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PNS Daily Newscast - August 5, 2020 


A massive explosion kills dozens and injures thousands in Beirut; and child care is key to getting Americans back to work.


2020Talks - August 5, 2020 


Election experts testify before the US House that more funding is necessary. And Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington state had primaries yesterday; Hawaii and Tennessee have them later this week.

Public News Service - WA: Cultural Resources

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Fifty years of activism, and Billy Frank Jr. is still going strong; the Washington man has received the highest award from a national conservation group. Frank is the Nisqually tribal elder who has chaired the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission for more than 20 years. He's being

TACOMA, Wash. - School will start again before you know it and, for parents, that also means figuring out what to do with the kids in the hours after school. The City of Tacoma has decided it's not just a problem for parents, and wants to include more businesses and community leaders in developing a

Skykomish, WA – It’s impossible to pick the most beautiful place in Washington, and one of the reasons is being celebrated this weekend. The Washington State Wilderness Act was signed into law 25 years ago today, by then-President Ronald Reagan. John Chelminiack, the North Cascades Ini

Seattle - Just in time for summer vacations, there's a new book full of ideas to bring out the explorer in everyone. The Evergreen State is featured prominently in "Our Wilderness: America's Common Ground," a photographic tribute and guide that focuses on how and why to protect wild places. Author

Seattle, WA – City and county officials concerned about gangs, youth crime and at-risk kids will be turning to experts today to figure out how to get more teens involved in positive activities. After-school and summer programs are one way to keep Washington State students learning and out of t

Seattle, WA – Kids are starting the countdown to summer, but their parents may want to make sure their school break doesn't mean a break from books. Experts warn that "summer learning loss" can leave students months behind in literacy and math skills when they return to school in the fall R

Vancouver, WA – It’s National Parks Week, and every park and national historic site in Washington hopes it’s the start of a busy summer. For vacation ideas, try the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site this coming Saturday. Representatives of ten parks in three states will be on h

Washington, D.C. - Washington State wasn't a big part of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act just passed by Congress, but there may be some new wilderness acreage in its future, nonetheless. As Congress embraces the value of wilderness this month, two members of Washington’s delegation are

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