Latino Voters Challenge Yakima Redistricting Map. Continue Reading Latino Voters Challenge Yakima Redistricting Map
The Washington Wine Commission has a new program for growers called Sustainable WA. It’s a three-pronged approach enabling Washington Wines to be a leader in the industry. It focuses on sustainability in growing grapes, being stewards to the land, and having a healthy workforce. Continue Reading What Does It Mean To Produce Sustainable Wine?
What does the public think about the Keep Washington Evergreen bill? NWPB’s Lauren Gallup reports on testimony heard at Washington’s Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources committee. Continue Reading Public Provides Varied Testimony On Keep Washington Evergreen Bill
Chris Reykdahl, Washington’s superintendent of public schools says he would like to see the state legislature commit to financing school construction, but not the traditional way. Continue Reading Money From Timber Sales A Drop In The Bucket For School Budgets
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will reconsider a controversial spring bear hunt that the commission had recently postponed. Continue Reading Washington Commission To Reconsider 2022 Spring Bear Hunt
The presence of eleven skiers, skaters and sliders with ties to the Pacific Northwest should add intrigue to the 2022 Beijing Olympics, although the upcoming sports spectacle beset with extreme COVID precautions, a diplomatic boycott and scarce snowfall hardly needs more drama. Several late additions to the Team USA Olympic roster upped the regional representation at next month’s Winter Games to similar levels as in past editions. Continue Reading These Athletes From The Northwest Are Going To The 2022 Winter Olympics
A proposal in the Washington Legislature would make it a crime to use or sell a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. The sponsor says he wants to deter people from even considering the ruse, but he also wants to send a signal to prosecutors to prioritize these cases as a matter of protecting public health. Continue Reading Showing Or Selling A Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Card Could Become A Crime In Washington
Firefighters say toxic chemicals in their protective equipment are a big concern and need to be replaced with safer alternatives. Continue Reading Firefighters Hope Washington Bill Will Help Remove Toxic Chemicals From Protective Gear
It was the evening of Jan. 6 when Katherine Ripley’s husband, Ian, noticed something was wrong with his wife. The couple called 911. Katie walked into the ambulance on her own, talking with Ian and EMTs. A few hours later, she was incoherent. Continue Reading Search For ICU Bed Ends With Woman’s Death
A roller skating rink in Federal Way, Washington, has a remarkable track record of minting future ice skating Olympians. It started in the 1990s and 2000s with four-time Olympic long track speedskater K.C. Boutiette and short track gold medalist Apolo Ohno. The streak will extend to an eighth consecutive Winter Olympics when a new short track speedskater on Team USA named Corinne Stoddard steps to the start line in Beijing next month. Continue Reading Pipeline Of Short Track Speedskaters From Washington To Olympics Grows Longer
Following widespread criticisms and voter pushback, the Washington state House on Wednesday voted to delay the collection of a new payroll tax to fund a state-run, long-term care insurance program called WA Cares. Continue Reading Washington House Votes To Delay Long-Term Care Tax For 18 Months
A new bill in the Washington Senate aims to stop a controversial policy in Klickitat County, where the sheriff deputized six hound handlers to track and kill any cougars he deemed to be a safety threat. Continue Reading Washington Bill Aims To Stop Controversial Cougar Hunts In Klickitat County
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