Flaming golf cart in Buckley | Police blotter

  • Mar 2, 2015 at 12:47PM

While on patrol at 11:36 p.m. Feb. 17, police found a golf cart fully engulfed in flames. The incident occurred on Spruce Street at Van Sickle Avenue. Firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Elected leaders gather in Portland as surge in oil-train traffic increases risk to public safety | King County

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:22PM

A month after a federal report predicted a significant increase in hazardous and potentially fatal oil-train derailments, elected leaders from Oregon and Washington gathered today in Portland for the latest in a series of meetings to protect cities and counties across the Pacific Northwest.King County Executive Dow Constantine—representing the Seattle metropolitan region—was joined by elected leaders from the Portland and Vancouver area for the third gathering of the Safe Energy Leadership Alliance since he first convened the group last summer. The two-hour meeting included a presentation on the increasing risk of oil transport and coal export along the Columbia River Gorge.

Whitewater representative sought to serve on Boating Program Advisory Council | Washington State Parks

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 1:00PM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission’s Recreational Boating Program invites whitewater boaters to apply for an open position on the program’s Boating Program Advisory Council.

Laser scanner helps WSP open roads quickly after major collisions | Washington State Patrol

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 1:00PM

The newest edition of the Washington State Patrol’s Good to Know video series features detectives using the latest laser technology to quickly clear roadways after an incident, ensuring driver and officer safety.

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Breaking the glass ceiling with the Lilith 400 Program

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 1:00PM

Highly educated and motivated young women feel frustrated, unsure of their skills and in some cases, defeated. “We initiated the Lilith 400 Young Leaders Program to address this problem,” says Becky Anderson, Co-chair of the program.

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