Moscow Playwright Comes Home : Interview with “The Whale” writer Samuel D. Hunter
The Whale will be showing at the Kenworthy Theatre in downtown Moscow for two weekends in January 2023. (Credit: Lauren Paterson / NWPB) Listen The film, “The Whale” has been… Continue Reading Moscow Playwright Comes Home : Interview with “The Whale” writer Samuel D. Hunter
Clean energy project proposal in the Columbia Basin generates controversy and support
Driving a long gravel road on a tour of the Horse Heaven Hills. Fallow fields and wheat with mountains in the distance. (Credit: Dori Luzzo Gilmour / NWPB) Listen (Runtime… Continue Reading Clean energy project proposal in the Columbia Basin generates controversy and support
Suspect Kohberger waives right to timely preliminary hearing, next court appearance set for June
Bryan Kohberger enters the Latah County Courtroom January 12 for his second hearing in Moscow, Idaho. He is being held at the Latah County Jail without bond. (Credit: Court TV)… Continue Reading Suspect Kohberger waives right to timely preliminary hearing, next court appearance set for June
Whatcom County makes no forest conservation recommendation, seeks clarity from DNR
The Whatcom County Council made no specific recommendations on which county timberlands to conserve for the next phase of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ carbon offset project.
In the letter, the council affirmed its commitment to work with the department, and instead of offering recommendations, asked the DNR to provide more information about the potential impacts of the project. Continue Reading Whatcom County makes no forest conservation recommendation, seeks clarity from DNR
Walmart Pharmacies to offer free screenings for ‘Wellness Day’
Courtesy Walmart Read Walmart Pharmacies will host their first, “Wellness Day” of the year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Customers will be able to receive… Continue Reading Walmart Pharmacies to offer free screenings for ‘Wellness Day’
No bones about it: Students seek a Washington state dinosaur designation
The Washington State Capitol building in Olympia. CREDIT: Austin Jenkins/N3 Listen (Runtime 1:06) Read You’ve probably heard of state flowers or state trees. In addition to such flora, Washington soon… Continue Reading No bones about it: Students seek a Washington state dinosaur designation
Gov. Inslee leans into housing and homelessness in 2023 State of the State address
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee emphasized housing construction and homelessness response during his 2023 State of the State address on Tuesday. The issue is a bipartisan priority for the state Legislature, but approaches differ among the lawmakers who convened in Olympia this week. Continue Reading Gov. Inslee leans into housing and homelessness in 2023 State of the State address
Doctors still doing damage control after pandemic fallout
When the COVID-19 pandemic reached the Inland Northwest almost three years ago, Dr. Max Williams started seeing a change in some of his patients that shocked him: People he had treated successfully for years no longer trusted him. Continue Reading Doctors still doing damage control after pandemic fallout
Washington bill seeks to regulate solitary confinement
Maria Leónides Pérez’s son, Santiago Ortuno Pérez, has been detained in the Northwest ICE Processing Center, also known as the Northwest Detention Center, in Tacoma for a little more than three years.
During his time in detention, Ortuno Pérez has spent at least 10 months in segregation from the general population. He said he’s there now, and has been for 51 days, according to a call between him and Maru Mora-Villalpando, of immigrant advocacy group La Resistenica, on Jan. 5.
Continue Reading Washington bill seeks to regulate solitary confinement
Kohberger could push for venue change, speedy trial, says Idaho law professor
A police officer watches over the crime scene at 1122 King Road in Moscow, Idaho. Credit: Lauren Paterson Listen Documents in the case of four University of Idaho students released… Continue Reading Kohberger could push for venue change, speedy trial, says Idaho law professor
Here are six issues atop the agenda for the 2023 Washington Legislature
Washington state voters and lawmakers appear to be in close alignment on their top priorities for the incoming Washington Legislature. The 2023 session gavels to order at noon on Monday, January 9. Continue Reading Here are six issues atop the agenda for the 2023 Washington Legislature
Earliest stone point artifacts found in Idaho, tribes say deep knowledge could help Americans’ survival
Researchers with Oregon State University in coordination with the Nez Perce tribe have found stone artifacts that date back about 3,000 years earlier than other finds in the Americas. Fourteen projectile points found along Idaho’s Salmon River – some just fragments – are delicately flaked, razor sharp and made of various stones. Continue Reading Earliest stone point artifacts found in Idaho, tribes say deep knowledge could help Americans’ survival
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