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2008-10-20 12:00:17

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)), on Oct. 17, received a new, 50-year federal operating license for the utility's largest hydropower facility, the 190-megawatt (MW) Baker River Hydroelectric Project in Skagit and Whatcom counties in Northwest Washington state. The new license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission results from years of collaborative studies and negotiated agreements between PSE and a group of 23 other parties, including...

2008-08-06 00:00:20

By Jared Paben, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Aug. 5--Transferring 8,400 acres in the Lake Whatcom watershed to Whatcom County for parks would help protect Bellingham's drinking-water source and give the community a unique park, a panel has said. The recommendation came from a panel County Executive Pete Kremen created to study the proposed transfer of state Department of Natural Resources-managed land to the county for parks. Under state law, counties can ask to transfer some DNR-managed...

2008-07-13 12:00:13

By Craig Parrish, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 13--Getting a close-up look at the outdoors doesn't have to be limited to getting one's toes and hands muddy, up to your ankles and wrists in who knows what. That's part of it, of course, but students of all ages can expand their knowledge by patient observation and intent listening; if you share that view, then isn't the entire outdoors a classroom? The events below provide a wide variety of ways in which knowledge can be gain:...

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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

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