STATE

Voters will consider them in August primary
BY CDN STAFF | May 20, 2022 at 5:36 p.m.

ELECTIONS

Next week is filing week for 2022 ballots

Candidates sought for county, state, federal races

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ENVIRONMENT

New report explores future of commercial finfish net pen aquaculture

Report commissioned after 2017 net pen collapse

ENVIRONMENT

Wildlife officials warn of invasive frogs in Washington

About 300 frogs have been caught

COVID-19

Board of Health opts against new school vaccine requirement

The Board of Health made the decision in a unanimous vote

ENVIRONMENT

New law preserves critical kelp, eelgrass habitats

WA will conserve and restore 10,000 acres by 2040

GOVERNMENT

Inslee signs measure making pickleball official WA sport

Monday Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a long list of official state symbols

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ENVIRONMENT

WA kicks gas-powered cars to the curb

'Move Ahead WA' will end gas car sales by 2030

GOVERNMENT

Anacortes senator steers raft of environmental bills into port

Lovelett's agenda included marine habitats, hybrid ferries

LAW & JUSTICE

$4M settlement deal reached in police death of Manuel Ellis

Manuel Ellis died March 3, 2020

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ENVIRONMENT

The Clean Water Act: 50 years later

A noble goal, never attained

GOVERNMENT

Washington Gov. Inslee signs rollback of police reform bill

Under the bill, police still must use reasonable care

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GOVERNMENT

Big state budget surplus comes to Whatcom, Skagit

Ferries, sidewalks, child-care centers funded

FLOODING

State partners with British Columbia on flooding response

Announcement comes after months of discussions and Nooksack flooding

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GOVERNMENT

Freshman senator finds Olympia experience 'humbling'

Simon Sefzik appointed to replace Doug Ericksen