school supplies colleen Flickr Creative Commons Listen (Runtime 1:34) Read Besides the typical back to school planning and shopping, there’s still concern about Covid-19 and a new worry…MonkeyPox. Back to… Continue Reading Back To School: Covid Is Still Lurking And Now Monkey Pox
The Cow Canyon fire, burning near the border of Yakima and Kittitas counties, is now 60% contained.
Joel Brumm, public information officer for the fire incident command team, says crews have continued to make progress on the containment lines and extinguishing residual fire to reduce spread.
Continue Reading Cow Canyon Fire 60% Contained
There is a new option to escape a tsunami if you’re on the southwest coast of Washington when the Big One strikes. The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe on Friday dedicated a 50-foot tall evacuation tower in Tokeland, Washington. Tribal leaders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency said the new tsunami refuge platform should be an example and inspiration for other vulnerable coastal communities. Continue Reading Coastal Washington Tribe Creates Higher Ground By Building Tsunami Tower, First Of Its Type Here
Invasive Japanese Beetles are devouring crops and gardens in eastern Washington. The WSDA says it will take years of effort to eradicate them. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file) Listen Lauren Paterson… Continue Reading Quarantine Likely Due To Japanese Beetle Infestation In Eastern WA, Says WSDA Official
Listen (Runtime 3:14) Read Though no cases of MPV, also known as monkeypox, have been confirmed in Whitman county or north central Idaho, health officials say cases in Washington have… Continue Reading Vaccine Supplies Limited As Monkeypox Cases Climb in Washington
Lindsey Keesling and Angie Girard, from Yakima, got the vote they needed to get on the November ballot. Photos: From the candidates Facebook official pages. Listen (Runtime 2:32) Read Write-in… Continue Reading Two Write-In Candidates Make It On The Ballot For The General Election
A federal study ordered by Congress concluded it would be feasible to reintroduce sea otters to the Oregon and northern California coasts. However, that finding doesn’t mean the super-cute predators will be relocated into their former ocean habitat anytime soon. Continue Reading Some Otterly Pleased By New Report On Bringing Sea Otters Back To Oregon Coast, Others Paws Down
After months of pushback from Parkland community members over the sale of the historic Parkland School building, the stakeholders have reached a decision to please all.
In a letter to two Pierce County council members, Pacific Lutheran University President Alan Belton outlined the tentative agreement.
Continue Reading University President, Community & Developer Reach Tentative Agreement Over Historic Building
There’s a deadline fast approaching for the cannabis industry in Washington. By September 1st, cannabis producers must sell all their goods produced before April of this year — or throw it out.
Micah Sherman, co-owner of Raven Grass in Olympia, has settled on this fate.
“We’re probably going to end up with quite a bit of product that we’re going to have to throw away,” Sherman said. Continue Reading How Mandatory Pesticide Testing Is Impacting Cannabis Growers
Chitter Bug, a mixed breed dog between the ages of 6 and 8, jumps up with her tongue out as Sierah Beeler offers a treat Tuesday at the Humane Society… Continue Reading Hot Dog! Summer Precautions To Keep Pets Safe
Listen (Runtime 1:12) Read The 2nd Annual Celebration of Community, Diversity & Culture” will be held this weekend August 6th from 12 to 8 p.m. in Kennewick. The last few… Continue Reading Tri Cities’ 2nd Annual Celebration Of Community, Diversity, And Culture This Weekend
Democratic incumbent Steve Hobbs and independent challenger Julie Anderson were leading Washington’s top two primary for Secretary of State after the initial ballot count Tuesday night. Republican Bob Hagglund, who has never held public office, was in a close third place. Continue Reading Hobbs, Anderson Lead In WA Secretary Of State’s Race
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