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
Las patinetas eléctricas están disponibles en Wenatchee. Foto de www.wenatcheewa.gov. Read Desde mayo, habitantes y visitantes en Wenatchee pueden utilizar scooters o patinetas eléctricas como medio de transporte. Entre 80 y 100 patinetas están en servicio en toda la ciudad para los desplazamientos de negocios y placer. La instalación de los vehículos es parte de… Read More
E-scooters are available in Wenatchee. Photo from www.wenatcheewa.gov. Read People in Wenatchee can use scooters for transportation starting this week. Eighty to 100 scooters will be in service around the City for business and pleasure. It is part of an agreement between the City of Wenatchee and Bird. Rob Jammerman, Public Works Director at City… Read More
Small, mostly white rural towns across Washington are standing up in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests. Although dwarfed by comparison with the thousands protesting in places like Seattle and Portland, the people standing up against racism in smaller numbers do not think their message should be dismissed or watered down because they aren’t big enough to make Read More
A fire district around Wenatchee has come up with a new way to make wildland fires less severe. Chelan County Fire District 1 is ditching the hand tools and machinery that firefighters traditionally use to thin overgrown brush. Instead, they’re turning to a more natural approach to thin out fuels around the Broadview neighborhood that burned in the 2015 Sleepy Hollow Read More
The chemical’s especially dangerous for babies and small children because it can have lasting neurological effects. Chlorpyrifos can blow from orchards into nearby houses; parents who work in orchards can transport the chemical home on their clothes and in their cars; and chlorpyrifos can make its way into developing fetuses through umbilical cord blood. Read More
In our globalized economy, we expect nothing less than to be able to consume our favorite fruits and vegetables all year, even when they're not in season locally. Placing strawberries from Mexico in your shopping cart in February and stocking up on kiwis from Chile in July – that's pretty much normal, even expected. But to buy an apple in March? That's a whole different Read More
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