Refreshed at 4:21 AM Pacific on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
With the first day of April nearly upon us, and NPI’s 2015 Spring Fundraising Gala not far behind, it’s now time for us to announce who the final speaker at this year’s gala will be. Previously, we had the pleasure of revealing that U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer w… (read more)
Our city thrives because we have welcomed and embraced diversity. And RFRA threatens what thousands of people have spent decades building. Discrimination is wrong. And I hope that message is being heard loud and clear at our Statehouse.
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Large earthquake strikes near Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
A large earthquake has just shaken eastern Papua New Guinea and nearby islands, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.
The magnitude 7.5 quake – which is pretty severe as far as earthquakes go – struck around 4:48 PM Pacific Time (2015-03-29 23:48:31).
Not many details are known as this time.
The closet major human settlement is Kokopo. Here’s a list of major cities and their distances from the quake epicenter:
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami warning for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
# Permalink (Sunday, March 29, 2015)
Responding to a point of order from Senator Steve Hobbs of Snohomish County, Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen today ruled in his capacity as President of the Washington State Senate that a rule previously adopted by Senate Republicans that requires two-third… (read more)
Today and throughout this month, Permanent Defense celebrates its thirteenth anniversary, marking one hundred and fifty-six months of continuous operation. Since going live on February 15th, 2002, PD has steadfastly provided the Union’s Forty-Second… (read more)
This morning, Tim Eyman announced that he will once again be attempting to qualify an initiative to the ballot that would wipe out around $1 billion per year in revenue for schools and other vital public services unless, by April 2016, the Legislature pas… (read more)
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