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Boeing to Move 787 Production to So Carolina
Boeing to Move 787 Production to So Carolina

Governor Jay Inslee released a statement Thursday on the Boeing Company's decision to move all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina.

"Washington state remains the best place in the world to build airplanes. Boeing's success as a company is a credit to the workers and taxpayers of Washington state. Today's announcement is an insult to the hardworking aerospace employees who build 787s.

"I recently asked Boeing's leadership what the company needs to keep 787 production in Washington state. In all our conversations, they never asked for anything. I understand the serious market forces Boeing faces today. What I don't understand is why the company can't commit to restoring production here when the market for this plane improves.

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Washington gets $1.35 million SBA grant to boost small business exports

The U.S. Small Business administration (SBA) has awarded the Washington State Department of Commerce a ninth year of funding to help state small businesses grow through exporting. The $1.35 million grant, part of the SBA's State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), is the largest awarded from a total of $19 million to 48 states.

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Rescued goats go on the lamb
Rescue goats invade local home.
Rescued goats go on the lamb

The wildfires in Oregon spread with the speed of a tidal wave buffeted by wind gusts of 40-45 MPH. Many people had to evacuate before they could rescue their animals.

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Memorial interpretive panels installed this summer
Photo by Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission - Interpretive panels installed in the parking area of the Willie Keil's Grave help tell the history of the Willapa Valley area.
Memorial interpretive panels installed this summer

Over the summer, a concrete pad and three interpretive panels have been installed along Hwy. 6 at the turn out for the Willie Keil's Grave. The project to display the area's history has been taking a while to accomplish, but this is just a starting point according to the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

"I apologize that it took so long, but I'm glad Willie's story is finally being told again," said Exhibit Development Coordinator Sam Wotipka. "It turned out to be a really interesting one. I hope the new exhibits do it justice."

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Monumental election looms for voters
Monumental election looms for voters

SOUTH BEND - This year's general election has been deemed as the most significant one ever by pundits, not only on the presidential level but also on the congressional and senatorial races as well. And, the state congressional races and the local level contests are just as important! Ballots are being mailed out Friday for the November 3 election. The start of the 18-day voting period is Oct. 16 through Nov. 3, 8 pm. Ballots are mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers. On the ballot are 22 offices up for grabs with 45 candidates running.

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