Bigfoot Already Washington State Monster?

Did Dan Evans, Washington State’s Governor from 1965 to 1977, make bigfoot Washington State’s Official Monster in 1977? If so, is WA State Senate Bill 5816 that makes bigfoot the state’s official cryptid still needed and why doesn’t the bill address this executive order?

The document is dated August 1977 and includes the hair from the shoulder of a bigfoot near the signiture line. It also references a RCW (Revised Code of Washington) that doesn’t seem to existing (00.00.000).

Anyone with any background on the document signed by Dan Evans, please contact us.

Child’s Letter Prompted WA State Bigfoot Bill

Anne Rivers of the 18th District in Washington State explains that a letter from a young constituent was the origin of Senate Bill 5816, which would make Sasquatch Washington’s Official Cryptid, like the Square Dance is the Official Dance of WA State.

Child’s letter prompts bill to designate Sasquatch as state ‘cryptid’

“For those who will say this is silly, let me point out that the Senate has already approved an education-funding plan, and work on the new state budgets is moving along as quickly as it can,” she said. “A bill to add Bigfoot to the list of state symbols is one of the simplest pieces of legislation we could pass this year or any year. Additionally, I can’t think of a better way for children to learn about the process of governing than to have them work on something of interest to them.”

Washington State Bill To Make Sasquatch Official

Washington State Senate bill 5816 was introduced earlier this week by Anne Rivers of the 18th District. If the bill becomes law, it would make Sasquatch the official cryptid on Washington State. The bill would ‘Designates the species of cryptid commonly called “Sasquatch” or “Bigfoot” or “Forest Yeti” as the official cryptid of the state.” adding to Washington’s State bird, the American Goldfinch, and the Olympic marmot as the state mammal.

The bill recognizes “immeasurable contributions to Washington state’s cultural heritage and ecosystem. The state of Washington further recognizes the importance of preserving the legacy of Sasquatch.” supports this legislature and urges Washington State residents to contact their representatives to express their support.