Governor Appoints Members To Blue Ribbon Task Force On Recreation

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee’s new Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation will hold its first meeting April 9.

The Governor called together leaders in outdoor recreation to develop an action plan and recommendations to manage, transform and leverage Washington’s outdoor recreation assets and state programs. In his executive order, he asked that the recommendations focus on increasing outdoor recreation activities and promoting recreation-related jobs and business. The task force must complete its work by September 19.

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2014 Waste Tire Roundup Announced

(Port Orchard, WA)  Residents of Kitsap and North Mason Counties may bring up to ten (10) waste passenger vehicle or light truck tires, on or off-rim, to the Port of Bremerton Olympic View Business and Industrial Parks April 12-13 and April 26-27 for recycling at no charge.

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sixth annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week At St. Martin's

Saint Martin’s hosts  to end sexual violence in our communities. LACEY, Wash. —  At least one of every three women worldwide has been beaten, sexually assaulted or otherwise abused in her lifetime by a partner, relative, friend, stranger, employer and/or colleague, according to the Take Back the Night international program. Saint Martin’s University will issue its own call to action against these violent crimes during its sixth annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week, April 7- 11. The SAAM 2014 week will culminate Friday, April 11, with a unique event during which the audience can follow the stories of sexual assault survivors through an interactive activity and view a film that underscores the impact of sexual assault on a young survivor. All activities are free and open to the public.

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Spring Sailing Schedule & Fare Changes

SEATTLE – Ferry customers should plan ahead for spring sailings and fare changes. The Washington State Ferries spring sailing schedule begins, Sunday April 6. Annual and new fare increases go into effect May 1. Additional spring service starts Sunday, April 6

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