Eye On Olympia archive for Nov. 2005

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2005

Happy New Year...

If you renew your license tabs or register a vehicle after Jan. 1, brace yourself to pay more. New weight fees -- approved by lawmakers last spring --are about to kick in.In addition to the current $30 basic state license tab fee, vehicle owners will...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2005

Bemused...and intrigued...

"I am bemused by my learned colleague's knowledge of `repeated reports of sasquatch sightings.'" --Washington state Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers, taking issue with fellow Justice Jim Johnson.Johnson's point was that a state board wants Ferry County to prove that certain endangered species don't exist...

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2005

Bad news for buffalo...

Eastern Washington University's triumph over the Montana Bobcats, 35-14, at the game in Cheney Saturday means that Montana Gov. (and rancher) Brian Schweitzer owes Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire five buffalo steaks."The governor expects to collect the buffalo meat from Gov. Schweitzer any day now," a...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2005

MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2005

As I-912 comes down to the wire...

"The wonder of the First Amendment is that you don’t have to be right every time." ---- Washington Secretary of State Doug MacDonald, asked on Monday about some of the claims in political ads about Initiative 912 during an interview with Seattle talk-radio station KVI.

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