.

Federal government shutdown does not affect AMBER Alerts

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol is reminding both the public and other law enforcement agencies that the AMBER Alert system is in full operation despite the shutdown of the federal government.

 

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