Cathy McMorris Rodgers gives her victory speech after claiming an eighth term as a US Representative for Washington’s 5th District. Credit Emily Schwing/N3 LISTEN (Runtime: 1:05) READ If U.S. Rep.… Continue Reading McMorris Rodgers hopes to help reset energy policy, if she heads House energy committee
Courtesy SAMHSA Listen (Runtime 1:59) Read Since July of this year, people experiencing a mental health crisis have been urged to call 988. When they reach it, an automated message… Continue Reading Providers explain what to expect when calling 988
Jennifer Garcia with her daughter, Hannah, 2. Garcia found out the soil in her yard tested high for arsenic. It’s left over from pesticides sprayed before the 1950s on this… Continue Reading Does your soil have lead, arsenic contamination? Washington officials will help test soil.
Gabriel Gómez recibe su boleta de votación. Crédito: La Casa Hogar. ESCUCHE (Runtime 1:34) LEA Convertirse en ciudadano y votar por primera vez el mismo día no es habitual. Pero… Continue Reading Nuevo ciudadano y votante por primera vez el mismo día
Teara Farrow Ferman (Wapaytáwaat Kóomayn) stands in front of a first foods display in the Nixyáawii Governance Center in Pendleton, OR. Source: Dori Luzzo Gilmour / NWPB Listen (Runtime 3:07)… Continue Reading Native American Heritage Month – In their own words: Teara Farrow Ferman
Brianna Motzkus, left, and her mother Cindi Rang at their StoryCorps Northwest recording. Listen (Runtime 4:26) Read The early pandemic was chaos. Masks and other PPE were scarce. Cindi Rang… Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest – Cindi Rang & Brianna Motzkus: making masks for the pandemic
Oregon voters passed a measure that strips language from the state’s constitution allowing for slavery and involuntary servitude when used as a punishment for a crime. Notwithstanding more than 500,000 people voting to keep the language, unofficial returns Tuesday night indicated that the measure was passing by a clear margin. Continue Reading Measure 112 passes, removing slavery language from Oregon Constitution
Gabriel Gomez, from Yakima, got his citizenship on November 7 and voted for the first time the same day. Credit: La Casa Hogar Listen (Runtime 0:53) Read Becoming a citizen… Continue Reading Becoming a new citizen and a first-time voter on the same day
If a tree is planted with love and care, in the open space between sidewalk and street, outside of the home of its excited new caretaker, will it provide cooling canopy cover and deep roots to benefit soil structure?
Odds are, yes.
Continue Reading Planting trees for the Greening Research in Tacoma project
Two deer are pictured near the D Reactor on the Hanford site. Leaders from across Washington and Oregon sent a letter to the Biden administration in early August to request… Continue Reading Washington, Oregon leaders still waiting to hear from President Biden on Hanford funds
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