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Olympia budget block impacts school district

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:00PM

At this point, the district cannot move forward with efforts to retain key educators. In turn, this alters the classes offered and student schedules in the middle and high schools. In the grade school, the district cannot set grade level assignments for teachers, address known class size issues or assign students to classes without knowing how many teachers the Legislature will fund.

 
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Town of Friday Harbor seeks grant proposals for use of lodging tax funds to promote tourism

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

Preference will be given to those activities that encourage tourists to visit during the spring and fall shoulder seasons. Summer activities are acceptable; however applicants are advised to give careful and strategic thought to the scheduling of their events to avoid what are recognized as high traffic weekends.

Friday Harbor pasta company has expansion plans, your vote could help

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 3:12PM

To be eligible for a $100K Mission Main Street grant, San Juan Pasta must submit questionnaire outlining an expansion plan for the company and receive a minimum of 250 votes. Click on the story for a link to the voting platform.

Spotlight shines on regional economy at EDC annual luncheon

  • May 28, 2015 at 11:12AM

The past, present and future of the regional economy will be explored in presentations by Western Washington University's Dr. Hart Hodges and Washington state economist Vance-Sherman as part of the EDC's 6th annual "Noted Economists" luncheon.

Earn while you learn; apprenticeship program offered by Spa d' Bune

  • May 24, 2015 at 9:00AM

Applicants for the Spa d’Bune apprenticeship program should inquire about the program at Spa d’Bune, 669 Mullis Street, Suite 101; 360-370-5027 (ask for Dana or Janie Ogle, spa director).

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