Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries from Oregon to Washington to British Columbia are baked on the bush and vine. Growers are calling the heat damage widespread and catastrophic. Continue Reading Berry Bake: Northwest Blueberry, Raspberry, Blackberry Crops Might Be Roasted From The Heat Wave
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to take up the case of a Tri-Cities florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding, leaving in place a decision that she broke state anti-discrimination laws. Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Case Of Tri-Cities Florist Who Refused To Serve Same-Sex Couple
List of some Northwest Fourth of July events in 2021. Continue Reading Fourth Of July Events In The Northwest
Right now, those all-time heat records are preliminary. It will take a committee, more measurements and tests before those numbers can be officially entered into the record books. Continue Reading Not Official (Yet): High Heat Means High Need To Record Records Accurately. Here’s How It’s Done
As forecasters warned of a record-breaking heat wave in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada last weekend, officials set up cooling centers, distributed water to the homeless and took other steps. Still, hundreds of people are believed to have died from Friday to Tuesday. Continue Reading Despite Cooling Centers, Hundreds Of People Suspected Dead In Northwest Heat Wave
Indiscrete comments made by an ExxonMobil lobbyist to undercover activists may figure prominently in upcoming congressional hearings about the role of oil companies in the battle against climate change. Continue Reading Exxon Lobbyist Caught On Video Talks About Undermining President Biden’s Climate Push
Fifteen months after Washington state’s first “stay at home” order was issued in response to the coronavirus, businesses across the state are now allowed to return to pre-pandemic operations. Continue Reading 15 Months Into Restrictions, Washington Mostly Drops COVID Business And Crowd Limitations
Scores of deaths along the U.S. West Coast and in the Vancouver metro area in Canada are being blamed on an ongoing heat wave that has broken records. Continue Reading The Heat Wave Has Killed Dozens And Hospitalized More Across Washington, Oregon And B.C.
Record heat across the Northwest is taking a toll on agriculture – both the crops and the workers who harvest them. Continue Reading Weird Potatoes, Bad Berries, Hazardous Human Conditions: Heat Takes Its Toll On Northwest Farming
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, speech language pathologist Jennifer Griffin talks about dyslexia and signs that you or your child may be suffering from it. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 15: Jennifer Griffin On Dyslexia And Playing To Its Strengths
Avista says it plans to cut power to parts of its coverage area Tuesday as a way to reduce demand for power. Spokane saw rolling outages Monday, and will likely see more on Tuesday. Residents of the Tri-Cities region have been warned they could also see outages this week for up to four hours at a time. Continue Reading Avista Plans Targeted Power Outages To Combat High Demand; Tri-Cities Could See Outages Too
Cities were reminding residents where pools, splash pads and cooling centers were available and urging people to stay hydrated, check on their neighbors and avoid strenuous activities. The National Weather Service in Coeur d’Alene said this week’s weather “will likely be one of the most extreme and prolonged heat waves in the recorded history of the Inland Northwest.” Continue Reading From Seattle To Eugene To Tri-Cities To North Idaho, The Same Story: It’s Hot And Getting Hotter
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