SHELTON, WA - Simpson Lumber Company, LLC and Sierra Pacific Industries announced Tuesday completion of the sale of the Simpson Lumber sawmill assets in Shelton, Washington. Simpson has closed its mill facilities in downtown Shelton, at the nearby Johns Prairie complex, and at Dayton, Washington, near Shelton, and Simpson will construct… Read More +
MARYSVILLE, WA (AP) - Authorities say multiple brush fires that slowed southbound traffic on Interstate 5 in Snohomish County were likely set by arsonists. The blazes Tuesday afternoon caused traffic southbound to be funneled into a single lane of the highway at one point, and traffic was backed up for… Read More +
In these days of Facebook, Twitter, smart phones, and television on-demand many people feel that there aren't enough opportunities to gather and meet face-to-face. In order to help resolve that dilemma locally, Shelton residents Dean Byrd and Dick Bell READ MORE
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Legislature has passed a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an incremental 11.9-cent gas tax increase over the next two years.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and finished with a one-hitter for his second straight shutout as the Seattle Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Tuesday night.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -Royal Dutch Shell's second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska as it prepares to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean. KIRO-TV reports the 572-foot drill ship was escorted from the harbor in Everett by two tug boats and two Coast Guard vessels. READ MORE
Fireworks - You can attend a public display (list below), or buy your own - but use them with extra care. According to a report from State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy, there were 155 suspected fireworks-related fires in 2014. These fires accounted for an estimated loss of over 320 thousand dollars.
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