DNR puts geoduck tract off-limits, pending further testing

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

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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 U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.  The grant awards under various Justice Department programs are tailored to the needs identified by each tribe.
 
        “We look forward to continuing our partnership with the Tribes, and are confident these grants will help increase the public safety of each community,” said U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.  “One size does not fit all, and I am pleased these grants will address specific needs on Tribal lands.”