Scientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet discovered in the country this year, federal and state investigators said Wednesday. Continue Reading Dead Giant Hornet In Snohomish County Is First Found This Year In U.S.
Anthropologists from the University of Idaho and 16 students yesterday wrapped up a two-week archaeological dig on the North Idaho College campus in Coeur d’Alene. Continue Reading University Of Idaho Researchers Finish Archaeological Dig In Coeur d’Alene
A former caregiver for people with developmental disabilities has been criminally charged in connection with the 2019 death of a client who ingested a large amount of household cleaning vinegar. Continue Reading Former Caregiver Charged In 2019 Vinegar Death Of Spokane Woman With Developmental Disabilities
If you’ve ever been hiking in the Cascades, high up in the alpine meadows, and were spooked by a streak of a bird, a plume of feathers that darted right in front of your face, you may have come across the Mount Rainier white-tailed ptarmigan. Continue Reading Mt. Rainier Ptarmigans Are ‘Cute, Funny Little Birds.’ And They May Get More Federal Protection
Author Christine Hemp talks about her latest book, a memoir “Wild Ride Home,” finding red flags in relationships, taking care of aging parents and always keeping your true north. She is an author, poet, musician, speaker and teacher. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 13: Christine Hemp On Finding Your True North
A national expert on race and extremism said a recent spate of attacks on “critical race theory” in Idaho are part of a growing effort by conservative Republicans to exploit anxiety and engage voters in upcoming elections. Continue Reading Extremism Expert Calls Idaho Critical Race Theory Debate A ‘Cynical’ Effort To Rally GOP Voters
Seniors are especially at risk. People over 65 were more likely to share false or misleading content on Facebook during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to one study from researchers at Princeton and New York University. Older adults were also exposed to more misinformation on Twitter during that election. Continue Reading 5 Ways For Seniors To Protect Themselves From Online Misinformation
The Colville Tribes Fish and Wildlife Department have found several chinook salmon under 1-year-old. Biologists had transported 100 fish above Grand Coulee Dam to see if the habitat made for good spawning spots. Continue Reading Colville Tribes Encouraged By Young Salmon Spawning Behind Grand Coulee Dam
Some people work their whole life trying to solve one big problem. That was the case with geoscientist John Zachara, who studied Hanford. Correspondent Anna King has this remembrance of the scientist who died recently from a rare form of blood cancer. Continue Reading Scientist John Zachara Dies, Leaving A Legacy Of Exploring What’s Going On Beneath Hanford
Nearman refused to resign in the face of overwhelming evidence he would be ejected from the Legislature. The four-term Republican lawmaker becomes the first person ever expelled from the Oregon House. Continue Reading Oregon House Expels Rep. Mike Nearman, Plotter Of State Capitol Incursion
On Asian America examines the rise in anti-Asian sentiment and it’s history in the Northwest. This episode lookes at historically violent acts against Chinese workers in the rural Northwest from the Hell’s Canyon Massacre to mobs pushing out the Chinese in small towns. You’ll also hear from those of Asian descent who share their experiences living in rural areas and how they are treated. This special is a collaboration with Humanities Washington, KUOW and Spokane Public Radio. Continue Reading On Asian America: Past And Present Stories Of Living In The Rural Northwest
It was designed as an innovative way to promote COVID-19 vaccinations, but Washington’s new “joints for jabs” program is off to a rough start. Officials announced Monday that the state’s nearly 500 licensed marijuana retailers could begin hosting vaccine clinics and offering a single, free pre-rolled marijuana cigarette to any 21-plus adult who received a shot there. Continue Reading Washington’s ‘Joints For Jabs’ COVID Vaccine Program Off To A Rocky Start With Pot Retailers
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