Tag Archives: Governor Jay Inslee

Mason County Superior Court seeks candidates for Third judicial position

Washington Governor Jay Inslee

The Legislature has statutorily authorized a third Superior Court position as provided for by RCW 2.08.063. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill this position. The

Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey stepping down, local attorney stepping up

Jean A Cotton

On August 4, 2014, Hon. Gordon L. Godfrey announced his resignation from the bench effective October 1, 2014. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill this

David Banner of Cosmopolis receives 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

David Banner

Cosmopolis resident David Banner was recently selected as recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for in recognition of his work with the Senior Companion Programs in Grays Harbor, Pacific and Thurston Counties. The awards were presented by Washington Governor Jay

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

7-year reign: Washington retains its title as nation’s most ‘Bicycle-Friendly State’

Bicycle friendly america

For the seventh consecutive year, Washington has been named the nation’s No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” by the League of American Bicyclists. Meanwhile, Washington state will officially celebrate Bike Month in May with a signed proclamation (pdf 182 kb) by Governor Jay Inslee describing

WSP Chief, Secretary of Transportation honor telecommunicators in both agencies

WSP

Washington Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson and State Patrol Chief John Batiste took time to honor telecommunicators who work in their agencies all last week. Telecommunicators are those who answer emergency phone lines and work radios in the two agencies.

Grays Harbor E-911 celebrates Telecommunicator Week with local awards

From left to right (standing) Shawna Ashlock, Katie Johnson, Sarah Saunders, Montesano Police Chief Brett Vance, and Katie Woods

National Telecommunicator Week began on April 13th, and this year four local operators were honored at the Grays Harbor E-911 Center’s board meeting on Tuesday. Director Peggy Fouts said “Every year the dispatch staff take the opportunity to recognize their peers,

Governor Jay Inslee announces steps to preserve SNAP benefits for Washington families in need

Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday announced steps to preserve Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for approximately 200,000 households in Washington. The changes will prevent the loss of nearly $70 million in federal SNAP benefits resulting from policy changes in

Amazon announces plans to open its fourth fulfillment center in Kent, Washington

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Seattle, March 14, 2014 – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a nearly 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Kent, Wash. Amazon will create hundreds of full-time jobs at the site when it opens. This will be the

XSLT by CarLake