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This is a notice that DAHP will take down the old Wisaard site on February 11. It will no longer be available through Secure Access Washington or through the public website. New Wisaard is up and running! See here for info!
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Position: 2 Archeologists (Target Grade is GS 7/9) 1 GS-0193-Archaeologist – Cle Elum Ranger District, Cle Elum, WA 1 GS-0193-Archaeologist – Entiat Ranger District, Entiat, WA The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will soon be filling two GS-7/9 PSE Archaeologist positions. The positions will be supervised by the Heritage Program Manager, will be based on a ranger district but provide archaeological support to multiple ranger districts... more
Please join us for the annual Main Street/Historic Preservation conference! We would like to invite everyone in the cultural resources community, including consultants and CLG partners, to submit a session proposal for this year's conference. We would love to hear what you are working on!  More information and the Session Proposal Form... more
SPA's 2016 Old House Workshop Series will be held on three consecutive Tuesdays in February: the 9th, 16th, and 23rd. This year the theme will be: Small Houses, Big Changes! The workshops will be held at Hutton Elementary School’s multi-purpose room, 908 E 24th Avenue, Spokane, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. February 9: Workshop I - Dr. Mark Anderson, Associate Superintendent of Spokane Public Schools, and Greg Forsyth, Director,... more
2016 TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Sharpening our skills or finding continuing education training (whether for ourselves or others) should be a high priority.  To make this chore easier, we have compiled a list of activities in the Western United States or those that have special significance.  Please take the time to review the list and follow the links.  The following is a list of activities you should strongly consider... more
Job Opportunity at the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is recruiting for a full-time position within our agency for a Transportation Archaeologist. The successful candidate will, as part of a team of two archaeologists, review all transportation-related projects in the state. Candidates must have a graduate degree and meet the Secretary of the Interior’s... more
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Environmental Affairs and Real Estate Division is seeking a Historic Preservation Intern to assist with projects... more
The Washington state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is seeking nominations for the 25th Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation.  This awards program recognizes persons, organizations, and projects that have achieved distinction in the field of historic preservation.  Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony held during National Historic Preservation Month, May 2016.  The ceremony is sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic... more
DAHP has scheduled the rollout of the new version of WISAARD/HPI for January 13-19, 2016. The transition to the new system will begin January 13 at 3:00 pm and is scheduled to be completed on Tuesday January 19th. You will not be able to enter data during this time. You will be able to view data that is in Approved status during this time as the current Wisaard platform will be available. Please plan to save what you are... more
When: April 25-27 Where: Chelan, WA The RevitalizeWA Planning Committee is seeking session proposals for Washington's annual Preservation and Main Street Conference. The RevitalizeWA Conference, sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with the Washington State Main Street Program and the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, is a two and a half day event focused on the preservation of... more
Happy New Year! You’re invited to the 2016 CLG Commissioner Training, which is scheduled for 9:30am-4pm, on March 15th, at the Tacoma Convention Center, Room 318. Please confirm your attendance and lunch order by January 31st, the admission fee is $40 for those not under the sponsoring organizations. Snacks and beverages, including coffee, will also be provided. I have attached the draft agenda for the day. This year, the speakers are accepting case studies that you... more
The City of Tacoma’s Planning and Development Services Department is seeking to hire a part-time intern to provide support to the City of Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Program and Prairie Line Trail Interpretive Plan. Under staff supervision, the position will be responsible for assisting with the Historic Preservation Month events and supporting the Prairie Line Trail Interpretive team. The position will directly support the City's mission to provide high-quality, innovative and cost-... more
Seattle, Washington: The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations to its 2016 Most Endangered Historic Properties List. Nomination forms may be obtained through the Trust’s website at www.preservewa.org. Washingtonians enjoy a diverse collection of historic and cultural resources found throughout the state. Historic buildings and sites significantly contribute to the heritage and vitality of Washington while enhancing... more
Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is pleased to announce its 2016 Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP). For this program, HAF will select and oversee twenty-three highly motivated undergraduate and graduate Latino/a students to work alongside National Park Service staff on cultural resources projects across the nation. These ten-week internships will be compensated with a weekly stipend, and housing and transportation costs will be fully covered. For additional information and the... more
Public History Manager, Don Trosper Hosts a new series of 3 minute videos on Tumwater History called: “Talking Over Old Times” In a cooperative effort, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation’s “Heritage Builders” local history program, the City of Tumwater, and Thurston Community Television (TCTV) have begun producing a series of short videos focusing on various aspects of Tumwater’s rich history.  These features are geared towards our more video-oriented modern culture.  They are of a length that... more
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 2016 Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund Grant Awards Grants Assist Local Preservation Projects Throughout State Each year the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation provides grant funding through their Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund to organizations across the state that are diligently working to preserve local historic resources. While grant awards are... more
Strong Towns will be in the South Sound on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 from 1-4pm at the Lacey Event Center, 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey WA 98503. We hope you to see you there! Please pass this along to anyone you think would be interested. ... more
DAHP will be releasing the upgraded WISAARD in the next few weeks. During the rollout data entry will not be available. However, you will be able to view all data that is in Approved status such as map layers and reports and approved Historic Property Inventories. Draft Historic Property surveys will not be available. All data that is entered into the current HPI will be transferred to the new system, including draft surveys. All data that is available in the current system will be available in... more
web_header_2016_main_location_dates         The 2016 Cultural Resource Protection Summit marks the ninth anniversary of our gathering. Since its inception, the primary goal in organizing the annual Summit... more

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