A creek near Rochester will be on the agenda when the state Committee on Geographic Names meets this spring to consider proposed name changes for several locations.
The proposal would specifically designate a currently unnamed stream flowing into the Black River north of Rochester as Shaner Creek, to honor a deceased area resident.
The group is also considering name changes to two locations in San Juan County.
Comments can be made at a meeting 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19 in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building, 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia.
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Comments can be submitted in writing no later than 5 p.m. May 9. Email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to the Washington State Committee on Geographic Names, P.O. Box 47030, Olympia, WA 98504-7030.