The Insider

20
Jun

HB 2226 Does Not Fix Hirst

Court cases (Hirst, Foster) have left counties with a deep shift of responsibility for water use decisions.  Counties are not the water authority in Washington State and if required to determine connectivity and impairment in such diminimus uses as permit-exempt wells, it could take decades to develop the resources and expertise to manage water use in each county and the

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8
Jun

WSALPHO Meets in Chelan for Annual Conference

Chelan, WA – The Washington State Association of Local Public Health Officials (WSALPHO) recently held its annual conference at the Campbell’s Resort in beautiful Chelan from June 5th-7th.  Over 100 local and state public health professionals participated in the conference, representing 32 of Washington’s local health jurisdictions and the State Department of Health. The conference began with a robust panel
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19
May

Columbia River Caucus Tour

Grant and Adams County: On Thursday, May 18, 2017, WSACs’ Columbia River Caucus toured Columbia River water storage and conservation projects in Grant County and Adams County. Members of the caucus include all the commissioners in the Columbia Basin, above the Bonneville Dam in Skamania County. The tour was coordinated by WSACs' Program Consultant Neil Aaland. Office of Columbia River staff
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28
Apr

Veterans Resource Providers Conference

Below is information on the Serving Those Who Served Conference which will include breakouts for County Programs. Please feel free to share this with any service providers in your County that you think would benefit from by attending. WHAT: Serving Those Who Served: Veterans Resource Providers Conference WHEN: 8:30-4:30, July 26/27 WHERE: Wenatchee Convention Center WHY: Establish greater collaboration within

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