State wants to rid schools of PCBs
By JOURNAL STAFF
A new state chemical “action plan” seeks to rid schools of fluorescent light ballasts that contain toxic chemicals known as PCBs.
Skagit flowers blooming early
After a mild winter, fields of yellow daffodils near La Conner are blooming already and Skagit Valley tulips could flower early too.
Limits proposed for Alaska gas line
Gov. Bill Walker says he would veto a bill from the Alaska House speaker that would limit participation by the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC, in an alternate gas pipeline project.
Tribe blames contractor for dredge delay
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and the Quileute Indian tribe are upset about delays in a dredging project at La Push, on the Olympic Peninsula coast, and they want the Oregon-based contractor held responsible.