Two of the three Commissioners voted to surplus the timber standing on Port property at located at Sanderson Field. This action taken by the Port Commission was to start the process and discussion, via public hearing and comment, to making a decision on whether or not to surplus the timber. The tentative date for the public hearing is July 16th at the scheduled Port meeting.
Washington lawmakers are projected to have $120 million more revenue than previously anticipated. The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council said Tuesday that an improving housing market is helping draw in extra cash. The council now anticipates that state government will raise about $32.66 billion in the next two-year budget cycle.
A Centralia man imprisoned at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center in Connell is accused of leading a drug trafficking operation from behind bars. The Chronicle reports 30-year-old Forrest E. Amos was the focus of a six-month investigation involving local, state and federal agencies that resulted in arrests or charges referred Monday against Amos and 20 other people in King, Thurston, Lewis and Cowlitz counties.
Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his four hits, Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer, and the surging Los Angeles Angels pounded out a season-high 21 hits in an 11-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Small organisms that live in sediments at the bottom of Puget Sound have generally declined over the past 10 years, leaving experts to wonder about the overall health of the Sound. A just released report concluded that sediments in Central Puget Sound showed declining health from 1998 to 2009. READ MORE
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Geocaching Association (WSGA) announced the launch of the Washington State Parks Centennial GeoTour. The State Parks Centennial GeoTour features 100 geocaches in 100 state parks to celebrate 100 years. READ MORE
Women Veteran’s Summit
The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Women Veterans… Read More +
Public Safety Sales Tax at Work
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