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 By Staff    Around The State 

Thurston County Confirms Bird Flu in a Backyard Flock

Since its arrival in Washington state two weeks ago, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), also known as bird flu, has now hit nine backyard flocks in seven counties, with... — Updated 5/19/2022

 
 By Staff    Environment

Morel harvesting permits available in May

People hoping for a share of the earthy mushrooms that often pop up after a wildfire can apply for a commercial harvesting permit for morels from the Methow Valley Ranger District starting Monday (May 2). People can collect up to... — Updated 4/28/2022

 

Mukilteo Ferry Terminal wins national award

The Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal, Washington state's first new ferry terminal in 40 years, was named a national winner of a WoodWorks 2022 Wood Design Award. Mukilteo earned... — Updated 3/17/2022

 
 By Staff    Education

Elementary school class wants state dinosaur named

Washington State may soon have a new state dinosaur, thanks to the efforts of an elementary school class and the Washington State Legislature. The proposed state dinosaur is Suciasa... — Updated 3/16/2022

 

Reflector sold to new owners

The Reflector is moving from one family to another. Chad and Coralee Taylor, owners of The Silver Agency in Chehalis, have agreed to purchase the newspaper from Lafromboise... — Updated 3/16/2022

 
 By Staff    Environment

Colville Tribe working to relocate lynx from Canada

Several lynx have been captured in Canada and relocated to the Colville Indian Reservation in in hopes that a resilient population will be established there in an effort that uses... — Updated 12/15/2021

 
 By Staff    Around The State

New editor at QVPR has a familiar face

Sebastian Moraga, a former sports editor for the Quincy Valley Post-Register from 2016 to 2019, is the newspaper's new editor. Moraga's first day was Wednesday, Aug. 11. He comes... — Updated 8/20/2021

 
 By Staff    Potpourri

Larissa Leon wins $10,000 Duck Brand scholarship

When a community bands together, great things happen. Larissa Leon of Sunnyside is celebrating her winning of the 2021 #StuckatProm Duct Tape Scholarship Challenge. The Sunnyside... — Updated 7/23/2021

 
 By Staff    Potpourri

Ilwaco bears relocated to Olympics

ILWACO - Three little Ilwaco black bear cubs and their mother are adjusting to "wild" life on the Olympic Peninsula on June 16 after the mom's plight generated intense concern on... — Updated 6/25/2021

 
 By Staff    Around The State

No Discover Pass needed on Juneteenth, state land managers say

Following passage of a bill designating Juneteenth a state holiday, recreationalists now won't need to display a Discover Pass for day-use parking at many Washington state public... — Updated 6/23/2021

 
 By News Staff    Environment

Nisqually Land Trust, Nisqually Tribe Purchase 2,200 Acres of Land

The Nisqually Land Trust and the Nisqually Indian Tribe have entered into a historic partnership, purchasing 2,200 acres and over three miles of critical salmon habitat along Busy... — Updated 5/21/2021

 

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