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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

As Palouse Falls. . . 

OLYMPIA – Palouse Falls is officially the state water fall. In a ceremony this afternoon with the Eastern Washington falls as a backdrop and dozens of Washtucna Elementary students around the table, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bill that bestows the title on the geologic...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

Senate passes Palouse Falls designation 

OLYMPIA -- A plan to name Palouse Falls the official state waterfall passed the Senate and was sent to Gov. Jay Inslee this afternoon. On a 46-3 vote, a plan devised by students at Washtucna Elementary School cleared its last legislative hurdle and seems likely...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014

OLYMPIA -- Washtucna Elementary School students ask a House Committee to name Palouse Falls the official state waterfall. (Jim Camden)

House passes Palouse Falls bill

Washtucna elementary students pitched Palouse Falls at House committee hearing last month. OLYMPIA -- Palouse Falls would become the official state waterfall under a bill receiving unanimous approval in the House today. The proposal originated with students at Washtucna Elementary School as a way to...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 30, 2014

OLYMPIA -- Washtucna Elementary School students ask a House Committee to name Palouse Falls the official state waterfall. (Jim Camden)

Palouse Falls pitched for state recognition

Washtucna Elementary students ask House Government Operations Committee to name a state waterfall. OLYMPIA – Washington has a state bird, a state flower, a state tree, a state fossil and state song, and a host of other official state items. Why not a state waterfall?...

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