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June 15, 2014 at 2:54 PM

$9,000 grant to help Arlington schools with mudslide costs

The Arlington School District has received a $9,090 federal grant to help cover expenses incurred following the March 22 Highway 530 mudslide. The money will help pay the costs of bringing in substitute teachers who stood in for classroom staff who were receiving counseling. In addition, the grant will help with additional transportation costs, such as extra…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Cantwell, mudslide, Murray

January 1, 2013 at 10:42 AM

‘Fiscal cliff’ deal protects WA sales-tax break

The Associated Press OLYMPIA  — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says the “fiscal-cliff” tax bill that passed the Senate includes the sales-tax deduction for taxpayers in Washington and a half-dozen other states. Cantwell told The Olympian the sale-tax break has been a top priority. The “fiscal-cliff” bill protects Washington taxpayers for their 2012 and 2013 returns. The deduction…

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Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: Cantwell, fiscal cliff, sales tax