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Westport Aquarium to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Pescado)

Westport Aquarium

The Westport Aquarium is celebrating Dia de los Muertos – or Day of the Dead this Saturday evening, curator Kathryn Mersell tells it’s part of a grant to promote leaving less meat on the bone, decrease fish waste, and to keep

Great Washington ShakeOut hits 1 Million goal

Shakeout

More than 1 million Washingtonians have now signed up to participate in the Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill, making the exercise the largest in state history. On Thursday, Oct. 16th at 10:16 a.m., citizens across the state will “drop,

Coastal Flood Hazard Study for Grays Harbor County enters appeal period

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

UPDATE: A meeting on October 23rd will detail the maps to the public. The 90 day appeal period has begun for flood hazard determinations in Grays Harbor County on FEMA’s Coastal Flood Hazard Study. During the appeal period property owners can view

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes

Tsunami Evacuation Route

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host Race the Wave, their first hazard-themed fun run designed to blend awareness and action into a single activity. Race the Wave

Hoquiam’s new Chief of Police tours jail, pilots tug

Hoqiuam Police Chief Dylan Ellefson

On Monday, August 19, 2014, Hoquiam Police Department’s “Chief for a Day”, Dylan Ellefson, was sworn-in at City Hall by Mayor Jack Durney. Chief Ellefson took the oath of office to include a promise to enjoy the time with his

Olympic National Forest asks “Which roads are important to you?”

Olympic National Forest Seeks Input on Identifying a Sustainable Road System

The Olympic National Forest is hosting open houses asking the public to share the areas and roads they use on the Forest.  This information will help the Forest identify a financially sustainable road system that meets diverse access needs, minimizes

Washington State to set guidance for reclaiming wastewater

Washington State Department of Ecology

The state Department of Ecology is developing guidance for local governments so they have an approved, standardized approach to reclaim water.   “Water is our most precious natural resource and is declining in many parts of our state” said Ecology

New Washington Board meeting to prioritize removal of fish barriers statewide

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

A new board responsible for restoring fish habitat by expediting the removal of fish barriers in Washington’s streams will hold its first meeting June 17 in Olympia. The Fish Passage Barrier Removal Board will develop a statewide strategy for removing

WDFW schedules public meetings on plans to survey public and private beaches

Washington beaches

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will host meetings in June to discuss plans to survey public and private beaches around south Puget Sound for forage fish habitat. Beginning in June 2014, the Washington Department of Fish and

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