Tag Archives: STEVENS

Several local schools to receive Washington Achievement Award for 3-year growth

Hoquiam High School has received an award from the state for their growth in reading, School Superintendent Mike Parker says “Just recently I was notified that the High School is one of only 5% of schools across the state to

WDFW asks public’s help to generate leads in shooting of radio-collared wolf

Gray Wolf

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WFDW) is seeking the public’s help to identify the person or persons responsible for shooting and killing a gray wolf last month in Stevens County.   A 2-year-old black female wolf

Senate Democrats sign Cost of Living bill for teachers

Brian Hatfield

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens and Sen. Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, today released the following statement on their co-sponsorship of a Senate bill signed by all 22 members of the Democratic caucus allowing cost of living allowance (COLA) raises

Nirvana among 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

ABERDEEN, Wash. - Local band Nirvana has been elected into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. New inductees were announced last night, and include Cat Stevens, Hall and Oats, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Andrew Loog Oldham, Brian

Time to trade those sunglasses and sandals for ice scrapers and chains

OLYMPIA – As state highway crews shift into winter gear, they have a few words of advice for drivers: be prepared and slow down.

Those simple words of wisdom could be the difference between a long wait on the

Aberdeen School District to Honor 19 Retiring Employees

ABERDEEN, Wash. - A reception honoring a principal, 10 teachers and eight members of the support staff who are retiring from the Aberdeen School District is set for 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, in the Commons at

Anglers Enjoy Big Trout, Nice Weather on Opening Day of Lowland Lakes Season

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Good weather and big trout helped to boost catch rates on opening day of this year’s lowland lakes fishing season.

Based on creel checks conducted at 112 lakes around the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Senator Pam Roach Heads Hearing To Shine Light On CPS Abuse

Auburn…Sen. Pam Roach (R-rural Auburn) acted as Chairwoman for a legislative hearing last Thursday to investigate abuse and corruption by the Department of Social and Health Services.  Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) and Rep. Marilyn Chase (D – Shoreline) acted as

More Washington Counties Added to FEMA Disaster Declaration Due to Heavy Snow

OLYMPIA- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) announced today that additional counties are now eligible for disaster Public Assistance to help with recovery from the severe winter storm and record and near-record snow