Idaho’s gubernatorial candidates struck starkly different tones on topics ranging from transparency to health care and education during a live televised debate on Oct. 15. Continue Reading Brad Little And Paulette Jordan Talk Issues At Idaho Gubernatorial Debate
The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia in the name of national security and despite opposition from coastal states. Continue Reading Jay Inslee Objects To Federal Idea To Use Military Bases For Fossil Fuel Export
It’s a sad fact of life that K-12 students must practice for calamities such as earthquakes, fires, lockdowns or active shooters. Now a few public schools in the region are roping in parents and guardians to practice for the aftermath. Continue Reading Reunification 101: Some Northwest Schools Moving Beyond Emergency Drills And Toward Aftermath
Paul Allen, Iconic Seattleite and Microsoft co-founder, died in Seattle due to complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65. Continue Reading Paul Allen, Iconic Seattleite And WSU Alumnus To The End, Dies At 65
Breweries are quite creative these days when it comes to saving energy. Double Mountain Brewery in Oregon uses refillable beer bottles, Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing turns its waste grain and water into compost for aquaculture, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company recovers carbon dioxide from the fermentation cycle. Continue Reading Good News For ‘Green’ Brews: Consumers Say They’ll Pay More For Sustainable Beer
The rate of cesarean sections around the world is increasing at an “alarming” rate, reported an international team of doctors and scientists. Continue Reading Rate Of C-Sections Rising At An ‘Alarming’ Rate, Report Says
On Sunday, Oct. 14, 38 years after his assassination, Romero will be canonized as a Catholic saint. Known to his followers as Monseñor (Monsignor), Romero was a champion of human rights at a time when El Salvador was on the brink of civil war. Continue Reading Sainthood Comes For Archbishop Oscar Romero, Assassinated ‘Voice For The Voiceless’
The Supreme Court has upheld a state law requiring voters’ IDs to have street addresses, which many reservations do not use. Native American groups are now scrambling to prepare for Election Day. Continue Reading IDs Of Many Native Americans Won’t Be Accepted At North Dakota Polling Places
Heraclio Delacruz is a Peruvian sheepherder, in Spanish what’s called a “pastor.” This is his 18th year with the Martinez family sheepherding operation in Central Washington. ” … you’re alone, with your friends the dogs, the braying sheep,” he says. Continue Reading A Sheepherder On Two Decades In Washington High Country ‘With Your Friends The Dogs’
A number of states are blocking web traffic from foreign countries to their voter registration websites, making the process harder for some U.S. citizens who live overseas to vote, despite the practice providing no real security benefits. Continue Reading To Deter Foreign Hackers, Some States May Also Be Deterring Voters
By 1885, the small town of John Day had one of the biggest Chinatowns in the U.S. after San Francisco, Portland and Tacoma. Now there’s just one solitary building left of what might have been 100 structures at the town’s peak. Continue Reading High-Tech Archaeology Helps Uncover Stories Of Long-Lost Gold Miners
The Washington state Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday, Oct. 11, and converted all death sentences to life in prison. Continue Reading Washington State Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty
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