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Yakima Canyon center wins $800,000 grant

A longtime dream is closer to reality with the approval of a nearly $800,000 federal grant for the construction of a Yakima River Canyon Scenic Byway interpretive center two miles southeast of Ellensburg. Read the full article online or download the PDF ...
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McGinn, Constantine tout development incentives

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine this morning rallied support for proposed development incentives billed as bringing more jobs and residents to downtown Seattle while preserving rural farms and forestland. Read the full article online or download the PDF ...
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Bay project forages for funds

The Kitsap Forest & Bay Project is a community effort to conserve nearly 7,000 acres of forest and 1.8 miles of shoreline in north Kitsap. The landowner, Pope Resources, reached an agreement with environmental organizations and Kitsap County to find funding to buy the land, preserving as open space for ...
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Shoreline money is in, purchase on hold

Olympic Property Group and the state Department of Natural Resources are expected to have an agreement in place this summer for the cleanup of the waters adjacent to the Port Gamble mill site. Read the full article online or download the PDF ...
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Passage of forest tax bill in Olympia keeps effort to protect NK land on track

The effort to protect 7,000 acres of forestland in North Kitsap received a boost from the Legislature, which has passed a bill that could save millions of dollars on the purchase price. Read the full article online or download the PDF ...
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Burst beaver dam likely to mean changes at Hazel Wolf Wetlands

Due to the major storm in late January, one of the beaver dams in Hazel Wolf Wetlands Preserve burst. The rupture resulted in a lowering of the preserve’s water lever by several feet. “A huge change, and unprecedented in my 15 years of visiting the Preserve.” said Bill Zabriskie, the ...
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