WA State launches new app for viewing Public Lands | News

OLYMPIA, WA – Recreation and conservation lands managed by local, state and federal governments now can be viewed easily online in a new mapping application, the Recreation and Conservation Office announced today.

The Public Lands Inventory Web app displays more than 18.8 million acres of public lands used for recreation or wildlife habitat in Washington. Information also is displayed about the type of use, owner, legislative district, year of acquisition,

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Why Netflix Movies Are Worth Buying on Blu-ray

In our era of numerous, pervasive streaming services all offering swaths of library content for any taste or niche, no matter how broad or centered, it can seem antiquated, costly, and even silly to maintain a physical media habit. This perspective must be even more accurate with the granddaddy of streaming services: Netflix. Why purchase Blu-rays of Orange Is the New Black, Stranger Things, or Roma when you

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Some Tri-Cities gyms rebrand to ‘wellness centers’ to avoid shutdown. Can they do that?

KENNEWICK — Some gyms and fitness centers in Tri-Cities announced this week they are now “wellness centers” and will stay open despite Washington state COVID-19 restrictions.

But at least one state official questioned if that’s allowed.

“Businesses cannot just immediately make up their own designations in response to actions by the state,” said Mike Faulk, deputy communications director for Gov. Jay Inslee’s office.

“What kind of business they are is

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Become an expert craftsperson with these luxury workshops, from floristry to mosaic making

The School of Icing by Biscuiteers
The School of Icing by Biscuiteers

All this extra time spent indoors right before the festive season may be something of a blessing in disguise. Christmas is nigh, but suddenly there’s plenty of time to plan for the season of gifting.

While high-end purchases are always received well, it’s not often that one takes the time to craft a gift by hand. Why not use this time to submit to

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Pandemic Crowds Bring ‘Rivergeddon’ to Montana’s Rivers

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Madison River rushes down out of the snows and springs atop the Yellowstone plateau, a dark blue, rock-studded, world-class fishing stream.

The fishing season is nearly finished, but a season of discontent continues. Throughout the summer and fall, there have been traffic jams on the river, and the number of large fish has declined.

“You’re in a flotilla with five boats in front of you and

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This month’s spotlight highlights Cosmetology, Construction Tech | News, Sports, Jobs

Working on developing cosmetology skills at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center.

The CCCTC programs being featured in November are Cosmetology and Construction Technology.

These programs are very popular with students because students gain the skills and certifications they need to enter straight into the workforce upon graduation. Even though students can enter the workforce, they may also pursue an alternative path and choose to take advantage of the

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