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Riders cross the newly rebuilt Beverly Bridge on the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail after a well-attended dedication event on April 8, 2022.

Riding Or Hiking Across Washington State Just Got Easier With New Bridge Over Columbia River

The Columbia River has long divided the two halves of Washington’s cross-state Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail. Now, a rebuilt rail trestle over the river south of Vantage connects the two sides making it easier for cyclists, horse riders and hikers to undertake a spectacular east-west journey. Continue Reading Riding Or Hiking Across Washington State Just Got Easier With New Bridge Over Columbia River

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Car dealers displayed electric models in Olympia for a photo op with Gov. Jay Inslee this past December.

Washington Wants Drivers To Plug Into Clean Cars By 2030 Before Other West Coast States

Democratic-led states on the West Coast are setting ambitious timelines to phase out sales of gasoline-powered cars and light trucks. The Washington Legislature just approved a goal that all new cars sold in the state beginning with model year 2030 be electric. Oregon and California have 2035 as their target. Some of these dates are aspirational, but one has teeth. Continue Reading Washington Wants Drivers To Plug Into Clean Cars By 2030 Before Other West Coast States

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Justice for Women

For 15 Years, Bandanas Raises Awareness About Sexual Violence Against Farmworkers

Women from Washington and across the country join the Bandana Project during Farmworker’s Awareness Week and keep raising consciousness on Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The art-activism initiative celebrates its 15th year of calling attention to the sexual violence against farmworkers. Continue Reading For 15 Years, Bandanas Raises Awareness About Sexual Violence Against Farmworkers

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