By Senators Amondson, Anderson, McMullen, Snyder and McDonald



     WHEREAS, Early settlers called the state of Washington the "Evergreen State" because of the area's abundant forest lands, rich with timber and other natural resources; and


     WHEREAS, The heritage of the Evergreen State was built from the pride and hardworking ethics of loggers, mill workers and their families who settled here; and


     WHEREAS, Timber-related business has provided for the economic well-being of the state of Washington, generating thousands of jobs and creating revenue for the education of our children and for the care of the less fortunate; and


     WHEREAS, The logging community takes great pride in being stewards of the land and recognizes the importance of responsible forest management practices for a rich future in timber; and


     WHEREAS, The Washington State Senate wishes to recognize and honor timber communities in the 1991 "Evergreen State Logging Show";


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate hereby extends the assistance and support of existing Senate staff to the 1991 "Evergreen State Logging Show," which event will be funded by private sources and held on the Capitol Campus on May 18, 1991; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a committee composed of two members from each Senate caucus be created to provide oversight and coordination for the 1991 "Evergreen State Logging Show," and that the members serving on such committee be appointed by the respective caucus leaders.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8636,

adopted by the Senate March 18, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate