Cities were reminding residents where pools, splash pads and cooling centers were available and urging people to stay hydrated, check on their neighbors and avoid strenuous activities. The National Weather Service in Coeur d’Alene said this week's weather “will likely be one of the most extreme and prolonged heat waves in the recorded history of the Inland Northwest.” Read More
Over the past two weeks, Inslee said infection rates have increased six-fold in Franklin County and nearly five-fold in Benton County. The main thing that could help, he said: masks. “Yes, there’s controversy, as there is in any great, noble endeavor, but the vast majority of people in (the Tri-Cities region) want to beat this pandemic,” Inslee said. Read More
  LIGO Hanford is one of two detector sites that operate as a single observatory. CALTECH Listen Scientists in southeast Washington state announced Wednesday that they had detected two black holes revolving around each other and then morphing into one. The two colliding black holes made a distortion in space that traveled for billions of years to… Read More
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