Councilmember Hughes' efforts in Olympia

Councilmember Hughes’ effort in Olympia was aided by state Rep. Kristine Lytton who introduced the bill, and supported by state Rep. Jeff Morris and state Senator Pam Roach. - Contributed photo
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On Monday, May 11, 2015, Gov. Jay Inslee signed engrossed house bill 1868 into law. The bill broadens the state statute defined list of expenditures (RCW 36.82.070) governing the county road fund to include “marine uses relating to navigation and moorage.”


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Mayoral candidates make a splash

  • May 23, 2015 at 7:00AM updated May 24, 2015 at 9:11AM

Vying for the position of Honorary Mayor of Eastsound, five local politicians (three canines, one caique parrot and an orca), officially hit the campaign trail Saturday, May 23 during the annual Pet Parade.

Orcas Park and Rec election filing

  • May 22, 2015 at 1:53PM

Many have asked “where are the Park and Rec Commissioners in filing for the 2015 November election?”

Comedy at 30,000 feet

  • May 22, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 10:01AM

Grief isn’t your standard topic for a one-woman comedy show. But Ann Randolph pulls it off with wit, grace and a lot of heart.

Dinosaur bones found on Sucia Island

  • May 21, 2015 at 7:00PM

Burke Museum paleontologists have published a description of the first dinosaur fossil from Washington state. The fossil was collected by a Burke Museum research team along the shores of Sucia Island State Park in the San Juan Islands.

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