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Kilmer introduces two amendments to defense bill to help veterans looking for jobs and civilian shipyard workers

Kilmer at Kompany

On Tuesday, Representative Derek Kilmer introduced two amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to help servicemembers find jobs and authorize overtime for civilian shipyard workers overseas. The amendments will be considered by the House Rules Committee for inclusion

State Representative Derek Kilmer urges Congress to avoid shutdown

PORT ANGELES, Wash. - State Representative Derek Kilmer spoke on the floor of the House this morning to urge Congress to stop partisan games and avoid a government shutdown. "As we all know on September 30th the government will run

JBLM training, not attacks, along Olympic Penninsula overnight

OCEAN PARK, Wash. - The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency reports Joint Base Lewis McChord was conducting training in Pacific County overnight. JBLM flew MH 47 Chinook aircraft over the Peninsula just before sunset and 3:00 a.m.

Training on a simulation

First Group of Endangered Butterflies Hatches in Prison

BELFAIR, Wash. - The butterfly rearing program at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women is taking off – literally.

After weeks of careful handling and scientific documentation, the first endangered Taylor’s Checkerspot butterflies have emerged from their cocoons and are ready