budgets http://www.kplu.org en Washington ferry fares going up 2.5 percent in October http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-ferry-fares-going-25-percent-october <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; Within the plans to increase fares, cars shorter than 14 feet will be charged a lower fare on Washington ferries and bike riders won&#39;t need an annual permit under changes approved by the state Transportation Commission.</p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:58:32 +0000 The Associated Press 2489 at http://www.kplu.org Washington ferry fares going up 2.5 percent in October Money pours into campaigns while social services struggle http://www.kplu.org/post/money-pours-campaigns-while-social-services-struggle <p><strong>You might think</strong> that in the midst of the Great Recession everyone - including candidates for office - are feeling the pinch. Not so. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 14:09:35 +0000 Gary Davis 57 at http://www.kplu.org Money pours into campaigns while social services struggle