The Oregon crab industry is putting up money to launch a new research study on where whales swim and feed along the Pacific Coast. The study stems from growing concern West Coast-wide about whales getting tangled in fishing gear. Continue Reading U.S. Coast Guard Will Help Researchers Track Whales Along The West Coast
During the debate, which was also carried live nationally on CSPAN, the candidates touched on one hot-button issue in Indian Country: violence against women. Continue Reading Eastern Washington Congressional Candidates McMorris Rodgers And Brown Face Off In Final Debate
The campaign against a ballot measure creating a carbon pollution fee has set a fundraising record for statewide initiatives. Continue Reading Opponents Of Washington Carbon Fee Ballot Measure Break Initiative Fundraising Record
Washington’s Public Disclosure Commission said Monday it’s received nine complaints about a series of controversial mailers that were sent to voters in Thurston County and four hotly contested state legislative districts from coastal Washington to Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Deceptive’ Mailings In Washington Legislative Races Prompt Campaign Finance Complaints
The state of Oregon has set an ambitious goal to prepare more families in earthquake country to be “two weeks ready” after a disaster. Washington’s emergency management agency is also seeking more funding to prepare people in a similar way. Continue Reading Are You ‘Two Weeks Ready’ For Post-Quake Survival? Washington And Oregon Say You Should Be
If the long-range forecast from the National Weather Service is right, we have a mild winter ahead of us. Continue Reading Long-range Forecast Predicts Mild Northwest Winter
Nothing is simple when it comes to federal lands management. But in order to thin fire-prone forests — and to break legal and ideological gridlock — national forests in the Pacific Northwest are supporting collaborations with formerly adversarial interests. Continue Reading To Prevent Devastating Wildfires, Old Adversaries Are Finding Ways To Work Together
The program covers a number of real-world situations: assisting with the registration of sex offenders; identifying human remains; locating endangered and missing people; arming tribal law enforcement with information about people they encounter in traffic stops; and conducting background checks to vet foster parents. Continue Reading Justice Department Expands Assistance To Tribal Police, Calling It ‘Right Thing To Do’
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has all but abandoned its use of federal prisons to house detainees. Three ICE detainees that remain are inside the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon. Continue Reading ICE Removes Immigration Detainees From Federal Prisons, Including Washington; 3 Remain In Oregon
What to watch or read this Halloween. Maybe going out to get scared isn’t for you. Perhaps you prefer to scream inside with a room full people and a bucket of popcorn? Or maybe you just want to stay home and have more control over the bumps in the night. Continue Reading New Movies, TV Shows And Books To Keep You Plenty Spooked This Halloween
Three days after his lieutenant governor resigned for an “inappropriate overture,” Bill Walker, polling far behind the Republican candidate, dropped out of the race to endorse Democrat Mark Begich. Continue Reading Alaska Independent Governor Bill Walker Drops Re-Election Bid, Backs Democrat
Need a good scare or just something to do with the family this fall? Check out this list of Halloween activities happening around the Northwest. Continue Reading Check Out These Northwest Haunted Attractions For A Spooky Good Time
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