Life at Big Pasco: La Dona Madison and Michael Madison
La Dona Madison worked at the “Big Pasco” military base in Washington during World War II. It was a busy place with soldiers eveywhere but not just American soldiers. She tells her son, Michael Madison, about some unusual guests at the base.
In the Columbia Basin, the Democratic challenger for Washington state’s 13th Legislative District house seat has focused his message on farmworker safety and called for the boycott of fruit. It’s quite a move for a candidate in a district where the economy is dominated by agriculture. Continue Reading Farmworker Safety Takes Center Stage In Race For Central Washington State House Seat
Oregon Forest Resources Institute, created in the early 1990s to educate residents about forestry, has acted as a public-relations agency and lobbying arm for the timber industry, in some cases skirting legal constraints that forbid it from doing so. Continue Reading What Happened When A Public Institute Became A De Facto Lobbying Arm Of The Timber Industry
Multiple sources tell OPB, federal officers are watching closely to see if the delicate peace holds through the weekend, in what some describe as a key moment for determining how man