Newscasts

PNS Daily Newscast - April 3, 2020 


Son-in-law Jared Kushner takes on a major role in Trump's fight with COVID-19. Also, emergency funding for people who can't pay their rent because of the pandemic.

2020Talks - April 3, 2020 


The Democratic National Committee delayed its July convention in Milwaukee until August. Wisconsin has a primary this Tuesday, but hasn't cancelled or delayed in-person voting like many other states have done.

Public News Service - WA: Environment

Everett, WA – Fighting global warming one household at a time – that's the goal of a new program several Washington counties are considering. "Climate Masters," developed at the University of Oregon, is a short course that teaches people exactly how to reduce their carbon footprints. The

Everett, WA – This Sunday (June 8) is "World Oceans Day," and Washington has a special reason to observe it. Our little piece of ocean, Puget Sound, is in serious need of cleanup. Groups leading the effort are hoping to see a new crop of volunteers pitch in, this weekend and throughout the sum

Olympia, WA - There's plenty of natural beauty in Washington beyond what you can Google on a computer - but can the state convince kids to take a closer look at it? The Parks Department hopes so, and is awarding $1.5 million in grants to help acquaint children with nature. The grants are part of the

Seattle, WA – Despite Americans' growing concerns about food safety, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has decided to stop publishing a national survey that, since 1990, has tracked pesticides and weed killers used on farm crops. The agency says ending the project will save $8 million

Seattle, WA – After seven years of debate in Congress, the Wild Sky Wilderness Act has been signed into law by President Bush. It creates the first new, federally protected wilderness area in the state in more than 20 years. Advocates for the protection had argued Wild Sky is unique because it

Tonasket, WA – A mining company and conservation groups have reached an agreement that keeps them out of court and allows gold mining in the Okanogan Highlands of North Central Washington. The company, Crown Resources, is a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, an international mining firm based in Cana

Washington, DC – It's been a wild ride for the Wild Sky. After seven long years of Congressional ping-pong, Washington State is close to getting its "Wild Sky Wilderness Area." The bill designating it passing the U.S. Senate on Thursday--for the fourth time. The difference now, supporters say,

Seattle, WA – There's rough weather ahead for Columbia River salmon, and the culprit is global warming, according to a study released Thursday. A compilation of recent scientific research, the report concludes that a rise in river temperatures, smaller snowpacks, and more winter rain could com

41 of 45 pages   « First  <  39 40 41 42 43 >  Last »