A newsroom in Yakima was preparing for election night coverage and running tests of their system when it went live. Now two 4th Congressional Candidates in Eastern Washington have filed complaints. Continue Reading Allegations of Election Fraud By Congressional Candidates
Up on a hilltop in Yakima County, Carole Degrave used to spend hours outside, watching wildlife, eating an apple, and enjoying the calm. In her backyard, wind chimes blow softly in the breeze. A 30-year-old apricot tree shades the center of her yard. Continue Reading ‘It’s Putrid.’ Yakima County Neighbors Raise Air, Groundwater Concerns About Nearby Landfill
The classic black-and-white photos from early decades of the American West often fail to capture the diversity of the people who came here. Chinese migrants helped build the railroads and were big in gold mining. Basque people from Spain became known for sheep herding. The first Filipino cannery workers arrived around the turn of the last century. Now, Oregon archaeologists are on the surprising trail of Japanese families who lived in a now-vanished lumber company town. Continue Reading Archaeologists On Surprising Trail Of Japanese Families Who Lived In Vanished Lumber Company Town
Washington State Official Ballot. Listen (Runtime 1:20) Read Latino participation in this primary election is a challenge for organizations in the Yakima Valley. With just… Continue Reading The Challenges Of Getting More Latinos Voting In The Primaries
Benton-Franklin Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Listen (Runtime 1:54) Read A plan to address the behavioral health needs of Eastern Washington is finally in the works.… Continue Reading The First Bi-County Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Met In The Tri Cities
The primary election ballots are in hands of Washington voters. They need to be returned or mailed by Tuesday. [From left to right: Maggie Yates,… Continue Reading New Blood Northwest: First Time Candidates In Eastern Washington
Alfonso Lopez is the bridge between the Hispanic/Latino community and the Wenatchee School District. Photo from www.wenatcheeschools.org. Listen (Runtime 4:28) Read The Wenatchee School District… Continue Reading Lifelong Educator Is The Hispanic Link To Wenatchee Schools
University of Idaho students Sebastian Rueda, from left, Rene Maura and Chris Bitikofer test functionality of a device called “Blue Sabino,” which stands for Bilateral… Continue Reading U of I Engineers Developing Device for Better Recovery Post-Stroke
A recent report by Harvard revealed that yes, investors are buying up homes to make money. Listen (Runtime :59) Read Research from Harvard recently confirmed… Continue Reading Nearly One Third Of Homes In US Purchased By Investors, New Study Reveals
Both the timber industry and environmental groups are celebrating the Washington Supreme Court’s decision on public land management last week. The decision affirms the Department of Natural Resources’ authority to manage the trust lands for public benefit. Continue Reading Stakeholders React To State Supreme Court Decision On Trust Lands
Tri-Cities artist Greg Pierce travels the Pacific Northwest collecting rocks for his sculptures. Fused with clay and glass, each piece reinterprets the region’s landscape. He’s part of Gallery 110, which represents artists from across Washington state. Reporter Lauren Gallup spoke with Pierce at the Seattle Art Fair. Continue Reading Step Into Gallery 110 At The Seattle Art Fair
Checking every inch of a streambed for freshwater mussels requires a snorkel and a wetsuit. It’s a messy job, but it’s vitally important as these keystone species are declining throughout the West. Continue Reading CTUIR Scientists Snorkel Rivers To Help Save Freshwater Mussels In The Northwest
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