BLM seeks nominations to Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council

SPOKANE — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public nominations for two open positions on the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The BLM’s RACs, composed of citizens chosen for their expertise in natural resource issues, help the Bureau carry out its multiple-use mission and stewardship of 245 million acres of public lands. The Bureau, which manages more land than...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the April 24 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Approved third amended and restated interconnection and service agreement with Intergate.Columbia I LLC, a state of Washington LLC controlled by Sabey Corporation. This amendment will take...
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Orondo holds second town hall

The second town hall meeting for Orondo community members was held April 11 in the Eagles Nest room at Orondo School.
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Council authorizes mayor to advertise irrigation project

The Waterville Town Council, at its April 17 regular meeting, authorized Mayor Royal DeVaney to advertise for bids for this summer’s irrigation project.
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the April 10 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: A resolution was introduced authorizing the district’s sale of Wells Project output to the Okanogan PUD. The Douglas PUD Commission will consider the resolution for final action at...
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Patrols on the lookout for distracted drivers in NCW

NCW — April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and law enforcement agencies across North Central Washington will be looking for drivers texting or talking on their cell phones. The campaign to stop distracted driving from now through April 16 puts extra officers on the roads. Under current Washington law, it is illegal to text or hold your phone to your ear while driving. Violators pay a...
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Barn quilts at town hall, library

Barn quilts have been hung on the outside of Waterville's library and town hall. Mayor Royal DeVaney included the display of the quilts in his report at the April 3 regular town council meeting.
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Workgroup meeting for stewardship group

WATERVILLE — A workgroup meeting for the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program will be held at 1 p.m. April 5 in the Douglas County Superior Court hearing room at the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St., Waterville. For more information, call 423-5990.
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the March 27 commission meeting held at the district's East Wenatchee office.
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Town receives funding for income survey

The Town of Waterville has received a grant from the Department of Ecology which will cover the cost of an income survey.
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