Ecology Releases Statement on Hanford Tank Alarm

No indication of leak to environment or risk to public at this time

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RICHLAND, WA - The Washington State Department of Ecology today released a statement regarding the Hanford tank alarm.  Officials say there is no indication of a leak to the environment or risk to the public at this time.  The alarm was activated yesterday at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation while crews working for the US Department of Energy were pumping waste out of the double-shell tank AY-102.

BREAKING NEWS: Another ACSO Deputy Placed on Unpaid Admin Leave

Allegations of criminal misconduct while off duty

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ASOTIN, WA - An Asotin County Sheriff's Deputy has been placed on unpaid administrative leave for allegations of criminal misconduct while off duty.  According to a press release, Washington State Patrol Detectives yesterday turned over a report to the Asotin County Sheriff's and Prosecutor's Offices regarding Jef Polillo.

Resolution Approved Asking Voters to Renew ACFD1 EMS Levy

Will be on August 2nd Primary Election ballot

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CLARKSTON, WA - The Board of Fire Commissioners for Asotin County Fire District #1 has unanimously passed a resolution asking voters to renew a levy for Emergency Medical Service.  If approved by voters during the August 2nd Primary Election, the EMS levy would continue funding at 50-cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation.


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