IRIS | Conservation District, WSU work with farmers on cover crops

This article is a continuation of a series of success stories from the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit hosted by the Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) on Nov. 15 in Pateros.
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Student debt draining retired income

Lots is written about students exiting college saddled with hefty student loans; however, the impact on retired parents went largely unnoticed.
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Committees, governor’s budget, and bad small business bills

By Rep. Keith Goehner On Monday, Jan. 14, I was sworn in to represent the 12th Legislative District in the Washington State House of Representatives. I am honored to serve such a great region of our state. The first few weeks in Olympia included meeting with constituents and colleagues, committee meetings, and a lot of homework on bills we will be considering in the weeks ahead. There are bills,...
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Browse and search historical publications with new Washington Digital Newspapers website

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, has launched a new website for the Washington Digital Newspapers program: Washingtondigitalnewspapers.org.
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Legislature faces issues on budget, spending and education

The 2019 legislative session began Jan. 14. It is an honor and a privilege to be back in Olympia serving you.
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Make it a priority to have a great year

A Happy New Year is on the agenda for most people.
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Civil Air Patrol cadet program helps shape future leaders

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was founded on Dec. 1, 1941 and is older than the U.S. Air Force, which was founded in 1947. CAP began as a group of pilots dedicated to tracking German submarines off the Atlantic coast during World War II, and has grown over time to its current 60,000 active members.
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Waterville School to hold levies in February

On Feb. 12, Waterville School will ask our voters to approve two important levies for Waterville students. These levies are needed to ensure we can continue to provide programs and facilities that our students need and deserve.
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A new year and new legislative session

Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday season with friends, family and loved ones. I wish you good health, enjoyable work, and lots of joy in 2019. Hopefully a snowy winter will provide you ample opportunity to enjoy sledding with your families or some of our area’s fabulous outdoor recreation. As for me, the new year means that the legislative session is right around the corner.
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Wheat growers and allies see the Farm Bill through to the finish line

After more than a year of meetings with legislators and advocating for Washington farmers, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) was gratified to see Congress act quickly in a bipartisan manner to pass the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the 2018 Farm Bill, on Dec. 12.
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