The golden paintbrush, a bright yellow flower found in Oregon and Washington, no longer needs federal protections. ( Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Listen (Runtime 0:57) Read… Continue Reading A blossoming success: Federal protections removed for once-threatened NW prairie flower
A mechanism that shuttles grain, called a leg, spires into the sky amid the bins at Northwest Grain Growers in Walla Walla. The leg carries grain dumped from trucks into… Continue Reading Russian aggression on Ukrainian wheat exports causes U.S. wheat prices to jump
Providers say education, building trust among communities and building out mobile response teams are top priorities Continue Reading Northwest health providers reflect on first anniversary of 988 hotline
Yakama Nation biologist Dave’y Lumley shows Aleeyah McJoe, 7, an adult lamprey at the Yakama Nation’s Willamette Falls Lamprey Celebration. (Credit: Courtney Flatt.) Listen (Runtime 4:15) Read On the banks… Continue Reading Tribes celebrate as lamprey make a comeback
A major collision on northbound Interstate 5 Wednesday morning caused day-long backups across much of Thurston County.
The incident, between a semi-truck and passenger vehicle, closed all but one of the northbound lanes just past the exit to Mounts Road in DuPont, as crews worked to investigate the collision and then clear the debris and vehicles.
Continue Reading Collision on northbound I-5 causes massive back-ups
Escuelas rurales necesitan más recursos para estudiantes sin vivienda adecuada en Washington Central
Algunos estudiantes de las zonas rurales del centro de Washington carecen de vivienda estable. Los distritos escolares tienen programas para ayudar a los estudiantes. Aun así, los recursos pueden estar lejos y ser de difícil acceso. Continue Reading Escuelas rurales necesitan más recursos para estudiantes sin vivienda adecuada en Washington Central
Ashtyn Harris of Ellensburg ties a small caddis-type fly to her line in the Yakima River Canyon. She watches them in the river area, to decide what to use as… Continue Reading Crowds of caddisflies: A beacon of water health
Students experiencing homelessness are more likely to suffer academically and are more likely to drop out of school compared to their housed peers, according to the latest legislative report in… Continue Reading Youth homelessness in Washington is up, federal program aims to help
Edward-Asher Parodi, 4, of Orofino, Idaho, is helping to raise money for Jared Allen’s Home for Wounded Warriors by competing in a national mullet contest. There are almost 30 contestants… Continue Reading Mullet Mania: Northwest kids compete in national mullet competition
With just over two weeks left before the current United Parcel Service Teamsters contract expires, employees nationwide are preparing to go on strike. If they do, it would be the largest single-employer strike in United States history.
In the Port of Tacoma, over 1,000 UPS employees from three distribution centers could walk off the job Aug. 1st, according to Brett Botts, staff organizer for Teamsters Local 313. Continue Reading Teamsters preparing to walk off the job at UPS if company doesn’t deliver
Some students in rural central Washington are facing housing instability. School districts have programs to help students Still, resources can be far away and hard to get to. N-W-P-B’s Johanna Bejarano reports. Continue Reading Rural schools need more resources to overcome student housing instability in Central Washington
Professor Rebecca Scofield is an associate professor of history and chairs the University of Idaho history department. She lives in Moscow with her husband and two young children. (Credit: Stefanie… Continue Reading Fundraiser set up for University of Idaho professor falsely accused of planning student murders
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