The Washington State Parks Commission says it wants more Black community members to enjoy the outdoors. Continue Reading Report To Washington State Parks Commission Shows Barriers For Black Community Outdoors
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
Reports of 1000 Ukranians coming to the Tri Cities are not accurate according to the head of an organization that aids refugees in the area. Continue Reading Reports Of A Thousand Ukrainian Refugees Coming To Tri Cities Is False
Researcher Joey Stanley says the linguistics research push in the last 50 years has mostly been to study urban areas, rather than the language patterns of the countryside. Continue Reading Language Of The Rockies: Linguist Seeks Speaking Patterns In Idaho And Utah
Mayville was the driving force behind the Medicaid Expansion initiative that Idaho voters approved in 2018. Now, he’s back with what he calls the Quality Education Act. Continue Reading Reclaim Idaho Nears Signature Goal To Increase Education Funding In Gem State
When COVID-19 reached the inland Northwest two years ago, more people took to the great outdoors. The number of visitors to Elk River skyrocketed, and many residents became nervous about exposure to the virus. Continue Reading Small Town, Big Numbers: How One Idaho Town Got The Majority Of Its Residents Vaccinated
Bringing salmon back to the Upper Columbia River will take a lot of time and a lot of money, according to the Upper Columbia United Tribes. Continue Reading $3 Million Will Help Tribes Study Salmon Reintroduction In The Upper Columbia Basin
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
A bill that could provide the most significant wildlife funding in 50 years is a little closer to becoming law, according to conservation groups. The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act on Thursday passed out of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Continue Reading Conservation Funding For States One Step Closer To Becoming Law
Calling All Dogs Of The Inland NW: Photography Project Aims To Raise Funds For Spokane Humane Society
A new photography project will feature images of people and dogs from the Pacific Northwest in a limited edition collector’s book. Continue Reading Calling All Dogs Of The Inland NW: Photography Project Aims To Raise Funds For Spokane Humane Society
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
A hearing has been set for Douglas
Towles of Orofino after the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office found
several dead cows and almost 100 head of cattle left uncared for on his
property. Continue Reading Hearing Set For Clearwater County Animal Abuse Case Of 98 Cattle
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