Snow and ice has blasted the lowlands lately but up high where it counts for the rest of the year, snowpack is still a bit thin in parts of Washington… Continue Reading Early January storms bring much-needed snow to the Northwest – is it enough?
Donald J. Trump will stay on Washington state primary ballots, Thurston County Superior Court Judge, Mary Sue Wilson ruled Thursday morning. Eight Washington residents brought the complaint trying to get the former president removed. Continue Reading Thurston County Superior Court denies request to remove Trump from primary ballots
Members of the Washington State University Coalition of Student Employees (WSU-CASE) Held rallies in the snow at WSU campuses throughout the state on Wednesday, January 17, 2023. (Credit: Jen Acker… Continue Reading WSU student workers reach tentative deal after one day of picketing, strike
An icy parking lot near Brighton, Oregon. Many people have fallen, or had pipes burst in the cold and icy weather. (Credit: Tracci Dial / NWPB) Listen (Runtime :57) Read… Continue Reading Bones and pipes are breaking across the Northwest with the cold, and now the warm up
Kitsap County Superior Court has declined to hear a case over whether former president Donald Trump can appear on Washington state ballots.
Continue Reading Case against Trump ballot eligibility doesn’t move forward in Kitsap County
Members of the Washington State University Coalition of Academic Student Employees (WSU-CASE) hold a rally on the Pullman campus on September 27, 2023. (Credit: Lauren Paterson / NWPB) Listen (Runtime… Continue Reading Unionized WSU student workers going on strike
Blue-green algae seen behind Lower Granite dam on the Snake River. (Credit: Courtney Flatt / Northwest News Network) Listen A large algal bloom on the Snake River officially has died… Continue Reading Snake River toxic algal bloom warnings lifted
Pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the manufacture of fast fashion are growing just as fast as the industry. A new bill in Washington aims to help lessen the industry’s… Continue Reading Washington bill aims to reduce ‘fast fashion’ carbon emissions, pollution
The Idaho State Police Forensic Services lab tests for DNA samples. The submission of rape kits for DNA collection is left entirely up to law enforcement discretion and the submission… Continue Reading New technology helps forensic scientists, police do more with less DNA
Emotions flooded the State Reception Room in Olympia Jan. 10 as tribal leaders, Washington lawmakers, and community members came together to witness the unveiling of the maquette of Billy Frank Jr. The maquette, a smaller replica of a 9-foot tall statue of Frank that will go to the National Statuary Hall collection, honors the late champion for Native American treaty rights and natural resources.
Continue Reading Late tribal leader, Billy Frank Jr., honored at Washington capitol
Tree climber Matt Zhun reaches through the branches of a whitebark pine to find cones. The climbers are protecting the cones from birds and mammals that like to eat the… Continue Reading Scientists sequence Oregon whitebark pine genome to help the threatened trees
There’s a wait in Waitsburg: It’s hard to get a place in Bar Bacetto, a fresh-cookin’ Italian bar in way-out wheat country
Watch Listen (Runtime 4:05) Read In the quiet intention of morning, Mike Easton runs his floured hands over sheets of wide pasta. It makes a rhythmic shhhhhhhhhhh, shhhhhhhhhhhh shushing sound,… Continue Reading There’s a wait in Waitsburg: It’s hard to get a place in Bar Bacetto, a fresh-cookin’ Italian bar in way-out wheat country
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