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Campfires prohibited in all Washington state parks

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Washington State Parks announced today that campfires in all state parks will be prohibited until further notice to help prevent human-caused wildfires during the hot, dry season on both sides of the Cascade Mountains. The prohibition on campfires in state

Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

Pumpout Washington is a project of Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with Washington Sea Grant to help marinas install and operate septic pumpout stations, educate marina

Boating Program urges boaters to be safe this Fourth of July weekend

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Thousands of boaters will hit the water this July 4th holiday to enjoy the weather and to get the best views of waterfront fireworks shows. Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission’s Boating Program urges boaters to stay safe and pack

Public invited to weigh in on Washington state marine parks use and fees

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is asking the boating public to help the agency better understand how boaters use state marine parks and provide their views on possible changes to fees and policies for next year. Boaters are

Law enforcement administrators meet in Pacific County to discuss trending issues

Pacific County Sheriff Meeting

The Pacific County Sheriff recently hosted a meeting of local law enforcement administrators to discuss several regional issues. The combined agency meeting was to further efforts by each of the agencies to share information and resources, and work together towards

Volunteers needed to evaluate grants for parks, trails, boating and farmland preservation

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OLYMPIA – The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is looking for volunteers to evaluate grant applications and help decide where the next parks, trails and boat launches will go in the state, as well as help prioritize farmlands

More Washington boaters require Boater Education Card in 2014

As of January 1st, 2014, all Washington boaters aged 59 or younger must have the state’s mandatory Boater Education Card on board when operating a motorboat with 15 horsepower or greater, reminds BOATERexam.com, a leading online boating educator. The state’s

State Parks Commission to hold regular meeting in Olympia this week

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OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet in Olympia for its regular meeting this week.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Governor Hotel, 621 Capital Way S., Olympia.

Free Days at Washington State Parks this weekend

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OLYMPIA – Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days” in 2014 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. The “free days”

State Parks meeting will focus on future of Saint Edward Seminary Building

Saint Edward Seminary (sometimes "Saint Edward's Seminary") was an institution for developing Catholic priests in the US state of Washington.

The Washington State Parks Department plans to move forward with a public meeting next week to discuss the future of the Seminary Building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14,