The headstone of legendary Northwest conservationist Billy Frank Jr. is engraved with an admonition. The words are quintessential Billy, and they are decidedly frank. And they ring even truer today than they did before the Nisqually Tribe leader died two years ago.
Improving Puget Sound’s health has been a decades-long project costing several hundred millions of dollars. The Puget Sound Partnership, a state agency charged with coordinating the recovery battle, faces daunting challenges brought by the intensity and growth of human activity on the Sound’s shoreline and in watersheds that drain into it.
When Raymond Bunk, an investor and partner in Nightside Distillery, brought a batch of the Edgewood company’s apple pie-flavored moonshine to a whiskey tasting event in Scotland late last year, little did he know he would attract the discerning palette of a whiskey connoisseur.
“He told me, ‘This is really good,’ ” says Bunk. “And, ‘We don’t have this in the United Kingdom.’ ”
High school students interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or the U.S. Naval Academy are invited to attend an informational session this week hosted by U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Olympia, whose 10th District includes Puyallup.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to extend the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015 – which offers additional foreclosure protection for military homeowners under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) – from 90 days to one year, until Jan. 1, 2018.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015, which extends foreclosure protection for military homeowners from the current 90-day period to a one-year period beginning in January 2018.
Want to attend a service academy? Now is your chance to learn how. Actually, you have two chances. Washington State Congressman Denny Heck will host representatives from each service academy to discuss the application and appointment process and answer questions, March 28, at 6 p.m. at the Lacey City Hall Chambers (420 College Street SE, Lacey), and again on March 31, at 6 p.m.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter spent two days at Joint Base Lewis McChord, a long visit for a man who oversees more than 600 military bases worldwide.
Today he focused on the 62nd Airlift Wing, the nation’s largest. It ferries weapons, troops and supplies worldwide.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday got a close look at Joint Base Lewis-McChord units that fight on the ground, in the air and online.
That combination, he said in remarks to troops, puts the base on the cutting edge of the Pentagon’s operations.
Colville support bill that originated with ATNI is expected to change trust asset management
WASHINGTON D.C.— With an apparently unanimous voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR-812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, Feb. 24, following several supporting statements from both Republican and Democratic representatives from across the country.