Southeast of the Puget Sound, in rural Pierce and Thurston counties, there’s lots of open land. It’s the home of the Nisqually River Watershed and some of the last remaining prairie ecosystems in the state.
The Nisqually Indian Tribe manages 90 miles of land, from Mount Rainier to the mouth of the Nisqually River — a fraction of the homelands of the tribe, said Willy Frank III, tribal chairman. Continue Reading New airport proposal for Pierce and Thurston counties met with opposition
Jevencia Marshall, 2, peers into a tank of juvenile lamprey at the Screech at the REACH event Friday. CREDIT: Courtney Flatt, Northwest News Network. LISTEN (RUNTIME: 1:00) READ As a… Continue Reading Spiders, scorpions, Pacific lamprey: kids – and adults – get a peek into Washington’s wild side
Dr. Ric Minundri has practiced on the Palouse since 2002 and has over 30 years experience as an OB-GYN. Read Local OB-GYN Dr. Ric Minudri will host a free Q&A… Continue Reading Local OB-GYN to host Q&A session open to the public
Gravity Hill on North Crosby Road near Prosser, WA. Listen Runtime 4:16 Read Past hop trellises, fruit orchards and rye fields, down a lonely stretch of road near Prosser, Washington… Continue Reading Gravity Hill – the hill so nice I rolled down it twice
Dr. Sallee Jones is a surgeon at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, with a focus on breast cancer and benign breast disease. Dr. Byron Wright is a… Continue Reading Don’t wait until it’s too late: Doctors advise on breast screenings, self-exams
From Flikr Creative Common Ivan Radio Listen (Runtime 1:18) Read Governor Jay Inslee has set ambitious climate goals for Washington state, including a ban on the sale of new, gas-powered passenger… Continue Reading Washington’s 2035 gas vehicle ban: Explained
For 90 days, an oil leak went undetected by the Army Corps of Engineers at Little Goose Dam in southeastern Washington. CREDIT: Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Flickr Creative Commons… Continue Reading Hundreds of gallons of oil leak into Snake River from Little Goose Dam
En el condado de Whatcom exhiben mariposas de origami en solidaridad con la campaña “La migración nos hace más fuertes”. Foto: C2C Development. LEA Organizaciones de inmigrantes de Bellingham quieren… Continue Reading Inmigrantes de Bellingham quieren centro de recursos financiado por la ciudad
Storefronts in Whatcom County display origami butterflies in solidarity with the, “Migration Makes Us Stronger” campaign. (Photo: C2C Development) Listen Immigrant organizations in Bellingham want the city to budget for… Continue Reading Immigrants in Bellingham want resource center funded by the city
Private voting booth at Benton County Auditor Listen Thousands of Benton and Franklin County adults are living with disabilities. Most are legally eligible to vote. As the general election approaches,… Continue Reading Voting access for people with disabilities in Washington
StoryCorps Northwest – Lidia Kyrychenko Drake & Katrina Zens: A Ukrainian girl survives the Holocaust
Lidia Kyrychenko Drake, right, and Katrina Zens at their StoryCorps Northwest recording. Listen (Runtime 4:31) Read There are many things we may take for granted like a piece of fruit.… Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest – Lidia Kyrychenko Drake & Katrina Zens: A Ukrainian girl survives the Holocaust
Becca Ewing sits in her jogger Wednesday Oct. 19 at East City Park in Moscow. Photo by Rachel Sun Listen (Runtime 4:01) Read Every day, when Lorie Ewing wakes up,… Continue Reading Community care providers ‘in crisis’ waiting for promised funding
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