Tag Archives: King County

Local projects among 70 statewide, proposed $202 million in loans/grants to protect Washington waters

WA Ecology

The Washington Department of Ecology proposes to spend $202 million in dedicated grants and loans to help pay for 70 local projects across the state to protect the health of Washington waters. Included is a low interest loan for a new

Confirmed human skull found in Westport crab pot

What has been confirmed as a portion of a human skull has turned up in a crab pot near Westport. Undersheriff Dave Pimentel tells KBKW, a fisherman pulled it up Friday morning about 2 miles off the coast, he told

Variety of weather hazards likely to affect western Washington through Saturday night

SYNOPSIS: Two strong and fast moving frontal systems will move across Western Washington tonight and early Saturday morning. These fronts will be followed by a period of strong westerly flow to the south of a storm system moving into British

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.

WDFW to stock western Washington lakes with large rainbow trout this fall

OLYMPIA, Wash. - As part of its new "Fall into Fishing" promotion, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish hatchery crews began stocking 33 Western Washington lakes with 75,000 large rainbow trout in October.

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State disciplines health care providers

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in our state.

The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards

Elk Foundation Grants Fund Research and Habitat Work in State

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Enhancing over 10,000 acres of habitat and using GPS collars to research the Snoqualmie Valley elk herd top a list of Washington conservation projects slated to receive 2012 grants from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Anglers Enjoy Big Trout, Nice Weather on Opening Day of Lowland Lakes Season

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Good weather and big trout helped to boost catch rates on opening day of this year’s lowland lakes fishing season.

Based on creel checks conducted at 112 lakes around the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Washington State Patrol Troopers Arrest Man for His 7th DUI

WSP LogoOn Sunday morning, April 5th, Troopers arrested a 62 year old Bellingham resident for his 7th DUI charge, 5 of which have occurred within the last 5 years.

Marvin D. Ward

Cantwell Says Governor Locke is a Solid Pick for Secretary of Commerce

WASHINGTON, DC – As a member of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, today, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced, and heard testimony