Drone skills 101: Special forces train for Ukraine in Methow Valley
It’s been more than a year since Russia invaded Ukraine. Thousands of fighters and civilians have died. With no clear end in sight, Ukrainian forces are taking all the help they can get – including from surveillance drone pilots, trained in Washington’s Methow Valley. Continue Reading Drone skills 101: Special forces train for Ukraine in Methow Valley
New grant to help people with developmental disabilities find housing
Andrew Adams waters the garden outside the kitchen of his home. (Credit: Kristin Adams) Listen (Runtime 4:10) Read By Lauren Paterson and Rachel Sun For adults with developmental disabilities in… Continue Reading New grant to help people with developmental disabilities find housing
LCSC faculty, retirees speak out against abortion-related censorship
In Lewiston Idaho, an art exhibit at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts and History caused a national stir after the college excluded some pieces related to abortion. Representatives for the college say they made the decision with guidance from LCSC’s legal counsel based on Idaho’s No Public Funds for Abortion Act. Continue Reading LCSC faculty, retirees speak out against abortion-related censorship
Washington bill could help ease renewable energy development tensions
File photo of solar panels. Credit: Sarah Swenty, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Listen (Runtime 1:02) Read In the Pacific Northwest, conversations about renewable energy can get pretty heated. Residents… Continue Reading Washington bill could help ease renewable energy development tensions
WA lawmakers pass housing, firearm bills ahead of cutoff, leave rent control, recycling bills behind
Washington lawmakers are getting back into the swing of working on legislation in committees following a key cutoff deadline. Wednesday marked the final day for legislators to pass bills from the chamber they originated in, meaning most bills that didn’t receive a vote on the floor will no longer be considered this session. Continue Reading WA lawmakers pass housing, firearm bills ahead of cutoff, leave rent control, recycling bills behind
Western organizations push back on lawsuit seeking to restrict aerial fire retardant use
The use of aerial fire retardant to fight wildfires could be further restricted to protect the environment.
A handful of groups from western states filed a motion last week to intervene in a lawsuit brought by an Oregon environmental group against the U.S. Forest Service for inadvertently dumping fire retardant into streams.
Continue Reading Western organizations push back on lawsuit seeking to restrict aerial fire retardant use
A boy, his dog, and a new lease on life
For people with Type one diabetes, managing blood sugar levels is crucial to avoid life-threatening complications and live their day-to-day life. Medical devices can help with that, but they’re not perfect. That’s why some diabetic patients are relying on something else: a dog’s nose. Continue Reading A boy, his dog, and a new lease on life
Camille Patha trades bright, bold colors for dark, evocative journey into black
Two days before Camille Patha’s exhibit, “Passion Pleasure Power,” opened at the Tacoma Art Museum, the artist walked around the gallery, a space filled with some of her new works from the past three years. Continue Reading Camille Patha trades bright, bold colors for dark, evocative journey into black
Stockpile of Boeing 737 MAX jets assures Moses Lake years of work
Moses Lake, Washington, doesn’t have commercial airline service, but the casual visitor to Grant County International Airport might assume otherwise. Shiny Boeing 737 MAX jets are parked wingtip to wingtip in row after row on two sides of the expansive airfield. They sport colorful liveries from a wide variety of exotic carriers such as Xiamen Air, Ukraine International, Ural Airlines and Donghai Airlines, to name a few. Continue Reading Stockpile of Boeing 737 MAX jets assures Moses Lake years of work
Moving up the line: Northwest tribal women and girls gather wild celery amid challenges
Around this time each year, women and girls from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation gather wild celery. They say their ancestors come back through the plant, and the ceremonial dig marks the arrival of spring. Continue Reading Moving up the line: Northwest tribal women and girls gather wild celery amid challenges
Orgullo de Pasco: Chris Aquino ayuda a selección estadounidense a clasificar a la Copa Mundial Sub-17 de la FIFA
Chris Aquino es un centrocampista de Pasco. Él es un motivo de orgullo para sus familiares y amigos de Tri-Cities. Aquino ayudó recientemente a la selección nacional masculina sub-17 a clasificarse para la Copa Mundial Sub-17 de la FIFA. Ahora, es un ejemplo nacional del talento futbolístico de Pasco. Continue Reading Orgullo de Pasco: Chris Aquino ayuda a selección estadounidense a clasificar a la Copa Mundial Sub-17 de la FIFA
Pasco’s Pride: Midfielder Chris Aquino helps U.S. National Team qualify for U-17 FIFA World Cup
Chris Aquino is a midfielder soccer player from Pasco. He is a source of pride among family and friends in the Tri-Cities. Aquino recently helped the Under-17 Men’s National soccer team qualify for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. Now, he is a national example of Pasco’s talented soccer players. Continue Reading Pasco’s Pride: Midfielder Chris Aquino helps U.S. National Team qualify for U-17 FIFA World Cup
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