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Washington State Burn Ban Extended Until Mid October
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has extended her emergency burn ban to include all counties in Washington state.
No outdoor burning is allowed in the state through midnight, Oct. 15.
The governor says the reason for the extended ban is the state's long stretch of warm dry weather,…
Naches Campground Saved From Wildfire
A campground outside Naches became the latest bulls-eye of a fast-moving wildfire Monday morning. Crews managed to save the Wonderland campground. No one was hurt thanks to a quick response by firefighters. Nearly a dozen different fire crews set up camp Monday when the fast-moving fire started...
State Recreation Land Pass Good For Two Motor Vehicles
A single, state recreation land pass now can be used on either of two motor vehicles, thanks to new legislation signed today by Gov. Chris Gregoire.
The change takes effect immediately. Holders of previously issued annual passes may enter a second vehicle license number on their existing pass...
Gov. Gregoire Signs Senate Bill For Energy
Gov. Christine Gregoire signed Senate Bill 6044 into law this afternoon, allowing investors to construct water-pump storage facilities along the Columbia River to generate electricity and help balance out the power generated by area wind farms...
Referendum 73 Filed To Overturn Same Sex Marriage Law
Challengers of Washington’s newly signed gay-marriage bill have filed a referendum challenge.  Less than four hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law the bill authorizing civil marriage for same-sex couples, SB6239, Joseph Backholm of Preserve Marriage Washington fil…
Gov. Gregorie Signs Historic Legislation
Before hundreds of marriage equality advocates and supporters, Gov. Chris Gregoire today signed historic legislation that makes Washington the 7th state in the nation to allow same-sex couples to marry.
“As governor for more than seven years, this is one of my proudest moments,&CloseCurlyDou…

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