The Tacoma City Council passed an ordinance to ban camping within 10 blocks of emergency shelters in the city.
Zev Cook, a staff organizer with Home in Tacoma For All, says they’ll be taking the city to court over the ordinance.
Continue Reading Home in Tacoma For All says they will fight Tacoma camping ban
Senator Cantwell visits environmental technology and cryogenic hydrogen research lab on the campus of Washington State University. October, 12, 2022. (WSU Photo Services) Listen Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell met with… Continue Reading Senator Cantwell visits WSU to discuss new technology funding
This particular adventure begins with the search for a bird. However, like many discoveries that venture a bit off course, birder Chris Lindsey found something much more interesting: a Western blue pygmy butterfly. The smallest butterfly in North America. Continue Reading ‘It’s an invasion.’ North America’s tiniest butterfly spotted in Southeastern Washington
Should the top elections official in Washington state officially be a nonpartisan? That’s one difference between the top two finalists running for Washington Secretary of State. Continue Reading No labels: Some election overseers want to make their offices nonpartisan to inspire greater trust
Miss Yakama Nation Ellia-Lee Jim and Jr Miss Yakama Nation-Tehya Listen Eleven years after the Condit Dam was removed from the White Salmon River, the fish (and the land) are… Continue Reading White River celebration: 11 years after dam removal, the river recovers
Along Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, the city’s new Black Lives Matter mural unfolds across the 23,000 square-foot Tollefson Plaza in bright colors.
The mural cascades down the steps of the plaza and from different viewpoints, it reveals different faces, messages and meanings. The challenging space makes the viewer work to absorb the mural — something lead artist Dionne Bonner wanted.
Continue Reading Tacoma unveils Black Lives Matter mural
Listen (Runtime 1:31) Read In Franklin County, there are no cannabis retail stores. Pasco is considering changing their moratorium on pot shops. The city recently held two listening sessions for… Continue Reading Pasco residents split 50-50 on pot shops
A mother and child. Photo via Pixabay. Listen (Runtime 1:02) Read The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is celebrating enrollment week and encouraging anyone who… Continue Reading WIC program celebrates enrollment week
Crews have started heating up the first of two 300-ton melters inside Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. (Photo courtesy Bechtel National) Listen The world’s largest melter, designed to solidify… Continue Reading New vitrification plant ‘crucial step’ to removing toxic waste at Hanford
Photo via Unsplash Read CLARKSTON — Tri-State Memorial Hospital will hold a two-day flu shot clinic Oct. 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. The clinic… Continue Reading Tri-State to hold two-day flu shot clinic
Should the top elections official in Washington state officially be a nonpartisan? That’s one difference between the top two finalists running for Washington Secretary of State. Continue Reading Partisan Election Officials, or Non?
Four walls of Gallery 110 in Seattle have been transformed with dancing animals displayed within colorful, boxed scenes that jump to life against the otherwise white space.
They are sculptures of human dancers, costumed like animals, the ensemble of Dorothy Anderson Wasserman’s latest exhibit, The Carnival of the Animals. It’s a study of music, dance, theater and visual art combined. Continue Reading ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ comes to life this October in Gallery 110
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