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  Grant County Web
The mission of Grant County is to meet current and future needs, serving together with public and private entities, while fostering a respectful and successful work environment.
Grant County Emergency Management coordinates with county, municipal, state and federal agencies to provide protection to lives and property from natural, technological and human-caused disasters.
The office is responsible for developing and maintaining the Grant County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and provides training and information to local agencies and residents on preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery issues.
www.co.grant.wa.us /EM   (180 words)

  
  Grant County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grant County was formed out of Douglas County on February 24, 1909.
In the county, the population is spread out with 32.00% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 19.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $35,276, and the median income for a family is $38,938.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grant_County,_Washington   (401 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Grant County, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Grant County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Grant County was formed on February 4, 1869 and named for Ulysses S. Grant, president of the United States.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 29.60% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Grant-County,-Washington   (433 words)

  
 Franklin County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Franklin County is a county located in the state of Washington.
In the county, the population is spread out with 34.60% under the age of 18, 10.90% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 17.90% from 45 to 64, and 8.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $38,991, and the median income for a family is $41,967.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Franklin_County,_Washington   (405 words)

  
 American Civil Liberties Union : Following ACLU of Washington Lawsuit, Grant County Agrees to Overhaul Public Defense ...
Grant County is located in the eastern part of the state.
In his ruling, Judge Cooper found it was “virtually uncontested” that the Grant County public defense system in place before April 2004 “suffered from systemic deficiencies, ” such as public defenders with grossly excessive case loads or little meaningful supervision.
The 2004 ACLU of Washington report, “The Unfulfilled Promise of Gideon,” showed that a majority of Washington counties lacked comprehensive standards for the delivery of public defense services, and recommended improved state assistance to ensure these publicly funded legal services meet basic fiscal and constitutional standards of accountability.
www.aclu.org /rightsofthepoor/indigent/21705prs20051107.html   (1074 words)

  
 Grant County Indiana
Grant County was at one time a part of the county of Knox, but at the time of its organization was included within the limits of Delaware County.
The County of Grant was approved February 10, 1831 by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana.
The county seat was located in May, 1831, and was named by the county commissioners in honor of the "Swamp Fox" of the Palmetto State, General Francis Marion.
ww1.comteck.com /~tdtw98a/grant.htm   (621 words)

  
 Grant County, West Virginia Genealogical Records Information
Grant County was created by an act of the state legislature on February 14, 1866 from parts of Hardy County.
It was named in honor of General Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885), graduate of the Military Academy at West Point, General of the Union Army during the Civil War, Secretary of War (1868), and 18th President of the United States (1869-1877).
Present-day Grant County is located within the territory that was once referred to as the Northern Neck of Virginia.
www.mywestvirginiagenealogy.com /wv_county/gra.htm   (2054 words)

  
 Ephrata & Grant County - Recreational Paradise In Eastern Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ephrata is the county seat of Grant County and is the headquarters for many state and federal agencies.
The Grant County International Airport's main runway of 13,500 feet is considered the second longest runway west of the Mississippi, and the fourth busiest airport in the state.
Grant County has a total of 4 hospitals as well as many highly trained physicians to meet the needs of your family.
www.ephrata-wa-real-estate.com /area_information.htm   (769 words)

  
 Betty Freauf -- A Grant Money Miracle in Grant County, Washington
in Washington, D.C. Is "The Giver" On Your Horizon?
This is the tale of two tiny towns in Grant County, Washington, of which I am well acquainted: Wilson Creek and Marlin.
She convinced the county transit authority to run summer buses twice-weekly on a new nonstop summer route that delivers the kids to the water park in Ephrata, 30 miles to the west.
www.newswithviews.com /Betty/Freauf39.htm   (2335 words)

  
 Grant County Washington Real Estate
Grant County Washington Real Estate is a way for consumers to find the best Real estate Agents and Brokers for every city in Grant County Washington.
When you have been directed to an Grant County Washington real estate professional in the area you have chosen you will be able to search for your dream home and get free printouts from the MLS database in that area.
Grant County Washington Real Estate Brokers and agents can use the many news and information pages we offer to get up to date information about the Grant County Washington real estate market.
www.myhomesearches.com /county/washington/grant-county-washington.htm   (588 words)

  
 Washington
Structure In Washington, the responsibility for the design and administration of the trial level indigent defense system is left to the counties.
Most of the counties employ contract systems and many of these contracts provide a flat fee for taking all the indigent defense cases that arise.
In April 2004, the ACLU of Washington filed a class action lawsuit against Grant County, Washington alleging systemic denials of the right to counsel and seeking injunctive relief to ensure effective assistance is provided to future indigent defendants in the county.
www.criminaljustice.org /public.nsf/defenseupdates/washington?opendocument   (194 words)

  
 Grant County, Indiana Genealogical Records Information
Grant County was formally organized April 1, 1832, and was named in honor of Captain Samuel Grant and Moses Grant, who were killed in 1789 in a battle with the Indians near the creek since called by their name in the northeast part of Switzerland County.
Grant County is bounded north by Wabash and Huntington, east by Wells and Blackford, south by Delaware and Madison, and west by Howard and Miami.
Marion, the County Seat, was selected during the summer of 1831, and the first lots were sold on the first Monday in November, the first settlers being David Bronson [Branson?] and Martin Boots.
www.myindianagenealogy.com /in_county/gr.htm   (544 words)

  
 Grant County Republicans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The County Chairman is authorized to create from the Republican electors of Grant County such committees, as he/she deems advisable and to appoint chairmen thereof.
It shall be the duty of the County Vice-Chairman to consult and work in close cooperation with the County Chairman to promote party organization in the county and its precincts under his or her direction.
The State Committeeman and State Committeewoman shall be the representatives of the Grant County Republicans at the State committee level, and shall exercise and perform such powers and duties as usually pertain to those offices.
www.grantcountygop.org /?page=news-article&id=2   (2456 words)

  
 ATSDR - PHA - Cenex Supply and Marketing, Incorporated (a/k/a Western Farmers, Incorporated), Quincy, Grant County, ...
WDOH also studied the Washington State Cancer Registry to observe whether there was an increase in the number of brain cancers reported for the Quincy area compared to the number expected.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Management Compliance Unit, Yakima Branch (509-225-2640) and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Compliance Unit (509-886-6505) can be contacted for issues relating to pesticide application regulations and worker health and safety issues, respectively.
On June 5, 1997, WDOH sponsored a meeting with representatives of Cenex, Ecology, Grant County, and Washington State University to review site information, and to assess the existence of private wells in the vicinity of the Cenex site that could potentially be affected by the contaminated groundwater plume.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/cenex/csm_p3.html   (9672 words)

  
 Grant County, Washington
County data may not add to the state totals presented in the State of Washington profile or the Human Services section.
County licensed drivers data will not add to the state totals presented in the Washington State profile because the county numbers exclude drivers whose county of residence is unknown.
Vehicles for which county of licensing is unknown have not been prorated by county.
www.ofm.wa.gov /databook/county/gran.asp   (593 words)

  
 County and City Data for Grant County, Washington | OFM
A variety of income indicators for Washington counties and regions with tables, charts, and discussion from the Western Washington University Center for Business and Economic Research.
Revenue and expenditure data for counties and cities in Washington from the State Auditor's Office.
The Municipal Research and Services Center published A Revenue Guide for Washington Counties and A Revenue Guide for Washington Cities and Towns (pdf), which contain descriptions of taxes that involve local governments.
www.ofm.wa.gov /localdata/gran.asp   (494 words)

  
 DNR   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wildlife abounds in the Washington County State Recreation Area located four miles south of Nashville in southern Illinois.
Whether camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking or picnicking, you will find Washington County State Recreation Area has what you are looking for.
Continue on 127 for 4 miles and a large sign on the east side of the highway 127 will be the entrance to Washington County State Recreation Area.
www.dnr.state.il.us /lands/landmgt/PARKS/R4/WASHCO.HTM   (624 words)

  
 ACLU of Washington | Grant County to Overhaul Defense System
Under the settlement, the county will reduce excessive caseloads, guarantee that public defense lawyers are qualified to handle serious felony cases, and provide adequate funding for investigators and expert witnesses.
Currently it is up to counties to fund public defenders for felony defendants who can’t afford their own attorney.
In his ruling, Judge Cooper found it was “virtually uncontested” that the Grant County public defense system in place before April 2004 “suffered from systemic deficiencies, ” such as public defenders with grossly excessive case loads or little meaningful supervision.
www.aclu-wa.org /detail.cfm?id=302   (962 words)

  
 Grant County Washington
Named after President Ulysses S. Grant, Grant County is located near the center of Washington in the Columbia Basin, and is noted for both its hydroelectric dams and federal irrigation projects.
The county's economy is based on the growing and processing of a large variety of irrigated crops.
Moses Lake is the largest city in the county with Interstate 90 between Spokane and Seattle running through the city.
ncwportal.com /grant   (152 words)

  
 Grant County, Washington detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
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County population in 2005: 81,229 (53% urban, 47% rural)
Grant County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above Washington state average.
www.city-data.com /county/Grant_County-WA.html   (1473 words)

  
 A chart showing runaway home taxes in Grant County, Washington State.
is one of 39 counties in Washington State.
Over the past 10 years county PCPI went up an average of 3.5% each year.
Earnings of persons employed in Grant County increased from $520,056* in 1990 to $1,002,935* in 2000, an average annual growth rate of 6.8%.
www.olympus.net /personal/dwren/2002-grant.htm   (430 words)

  
 The South County Sun - Serving South Grant County, Washington
Newspapers in south Grant County have a history of being family owned and operated.
We believe the communities in south Grant County deserve a strong legal newspaper that will keep the public informed as well as promote our schools, agriculture, local people and businesses.
He graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in English 1984 and has worked as a field consultant in south Grant County for the past 14 years.
www.southcountysun.com /about.htm   (267 words)

  
 ATSDR - PHA - Cenex Supply and Marketing, Incorporated (a/k/a Western Farmers, Incorporated), Quincy, Grant County, ...
The Grant County Local Emergency Planning Committee, which collects information about chemicals used, stored, and released by facilities in the community, would be a good source of information.
WDOH agrees that the Grant County Local Emergency Planning Committee could be a valuable resource for general areawide issues related to the storage, handling, use, and transportation of hazardous materials.
Previous discussions and well investigations conducted by Grant County and WDOH did not locate any at-risk domestic wells adjacent to or downgradient of the site, in the vicinity of the contaminated groundwater plume.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/cenex/csm_p5.html   (6989 words)

  
 Grant County Real Estate, REALTORS, Grant Real Estate Agents, Homes For Sale, Home Values
HomeGain provides Grant County real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other property in Grant County.
HomeGain has realty services to help you find a top Grant County real estate agent, get the value of your home and a comparative market analysis, view Grant County real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
Through our partners, we also provide financial and real estate services to consumers looking for houses or selling their home in Grant County, such as mortgages, credit history, new homes, foreclosures and other services.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/WA/grant_county.html   (324 words)

  
 Washington CountiesBirth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage License and More (S)
Most Washington state counties offer certified copies of birth certificates from 1937 to present.
Marriage records should be available from the the county auditor where the event occurred.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in Washington Counties.
www.vitalrec.com /wacounties6.html   (566 words)

  
 Grant County Health District - HealthCare Professionals
The Grant County Health District has been investigating 10 cases of salmonella that have occurred in various communities in the county during 2007, including a possible cluster of a rare serotype, (salmonella senftenberg); 6 (total) cases were reported in Grant County in 05-06.
If you see a patient in your practice that you think may have salmonella, the testing of stool may aid in the diagnosis and would be required to confirm a case.
Per CDC criteria, Grant County is not a high prevalence area, however, we continue to encourage that you consider hepatitis A vaccination for Grant County children and for high risk adults, regardless of residence.
www.granthealth.org /HealthcarePro.html   (500 words)

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