Matt Forge was named Pullman Regional Hospital’s incoming CEO  After more than a year of searching, the Pullman Regional Hospital Board of Commissioners has named Matt Forge the incoming Chief Executive Officer. Forge will arrive in August, and serve in an assistant role under the current CEO, Scott Adams. The official transfer of duties takes… Read More
The FDA has approved a 2nd COVID booster shot for people 50 and older CREDIT: Grant Hindsley/AFP via Getty Images Listen NWPB’s Rachel Sun talks to experts about the FDA approval of a 2nd COVID booster shot for people 50 and older / Runtime – 3:53 Read The FDA approved a second coronavirus booster shot… Read More
Studies of COVID in wastewater can help predict outbreaks Listen Rachel Sun reports on how scientists at the University of Idaho are tracking COVID through wastewater / Runtime – 1:46 Read Wastewater testing at the University of Idaho is helping to pave the way for a new method of tracking and predicting spikes in COVID-19… Read More
A fundraiser is planned to raise needed money for modernization at Pullman Regional Hospital Listen Rachel Sun reports on efforts to raise money to modernize Pullman Regional Hospital / Runtime – 1:25 Read After canceling the event last year due to COVID-19, Pullman Regional Hospital will hold its 15th annual fundraising gala on May 14th… Read More
A receptionist at Planned Parenthood Spokane talks to a coworker Listen: Reporter Rachel Sun on  the impact of planned restrictive abortion laws in Idaho / Runtime: 1:56 READ In continued efforts to limit abortions in Idaho, state Legislators are taking another cue from Texas lawmakers on the private enforcement of abortion bans with Senate Bill… Read More
Sam Martinez. Courtesy of Jolayne Houtz/Martinez family Listen Read A Washington state bill to increase transparency, education and intervention for hazing at colleges and universities will soon be on its way to the Governor’s desk following unanimous approval on the Senate floor Thursday. The law, Bill 1751, is dubbed the “Sam’s Law Act.” Named after… Read More
In happier times – Theda Killgore with her great-granddaughter Chelsea Listen Read During the pandemic, many people who lost loved ones had limited access to say their final goodbyes due to health restrictions at hospitals and assisted living facilities. When 89-year-old Theda Killgore was hospitalized two years ago for pneumonia, her family was given one… Read More
Nan Orton sits at her kitchen table with photos of her parents. Photo by Austin Johnson/Lewiston Tribune Listen Read During the pandemic, many people who lost loved ones had limited access to say their final goodbyes due to health restrictions at hospitals and assisted living facilities. Now, some of those families are sharing their stories.… Read More
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