Washington faced unwelcome news this week that the state’s average price for a gallon of gas is the highest in the country. Continue Reading Rising gas prices in WA fuel debate over who pays to combat climate change
Bryan Kohberger enters the courtroom for a hearing Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at the Latah County Courthouse in Moscow. (August Frank/The Lewiston Tribune via AP) Listen (Runtime :55) Read At… Continue Reading Lawyer for suspect in Idaho student killings asks judge for police training records
As the days get hotter and warmer, many Washingtonians are gearing up for the wildfires that will ignite across the region this year, causing smoky skies, evacuations and potentially devastating loss.
Continue Reading Fighting fire with fire: Bringing prescribed burns back to Washington state
Bryan Kohberger enters the courtroom for a motion hearing regarding a gag order, Friday, June 9, 2023, in Moscow, Idaho. Kohberger is accused of killing four University of Idaho students… Continue Reading State of Idaho to pursue death penalty against Kohberger
This year’s funding for Tacoma Rescue Mission homeless shelters has decreased. That means next month, the mission will have to decrease the number of shelter spaces available.
As of June 23, the mission had 24 spaces available in their women’s shelter and 39 in their men’s shelter. But by July 1, those will go away, according to the mission.
Continue Reading Funding for some Tacoma homeless shelters reduced
Sense of community. Belonging. Teamwork. Identity. These feelings can come from playing a team sport.
However, sports often are gendered spaces that follow traditional societal expectations. Then, there’s roller derby, which has a history of defying traditional female roles and giving a space for women to compete. One derby league, Dockyard Roller Derby in Tacoma, is questioning how it can strive to be a more inclusive, safer and supportive space for more folks under the LGBTQ+ umbrella. Continue Reading Pride in Sports: Dockyard Roller Derby
A court battle over gas stoves in California is sowing seeds of uncertainty for energy policies in the West, as cities in Washington and Oregon seek to limit the use of natural gas in new homes and buildings. Continue Reading A California legal battle over gas stoves stirs uncertainty for energy policies across the West
Graduate students Geraldine Diverres and Bernadette Gagnier examine grapevines leaves at the Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension of Washington State University, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 in Prosser, Washington. (Credit: Bob… Continue Reading European fruit, American roots: The science of better wine grapes
Students walk in the sun on the Kamiah High School campus. The Kamiah School District is a small school district in a town of 1,100 people located on the Nez… Continue Reading Idaho’s homeless student population increasing amid housing crisis
After tying for 12th place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, 12-year-old Navtaj Singh of Pullman says even though he likes competitions, there’s a lot more to him than just being a good speller. Continue Reading Scripps National Spelling Bee finalist from Pullman says spelling is one of many hobbies
La Corte Supremo de Washington denegó el jueves la apelación que cuestionaba la constitucionalidad de la Ley de Derecho de Voto del Estado de Washington, en la demanda por el derecho al voto de los latinos contra el condado de Franklin. El dictamen del tribunal se produjo sólo un mes después de que los jueces escucharan los argumentos orales de las partes implicadas. Continue Reading Corte Suprema de WA concluye que Ley de Derecho al Voto es constitucional
For over two decades, Tri-Cities held the only Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Program pageant in Washington state. This year seven candidates compete for the crown and the scholarship to celebrate the leadership of young African American women. Continue Reading Miss Juneteenth in the Tri-Cities celebrates young Black girls’ leadership
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