Visiting Tolmie State Park>>

Lt. Governor Owen toured Tolmie State Park in Thurston County on Oct. 27 with state parks officials to learn about some of the challenges currently facing the parks system. With the lieutenant governor, from left, are Parks Commissioner Mark Brown, agency Director Don Hoch and Parks Manger Tom Pew. (Courtesy photo).

Delegation from Mexico

A delegation representing the Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association and officials from Morelia, Mexico visited with Lt. Governor Owen on Oct. 29.

Washington State Day in Shantou

Lt. Governor Owen meeting with Zheng Renhao, the mayor of Shantou. (Photo by Solomon Wu)

Washington State Day in Shantou

Lt. Governor Owen takes the welcome stage with Miss Washington Kailee Dunn and Mi Po Seto, a Seattle area business woman affiliated with the Miss Washington Scholarship Organization who served as her chaperone on the mission.

 

Yakima-Morelia Sister City group visits Olympia

A delegation representing the Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association visited with Lt. Governor Owen on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Their visit included lunch with the lieutenant governor and a personal tour of the Senate

Lt. Governor tours Tolmie State Park to learn about parks issues

Lt. Governor Owen toured Tolmie State Park on Oct. 27, receiving an update on the current status of Washington state’s parks system in the process. With the lieutenant governor was Parks Director

Heroin surpasses marijuana on 2014 ranking; meth contributes most to violent crimes

A regional agency that coordinates drug enforcement activities lists heroin as “a greater drug threat” than marijuana for 2014. The assessment, completed by the Seattle-based Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NW

Broadcast of recent legislative meeting on Kinross gold mine closure now on TVW

Proceedings from the Oct. 9 meeting of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations that examined impacts from the impending closure of the Kinross Buckhorn Gold Mine operation in northeast