Immigrants in South Seattle and Bellevue who applied for citizenship will now have to travel to Yakima or Portland for their naturalization interview instead of having it at the local Seattle office. Continue Reading Those Seeking Citizenship In Western Washington May Now Need To Drive To Yakima Or Portland
Health inequities are getting worse, according to new research. Factors like income, race and gender are playing a larger role in health outcomes than they did 25 years ago. Continue Reading The Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans’ Health Is Widening
The Washington State Patrol says injuries happen because people are holding them or standing over them when the fireworks go off. It sounds obvious, but the likely reason is people aren’t sure what to expect and when. The solution, says the state patrol, is to read the instructions for each firework before you go out in the dark. Continue Reading Fireworks Are Part Of July 4th — And So Are Injuries. A Simple Way To Avoid Them Is…
President Trump threatened to delay next year’s constitutionally mandated head count hours after the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off 2020 census forms for now. Continue Reading How The Fight Over Census Citizenship Question Could Rage On Well Past SCOTUS Decision
Home-delivered fast food is a booming global business, but when it comes to French fries, there’s a hitch. They often get soggy on the ride. So now, top fry-makers are racing to perfect a crispy fry that can survive a 15-minute ride with a food delivery service. Companies right here in the Northwest are frying up a crisp solution to this soggy situation. Continue Reading Hot Potato! The Science Of Getting Delivery French Fries Right Is Being Honed In Washington
As cowboys from the Warm Springs Reservation set out early one morning to capture wild horses, the youngest among them fiddled with a fresh red cast on his arm. Avan Garcia is a 14-year-old horseman with a budding reputation for roping skills — and for fearlessness. Continue Reading 14 Years Old And Chasing Horses On The Warm Springs Reservation
Government officials are bickering over hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements paid by Big Pharma, stemming from the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic. The pharmaceutical industry paid out more than half a billion dollars over the last year alone. All sides expect the scale of settlements to grow fast as more cases go to trial. Continue Reading Politicians, Government Agencies Feud Over Payouts Tied To Opioid Epidemic
Oregon lawmakers concluded their work for the year Sunday, marking the close of the most remarkable and contentious legislative sessions in modern memory. In a day filled with flaring tempers and frequent confusion, lawmakers in the House and Senate passed a completed state budget and a raft of policy bills just after 5:20 p.m., well before the midnight deadline set forth in the constitution. Continue Reading Oregon Legislature Adjourns In Tense Final Day After Senate GOP Walkout
After hours of testimony, a federal judge in Portland extended a temporary restraining order as he considers whether or not to prevent a controversial Harney County ranching family from grazing their cattle on certain parcels of public land in southeast Oregon. Continue Reading Judge To Rule On Grazing Allowance For Family Whose Case Sparked Malheur Occupation
Bill Talbott, a 56-year-old Washington state man, has been found guilty of murdering Tanya van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook. A jury in Everett returned a verdict after two days deliberating over a cold case murder from 1987. Continue Reading Washington Man Found Guilty In 1987 Killing Of Canadian Couple, Traced By Decades-Old Evidence
The tussock moth caterpillar is quite the sight, if you’ve ever seen one hanging around a Douglas fir tree. These hungry caterpillars can eat Douglas fir and grand fir needles, first starting with the new needles that grow as the caterpillars hatch. Later, munching on older needles high in the treetops. Continue Reading Researchers Work To Control Moth Outbreak In Washington Forests
Senate Republicans will return to work Saturday following a nine-day walkout, setting the stage for a weekend where lawmakers sprint toward adjournment. That comes after Democratic leaders offered assurances a sweeping climate change bill, House Bill 2020, will not pass this session. Continue Reading Assured Carbon Bill Is Dead, Oregon GOP Senators Return To Work To Finish Session
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