BFHD Logo Listen (Runtime :54) Read In May, Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill authorizing a change to how health districts are governed starting next year. This change will impact… Continue Reading Benton Franklin Health Board Taking Applications For Non-elected Board Members
Employees Risk Felonies, Job Loss For Promoting Or Counseling About Abortion, Birth Control, Says University Of Idaho Memo
A University of Idaho memo has gone viral in the wake of Idaho’s new abortion law. (Photo by Andrew Lang) Listen The University of Idaho has issued guidance for its… Continue Reading Employees Risk Felonies, Job Loss For Promoting Or Counseling About Abortion, Birth Control, Says University Of Idaho Memo
Harriet Weber (left) and Nancy Warner at their StoryCorps Northwest recording in Moses Lake. Listen (Runtime 4:23) Read Do you ever dream of owning your own land and growing food… Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest – Harriet Weber & Nancy Warner: The Romance and Reality of Farming
There’s a rising tide of interest in opening seaweed farms in the Pacific Northwest. If even half of the current applicants succeed, it would more than double the small number of commercial seaweed growing operations in Oregon and Washington state. Continue Reading Rising Tide: Pacific Northwest Could Soon Double Or Triple Its Small Number Of Seaweed Farms
A growing technology is helping scientists save time and effort when they study rare critters and vast places. Continue Reading With A Few Cups Of Water, Scientists Use eDNA To Study Reclusive, Rare Creatures
Images recorded by Skagit County farmworkers who worked amidst the smoke in recent weeks. From Community to Community. Listen (Runtime 2:09) Read The emergency rules protecting outdoor workers from wildfire… Continue Reading Farmworkers Ask For Wildfires Rules Enforcement
The Mid-Columbia Symphony will perform a public concert this September 24th in Pasco at 6:00 p.m. Photo from Mike Gonzalez reports website. Listen (Runtime 0:53) Read A symphonic concert will… Continue Reading Concert in Pasco To Raise Disaster Relief Funds For Colima in Mexico
Residents of South Tacoma are fighting a proposal by Bridge Industrial to develop a 2.5 million sq.ft. warehouse in the neighborhood on a currently undeveloped superfund site.
The development drew criticism when it was announced earlier this year; in response, the city required the company to submit additional studies on environmental impacts for their permit application. Those documents became publicly available in August, and the city is reviewing them now. Continue Reading Proposed Warehouse In South Tacoma Has Residents Worried About Exacerbation Of Current Inequities
Director Betty Rodgers prepares for Stacie Vaughan’s interview in Hope, Indiana for the filming of “I Married the War.” Courtesy Betty Rodgers Listen (Runtime 1:46) Read Many people have heard… Continue Reading Documentary Aims To Shed Light On Families Of War Veterans
Indigenous peoples have an enduring relationship with the mountain we call Rainier, but that history is often erased. Rachel Heaton, a member of the Muckleshoot Tribe and a descendant of the Duwamish people, wants that history to be told. NWPB’s Lauren Gallup spoke with Heaton about her efforts to engage more Native people in outdoor recreation.
Continue Reading Climbing Mount təqʷuʔmaʔ For Representation
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