Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta speaks at WSU
Dolores Huerta spoke about her years of activism at the WSU Pullman campus April 3. (Credit: College Assistance Migrant Program) Listen (Runtime 1:07) Read Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta spoke… Continue Reading Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta speaks at WSU
Tacoma Art Museum workers still in limbo over union decision
The Tacoma Art Museum Workers United committee is still in limbo after a special meeting March 31 with the museum’s board of trustees. The board did not announce a decision on whether to recognize the workers’ union.
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Conservation group hopes to protect habitats, skiing and affordable housing in WA’s Methow Valley
A cross country skier follows a trail on the Sunny M Ranch property in the Methow Valley. The Methow Conservancy hopes to purchase the land this summer. Credit: Courtney Flatt… Continue Reading Conservation group hopes to protect habitats, skiing and affordable housing in WA’s Methow Valley
Padres que trabajan en el campo necesitan más recursos para afrontar incendios forestales
Trabajadores agrícolas del centro de Washington y sus familias necesitan más información para protegerse del humo, opciones asequibles para el cuidado de sus hijos y otros recursos que los ayuden a estar preparados ante futuros eventos de humo. Continue Reading Padres que trabajan en el campo necesitan más recursos para afrontar incendios forestales
Study: farmworking parents need more resources to cope with wildfire seasons
Farmworkers’ families in Central Washington need more smoke safety information, accessible childcare, and other resources to be prepared for future smoke events. Those are the results of a recent study where researchers asked parents how they cope with wildfire seasons. Continue Reading Study: farmworking parents need more resources to cope with wildfire seasons
Washington community and technical colleges to stage walkout April 11
American Federation of Teachers members picket for more investment in community and technical colleges at the Capitol sundial. (Credit: Cortney Marabetta / AFT) Listen (Runtime 00:56) Read Students, faculty and… Continue Reading Washington community and technical colleges to stage walkout April 11
Organización sin ánimo de lucro pide a EPA investigar a Agencia Regional de Aire Limpio de Yakima
La organización sin ánimo de lucro Friends of Toppenish Creek está pidiendo a la Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente de EE.UU. (EPA por sus siglas en inglés) que reabra una queja contra la Agencia Regional de Aire Limpio de Yakima (YRCAA en inglés). Continue Reading Organización sin ánimo de lucro pide a EPA investigar a Agencia Regional de Aire Limpio de Yakima
Tacoma Method Opera tells history from a new perspective
That history tends to repeat itself, especially when people don’t learn lessons from the past, is the guiding sentiment for Teresa Pan-Hosley in her work as the president of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation. This organization is solely dedicated to reconciling the dark history of the Chinese expulsion from Tacoma in 1885. Continue Reading Tacoma Method Opera tells history from a new perspective
Idaho OPE: direct care workers need better wages
Idaho’s direct care workforce isn’t being paid enough to sustain the needs of people with disabilities and seniors, according to a February report by the Legislature’s Office of Performance Evaluations. Continue Reading Idaho OPE: direct care workers need better wages
What we learned from COVID: Melyssa Andrews
Photo courtesy of Melyssa Andrews Listen (Runtime 1:23) Read When COVID-19 reached the Inland Northwest, few people could have predicted how profoundly it would change their lives. NWPB’s Rachel Sun… Continue Reading What we learned from COVID: Melyssa Andrews
NIC students, supporters foresee detrimental effects if college loses accreditation
Maximillian Bazler and Megan Hudlet, both students at North Idaho College, sit together between classes as they discuss the possibility of NIC losing its accreditation. (Credit: Kaitlyn Nicholas / NWPB)… Continue Reading NIC students, supporters foresee detrimental effects if college loses accreditation
Nonprofit asks EPA to investigate the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency
Yakima Clean Air Compliance website in Spanish. (Screenshot from the YRCAA website.) Listen (Runtime 1:33) Read A nonprofit organization, Friends of Toppenish Creek, is asking the U.S Environmental Protection Agency… Continue Reading Nonprofit asks EPA to investigate the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency
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