Last year, a couple who lives near Port Townsend, Washington, agreed to let the federal government drop off a dead gray whale to decompose on their semi-isolated beach. Now, the couple has a permit to keep the whale skeleton and will soon assemble the most amazing yard art. Continue Reading Dead Whale Left To Rot On Washington Beach Now On Its Way To Becoming Amazing Yard Art
Maia Espinoza, who is challenging incumbent Chris Reykdal in the November election to become the state superintendent of public instruction, made the clarification Wednesday after repeated inquiries from The Associated Press. Continue Reading Candidate For Washington Schools Superintendent Clarifies Her Organization’s Nonprofit Status
As the final few ballots are counted following this month’s primary, it has become clear that this election was of major interest to voters in Washington. State primaries typically sees about 35% of registered voters cast their ballots. In 2020, that number has not topped 54%, the biggest number since the 1964 presidential primary. With more than 2.5M ballots counted, “How We Ended Up Here” analyzes the major spike in turnout, and what it means for the general election.
Continue Reading How We Ended Up Here: Episode 4 – Voter Turnout Higher?
NWPB is proud to present this year’s Vote 2020 Debate Series. We’ll hear from candidates vying for a spot for state offices along with those running for positions in our cities. Join us to learn more about the candidates. Continue Reading NWPB Vote 2020 Debate Series: How To Watch And Listen
Under the settlement, Bechtel Corp. and Aecom will pay nearly $58 million over allegations from current or former Hanford employees. The workers said they were retaliated against for blowing the whistle over how labor hours were billed. Continue Reading Hanford Contractors Settle $58 Million Claim Over Fraudulent Labor Billing Practices
Jose Riera is a survivor of electric shock therapy. Before coming to Washington State University, he had the corporate office and all of life’s conveniences. But it all unraveled. Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest: Surviving Electric Shock Therapy And Traumatic Brain Injury
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday and Thursday, a two-day event honoring a justice who was both a cultural and legal icon. Continue Reading WATCH: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Role Model And ‘Rock Star,’ Lies In Repose At Supreme Court
Even if a wildfire doesn’t burn a vineyard, smoke can get into grapes. Smoke taint tastes like a small bit of ashtray, creosote post or burnt tires — so it’s not desirable in your pinot or merlot. Continue Reading Smoke On The Vineyard: Winemakers Fret Over Possible Taint Of Valuable Northwest Grapes
Outside the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had another life in pop culture as a symbol of dissent and feminism. The Notorious RBG was celebrated in memes, movies, T-shirts and tote bags Continue Reading From ‘SNL’ To Workout Videos, How RBG Became A Pop Culture Icon
The U.S. death toll has doubled since May. Some experts predict it could nearly double again before 2020 ends. “We are experiencing a tremendous amount of unnecessary suffering,” one researcher says. Continue Reading ‘Enormous And Tragic’: U.S. Has Lost More Than 200,000 People To COVID-19
The move comes after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this month denied Kelley’s request for a rehearing of his case by all of the judges on that court. Previously, a three-judge panel rejected Kelley’s appeal seeking to overturn his convictions. Continue Reading Former Washington State Auditor To Ask U.S. Supreme Court To Review His Convictions
One thing that has improved a lot over the course of the pandemic is treatment of seriously ill COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. Here’s one man’s success story. Continue Reading Advances In ICU Care Are Saving More Patients Who Have COVID-19
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