The house on King Road where four university of Idaho students were killed last fall will be demolished in late December, according to the university. (Lauren Paterson / NWPB) Listen… Continue Reading King Road House in Moscow to be demolished December 28
The tide of evictions many predicted, has come.
As the pandemic waned and rental assistance dollars from federal programs like the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dried up, some feared there would be an increase of evictions.
Continue Reading Evictions on the rise; city & service providers expanding winter shelter options
Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River. (Courtesy: EcoFlight) Listen (Runtime 1:00) Read After leaked confidential documents suggested the Biden administration could be making moves to help remove Washington’s four Lower Snake… Continue Reading Leaked documents on Snake River dams leads to congressional hearing
Filling Idaho’s health care gaps: Doctors say fixing shortfalls requires more residencies, training programs, continuing education
Idaho ranks last out of all 50 states for physicians per capita, and the problem could get worse without intervention. Continue Reading Filling Idaho’s health care gaps: Doctors say fixing shortfalls requires more residencies, training programs, continuing education
A state worker unfurls a rainbow flag in front of the Washington state Capitol. (Courtesy: Elaine Thompson / AP Photo) Listen (Runtime 1:02) Read The state of Washington has a… Continue Reading New statewide survey of LGBTQ community in Washington to launch next year
The Skagit County Board of County Commissioners denied an appeal and affirmed the county hearing examiner’s October decision, denying a special use permit for Predators of the Heart (POTH) in Anacortes.
The decision on Dec. 12 came as no surprise to the organization’s executive director, Ashley Carr, who said the organization will appeal this latest decision in superior court. Continue Reading Predators of the Heart once again denied a special use permit to continue operations
Since Tacoma voters approved a ballot initiative that introduces new regulations called the Landlord Fairness Code to the Tacoma Municipal Code, there’s been a lot of questions about the initiative.
The City of Tacoma has answered some about the process and what happens next. The Landlord Fairness Code was adopted into the Tacoma Municipal Code and is a city law as of Dec. 8. City Manager Elizabeth Pauli reiterated this in a study session of the city council on Dec. 5.
Continue Reading Tacoma’s new tenant protections now in effect
Smallmouth bass are good indicators of methylmercury exposure to humans and wildlife because they are a common, popular sport fish and eat a variety of food during their lifetime. (Credit:… Continue Reading New study finds high mercury levels in Snake River smallmouth bass in Idaho, Oregon
Rattlesnake Mountain, known as Laliik by Tribes of the Columbia Basin, is incredibly important to Tribal nations. Now, the Biden Administration has announced its intention to work closely with Tribes… Continue Reading Rattlesnake Mountain soon to be co-managed between feds and Tribes
WSU students staged a sit-in at Chancellor Elizabeth Chilton’s office on Monday, December 4, 2023. The table is meant to symbolize the students bringing the bargaining table to Chilton and… Continue Reading Unionized WSU students stage sit-in at Chancellor’s office, strike still possible
Washington’s Native and Strong lifeline hit its one-year anniversary this November. Since then, the lifeline for, and by, Native American and Alaska Native people has answered over 4,000 calls. Continue Reading ‘Native and Strong’ lifeline celebrates one year anniversary
The poured glass appears emerald green, just before it’s lidded and transported to an export bay at Hanford in southeast Washington. Hanford officials are celebrating this first container of glass… Continue Reading Hanford’s Waste Treatment Plant churns out first container of clean test glass
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