StoryCorps Northwest: Giving a Voice to the Yakima Valley
KDNA, the country’s first Spanish-lanuage community radio station, was founded by Ricardo Garcia of Yakima. Garcia worked with Cesar Chavez, and established the Yakima Valley Farm Worker’s Clinic.
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New laws governing Washington State law enforcement took effect on Sunday, including their use of force (HB 1310) and tactics (HB 1054).
Some police departments in King County say new laws means they will no longer respond to certain calls; City of Seattle chief Adrian Diaz calls that “absurd.” Continue Reading ‘Cultural Changes Ahead’ For Police In Washington State, As Controversial Reform Takes Effect
Pining For Whitebarks: Researchers Work Across The Northwest To Save ‘Quintessential Wilderness Trees’
If you’ve ever backpacked in the Northwest’s mountaintops, you’ve likely spent some time among whitebark pines. These important trees are bringing together researchers across the West, who want to save them from a fatal fungus. Continue Reading Pining For Whitebarks: Researchers Work Across The Northwest To Save ‘Quintessential Wilderness Trees’
The Black Members Caucus nearly doubled in size this year and now has nine members. How is the caucus as a whole, and how are the individual members, changing the conversation and narrative around racial equity? Continue Reading ‘We Have … A Voice.’ Black Lawmakers Are Changing The Conversation In Olympia