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Former Cashmere mayor, excavator face Ecology penalties

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CASHMERE — The state Department of Ecology this week fined former Cashmere mayor George Valison and excavator Dave Baker of D. Baker Construction & Excavating $20,000 each for working in Mission Creek with heavy equipment last year.

The work violated state shoreline and water quality regulations, the agency said.

Ecology alleges that, on Sept. 14, 2012, the two men used heavy equipment to dig into the creek bed, remove 7.5 cubic yards of material, and create a 15-foot long pile…

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