Pacific Lutheran University is planning to sell the old Parkland School building in Pierce County, but residents want to save the building for a community center. Continue Reading Historic Preservation Commission Recommends Preserving Parkland School, University Weighs Options
Two new laws aimed at reducing mass shootings and cracking down on the proliferation of so-called “ghost guns” go into effect July 1 in Washington. Majority Democrats in the state Legislature passed the new restrictions earlier this year. Continue Reading New Gun Restrictions Take Effect July 1 In Washington
Storing renewable energy is critical in the Northwest. A draft review for the region’s largest proposed energy storage project is available for public comment. Continue Reading Comments Sought On ‘One Of Best Pumped Storage Sites’ In Washington
Franklin County Auditor Matt Beaton, Secretary of State Steve Hobbs, Benton County Auditor Brenda Chilton Listen (Runtime 2:42) Read Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs… Continue Reading WA Secretary Of State On Cyber Threats And Cyber Security
On an early and rainy June day, Ailene Ettinger is using a power drill to install a small, metal device on a utility pole. The device is a temperature logger, housed under a white rectangular UV radiation shield. Once installed, it constantly measures air temperature in this South Tacoma neighborhood, sending the data via Bluetooth to an app that Ettinger checks on her phone. Continue Reading Greening Up A Formerly Redlined Neighborhood
As Many States Move To Outlaw Abortion, Washington State Democrats Look For Ways To Strengthen Abortion Protections
Protesters gather in Seattle after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade CREDIT: Casey Martin / KUOW Photo Listen (Runtime 4:16) Read While the… Continue Reading As Many States Move To Outlaw Abortion, Washington State Democrats Look For Ways To Strengthen Abortion Protections
Toxic Microcystis algae grow in a large bloom in the Copco Reservoir on the Klamath River, posing health risks to people, pets and wildlife. (Photo… Continue Reading New Research Will Help Identify Toxic Algae Blooms In Northwest Waters
Franklin County Auditor Matt Beaton, SOS Steve Hobbs, Benton County Auditor Brenda Chilton Listen (Runtime 1:10) Read Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs is touring… Continue Reading Secretary of State Steve Hobbs Visits Benton County: Will We Return To In-Person Voting?
Franklin County Auditor Matt Beaton, SOS Steve Hobbs, Benton County Auditor Brenda Chilton Listen (Runtime 1:27) Read Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs is touring… Continue Reading Secretary Of State Steve Hobbs Visits Benton County: Talks Election Security
For Lidiya Clear, Ukraine and its people are always at the top of her mind and heart.
“I’m Ukrainian. I’ve lived in this country for quite a few years, but my soul, my mind, everything is in Ukraine, especially since the war broke out,” Clear says.
Continue Reading Couple Designs Kilt To Raise Money In Support Of Ukraine
Benton County Image Listen (Runtime 1:44) Read Benton County Commissioners purchased the old Kennewick General Hospital, l K–G–H building. The Three Rivers Behavioral Health Recovery… Continue Reading Benton County To Purchase Old KGH/Trios Building For Detox And Mental Health Facility
Wood smoke is dispersed into canopy covered wine grapes for 36 hours in order to measure how wildfire smoke affects grapes and wine flavors in… Continue Reading Scientists Discover Class Of “Smoke Taint” Compounds Affecting Wine Flavor
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