Immigrant-rights advocates are pointing to new findings by the University of Washington Center for Human Rights, raising concerns of how surveillance technology is used in Washington state.
The report argues that sharing of license plate data violates the state’s Keep Washington Working Act.
The University of Washington Center for Human Rights analyzed data on the use of automated license plate readers (ALPRs) by state and local law enforcement agencies obtained through public records requests. The report found that these agencies share this data with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Patrol. Continue Reading New report finds data sharing with federal immigration agencies might violate Washington law
Haadiya Tariq, editor-in-chief of the Argonaut, said she is proud the University of Idaho pushed the Moscow PD to give Argonaut reporters the first question at every Moscow homicides press… Continue Reading National media still reporting in Moscow, bringing stress to locals and students
There’s a lot of misunderstanding when people talk about wolf management, according to a new study out of the University of Washington. Continue Reading Study: people mean different things when they talk about managing wolves through fear
The stewards of Oregon’s tallest lighthouse are sprucing up the popular landmark on Oregon’s central coast for its 150th anniversary in 2023. Continue Reading Lighting the way for 150 years: Yaquina Head Lighthouse prepares for sesquicentennial
The federal government has commissioned Oregon State University to look into the possible impacts of offshore wind farms on marine wildlife. In the first year of this four-year project, the researchers spotted sizable numbers of seabirds and whales — including the largest animal on Earth — in the Oregon and Northern California areas that could one day host floating wind farms. Continue Reading Lots of whales spotted around offshore wind farm zones along West Coast
REC Silicon in Moses Lake. (Credit: REC Silicon) Listen (Runtime 3:53) Read Moses Lake is quickly becoming a hub for green jobs in Washington. An electric vehicle battery factory is… Continue Reading Department of Energy funds new EV battery plant in Moses Lake
En la cancha de fútbol sala no hubo cámaras siguiendo a jugadores famosos, pero sí la misma pasión y diversidad cultural que se puede ver en un Mundial. Los futbolistas de Tri-Cities provienen de diferentes países y dicen que comparten la diversidad a través del deporte. Continue Reading Futbolistas de Tri-Cities comparten la diversidad a través del deporte
The target chamber of LLNL’s National Ignition Facility, where 192 laser beams delivered more than 2 million joules of ultraviolet energy to a tiny fuel pellet to create fusion ignition… Continue Reading Fusion reactions: Not just for your time-traveling DeLorean
Autlan 1 faced Zamora 1 at a soccer house in Pasco. Credit: Annie Warren Listen (Runtime 1:14) Read As Argentina won the World Cup, Tri-Cities Soccer League players were having… Continue Reading Tri-Cities soccer players share diversity through sports
Community care providers that serve people with disabilities across Idaho started receiving funds they had originally expected in July late last month. Continue Reading Community care orgs ‘shored up’ with ARPA funds, but still fighting for future
Elk congregate on the Camp Creek Feed Ground in northwestern Wyoming. (Credit: USGS) Listen (Runtime 00:50) Read Lately, Matthew Kauffman has been thinking a lot about spaghetti – wildlife spaghetti… Continue Reading New USGS migration maps of Western wildlife might ease pressures from development and roads
Despite the snow, flowers and gifts continue to pile up in honor of the four University of Idaho students killed last month. (Credit: Lauren Paterson / NWPB) Listen (Runtime 4:40)… Continue Reading Social media sleuths disrupt Moscow homicides investigation and community
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