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What can be done to save the Historic Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park?

Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park

The Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park is reaching a tipping point, 13 miles above the Graves Creek trail head in the Quinault Valley, the historic chalet is loosing ground to the the East Fork of the Quinault

Amazon announces plans to open its fourth fulfillment center in Kent, Washington

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Seattle, March 14, 2014 – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a nearly 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Kent, Wash. Amazon will create hundreds of full-time jobs at the site when it opens. This will be the

DNR now accepting Community Forest Trust nominations

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now considering nominations for lands to be included in the state Community Forest Trust. Local communities interested in having lands included in the Community Forest Trust need to file

WA Lawmakers urged to think beyond school day in education funding

Math, science and health are all part of Yakima Valley after-school programs, some of which focus on teaching kids culinary skills. Photo courtesy 21st Century Afterschool Program.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington Legislature already has some marching orders, from the governor’s budget proposal to a bill by state School Superintendent Randy Dorn to raise sales taxes to fund education. A 2012 court ruling said the state must

WA Natural Resources Board OKs purchase of Wahkiakum forestland for Common School Trust

OLYMPIA – At its regular monthly meeting today, the state Board of Natural Resources authorized the purchase of 834 acres of working forestland in Wahkiakum County from a private seller for $2.19 million. DNR will manage the acquired parcels, located

Conservative group says Olympic National Park has lost $3 million in first 10 days of federal shutdown

Washington, D.C. - As the 10th day of the government shutdown looms, more than seven million Americans have been kept out of national parks and $750 million in visitor spending has been lost, with huge repercussions for the economies of

Westport Winery Earns Medals in Colorado and Connecticut

WESTPORT, Wash. - Westport Winery has again brought medals from international wine competitions to Grays Harbor.

 

In September, at the Denver International Wine Competition, Elk River Riesling and Captain Grays Gewurztraminer were awarded gold medals. The grapes used to craft these

WSDOT teams with WSP to keep Shelton road construction safe

SHELTON – Motorists who ignore a construction detour may have some explaining to do. The Washington State Department of Transportation has enlisted the Washington State Patrol to help deter motorists from driving through a construction zone during night hours on

Grays Harbor College named one of Washington’s 27 most military friendly

OLYMPIA, Wash. – On the heels of its ranking as top community college in Washington state last month, Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen has again made a national list.
Twenty-seven Washington community and technical colleges are among the top

Westport Winery Earns Gold, Double Bronze at Seattle Wine Awards

SEATTLE, Wash. - The largest and most influential independent wine recognition program in the state, the Seattle Wine Awards (SWA), announces the winning wines in 26 categories spanning three retail price ranges and comprised exclusively of Washington state appellation wines. 

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