Poster about heat related illness. Credit: www.weather.gov. Listen NWPB’s Johanna Bejarano reports on heat prevention (Runtime 0:52) Read High temperatures are expected across the country but not as severe in Washington.  Still, farmworkers in Central Washington will receive kits that will prepare them for any heat stress. WashMask is an organization supporting migrant and Read More
A strike by tulip workers in Washington State has been suspended pending new negotiations Listen NWPB’s Johanna Bejarano reports on new negotiations that led to the suspension of a strike by tulip workers / Runtime – 1:48 Read Tulip workers at Mount Vernon, Washington, suspended their strike to begin negotiations with Washington Bulb management. Union Read More
A strike by tulip workers in Washington enters its third day Read Skagit County tulip farmworkers entered a third day of a strike in Mount Vernon on Thursday. According to Familias Unidas por la Justicia, two crews of Washington Bulb Company went on strike due to poor working conditions. The claims are related to mistreatment… Read More
Skagit County Sheriff's Office Detective Anne Weed broached the idea for a partnership months before the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police ignited the national debate about reform. Weed said two existing mental health clinicians from Compass Health are now being "embedded" with regular patrol deputies. They get assigned the 911 calls involving people acting out Read More
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