Heal the Bay report scores Washington high in ocean water quality

Seeking to keep Pacific Northwest ocean users healthy as they head to the shore this summer, environmental group Heal the Bay will be issuing water quality grades for over

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Quake-Catcher Network Installed in Pacific County Schools

South Bend, Washington – Robert de Groot, Ph.D. of the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), will lead a discussion with students, faculty, and staff about his recent work during

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DNR firefighter Albert Kassel receives Pacific Northwest Excellence in Dispatching Award for 2008

OLYMPIA – Public Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark announced today that Albert Kassel, manager of the Emergency Coordination Center of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been named to top honors by the Northwest Wildfire Coordination Center.

“To achieve such recognition after only two years in the position is a testament to Albert’s leadership, dedication, and stellar performance at DNR, in the region, and nationally,” said  Goldmark, congratulating Kassel on behalf of the department.