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New ferry schedule, off-peak fares highlight fall sailing season | Department of Transportation

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:27AM

Changing foliage and shorter days aren’t the only things Washington State Ferries’ customers can count on every fall. Seasonal service adjustments start Sunday, Sept. 21, and off-peak fares go into effect Wednesday, Oct. 1.

 

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Freshwater Shortage Looming As Next World Crisis

  • Today at 9:00AM

Even though water covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, less than two percent is freshwater. Therein lies the problem. As the world’s population grows, demand for water is increasing; in periods of drought it becomes a crisis.

New technology converts woody biomass into fuel | Washington State Department of Natural Resources

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 8:46PM

Forest landowners may soon have new options for converting woodland debris into renewable energy if mobile pyrolysis technology lives up to its promise.

Special Committee of the Whole meeting | Bonney Lake

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Finance Committee will hold a Special Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Justice & Municipal Center.

Volunteers still needed to count bicyclists and pedestrians | Department of Transportation

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Calling all volunteers: It’s not too late to help with Washington’s seventh annual bicycle and pedestrian count taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 in cities across the state.

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The “Star Spangled Banner” turned 200 years old this week. Do you know all the lyrics?

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