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2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster design revealed

2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster design revealed

From the City of Moscow:


The City of Moscow and the Farmers Market Commission are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Moscow Farmers Market Poster, Carrie Lynn Kyser.

 

Inslee names April National Poetry Month in honor of Oso

Inslee names April National Poetry Month in honor of Oso

Governor Jay Inslee has declared April National Poetry Month in Washington and is hoping the state will use poetry as a way to send solace and well wishes to the communities affected by the mudslide in Oso.

Pomeroy honors farming tradition

Pomeroy honors farming tradition

The tradition of farming was alive and well this weekend in Pomeroy during Spring Farming Days. Using equipment reminiscent of the old days, the community came together to sow the fields of the Garfield County Fairgrounds.


“It’s just important to relive the old way of farming,” said Nancy Ruark, current President of the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum, which is located on the fairgrounds. Ruark said Spring Farming Days is a good reminder of just how tough farming at the turn of turn of the century was.

Call to artists for Moscow EcoDriver sticker design

Call to artists for Moscow EcoDriver sticker design

Moscow is looking for a new vehicle sticker design for the 2014 EcoDriver Program. The program aims to assist drivers in reducing the city’s carbon footprint, and the vehicle sticker is given to drivers that complete EcoDriver training.


The EcoDriver Program trains drivers how to make small changes in how they drive in order to reduce CO2 emissions and save money fuel. The wider goal of the program is reduce the impact of driving on the local environment.

WA State Parks celebrates 101 years with free park entry

WA State Parks celebrates 101 years with free park entry

From the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission:

 

Washington State Parks turns 101 years old on Wednesday, March 19, and visitors are invited to help celebrate by getting out to enjoy a state park for free that day.

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

Gov. Inslee joins Washtucna students to sign Palouse Falls bill

An exciting day for the students of Washtucna School as Governor Jay Inslee joined them at the Palouse Falls to sign the bill the students penned making the landmark the official state waterfall.


The students started working on the bill as part of a class lesson on how government works in the fall. At the end of January, five of the students, in grades three through six, made their way to the state Capitol to make their case before the House Government Operations and Election Committee.

Submissions wanted for 2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster

Submissions wanted for 2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster

Three days until spring, and the City of Moscow is already getting ready for the Moscow Farmers Market to get underway. The Farmers Market Commission is seeking submissions for the 2014 Moscow Farmers Market poster.


The call for submissions is open to everyone, regardless of age or art experience. The deadline is Friday, March 21st at 5 pm. The winning entry will be awarded a $100 prize.