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Pot stores: 2 Tacoma, 1 Lacey

Washington State Liquor Control Board today issued the state’s first 24 marijuana retailer licenses. Two locations in Tacoma are on the list and one in Lacey; Olympia has none.

July 2014

Kent to seek $$ for new police HQ

Kent City Council has voted unanimously to refer a $34 million bond measure to voters in November to fund a new public safety and training facility for police.

July 2014

Accolades to Cheney Stadium project

Association of Washington Cities has recognized the retrofitted parking lot, reconstructed Clay Huntington Way and revamped entrance to Cheney Stadium with a 2014 Municipal Excellence Award.

July 2014

N.Y. firm to study oil shipments in Wash.

A New York firm has received a $250,000 contract from the state Department of Ecology to analyze impacts of marine and rail oil transportation in Washington state.

June 2014

Sunrise services are open for sunny Sunday

The Sunrise area in the northeast corner of Mount Rainier National Park is now open full time for the 2014 summer season.

June 2014

DNR connects Capitol Forest to Enumclaw

Capitol State Forest and state trust lands in Thurston County will be managed from region headquarters in Enumclaw starting next Tuesday, July 1.

June 2014

Credit union, trade show gift parks

In a unique partnership, WSECU and MHRV Show Association teamed up to support the financially challenged Washington State Parks. They presented a $14,608 donation this week.

June 2014

Plans out for Budd Inlet clean-up

State Department of Ecology has a pollution remediation plan drafted for the former Reliable Steel worksite on Olympia’s Budd Inlet, with work expected to begin by late summer.

June 2014

Haley will chair Transportation Commission

Anne Haley, Walla Walla, has been elected to serve as chair of Washington State Transportation Commission effective July 1.

June 2014

One word - Plastics - relates to $100k

The not-for-profit Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) in Kent received a $100,000 Work Start grant today from the state Department of Commerce.

June 2014
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