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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Wildfires Continue To Have Northwest Residents On Edge

People in many Northwest communities are on edge Tuesday. A series of wildfires that threatened urban areas in recent days is the culprit. More » Listen to this story

Monday, July 28, 2014

Northwest States Vary On 'No Child Left Behind' Waivers

Oregon is waiting to hear whether its application for a continued federal waiver from the No Child Left Behind law will be approved. More » Listen to this story

Monday, July 28, 2014

Power Outages Persist In Fire-Swept North Central Washington

The lights are coming back on in fire-swept north central Washington. A major transmission line was restored late last week, but not everyone has their... More » Listen to this story

Monday, July 28, 2014

Penalties On Idaho Mine Still Unpaid Three Years After Miner's Death

It's been over three years since a tunnel collapse at a north Idaho silver mine killed miner Larry Marek. Yet federal records show a series of federal... More » Listen to this story

Friday, July 25, 2014

Oregon Ponders Smoking Ban At All Beaches

Oregon could become the first West Coast state to ban smoking on all of its beaches. The Oregon State Parks Department is seeking public input on the... More » Listen to this story

Friday, July 25, 2014

USGS Tries Listening To Human Racket To Understand Seismic Hazards

Research geologists have just finished a field trial to test a less invasive way to complete seismic hazard surveys. More » Listen to this story

Friday, July 25, 2014

Northwest Meth Houses To Get Scrubbed Under EPA Program

Federal dollars meant to restore toxic areas like old factories, mines and gas stations are now going to clean up after another long-time industry:... More » Listen to this story

Friday, July 25, 2014

Washington Vied For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ Worth Thousands Of Jobs

Washington Governor Jay Inslee tried to woo electric carmaker Tesla Motors to build a massive battery factory in the Evergreen state. But according to... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Alaska Air Says It's Holding Its Own Against Delta Onslaught

The intensifying competition between Alaska Airlines and rival Delta Air Lines in the Western skies does not seem to be hurting the bottom line of... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Feds Offer Wildfire Assistance, But So Far No Payments To Homeowners

Federal funds are being used to help fight the wildfires that have raged across the Northwest this summer. But so far, the Federal Emergency Management... More » Listen to this story

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