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Annual Harvest Auction
Annual Harvest Auction
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Classifieds 11.10.21
Classifieds 11.10.21
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Legal Public Notice
Legal Public Notice
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Inslee on Wyman joining Federal Election Security Office
Inslee on Wyman joining Federal Election Security Office

Inslee on Wyman joining Federal Election Security Office

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement last Tuesday on Secretary of State Kim Wyman's decision to lead the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to protect future elections from foreign and domestic interference.

"I spoke to Kim earlier today and congratulated her on her appointment. She has remained independent in the face of partisan challenges and has always done what was best for the strength of our democracy.

"I remember watching Kim certify the 2020 election results last December on the floor of the state Senate. When confronted with the choice of adopting election lies being promulgated by powerful forces in her party, Kim chose to stand by the will of the people. We are a stronger state because of Kim's endeavors.

"She is a great fit to lead these crucial efforts at the national level and I have no doubt that her expertise, energy and focus will lead to more secure elections and help restore faith in the democratic process.

"I will appoint her replacement in the coming weeks, and I believe that regardless of who it is, they will continue the vital work that Kim and her staff have put in place."

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Classifieds 11.3.21
Classifieds 11.3.21
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Clarification for Proposition No. 1  Willapa Valley School District No. 160
Clarification for Proposition No. 1 Willapa Valley School District No. 160
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Inslee, Murray statement on establishing solutions for salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin
Inslee, Murray statement on establishing solutions for salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin

Last Friday, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following joint statement on next steps as they pursue a joint federal-state process to establish a comprehensive solution for salmon recovery in the Columbia River Basin.

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Classifieds 10.27.21
Classifieds 10.27.21
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Clammers can enjoy seven straight days of digging
Clammers can enjoy seven straight days of digging

SOUTH BEND - Razor clam digging continues Tuesday through Monday on local beaches. There are several more dates running through the end of the years after shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced a total of 62 tentative dates for razor clam digs at beaches along the Washington coast.

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Inslee issues proclamation requiring vaccination verification for large events
Inslee issues proclamation requiring vaccination verification for large events

Inslee issues proclamation requiring vaccination verification for large events

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a large event vaccine verification emergency order, Proclamation 21-16. A "large event" is a ticketed or pre registered assembly of 10,000 or more individuals at an outdoor venue or 1,000 or more individuals at an indoor venue.

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Classifieds 10.20.21
Classifieds 10.20.21
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Inslee releases statement on high vaccine rates among state workforce
Inslee releases statement on high vaccine rates among state workforce

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement Monday regarding the latest increases in vaccination rates among state employees ahead of the required Oct. 18 vaccine verification deadline. Below is the governor's statement.

"We all can be extremely encouraged with the progress we have made in vaccinating public servants in response to this pandemic. As today's numbers released by the Office of Financial Management show, tens of thousands more public servants residing in communities across our state are now vaccinated, putting themselves and the people they interact with at much lower risk from this virus. The first numbers gathered showed around 49 percent, now we are over 90 percent. The numbers show this strategy to increase vaccinations has been a great success.

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Classifieds 10.13.21
Classifieds 10.13.21
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Pfizer offers booster COVID vaccines
Pfizer offers booster COVID vaccines

The Pfizer vaccine is now available as a booster dose. The booster doses are currently recommended for people who received Pfizer for their first two doses and who completed their initial Pfizer series over 6 months ago, AND fall into one of the following groups:

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Classifieds 10.6.21
Classifieds 10.6.21
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IRS Phone Scam: Did the IRS just call me? Am I under investigation?
IRS Phone Scam: Did the IRS just call me? Am I under investigation?

Lately, scammers have been swamping cell phones with calls. One claims to be from the IRS and that you are under investigation for tax fraud. It is a recorded message, but if you listen until the end you might get a real person.

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Classifieds 9.29.21
Classifieds 9.29.21
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Inslee requests federal medical staffing resources
Inslee requests federal medical staffing resources

Gov. Jay Inslee sent a letter Monday to Jeff Zients, federal COVID-19 response coordinator, requesting federal staffing resources, including clinical and non-clinical staff, to support the Washington health care system in response to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations.

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Classifieds 9.22.21
Classifieds 9.22.21
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Inslee on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks
Inslee on 20th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Last Saturday, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement about the 9/11 terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

"My fellow Washingtonians, today marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in this country on September 11, 2001. As we remember this tragedy and honor our nation's resilience, this time is also an opportunity to strengthen our national consciousness and consider what we can keep doing to advance freedom.

"Twenty years is a long time, but all of us who lived through these events remember where we were that day. I was in our nation's capital, serving in Congress, where I saw the smoke rise from the Pentagon. No one could be sure at first what was happening or how it would end. I was fortunate to be led to a safe place that day while the chaos and uncertainty played out, but many others put themselves in harm's way to help others. The courageous passengers on United Flight 93 likely saved the U.S. Capitol building and prevented more loss of life. I am eternally grateful for the sacrifices of first responders, our military and others for their rescue, recovery and security they provided our nation in the aftermath of these events.

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Classifieds 9.15.21
Classifieds 9.15.21
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30 Miles of Junque!
30 Miles of Junque!
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Classifieds 9.8.21
Classifieds 9.8.21
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Driven by delta, COVID cases in Washington continue to rise, mainly among the unvaccinated
Driven by delta, COVID cases in Washington continue to rise, mainly among the unvaccinated

Driven by delta, COVID cases in Washington continue to rise, mainly among the unvaccinated

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Washington is doubling every 18 to 19 days, state health officials said at a Department of Health briefing last week. More than 94 percent of COVID-19 patients hospitalized between February 1 and August 3 were not fully vaccinated, according to Secretary of Health Dr. Umair Shah.

Inslee on FDA approval of Pfizer COVID vaccine

Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement following the Food & Drug Administration's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the prevention of disease from COVID-19.

"The Food and Drug Administration's full authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is a great milestone in our fight against this deadly pandemic. People who get vaccinated should be more confident than ever in the safety and effectiveness of this vaccine. It does not just save the lives of individuals; it can save entire communities from further devastation.

"More than half of American adults have been fully vaccinated against COVID, either through the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines," Inslee said.

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Classifieds 9.1.21
Classifieds 9.1.21
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