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Van De Wege bill to prohibit seabed mining passes Legislature

One of 24th District Sen. Kevin Van De Wege’s, D-Sequim, legislative session…

 

Relatively wet winter whipped state’s snowpack into shape

By Colin Tiernan The Spokesman-Review Washington’s snowpack is in good shape. As…

  • Apr 12th, 2021

 

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The view from Eielson visitor center in Denali National Park. A Denali glacier suddenly moving at a speedier clip is intriguing scientists, increasing the risk of nearby flooding and potentially closing off some climbing routes on the mountain this season.

‘Spectacle of nature’: A Denali glacier is speeding downhill, potentially hampering climbers and increasing flood risk

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Denali glacier suddenly moving at a speedier clip…

  • Apr 12th, 2021

 

State lawmakers eye 33 fees, taxes to pay for transportation

By Mike Lindblom The Seattle Times Nowadays, the government needs more than…

  • Apr 12th, 2021

Thurston County may spend up to $1 million managing Olympia homeless camps

By Brandon Block The Olympian Thurston County Board of Commissioners have unanimously…

  • Apr 12th, 2021

New law restores voting rights to Washington felons upon release from prison

OLYMPIA — As Americans last year debated the elections, Victor Sauceda endured…

  • Apr 9th, 2021

Vaccine supply smaller than expected after JJ manufacturing gaffe, state officials say

By Evan Bush The Seattle Times The federal government has revised vaccine-supply…

  • Apr 9th, 2021

UW School of Medicine tops U.S. News ranking of best grad schools for primary care ed

By Greg Mason The Spokesman-Review The University of Washington School of Medicine…

  • Apr 7th, 2021

Tri-Cities farmer allegedly defrauded Tyson out of $233 million

By Charles H. Featherstone Columbia Basin Herald SPOKANE — Tri-Cities-area farmer and…

  • Apr 7th, 2021

2nd Gentleman Doug Emhoff hears pleas to breach Snake River dams during visit

TOPPENISH — The nation’s second gentleman, Doug Emhoff, heard pleas Tuesday from…

  • Apr 7th, 2021

Ape Cave to reopen with a new reservation system

The Chronicle The Chronicle Located on the south side of Mount St.…

  • Apr 6th, 2021

Washington to receive $68 million from CDC to expand vaccination efforts

By Orion Donovan-Smith The Spokesman-Review By Orion Donovan-Smith The Spokesman-Review Washington state…

  • Apr 6th, 2021

Charred piece of SpaceX rocket crashed into Eastern Washington farm

By Cameron Probert Tri-City Herald One of the lights seen streaking across…

  • Apr 5th, 2021

Precautions advised after authorities rescues several hikers in Mount St. Helens area

The (Centralia) Chronicle Last week, the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office responded to…

  • Apr 5th, 2021

Washington tree fruit exports challenged with shipping, trade issues

By Mai Hoang Yakima Herald-Republic Nearly 28% of Washington state apples were…

  • Apr 5th, 2021

Washington State Parks offer 2 free days in April

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021

State’s health insurance exchange extends enrollment period

The Seattle Times The state’s health insurance marketplace is extending its enrollment…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021

Two sets of unidentified human remains with Lewis Co. coroner, including one recently found near Winlock

By Emily Fitzgerald The Chronicle There are two sets of unidentified human…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021

Conservation coalition sues over slashing of owl habitat

By Claudia Yaw The (Centralia) Chronicle The federal government’s recent decision to…

  • Mar 31st, 2021