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Controlled Burns Planned for East Slope of Cascade Range
Controlled Burns Planned for East Slope of Cascade Range
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal officials hoping to reduce the threat of wildfires plan controlled burns on 9,000 acres (3642 hectares) on the east slope of the Cascade Range in Washington state. The Seattle Times reports that the controlled burns this spring in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are part of a plan to increase the pace of intentionally set fires to reduce fuel loads...
Gov. Inslee Set to Release Supplemental Budget Proposal
Gov. Inslee Set to Release Supplemental Budget Proposal
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is set to release his supplemental budget proposal for the 2016 legislative session. Inslee will release his plan Thursday morning. Lawmakers return to the Capitol next month, and the House and Senate will each present their own supplemental budget proposals during the 60-day legislative session that is scheduled to end mid-March. ...