Category Archives: Environment & Energy

Senator Cantwell Wants NOAA to Act on Salmon Hatchery Plans

Cantwell has consistently supported investments in conservation and recovery of salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act, including the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund which has restored more than 1,031,000 ...

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Speak Up, Speak Out: Bow Hill Blueberries

Host Clint Weckerly interviews local farmer and operator of Bow Hill Blueberries, Harley Soltes, in the fourth of a six-part series that examines the history of multi-generational farming traditions and ...

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Democrats Celebrate Life of Harriet Spanel

Democrats across Washington State are marking the passing of Harriet Spanel, a Democrat from Bellingham who served the 40th District from 1987 to 2009, including three terms in the House ...

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Sen. Kevin Ranker: Outdoor Recreation Is an Economic Driver

Sen. Kevin Ranker spoke on February 3 at a Big Tent rally on the Capitol Campus on how outdoor recreation is not just good for people’s health, it’s a major economic ...

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Skagit Land Trust Seeks to Preserve Big Lake’s Wetlands

At the southern end of Big Lake is a special natural area called Lake Creek Wetlands. These high quality wetlands and forest are where Lake Creek enters Big Lake coming ...

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Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz – Songwriters with a Passion

On January 19, 2016, We Do The Work host Gary Kanter sat down with Sharon Abreu and Mike Hurwicz, two passionate and harmonious voices for being, feeling, speaking and singing for ...

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Skagit County Achieves Compliance with State Stormwater Regulations

Skagit County’s new stormwater management code goes into effect January 1, making it one of the first governments in the region to achieve compliance with the Department of Ecology’s updated ...

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Ranker’s Salmon Protections Drive Brake Market Innovation

“Copper is deadly to salmon and other marine life. It disrupts their sense of smell and makes them more vulnerable to predators and unable to return to their spawning streams. ...

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Ask the Governor: Live Q&A with Jay Inslee at Kane Hall

KCTS 9’s Enrique Cerna moderates a live discussion with Washington Governor Jay Inslee about the pressing issues facing the state.

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