School class makes a prickly proposition that sticks: designate an official state cactus
The Washington Legislature has a lot of prickly problems on its plate. But there’s a new one that may be the prickliest of all: Should lawmakers designate an official state cactus? Continue Reading School class makes a prickly proposition that sticks: designate an official state cactus
Lewiston inpatient rehabilitation unit to open in late June
Construction is underway for a new Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho. Continue Reading Lewiston inpatient rehabilitation unit to open in late June
Documentos obtenidos revelan años de condiciones insalubres en Centro de Detención del Noroeste
Más de 100 personas participaron en una huelga de hambre la semana pasada en el Northwest ICE Processing Center o Centro de Procesamiento de ICE del Noroeste en Tacoma, conocido coloquialmente como Centro de Detención del Noroeste. Continue Reading Documentos obtenidos revelan años de condiciones insalubres en Centro de Detención del Noroeste
Obtained documents reveal years of unsanitary conditions at the Northwest Detention Center
Over 100 people participated in a hunger strike last week at the Northwest ICE Processing Center in Tacoma, known colloquially as the Northwest Detention Center.
The strike ended on Feb. 5 after four days according to detention abolitionist group La Resistencia.
Continue Reading Obtained documents reveal years of unsanitary conditions at the Northwest Detention Center
Escuche el discurso del Estado de la Unión 2023 en español
Por primera vez NPR transmitirán la cobertura especial del discurso del presidente Biden sobre el Estado de la Unión en español. Continue Reading Escuche el discurso del Estado de la Unión 2023 en español
Agricultores buscan exenciones estacionales al pago de horas extraordinarias
Sólo un año después de que la ley de Washington concediera a los trabajadores agrícolas el derecho a ganar horas extraordinarias, los legisladores estatales vuelven a debatir el tema. Continue Reading Agricultores buscan exenciones estacionales al pago de horas extraordinarias
Speculation surrounds death of student on WSU campus
Washington State University sign on the Pullman campus. (Courtesy: WSU) Listen (Runtime :47) Read Luke Tyler, a Washington State University student, was found dead at a residence hall on the… Continue Reading Speculation surrounds death of student on WSU campus
‘Native and Strong’ provides culturally-informed crisis support to Washington callers
Native and Strong crisis counselor Robert Coberly is blanketed by Mia Klick, Native and Strong Lifeline coordinator on the left, and Vicki Lowe, executive director of the American Indian Health… Continue Reading ‘Native and Strong’ provides culturally-informed crisis support to Washington callers
Growers look for seasonal exemptions to overtime pay
Only a year after a Washington law gave farmworkers the right to earn overtime, state lawmakers are discussing the issue again. If Washington lawmakers pass Senate Bill 5476 and House Bill 1523, agricultural employers could choose 12 weeks each year when farmworkers could work up to 50 hours without getting paid overtime wages. Continue Reading Growers look for seasonal exemptions to overtime pay
The buzz: New honey bee vaccine could protect pollinators, improve U.S. agriculture
The new honey bee vaccine from Dalan Animal Health is currently undergoing field trials to gather more data. (Credit: Dalan Animal Health) Listen (Runtime 1:07) Read Honey bees and other… Continue Reading The buzz: New honey bee vaccine could protect pollinators, improve U.S. agriculture
Behavioral health clinic’s data breach may leave patients vulnerable
Photo via Pixabay Read Some patients at Quality Behavioral Health could have had private information stolen during a data breach that occurred between Nov. 24 and 26 of last year,… Continue Reading Behavioral health clinic’s data breach may leave patients vulnerable
‘The Florida of the Northwest’: Lewiston-Clarkston Valley is one of the region’s oldest population centers
It might not be balmy or strewn with palm trees, but there is one thing the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley has in common with Florida: Seniors account for roughly 20% of its residents. Continue Reading ‘The Florida of the Northwest’: Lewiston-Clarkston Valley is one of the region’s oldest population centers
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