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Friday, March 16, 2018

In Rural Washington, Pediatricians A Scarce Commodity

For the past 16 years, Jill Hutton has been managing a pediatric clinic in Aberdeen that once treated 70 to 100 children a day. But now it’s empty. She... More »

Friday, March 16, 2018

British Columbia To Contribute To Portland-Seattle-Vancouver Bullet Train Study

The province of British Columbia will support and has agreed to contribute money for further study of bullet train service from Portland to Seattle to... More »

Friday, March 16, 2018

Feds Demand Documents From Contractor On Safety Of Hanford Steel

The U.S. Department of Energy is demanding thousands of pages of documentation from one of its top contractors at Hanford. They want to know exactly... More »

Friday, March 16, 2018

Major Changes Coming To Voting Rights, Access In Washington

Sixteen and 17-year-olds will soon be able to pre-register to vote in Washington. That’s just one of several voting-related bills the governor is... More »

Friday, March 16, 2018

After 70 Years, Salmon Could Return To Columbia River Above Grand Coulee

If all goes according to plan, there could soon be salmon above the Grand Coulee Dam again. That’s according to Cody Desautel, director of Natural... More »

Thursday, March 15, 2018

New Law Focuses On Missing, Murdered Native American Women

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Thursday a bill aimed at shedding light on the cases of missing or murdered Native American women. 
 At the... More »

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Agency Head Announces Resignation Following Workplace Investigation

Washington Employment Security Department Commissioner Dale ​Peinecke is resigning following a workplace investigation into allegations he behaved... More »

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Portland Earthquake Study Estimates Wide Variation In Impact Depending On Timing

No one can say when exactly the next Cascadia megaquake will strike other than there's a fair chance it'll happen in our lifetimes. A new study of... More »

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Not Too Late To Save Critically Endangered Orcas Say State Leaders And Feds

The Pacific Northwest’s beloved orcas will not survive unless humans do more to ensure adequate food and cleaner, quieter waters. That was one of the... More »

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

WSU, Biotech Firm Fighting Over Cosmic Crisp Apple

Something has gone sour between Washington State University and a Seattle-based biotech company. It's over a new, highly-prized apple variety that has... More »