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Best WA Whitewater Rafting Adventures

With lots of mountain snowpack, rivers that both flow lazily and roar with whitewater, Washington state has the water, nature and fun to take you on your next rafting adventure!

08/15/2012

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WA Announces New Rain Runoff Requirements

Washington state will begin requiring municipalities to use “rain gardens” and pervious pavement in new urban developments to combat rainwater pollution to the state’s rivers and lakes and to the Puget Sound, officials announced Wednesday.

08/01/2012

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2012 Salmon Season Looks Strong for Chinook and Coho

Fishing opportunities look promising for chinook in Washington’s ocean waters and the Columbia River, as well as for coho in coastal bays and rivers, according to preseason salmon forecasts released today at a public meeting in Olympia.

02/28/2012

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Flooding WA Rivers Cresting

Three to 7 inches of rain in the Cascades and melting snow overflowed some Western Washington rivers, but the National Weather Service says they’ll be cresting Wednesday and returning to their banks.

02/22/2012

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