U.S. Coast Guard, WA Ecology to hold spill preparedness conference in Seattle

The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology will host a spill preparedness conference May 20 – 21 at the Jackson Federal Building in Seattle.

The two-day seminar is an opportunity

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U.S. Coast Guard helicopter lands safely after laser incident near Port Angeles

A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight over Clallam County Airport in Port Angeles reportedly suffered a laser strike from an unknown ground source Monday night.

The crew

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Washington State Auditor indicted amid allegations of falsifying tax returns, possessing stolen property

A U.S. Grand Jury in Seattle has returned a ten count indictment against TROY X. KELLEY, 50, of Tacoma for his scheme to keep stolen money and hide it from both the IRS and those due a refund

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reopens comment period on proposal to list West Coast Fisher populations

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has reopened the comment period on a proposal to list the West Coast population of fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

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Wildlife Commission lists tufted puffins as state endangered species

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new big game hunting rules for the upcoming season and an interim policy for Willapa Bay salmon fisheries during a public meeting April

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Review Northern Spotted Owl Endangered Species Act Status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is commencing an evaluation of the status of the northern spotted owl, as required under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This review is the result

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Washington AG sues firm over illegal student loan practices

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced action against a student loan debt adjusting firm that exploited borrowers for financial gain.

Ferguson filed a lawsuit Monday charging

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“U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” distracted driver emphasis patrols underway in Washington

For the second year in a row, more than 100 law enforcement agencies in Washington State will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of the national distracted driving campaign.

Between

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U.S. Marshall Task Force ends Northwest bank robbers spree

The United States Marshall Service has arrested a man wanted for a string of bank robberies in Southwestern Washington and Oregon. Acting United States Marshal David Miller said Anthony

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Federal Emergency Management Agency releases Tribal Nations Pocket Guide

Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new tool to better inform tribes about FEMA policies and programs. The document, FEMA and Tribal Nations: A Pocket Guide

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