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KXLY-TV Spokane
DNR raises fire danger to high in Spokane, Okanogan countiesThe Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is raising the fire
DNR raises fire danger to high in Spokane, Okanogan counties
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 29 minutes ago
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is raising the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands in Spokane and Okanogan counties. The following rules go into effect as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
FIRE MODEand 18 SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire season is coming whether we like it or not and be
FIRE MODE
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
and 18 SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire season is coming whether we like it or not and being prepared for the worst is important. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Spokane County Conservation District, and Washington State University... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
** FIRE MODE - PUBLISHING CATEGORY **and 18 SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire season is coming whether we like it or not and be
** FIRE MODE - PUBLISHING CATEGORY **
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
and 18 SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire season is coming whether we like it or not and being prepared for the worst is important. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Spokane County Conservation District, and Washington State University... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Chautauqua Institution Presents ‘The Profane’live there. She was the recipient of the National Science Board's "Public Servi
Chautauqua Institution Presents ‘The Profane’
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
live there. She was the recipient of the National Science Board's "Public Service Award" in 2010 for her project with the Washington State Department of Corrections, in which scientists and prisoners collaborated on research to keep endangered... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Former psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with childthat he wanted to have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter.
Former psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with child
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
that he wanted to have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter. He was arrested in September 2015 after arriving at a hotel for the sexual encounter. The Washington State Department of Health has suspended... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overrunsThe troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel fac
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overruns
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel faces $223 million in cost overruns. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Former Seattle child psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with minorto have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter. He was arrest
Former Seattle child psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with minor
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
to have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter. He was arrested in September 2015 after arriving at a hotel for the sexual encounter. The Washington State Department of Health has suspended Wulf's license. — The Associate... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Authorities investigating death of child at Bothell day careon Friday. The age and gender of the child are unknown. By afternoon, law-enf
Authorities investigating death of child at Bothell day care
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
on Friday. The age and gender of the child are unknown. By afternoon, law-enforcement officials and staff with the Washington State Department of Early Learning (DEL) were at the facility near Northeast 185th Street and Ross Road to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Child psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with fictional 12-old girlthat he wanted to have sex with the agent’s fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter.
Child psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with fictional 12-old girl
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
that he wanted to have sex with the agent’s fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter. He was arrested in September 2015 after arriving at a hotel for the sexual encounter. The Washington State Department of Health has suspended... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Former psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with childthat he wanted to have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter.
Former psychologist gets 6 years for seeking sex with child
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
that he wanted to have sex with the agent's fictional 12-year-old stepdaughter. He was arrested in September 2015 after arriving at a hotel for the sexual encounter. The Washington State Department of Health has suspended... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetSEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
SEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pierce County slaughterhouse recalls more whole hogs linked to salmonellaofficials issued a public-health alert urging consumers to avoid the products.
Pierce County slaughterhouse recalls more whole hogs linked to salmonella
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
officials issued a public-health alert urging consumers to avoid the products. The inspection service is working with the Washington State Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overrunsclosure in Seattle. The troubled project to replace the elevated roadway with a
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overruns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
closure in Seattle. The troubled project to replace the elevated roadway with a tunnel is $223 million over budget, the Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday, July 21, 2016. The original completion date for the tunnel was... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget, several years behind schedule— The troubled project to replace Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel i
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget, several years behind schedule
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
— The troubled project to replace Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetSEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KING5 Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
SEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnelTunnel Partners (STP) wins lawsuits against the state for more money, acknowled
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnel
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Tunnel Partners (STP) wins lawsuits against the state for more money, acknowledged Linea Laird, chief engineer for the Washington State Department of Transportation, in an interview after a session of the Legislature’s Joint Transportation... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetThe troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to cost $3.1... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Weekend drivers, plan ahead for highway work all around the regionweekend, there were 4-mile traffic jams adding at least 30 minutes to drives ap
Weekend drivers, plan ahead for highway work all around the region
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
weekend, there were 4-mile traffic jams adding at least 30 minutes to drives approaching the work zone, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. That was actually better than expected, traffic engineer Mike Swires... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Don’t lose sleep over bear attacks: It’s bees, dogs that cause most animal deathscontains good advice for backcountry travelers. But a bit of local context mig
Don’t lose sleep over bear attacks: It’s bees, dogs that cause most animal deaths
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
contains good advice for backcountry travelers. But a bit of local context might help you relax, if just for a bit. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife’s record of bear encounters lists only 14 cases in which someone was injured... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODA bans 14 horticultural products, urges growers to halt useincluding cannabis production. The 12 notices cover 14 products sold in Oregon
ODA bans 14 horticultural products, urges growers to halt use
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
including cannabis production. The 12 notices cover 14 products sold in Oregon that were also identified by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) in late June as containing undeclared pesticide active ingredients. In an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
USDA issues public-health alert over salmonella in whole hogsof more than 600,000 pounds of meat. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
USDA issues public-health alert over salmonella in whole hogs
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
of more than 600,000 pounds of meat. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) officials said an investigation by Washington State Department of Health officials had confirmed at least three patients were infected with the outbreak strain... Read more
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OregonLive.com
US judge fines Washington state $185,500 for delays serving mentally ill defendantsill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Mar
US judge fines Washington state $185,500 for delays serving mentally ill defendants
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
ill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued on July 7 against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services. Pechman said the state has not complied with her 2015 permanent... Read more
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The Columbian
I-205, 18th Street interchange opensofframp for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The occasion celebrated the new inter
I-205, 18th Street interchange opens
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
offramp for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The occasion celebrated the new interchange, and officials congratulated the Washington State Department of Transportation on completing the project. “This has been a long time coming. It’s the end of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WSDOT pushes back the Pilchuck River to save highway, homesSNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Caroline Petosa looks from her backyard down below on
WSDOT pushes back the Pilchuck River to save highway, homes
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Caroline Petosa looks from her backyard down below on dozens of Washington State Department of Transportation contractors actively moving the Pilchuck River. Her backyard has been shrinking nearly every year as winter rains... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
One beach reopens at Island Lakeof the lake near Island Lake Crista Camp. "While the bacteria levels near Isla
One beach reopens at Island Lake
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of the lake near Island Lake Crista Camp. "While the bacteria levels near Island Lake County Park are currently below the Washington State Department of Health threshold for closure," the release said, "bacteria levels can fluctuate in lakes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Federal judge fines Washington state $185,500 in mental-health caseill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Mar
Federal judge fines Washington state $185,500 in mental-health case
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
ill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued on July 7 against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services. Pechman said the state has not complied with her 2015 permanent... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health caseill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Mar
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health case
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
ill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued on July 7 against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services. Pechman said the state has not complied with her 2015 permanent... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health caseill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Mar
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health case
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
ill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued on July 7 against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services. Pechman said the state has not complied with her 2015 permanent... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health caseill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Mar
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health case
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
ill defendants. The fine follows a contempt order that U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman issued on July 7 against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services. Pechman said the state has not complied with her 2015 permanent... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouveror off-ramp for three miles between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new ram
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouver
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
or off-ramp for three miles between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new ramps will cut that distance in half. The Washington State Department of Transportation says the I-205 and Mill Plain interchange is the busiest in Clark County, which... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouverfor three miles in between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new NE 18th Stre
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouver
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
for three miles in between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new NE 18th Street ramps will cut that distance in half. The Washington State Department of Transportation says the I-205 and Mill Plain interchange is the busiest in Clark County, which... Read more
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The Columbian
Crash slows traffic on SR 14 westbound near I-2057:30 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. He advised
Crash slows traffic on SR 14 westbound near I-205
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
7:30 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. He advised motorists to expect delays in the area. Washington State Department of Transportation reports that the highway is stop-and-go backed up to Southeast 164th... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSP: 70 gallons of diesel fuel spills after semi tips over on I90nearly tipped over shortly after 7:00 a.m. The Sullivan Road on ramp is current
WSP: 70 gallons of diesel fuel spills after semi tips over on I90
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
nearly tipped over shortly after 7:00 a.m. The Sullivan Road on ramp is currently blocked. WSP said they have advised the Washington State Department of Ecology that there has been a diesel spill of at least 70 gallons. There is no estimate on... Read more
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The Columbian
Parents urged to get students immunizedClark County – The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents to e
Parents urged to get students immunized
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Clark County – The Washington State Department of Health is urging parents to ensure their children’s immunizations are up to date before they go back to school. Last school year, 85 percent of kindergartners had all their required... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Metro bike racks don't meet state standardsdistance for vehicles to ensure they can travel safely on roads, including sigh
Metro bike racks don't meet state standards
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
distance for vehicles to ensure they can travel safely on roads, including sight distance concerns and turning radius. The Washington State Department of Transportation can’t waive a state law for an agency like Metro, but it does issue permits for... Read more
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The Columbian
Tunnel machine Bertha returns to workchanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Tunnel machine Bertha returns to work
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, said Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle tunnel machine Bertha back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine Bertha back to work after maintenance
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Going out on a limb for stranded felineshis brother-in-law Shaun Sears, arborists by trade, established Canopy Cat Resc
Going out on a limb for stranded felines
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 7 days ago
his brother-in-law Shaun Sears, arborists by trade, established Canopy Cat Rescue as an offshoot of work they do for the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife's Watchable Wildlife program, locating webcams near osprey nests and the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s builders: Tunnel borer started out ‘perfect’near South Main Street. That pipe was left over from groundwater studies in 20
Bertha’s builders: Tunnel borer started out ‘perfect’
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
near South Main Street. That pipe was left over from groundwater studies in 2002 and 2010. A dispute review board said the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) should have done more to warn STP, but the board didn’t judge whether... Read more
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Quartz
Erik Olsen — Quartzmainland and the Baja California peninsula is… Who said infrastructure improve
Erik Olsen — Quartz
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
mainland and the Baja California peninsula is… Who said infrastructure improvement was boring? This video shows the Washington State Department of Transportation’s efforts to widen Interstate 90. The work, which began in… The American bison... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police have warning for ‘Pokemon Go’ players: Play safein trouble. It`s ok.” Their answer – “yes” -- it gets them out of the house and
Police have warning for ‘Pokemon Go’ players: Play safe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
in trouble. It`s ok.” Their answer – “yes” -- it gets them out of the house and exercising, walking miles each day. The Washington State Department of Transportation is also tweeting warnings to drivers, “Pikachu can wait.” King County Metro is... Read more
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Newsmax
Calpers' New CEO Frost Sees Potential Boost From Private Equityof time and we have to factor that in when we do our allocation work.” Frost,
Calpers' New CEO Frost Sees Potential Boost From Private Equity
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
of time and we have to factor that in when we do our allocation work.” Frost, 51, has been executive director of the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems since 2013 and will start with Calpers, which oversees about $302 billion,... Read more
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Methow Valley News
County urges combat of apple maggot threatis within one-half mile of a site where an apple maggot fly was caught last sum
County urges combat of apple maggot threat
Methow Valley News / Posted 11 days ago
is within one-half mile of a site where an apple maggot fly was caught last summer, and is therefore required by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) to have all fruit inspected and certified. WSDA placed about 300 traps in... Read more
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FOX Business
CalPERS Names Marcie Frost Its New CEObecame interim CEO after former CEO Anne Stausboll retired on June 30. Frost wi
CalPERS Names Marcie Frost Its New CEO
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
became interim CEO after former CEO Anne Stausboll retired on June 30. Frost will join CalPERS after a 16-year stint at the Washington State Department of Retirement Services, where she most recently served as executive director. With a total market... Read more
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FOX Business
CalPERS Names Marcie Frost Its New CEObecame interim CEO after former CEO Anne Stausboll retired on June 30. Frost wi
CalPERS Names Marcie Frost Its New CEO
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
became interim CEO after former CEO Anne Stausboll retired on June 30. Frost will join CalPERS after a 16-year stint at the Washington State Department of Retirement Services, where she most recently served as executive director. With a total market... Read more
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