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Entries from January 2010

The Name “Salish Sea” Wins Award

January 14th, 2010 by jkonovsky · Comments Off on The Name “Salish Sea” Wins Award

The name “Salish Sea” was chosen as the “Name of the Year” by the American Name Society.  Last year’s winner was “Barack Hussein Obama.”  Check out www.kitsapsun.com/news/2010/jan/12/salish-sea-becomes-name-of-the-year for more details.

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Squaxin Island Tribe files second petition to protect Johns Creek

January 8th, 2010 by eoconnell · Comments Off on Squaxin Island Tribe files second petition to protect Johns Creek

A news release this afternoon: The Squaxin Island Tribe has filed a second petition with the state Department of Ecology (DOE) to stop all new water withdrawals, including permit-exempt wells, in the Johns Creek watershed near Shelton. The action was taken to protect several runs of salmon that spawn and rear in the creek. “There […]

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Tags: Salmon · Water Quality