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THE Plastic Bag Ban STORY ...

first posted – Nov.2011

What’s the Problem?

Washingtonians use more than 2 billion  single-use plastic bags  each year, and Seattle alone uses approximately 292  million plastic  bags annually and only 13% are recycled.  680 more words


Opening Day ... Seattle

By Madeline McKenzie

Seattle Times staff

Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day boat parade celebrates spring with a “Myths and Monsters” theme Saturday, May 2, through Seattle’s Montlake Cut. 265 more words

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Cheryl Stumbo, Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility

I wanted make sure you saw Jane’s email about Extreme Risk Protection Orders – because it’s a big deal.

Jane and her family have bravely fought for stronger gun laws after her niece Veronika was killed at UC Santa Barbara last year. 112 more words

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Washington State and the Reproductive Parity Act

                   I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like this. 185 more words
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Frost flower2 metagenome

Frost flower metagenome paper submitted

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Jeff

I just hit the “submit” button for our latest frost flower paper, which reviewer-be-willing will appear in an upcoming polar and alpine special issue of… 501 more words

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How to celebrate Washington State’s birthday | The List

Washington state turns 125 on Tuesday. Here are three ways to celebrate.

Washington 125 Commemoration

A free, public party Tuesday on the grounds of the Capitol in Olympia (pictured) will feature marching bands, mariachi and gospel music, tribal blessings, dancing (Massive Monkees!), exhibits and a re-creation of the telegram delivery that announced Washington’s statehood at 3:09 p.m. 152 more words

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