Tag Archives: Walla Walla

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident

Washington West Nile Virus

A Walla Walla County man is the first Washington resident in 2014 known to have been infected with West Nile virus in our state. The man in his 20s was likely exposed near his home and was hospitalized. The infection

Grays Harbor Transit among 18 awarded $5.2M in federal grants to improve transit services

Grays Harbor Transit bus

More than $5.2 million in newly awarded federal grants for new buses and facility improvements means service improvements are coming to 18 public transportation providers in Washington. The Washington State Department of Transportation this week announced the Federal Transit Administration

Construction of BPA’s Central Ferry-Lower Monumental Transmission Line begins in May

Central Ferry-Lower Monumental Transmission Line Project

The Bonneville Power Administration will begin construction of the Central Ferry-Lower Monumental Transmission Line Project in May. The new line is expected to carry over 800 additional megawatts of renewable wind energy, enough to power about half a million Northwest

State revokes, suspends licenses, certifications, registrations of health care providers

OLYMPIA ¾ The Washington State Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of health care providers in our state. The department has also immediately suspended the credentials of people who have been prohibited from practicing

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. 

Seattle Wine

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

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

New Public Records Abuse Law to be Put to the Test

OLYMPIA... In an ironic twist, a law to prevent frivolous or excessive public records requests by inmates in state prisons will be used for the first time against an inmate requesting information pertaining to the law from the very person