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Kreidler sends out Climate Risk Disclosure Survey to insurers

OLYMPIA - Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler sent out his annual Climate Risk Disclosure survey on June 30, requiring insurance companies with more than $100 million in written …

Newhouse stops the Biden Administration’s land grab

On July 19 Rep. Dan Newhouse’s (R-WA) amendment to prohibit funds from being used to finalize the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed “Landscape and Conservation …

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is proud to share Washington is one of three states selected by the Early Childhood Developmental Health Systems (ECDHS): Evidence to …

Delayed long-term care tax

Many of you have written to me recently asking about the upcoming implementation of the “Washington Cares Fund.” This 2019 law created a trust fund to implement a new state long-term care …

Crime is up, and number of officers down, in 2022 Crime in Washington Report

Lacey, WA-Crime was up and the number of law enforcement officers was down in the latest Crime in Washington report for 2022. The rate of murders, violent and property crimes rose across the state, …

Changes coming to Confluence Health facility names

Wenatchee - On July 1, Confluence Health transitioned its naming conventions for its hospitals and some other locations to increase clarity and allow for smoother services for patients. Ten …

Support for the Preservation of the Chelan Butte

The mission of the Residents Coalition of Chelan County (RC3) is to “To work with residents to ensure that future growth and development in Chelan County preserves and enhances the qualities …

OLYMPIA-The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA), in partnership with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) and the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), …

Interim period busy with 12th District visits

Friends and neighbors, I hope that you and your families have been having a fun and safe summer. It has been over two months since the 105-day legislative session and the May 16 special …

OLYMPIA - A new study commissioned by the Washington legislature, "Increasing the Economic Value and Sustainability of Washington's Agriculture Sector Through Industrial Symbiosis," …

Chelan PUD, YMCA agree in principle to terms redeveloping part of Fifth Street campus

WENATCHEE – What is now a utility warehouse is one step closer to becoming the site of a bustling community hub. Chelan PUD staff presented draft terms of a potential purchase and sale …

Osprey, geese keep Chelan PUD biologists, crews on their toes

WENATCHEE - Osprey chicks are just beginning to peek above the protection of their high-perched nests. Next month, new-feathered fledglings will attempt their first flights, many from platforms built …

Informational videos increase awareness of financial aid and education options

Olympia—Simple, accurate information provided in an engaging way in an educational environment can help improve student understanding and awareness of financial aid and college or training …

A multi-agency partnership led by the nonprofit Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) has received a $150,000 grant to create new career pathways for unemployed and underemployed skilled workers. The funding …

Washington Retail Report

WR board of directors map out future strategies for a thriving marketplace and political influence The Washington Retail Association 20-member Board of Directors met in mid-June at the beautiful …

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to invest $3 million in partnerships to promote research that informs and improves soil surveys at the regional level, which is part of an ongoing …

Treehouse, a place for Support for youth in foster care

Treehouse is a nonprofit supporting youth in foster care across Washington state. We provide material and financial resources, as well as education-based support so youth in care complete high school …

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) introduced HR 3842 -  Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act  with Representatives Gus …

New Data Center Technician Career Launch Program Endorsed, Opening Doors to In-Demand IT Careers for Local Youth

QUINCY - A groundbreaking partnership has achieved a significant milestone in the development of a new workforce development path for the Data Centers in Grant County. Computing for All, the …

Prestige Care Centers receive “Five-Star” rating from CMS

PORTLAND –  Prestige Care is pleased to recognize its skilled nursing centers for achieving a “Five-Star Overall Rating” by the Centers for Medicare and …

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