In 2018, we are currently faced with a list of issues initiated by Seattle and imposed by Olympia. Many of these include policies that have no negative impact on Western Washington, but are devastating to residents East of the Cascades including encroaching of property rights, the threat of growing wolf populations, and failed preventative maintenance measures for public lands that lead to annual wildfires. The idea of splitting Washington into separate states is not new. What were the concerns of residents in 1992? Find out more:

‘Cascade Curtain’ Symbol of a State’s Split Personality