How hot is the Pacific Northwest real estate market? So hot that even in an isolated exclave such as Point Roberts, Washington, home prices are sizzling and some properties are changing hands sight unseen. Continue Reading In A Hot NW Housing Market, Even Isolated Point Roberts Is Seeing Prices Sizzle
Sea otters are undeniably cute, but cuteness only goes so far when major economic interests are at stake. That’s an inference you can make from the emergence of organized pushback to the possible reintroduction of sea otters along the Oregon Coast. Continue Reading Skeptics Of Sea Otter Reintroduction Getting Organized On Pacific Coast
Scientists have discovered they can track fire lines and can quickly draw attention to spot fires using satellites. Continue Reading How The View From Space Is Helping Fight Wildfires On The Ground
How bad is the fifth wave of COVID-19? One hospital in Thurston County, Washington is limiting visitors, the intensive care unit is at capacity and elective surgeries and procedures are being delayed. Continue Reading ‘It’s Heartbreaking.’ One Hospital Chief Executive’s Warning About The Fifth Wave Of COVID-19
Two meatpacking giants are battling in federal bankruptcy court over a 1,500 acre feedlot near Pasco, Washington. It’s part of the ongoing Easterday cattle swindle saga. Continue Reading Beef Wars: Two Meat Giants Battle Over Easterday Feedlot North Of Pasco
Northern leopard frogs are rapidly disappearing in the Northwest. Biologists hope this effort will help the population in Washington. Continue Reading Hopping Into The Wild: Endangered Frog Release Could Help Boost Only Known Population In Washington
Funding to help fix culverts could open up cold water habitat to Northwest salmon. Continue Reading U.S. Senate Infrastructure Package Could ‘Significantly Improve’ Salmon Habitat
Siblings and authors of the children’s book, The Whale Child, Keith and Chenoa Egawa. In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, siblings and… Continue Reading ‘Traverse Talks’ Episode 21: Keith and Chenoa Egawa On How All Of Our Connections Shape Us
Following the lead of several other states, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday issued a requirement that state employees along with private health care and long-term care workers get the COVID-19 vaccine or face termination from their jobs. Continue Reading Washington Governor Orders State Employees, Health Care Workers To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation says it lost more timber in 2015 than has ever burned on a U.S. reservation. The tribe is suing the federal government over the damage. Continue Reading Colville Tribe Sues Federal Government Over 2015 Fires, Forest Mismanagement
A new report is sounding the alarm about the state of mental health care in Washington prisons. Continue Reading Serious Gaps In Mental Health Care In Washington Prisons, Report Warns
Not every Olympic story is happening in Tokyo this week. Take for instance two runners in Tacoma. Continue Reading Across 41 Year Age Gap, An Olympic Hopeful And A Senior Games Champ Have Partnership That Sprints
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