Fifteen months after Washington state’s first “stay at home” order was issued in response to the coronavirus, businesses across the state are now allowed to return to pre-pandemic operations. Continue Reading 15 Months Into Restrictions, Washington Mostly Drops COVID Business And Crowd Limitations
Scores of deaths along the U.S. West Coast and in the Vancouver metro area in Canada are being blamed on an ongoing heat wave that has broken records. Continue Reading The Heat Wave Has Killed Dozens And Hospitalized More Across Washington, Oregon And B.C.
Record heat across the Northwest is taking a toll on agriculture – both the crops and the workers who harvest them. Continue Reading Weird Potatoes, Bad Berries, Hazardous Human Conditions: Heat Takes Its Toll On Northwest Farming
In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, speech language pathologist Jennifer Griffin talks about dyslexia and signs that you or your child may be suffering from it. Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 15: Jennifer Griffin On Dyslexia And Playing To Its Strengths
Avista says it plans to cut power to parts of its coverage area Tuesday as a way to reduce demand for power. Spokane saw rolling outages Monday, and will likely see more on Tuesday. Residents of the Tri-Cities region have been warned they could also see outages this week for up to four hours at a time. Continue Reading Avista Plans Targeted Power Outages To Combat High Demand; Tri-Cities Could See Outages Too
Cities were reminding residents where pools, splash pads and cooling centers were available and urging people to stay hydrated, check on their neighbors and avoid strenuous activities. The National Weather Service in Coeur d’Alene said this week’s weather “will likely be one of the most extreme and prolonged heat waves in the recorded history of the Inland Northwest.” Continue Reading From Seattle To Eugene To Tri-Cities To North Idaho, The Same Story: It’s Hot And Getting Hotter
A major heat wave is hitting the Northwest. Heat and its long-term effects kills more people in the U.S. than any other weather-related issue. Now is the time to prepare. Here are some steps you can take to get ready: Continue Reading Here Comes The Sun: How To Prepare And Stay Safe As Temps Rise And Fire Danger Heats Up
Several Northwest cities set record high temperatures for Saturday. Spokane was not one of them. Its official high of 98 fell two degrees short. In eastern Washington, Pasco, Hanford and Yakima were among those setting records for June 26. Continue Reading Several Northwest Cities Set Record High Temperatures Over The Weekend, With More To Come
The “Task Force to Examine Indoctrination in Idaho Education” reconvened Thursday — in a meeting marked by a rocky start, a tense middle and a slow end. Continue Reading Idaho Lt. Governor’s Ad-Hoc, Voluntary Task Force Seeks To Root Out ‘Indoctrination’ In Schools
The broiling heat in the weekend forecast is forcing changes at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials underway in Eugene. Distance races are being shifted earlier in the day, but shorter events are staying put on the schedule in the peak afternoon heat. Continue Reading ‘Dangerously Hot’ Temps Force Schedule Changes At Olympic Trials In Eugene
Great musicians from all over the world love to gather in the gorgeous Northwest in the summer, so last year’s heartbreaking cancellations of live events hit hard. This year, it’s exciting to report the reopening of many of this region’s beloved music venues. If you can, buy tickets, buy merch, and applaud loudly, for these hardworking artists are ready to renew the good energy. Continue Reading Northwest Summer Music Festivals Are Back! Here’s A Guide Of What To Hear And How To Attend
As the mercury climbs this weekend, water temperatures are also expected to increase. Warmer waters can spell bad news for salmon, especially if the temperatures stay warm for long periods of time. Continue Reading Heat Brings Concern For Northwest Salmon And Water Temps, As Memory Of 2015 Die-Off Looms
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