The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

News Briefs / Washington

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 15 of 15



Help with costs through Affordable Connectivity Program

WASHINGTON—High-speed, reliable Internet access is necessary for work, school, healthcare, and social interaction. Unfortunately, high-speed internet remains unaffordable for many households in rural areas. The Federal Communications Commission...

 

American Pickers to Film in Washington

WASHINGTON—The American Pickers are excited to return to Washington, where they plan to film episodes of the hit television series throughout the state in October 2022. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world...

 

Gift helps launch Rural Health Initiative at WSU

A $2.2 million gift to Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) will increase opportunities for PharmD students to focus on the health care needs of residents in rural Washington. This extraordinary...

 

Lick Creek, Green Ridge fire update

The Lick Creek Fire is 90% contained, according to an update provided on Tuesday, July 27. California Team 12 assumed command of both Lick Creek and Green Ridge fires on July 26. Smoke will continue to be visible as unburned pockets of vegetation...

 

Delta variant listed as 'variant of concern' by CDC

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuesday announced that the Delta variant of COVID-19, also known as B.1.617.2, is being monitored as a “variant of concern.” The variant was currently designated as a “variant of...

 

WA State's Public Art Collection grows despite pandemic

Ric Gendron’s paintings show various elements of the Native American spiritual journey. Across the Universe (Detail), by Ric Gendron, located at Washington State University, Pullman. Since July 1,...

 

WA State Parks Commission approves Navy Proposal

Commission sets stronger criteria for permit approval WASHINGTON—The Washington State Parks Commission met virtually on January 28 for their regular bi-monthly meeting. In attendance were Steve Milner from Chelan, Mike Latimer from Yakima, Mark...

 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WASHINGTON PARTNERS WITH THE STATE OF INNOVATION CHALLENGE, INVITING WA YOUTH TO DESIGN SOLUTIONS TO THE STATE'S CRITICAL ISSUES

AUBURN—Junior Achievement of Washington is partnering with the Office of the Governor and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the STEM Education and Innovation Alliance, and Career Connect Washington to launch the State of...

 

WDFW accepting applications for ALEA grants

WASHINGTON—The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting grant applications for volunteer projects that benefit the state’s fish and wildlife resources and the public’s enjoyment of them. WDFW estimates having approximately...

 

Message from Director of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Season’s Greetings! I hope this winter is keeping you and yours healthy and happy, and that you are still getting out to enjoy Washington’s outdoors. 2020 has been a year like no other. Here at WDFW, we’re trying to focus on our mission to...

 

VA announces initial plans for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on Dec. 10, 2020, a preliminary plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccinations it will implement once the Food and Drug Administration issues an emergency use authorization for a vaccin...

 

Public input sought for Regional Housing Action Plan

WASHINGTON—The Cities of Dayton, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and College Place are jointly developing a regional housing action plan funded through a Dept. of Commerce grant. As part of the outreach for the Regional Housing Action Plan the public is...

 

ALTC Council of Governments seeking volunteers

Southeast Washington Aging & Long-Term Care (SE WA ALTC) is accepting applications from interested citizens wishing to serve on the Volunteer Advisory Council in Columbia County and Walla Walla County. SE WA ALTC is a state-designated, eight-county...

 

Free Park Day at Washington State Parks in recognition of World Mental Health Day

OLYMPIA—Washington State Parks invites visitors to enjoy a state park for free on Saturday, Oct. 10, in recognition of World Mental Health Day. This free day is the 10th of 12 State Parks free days in 2020, when visitors are not required to...

 

Free Legal Advice Week begins Sept. 21

Washington Lawyers for the Arts (WLA) announces Legal Advice Week (LAW) for September. This week-long, pro bono telephone clinic offers artists and art organizations throughout Washington state a chance to connect with lawyers and get 30 minutes of f...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 09/27/2022 04:55