Commission Neatherlin proposes a solution to pay off the notorious Belfair Sewer System, a system estimated to go broke by 2017 under the current financing assumptions. At Tuesday's briefing session, Commissioner Neatherlin with the aid of Budget Director Frank Pinter presented a recommended solution utilizing REET 1 & 2 Funds,… Read More +
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed a cap-and-trade program that would require industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release. The Democrat outlined the program on Wednesday as part of a broader package to help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Inslee says the plan would raise nearly $1… Read More +
RHP Matt Brazis sent to Cubs in trade. RHP Logan Bawcom designated for assignment.SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the club has acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league relief pitcher Matt Brazis. Ruggiano, 32, played 81 games with the Chicago Cubs last season,
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department generally discourages the public from feeding wildlife, but the agency is temporarily feeding Okanogan County mule deer to keep them out of orchards in the Pateros area. The feed draws deer away and protects fruit trees.
TUMWATER - A new six-year plan that will be used by the state to develop hunting seasons and guide management of game species was approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission during its meeting Dec. 12-13 in Tumwater.