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Washington tribe calls on Seattle City Light to remove the Gorge Dam

Raindrops fell through gusts of fresh April air as clouds and mist draped the ridges above the Skagit River near the town of Hamilton, a few dozen miles upriver from Puget Sound. Lifelong fisherman Scott Schuyler, an Upper Skagit Tribal elder and a policy representative for the tribe, was dressed for the weather in green rubber boots beneath an orange and yellow rain slicker. His 20-year-old daughter, Janelle Schuyler, in similar gear, hopped on board her father’s boat as he shoved off from shore in search of salmon.
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Winner of Washington state's $250,000 military COVID-19 vaccine lottery announced

The winner of Washington state's $250,000 drawing for its military-focused COVID-19 vaccine lottery was announced Tuesday morning. Two numbers were drawn in the vaccine appreciation program known as "A Heroes Thanks." Residents that received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine from a Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard or Department of Defense health care facility were eligible for the lottery.
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LINKS: Washington State August 3rd Primary Election Results

Olympia, WA. — The Washington State Primary Election results are up on the Clark County website. They show clear wins for Vancouver incumbent mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle and Erik Paulson for City Council City Council Position 2. Other races in Clark County are available for view. In the hotly contested race...
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Initial 2021 Primary Election results (August 3rd)

Initial results of Ferndale and Whatcom County political races and propositions reported as of 8:06pm, August 3rd, by the Washington State Secretary of State and Whatcom County Election Division are as follows. Top 2 vote-getters in each race will advance to the General Election in November. Next Ballot Count: 8/4/2021...
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Some push for Washington state to bring face mask mandate back

TACOMA, Wash. -- As COVID-19 continues to spread, there are increasing calls for the state to reimpose face masks for everyone in public settings regardless of their vaccination status. But the question now is should that order come in the form of a mandate from the governor's office?. Many Washington...
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Head to Washington for National Farmers’ Market Week

With new vendors, free programs, SNAP benefits, and more the Washington Farmers’ Market has been a popular attraction this summer, which is emphasized during National Farmers’ Market Week. The Washington Farmers’ Market is spreading messages on social media this week about the value markets bring to their communities, such as...