Gov. Inslee Approves Solar Project Near Ellensburg

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a letter approving the site certification agreements for the Columbia Solar Project in Kittitas County. The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council reviewed the proposal and submitted its recommendations to the governor in August. It is the first energy project approved by Inslee under EFSEC’s expedited review…



Gov. Inslee Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Jay Inslee late Friday proclaimed a state of emergency for Eastern Washington counties responding to flood conditions. Flooding is impacting communities in Ferry, Okanogan and Pend Oreille counties. The proclamation covers these three plus the 17 other Eastern Washington counties facing an increased threat of flooding over the next…