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10 Years Ago

July 2, 2009

The Eastern Washington University board of trustees approved the university’s first ever-biennial budget that included a total of $26 million in reductions over two years along with a 14 percent resident and 5 percent out-of-state tuition increase.

Dry conditions were projected to be above normal with significant fire danger in areas of Eastern Washington.

There were 785 fireworks-related injuries and fires reported to the Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office in 2008 by fire departments and hospitals. Of those, 518 were fires and 267 injuries.

20 Years Ago


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