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September 20, 2017
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1119 Meade Ave. 786-7787
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
509-786-1711
A property owner in the community of Outlook has received a $28,000 penalty for an oil spill from an above-ground storage tank in March of 2015. Approximately 2,700 gallons of oil was lost from the tank, 1,900 gallons of which damaged seven miles of Sulphur Creek and 12 miles of the Yakima River, from Mabton to Prosser, over four days.
Olympia The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) will hold a public hearing on Wed. Oct. 4, 2017, to receive public input on whether the State should allow home grows of recreational marijuana. The public hearing is during the regularly scheduled 10:00 a.m. Board meeting at its headquarters at 3000 Pacific Avenue in Olympia. Due to space and parking restrictions, the WSLCB encourages written public comment. Written public comment may be submitted by email through Oct. 11, 2017 at rules@lcb.wa.gov or hard copy at PO Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504.
Apply now to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children and adults. The unemployment rate is down and minimum wage is up (for some), but too many Washingtonians still need jobs, homes, food and education.
Ravenna Grass A.K.A: "Hardy Pampas Grass" or "Plume Grass" is a Class "B" Noxious Weed in Benton County and it is the landowner's responsibility to control (RCW 17.10). These plants can be dug out of the ground. Wear gloves as the hairs on these plants can be irritating to skin.