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Commission Adopts New Sportfishing Rules, Discusses Willapa Bay Salmon Fisheries

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted several new sportfishing rules for the mainstem Columbia River, its tributaries and lakes within the basin at a public meeting Jan. 9-10 in Tumwater. The commission, a citizen panel that sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), also voted to select Jim Unsworth as the department’s director. That action was announced in a previous news release, available at WDFW’s website.

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Jan 27 - 29, Feb 3 – 5: Classes: Learn About Future Contracting Opps

Mark your calendars: minority-, woman- and small-business owners interested in participating on transportation contracts are invited to attend multiple opportunity forums being held across the state in late January and early February.

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Jan 21-22: Transportation Commission Meeting Focus - Tolling activity for 2015

At its January meeting, the Washington State Transportation Commission will consider traffic and revenue results and projections for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and the State Route 520 floating bridge as a first step in revising toll rates for 2015. The commission also will continue its work on developing proposed toll rates and policies for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes, which are scheduled to open this fall.

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