Tag Archives: PUYALLUP

Grays Harbor College now offers ASE Certification for Auto Technicians

Grays Harbor College

For automotive technicians working in the area, Grays Harbor College now provides Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification and re-certification testing. Until recently, those working in auto mechanics fields had to travel to Longview or Puyallup for these exams. For those

$11 million in grants from Ecology to help prevent flood damage upriver

OLYMPIA – Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage in flood-prone communities.   Grants reach from

Wildlife Commission adopts new hunting rules, reduces cost of some special permits

WDFW

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission took action to expand the number of big-game hunting permits available this year and reduce the cost of several types of permits during a public meeting April 11-12 in Olympia.   The

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

DNR puts geoduck tract off-limits, pending further testing

WA DNR Wild Geoducks

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced several measures to address China’s action on shellfish imports and to ensure the safety of shellfish from Washington’s waters.   On December 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

Western Washington tribes receive more than $10-million in DOJ grants

The U.S. Department of Justice this week awarded more than $10 million to eight Indian Tribes in Western Washington to enhance services to crime victims and improve criminal justice in the tribal communities, announced

Investigators Determine Cause of Lolli Swing Incident at Spring Fair in Puyallup

PUYALLUP, Wash. - April 21, 2009 - After a thorough investigation by governmental and independent private investigators specializing in amusement rides, the contributing factor for the Lolli Swing incident at the Spring Fair in Puyallup on April 17, 2009 was

Reed, college students challenge campuses statewide: ‘Find Your One Thing’

OLYMPIA - Whether it's donating that old sweater, taking two minutes to register to vote online, or signing up for government Twitter feeds, Secretary of State Sam Reed next week starts a statewide push to fire up Washington's youth to

PUYALLUP MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $2.4 MILLION EMBEZZLEMENT FROM LUMBER MILL

            BRETT M. SMITH, 24, of Puyallup, Washington, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and $2,476,913 in restitution for Mail Fraud.  SMITH was the leader of a

MARCH 31ST DEADLINE APPROACHING TO RETURN SBA LOAN APPLICATIONS FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

OLYMPIA— The deadline to apply for disaster assistance and to complete the SBA loan packet is fast approaching. It is Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Washington residents affected by the January 6-16, 2009, winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding are urged

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