State Board Gives Go-Ahead to New Klickitat Canyon Community Forest

More than 2,400 acres of scenic forestland north of Glenwood in Klickitat County will become a community-managed forest under a resolution approved today by the state Board of Natural Resources.   The board authorized the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to complete the purchase of the tract from Hancock Timber Resource Group, which…

1889 Washington’s Magazine Launches in February 2017

The Evergreen State will finally have its own statewide magazine with the launch of 1889 Washington’s Magazine in February 2017. Statehood Media today announced its continued expansion in the Pacific Northwest with a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine aimed at inspiring Washingtonians and its visitors to live, think and explore the peaks and bays, the recreation and…

Tree Houses Now Available at Skamania Lodge

By Lori Kimbel   The Columbia River Gorge never lacks for things to see and do and a favorite to locals and visitors alike is Skamania Lodge, which has recently gone through a bit of a renaissance. Luckily for those who like things a little on the wild side, this renaissance includes luxury tree houses…

Oregon Maverick – Lars Larson on the Air Across the PNW

By Lori Kimbel Lars Larson is well known around the Pacific Northwest; some people hang on his every word, others are known to disagree with him adamantly, this is what makes his local talk show the most listened to radio talk show in the northwest. He does not hide from controversy and seems to thrive…

Washington Maverick John Kueber Creates Jrrny.com

By Lori Kimbel   John Kueber’s first attempt at public office, a bid for president of the junior high he had just started attending where he was known mostly as ‘the new kid’, taught him a lot about failure. Kueber lost the election by a landslide. “I didn’t really let it bug me,” he said….

Dr. Williams Named State Director of Economic Development for the Information & Communication Technology Sector

Former industry executive and business-government-economics school dean at Seattle Pacific University will serve as principal adviser to Governor Inslee, director of economic development for the information and communication technology industry sector in Washington state.   The Washington State Department of Commerce announced today that Dr. Joseph Williams will lead the state’s efforts to develop and…

Inslee Orders Wildfire Training for Washington National Guard

In preparation for the 2016 wildfire season, Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday directed the Washington National Guard to train and certify up to 250 guard personnel.   In a letter to Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty, Inslee directed the guard to coordinate with the state Department of Natural Resources to ensure enough personnel are properly trained…

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