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Snohomish County PUD has new
plan for the Skykomish: no dam

The earlier proposal for an inflatable dam or weir near Sunset and Canyon falls was opposed by environmental groups who said the scenic river should be preserved.

Feds say highway funding spigot is about to run dry

By JOAN LOWY

The 18.4 cents-a-gallon federal gas tax was last increased in 1993.

Well drilling booms in drought-stricken Calif.

By SCOTT SMITH

In some counties, requests for permits to dig new wells have soared, more than doubling over this time last year.

Seismographs heading for central Idaho

Three portable seismographs will be installed in the Challis area in central Idaho to help experts better understand a recent flurry of earthquakes.

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Cracked dam can handle fish migration this week

Modifications on the cracked Wanapum Dam will allow migrating salmon to pass through the structure starting this week on their journey to spawning grounds, the Grant County Public Utility District said Tuesday.


Longview man gets prison for dumping sewage

Prosecutors say that for more than 10 years, Ray Caldwell and his company secretly pumped waste into the city's sewer system.


More pontoons arrive on Lake Washington

By JOURNAL STAFF

Crews in Aberdeen last night were expected to float six additional pontoons out of the casting basin during high tide.

Murals added at Tacoma intersection

By JOURNAL STAFF

Spaceworks Tacoma said two new murals at South 11th and Market streets in Tacoma will help activate the area, deter vandalism and encourage creativity.



Disaster-resiliency expert Stephen Flynn says we can do a better job preparing for the worst.



TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
$500,000 upgrade for Puyallup park
Murals added at Tacoma intersection
KBA's Kristen Betty honored by group
Hargis Engineers
Trindera Engineering
The Blueline Group
Klemencic earns AIA honorary membership
SMPS Trivia Night to fund scholarship
Wood Harbinger
Project Groundwork
AIA forum on design issues with water
Callison offers free green design tool
World's Fair film on structural engineers
EHS Design
PacLand
McMillen
SMPS panel: future of energy delivery
Seismographs heading for central Idaho

Business
Oregon reports big jump in jobs
Under Yellen, Fed may tighten rules on banks
Boom in Chinese tourism troubles Thailand
A tale of two markets
Modumetal
Red Lion Hotels
States and feds try to fight seafood fraud

Construction
More pontoons arrive on Lake Washington
Oregon transportation funding could fall by $500M
New Walla Walla clinic for the VA
Feds say highway funding spigot is about to run dry
Portland terminal operator fined $20K
Oso road clearing could take months
Longview man gets prison for dumping sewage
Anchorage trailer park may be replaced by upscale housing
U.S. homebuilder confidence remains flat

Environment
Well drilling booms in drought-stricken Calif.
Snohomish County PUD has new plan for the Skykomish: no dam
Cracked dam can handle fish migration this week
Energy upgrades for Yellowstone ranch

Real Estate
Starter homes are scarce in Juneau
Real estate firm's execs convicted of fraud
San Francisco may make short-term rentals legal

Real estate firm's execs convicted of fraud

More than 22,000 claims have been filed by investors, property owners, vendors and governments seeking to recover more than $102 billion from DBSI's collapse.


$500,000 upgrade for Puyallup park

By JOURNAL STAFF

Puyallup is preparing to start a $500,000 upgrade to Pioneer Park at 333 S. Meridian.

Oregon transportation funding could fall by $500M

The decline would hit roads, rail, bridges, bicycle lanes and pedestrian-safety projects.



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Energy-efficient technology coming to the historic site


The case involved a contractor’s attempt to foreclose a lien that included the unpaid balance of its written contract plus unwritten change orders.


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