California legal decision could impact Washington law banning private detention of immigrants
In September, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturned legislation in California that had banned private detention in the state.
Now Washingtonians are waiting to see how that decision could impact a similar statue here.
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As University of Idaho students return to campus, homicide detectives ask for more leads
With the option to attend either in person or online, some students are returning to the University of Idaho for final exams. (Credit: Lauren Paterson) Listen We are now in… Continue Reading As University of Idaho students return to campus, homicide detectives ask for more leads
Nuevos pasos en reinterpretación histórica de Fort Simcoe
Los comisionados del Departamento de Parques del Estado de Washington quieren involucrar a la Nación Yakama en la reinterpretación de la historia del Parque Estatal Fort Simcoe. Continue Reading Nuevos pasos en reinterpretación histórica de Fort Simcoe
Slow down, people! Surge in traffic deaths continues in West Coast states
While many of the disruptions of the pandemic have eased this year, the surge in traffic fatalities is showing few signs of abating. Policymakers are trying a number of tactics to respond. Continue Reading Slow down, people! Surge in traffic deaths continues in West Coast states
New steps taken on Fort Simcoe Historical State Park reinterpretation
Fort Simcoe Park. Source: Washington State Parks Listen (Runtime 1:48) Read Washington State Parks Department commissioners want to involve the Yakama Nation in the reinterpretation of Fort Simcoe Historical State… Continue Reading New steps taken on Fort Simcoe Historical State Park reinterpretation
Mental health providers highlight resources, coping strategies for grieving Moscow community
Photo via Pixabay Listen (Runtime 1:32) Read While police continue to search for the killer of the four University of Idaho students who were murdered in Moscow last month, local… Continue Reading Mental health providers highlight resources, coping strategies for grieving Moscow community
Some freeways may be useable following ‘the Big One’ per new modeling by UW
New modeling by the University of Washington of the impacts of a major Cascadia earthquake offers a less dire picture of the aftermath of the so-called “Big One” — specifically when it comes to highway bridges. Continue Reading Some freeways may be useable following ‘the Big One’ per new modeling by UW
Birders flock to the first eastern bluebird sighting in Washington state
An eastern bluebird spotted for the first time on the banks of the Columbia River in Richland, Washington. Credit: Jane Abel Listen (Runtime 1:58) Read Birders from across the state… Continue Reading Birders flock to the first eastern bluebird sighting in Washington state
Tacoma Art Museum awards inaugural The Current grant to artist Darrell McKinney
The Tacoma Art Museum has announced the inaugural winner of a grant for Black artists. Darrell McKinney, a sculpture artist and designer based in Tacoma, whose foundation is in architecture and fine art in concrete, was awarded $15,000 to use at his discretion.
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In their own words: Donella Miller
From Left: Aleeyah McJoe, Donella Miller, Ava McJoe, Monica Miller, Audrina McJoe, Laura Mark. Credit: Courtesy of Donella Miller Listen (Runtime 3:31) Read Northwest Public Broadcasting reporters are interviewing Indigenous… Continue Reading In their own words: Donella Miller
In their own words: Rosalie Fish
For over 30 years, Native American Heritage Month has been federally recognized. Northwest Public Broadcasting reporters are interviewing Indigenous people throughout the region to learn what they think about the month and what they want people to understand about their culture and who they are. Reporter Lauren Gallup spoke with Rosalie Fish, a University of Washington student and athlete, who is using her platform to raise awareness of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis. As the month ends, the recognition does not and we continue to publish these conversations and stories to inspire more engagement and understanding. Continue Reading In their own words: Rosalie Fish
Latinx food bank keeps feeding communities in Washington
Alimentando al Pueblo staff members prepare culturally relevant food boxes. Credit: Courtesy of Roxana Pardo Listen (Runtime 0:53) Read With less funding for food assistance after COVID, the only Latinx… Continue Reading Latinx food bank keeps feeding communities in Washington
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