Request for Veterans Remembrance Emblem Fund Proposals Now Open

Olympia – The Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee (VAAC) is accepting grant proposals for veterans’ memorials in Washington State, beginning today, July 1. Applications must be postmarked no later than August 29, 2014 to be considered for this funding period.

Funding for accepted proposals comes from the Veterans Remembrance Emblem Fund. The fund – established in 1990 – is administered by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Licensing.

The Emblem Fund permits eligible veterans to purchase and display approved decals on their vehicle license plates through the Department of Licensing, with net fees being deposited in a special account held by the state treasurer.

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Fireworks Information 2014

Fireworks Events, Sales and Bans 2014

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FS Road 22 To Temporarily Close For Repairs July 1

Olympic National Forest Road 22 (Donkey Creek Road) will be closed for repairs between Highway 101 (milepost 0) and mile post 8 on July 1. The Pacific Ranger District will be performing road pavement repairs beginning Friday, June 27, with a full road closure planned for July 1. The Forest expects the repairs to be completed and normal traffic restored by July 2. Users may bypass the work by using Forest Road 2220 (Newbury Creek Road) during the closure period. We appreciate your patience while we address needed repairs. For more information, please contact the Pacific Ranger District office in Quinault, WA located at 353 South Shore Road or call 360-288-0203.