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Public invited to comment on oil transportation study

Crude by rail in Washington State

The public is invited to provide feedback on a preliminary study assessing risks associated with increased transportation of oil through Washington state. Public meetings are scheduled next week in Spokane and Olympia to accept comments regarding the study and recommendations.

Timberland District Libraries add a total of 58 open hours each week

Timberland Regional Library

Library patrons in the five-county Timberland Regional Library (TRL) service area asked for longer hours; starting September 2, they’ve got them! District-wide, 26 libraries and the Ask-A-Librarian service will add hours – a total of 58 more each week. The

Grays Harbor PUD receives 14th consecutive clean audit from state

Grays Harbor PUD

An examination by the Washington State Auditor has produced a 14th consecutive clean audit for the Grays Harbor PUD. In the Exit Conference held on Monday, representatives of the Washington State Auditor’s office reported that the “District’s internal controls were

Cleanup of former Reynolds smelter site hits milestone

Reynolds Metals Aluminum Smelter Longview

A recently completed draft environmental study details the extent of contamination and potential cleanup options for the former Reynolds aluminum smelter site near Longview. Most of the contamination found at the site is associated with waste left behind from decades of aluminum

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

WDFW: Commission seeks comment on options for Grays Harbor salmon management

OLYMPIA - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will accept public comments during a meeting scheduled Dec. 6-7 in Olympia on draft policy options for managing salmon fisheries in Grays Harbor.

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WDFW Commission approves land purchases for wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation

OLYMPIA - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved the purchase of a 5,497-acre property 35 miles northwest of Yakima that provides prime habitat for elk, northern spotted owls, bull trout and other

Public meetings scheduled to discuss Grays Harbor salmon management

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled eight public meetings this fall and winter to discuss and develop a new draft policy for managing salmon fisheries in Grays Harbor.

State appeals court vacates Grays Harbor Superior Court ruling

SHELTON, Wash. - The Washington State Appeals court has overturned a ruling by the Grays Harbor County Superior Court, vindicating the Mason County Board of Commissioners.

Earlier this summer the nonprofit group Advocates for Responsible Government sued the board over their

State, Feds to Hold Meeting on Marbled Murrelet Conservation

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) are holding informational meetings to help the public better understand the proposed development of a long-term Marbled Murrelet Conservation Strategy