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Public input sought on potential habitat restoration project near Astoria

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Portland, Ore. – The Bonneville Power Administration is seeking public input and comment on potential environmental impacts from a proposed project to restore a tidal marsh in Clatsop County, Ore., to benefit salmon and steelhead. An open house describing the

WA Natural Resources Board OKs purchase of Wahkiakum forestland for Common School Trust

OLYMPIA – At its regular monthly meeting today, the state Board of Natural Resources authorized the purchase of 834 acres of working forestland in Wahkiakum County from a private seller for $2.19 million. DNR will manage the acquired parcels, located

Washington’s minimum wage increases to $9.32 per hour

Tumwater – Washington’s minimum wage will increase to $9.32 per hour beginning today, as announced in September by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). The 13-cent-per-hour increase, from $9.19 to $9.32 an hour, reflects a 1.455 percent increase in

California Firm Recalls Grilled Chicken Salad Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

WASHINGTON, November 10, 2013 – Glass Onion Catering, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wrap products with fully-cooked chicken and ham that may be contaminated with

Three more Haagan stores closing, Aberdeen Top Food & Drug not among them

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The Haggen grocery chain is closing three more stores in Washington, but the Aberdeen location will remain open. The Bellingham company announced this week that they are closing" TOP Food & Drug" stores in Kent, Auburn and

USDA issues health alert for some California chicken

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill.

The USDA says that strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are

Oregon firm recalls meat and poultry products sold in Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. - Siberoni, a Portland, Ore. firm, is recalling 169,655 pounds of raw and frozen meat and poultry “pelmeni” (Eastern European-style ravioli products) which were produced without the benefit of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and

U.S. House could vote this week on “Healthy Forests” bill to increase logging of federal forest lands

PORTLAND, Ore. - Legislation that would greatly increase logging on public land could be on the U.S. House floor by Friday.
Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Doc Hastings tells KBKW "The Healthy Forests Act would allow for more economic

International task force to discuss protecting West Coast from oil spills

SEATTLE, Wash. - States and provinces on the Pacific Ocean will gather this year in Seattle to discuss emerging issues in energy and how best to protect the West Coast from oil spills.

The Washington Department of

Free Fishing Weekend in Washington and Oregon

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The state's next “Free Fishing Weekend” is June 9-10, 2012, when fishing licenses are not required of anyone to fish in Washington. Free Fishing Weekend in Washington is always the first weekend after the first Monday in