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Governor Gregoire declares state of emergency in response to winter storms

Excerpt: Gov­er­nor Chris Gre­goire pro­claimed a win­ter storm emer­gency this morn­ing, fol­low­ing a series of events that have forced schools and offices to shut their doors and made many roads impassable. “This is pure­ly a pre­cau­tion­ary mea­sure,” Gre­goire said in a news release. “So far, we haven’t received any requests for state assis­tance – but we […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, Public Planning, Unscheduled Programming
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Western Washington lowlands receive first (and maybe only) major snowfall of winter

Excerpt: It’s snow time! After sev­er­al weeks of most­ly dry/sometimes wet weath­er, Puget Sound and points to the north and the south are see­ing some sig­nif­i­cant snow… per­haps the only major snow event of win­ter 2012. The Nation­al Weath­er Ser­vice fore­cast for today and the next few days calls for plen­ty of snow show­ers. Tem­per­a­tures will remain fair­ly […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Unscheduled Programming
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