Rural Washington library could be nation’s first to dissolve after book challenges, reshelving requests
On Nov. 7, some voters will decide whether to dissolve the Columbia County Library in Dayton, Washington. If they choose to do so, librarians said it would be the first… Continue Reading Rural Washington library could be nation’s first to dissolve after book challenges, reshelving requests
Bryan Kohberger enters the courtroom for a hearing, Friday, Aug. 18, 2023, at the Latah County Courthouse in Moscow, Idaho. Kohberger is accused of killing four University of Idaho students… Continue Reading October trial postponed as Kohberger waives right to speedy trial in case of student killings
On August 16th, a salmon shark was reported on the shores of the Salmon River in Riggins, Idaho. How the shark ended up on the beach is still unknown. (Credit:… Continue Reading Shark sighting in Idaho remains a mystery
Large fires surrounding Spokane level homes and send people and livestock fleeing Continue Reading Rain, soft and wonderful, comes too late for many near Spokane
Workers remove trees impacted by the Gray Fire near Interstate 90. (Courtesy: Washington State Department of Transportation) Read By: Rebecca White / Spokane Public Radio Update: Interstate 90 has re-opened. Washington… Continue Reading Precipitation, wind change slow growth of Spokane County wildfires
The restaurant that served the milkshakes discontinued use of its two milkshake machines on Aug. 8, the same day the local health department collected samples. Continue Reading Listeria that killed three in Pierce, Thurston counties linked to milkshakes
Becoming a U.S. citizen is the goal of some immigrants. Sometimes, doing it without help can be difficult; but, in Central Washington, there are citizenship legal clinics to help applicants with their naturalization processes. Continue Reading In Central Washington, legal clinic helps with citizenship application
Wildfires pose a threat to the energy sector — both the critical infrastructure that generates energy, like dams and wind turbines, and the infrastructure that delivers electricity to consumers, mainly transmission lines.
The Sourdough Fire in Whatcom County has caused two dams that provide power to Seattle to go offline for stretches of multiple days — the Ross and Diablo dams. Earlier this summer, the Newell Road fire near Goldendale had crews battling flames under wind turbines.
Continue Reading With wildfires increasing, the threat to utilities is also on the rise
The goal of the Idahoans for Open Primaries initiative is to bring ranked-choice voting and open primaries to Idaho. If enough signatures are gathered, the initiative will be on the… Continue Reading Ranked-choice voting in Idaho could happen with 2024 ballot initiative
The Imagination Library of Washington has gifted 1.6 million books to early learners statewide. Dolly Parton began the program in her home state of Tennessee in 1995. Washington created its statewide program in 2022 and on Aug. 15, the country music star celebrated its reach here, with those who made it possible. Continue Reading Dolly Parton celebrates Imagination Library of Washington
Maple, the 7-year-old yellow lab, takes a swift lick on a couple of milkers near Sunnyside, Washington. (Photo: Anna King) Listen (Runtime 3:54) Read It’s hot! It hit about 110… Continue Reading Dairy Steamer: Milk cows, like people, get hot and farmers use innovative ways to cool them
Un juez federal dictaminó que el estado de Washington debe adoptar y promulgar nuevos mapas legislativos para la región del valle de Yakima antes de febrero de 2024. Continue Reading Distrito legislativo de Washington Central debe redibujarse
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