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May 1, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Petitioners want slide-clearing work to go to local residents

A Darrington man says people and companies most affected by the Highway 530 mudslide are not being properly considered for the job of clearing the buried highway, and he has collected hundreds of signatures on a petition asking state officials to rectify the situation. Brian Roggenbuck said Thursday he had collected 700 signatures, and wrote to Gov. Jay…


Comments | More in Environment, General news, Government, Weather Beat | Topics: Darrington, Inslee, jobs

November 1, 2013 at 8:58 AM

Inslee tapped for Obama climate task force

President Barack Obama has selected Gov. Jay Inslee and 25 other elected officials to serve on a climate change task force. Inslee’s office on Friday said the panel will include governors, mayors, county officials and tribal leaders from a range of states and communities. “Washingtonians are every day seeing the dangerous effects of climate change in more devastating…


Comments | More in Environment, Government | Topics: climate-change task force, Inslee, Obama