Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tribes Protest N-Reactor Project on Hanford Site

RICHLAND, Wash. -- An advanced nuclear reactor proposal at the Hanford site is spurring opposition from local tribes. The Confederated Tribes of the …

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Measure in Congress Would Increase Home, Community Care Funding

SEATTLE -- Care providers for people in home and community settings are watching Congress closely as members consider part of the budget reconciliatio…


Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Gas Industry Turns Up Heat on Climate Action Plans

VANCOUVER, Wash. - As cities work toward decreasing their climate impact, they're running up against some opponents in the gas industry. In …

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

"Salmon in the City" Explores Urban-Design Approaches to Clean Water

SEATTLE -- How water flows in cities affects salmon swimming far away. An event this week is exploring how urban centers can better treat their water …


Monday, October 25, 2021

Health Profs Object to Repealing King County Bike Helmet Law

SEATTLE - A proposal to repeal King County's law requiring helmets while riding bicycles has health professionals concerned. The King County Board …

Monday, October 25, 2021

Free College Plan Out in Congress, But WA Students Still Have Options

SEATTLE - Congress has abandoned plans for two free years of community college in its expansive spending bill. But low and middle income families in …


How Social Media Design Fuels Online Fights

SEATTLE - Constructive conversations online can seem few and far between. Research from the University of Washington explores how the design of …

WA Credit Unions Celebrate Community Impact

SPOKANE, Wash. - Millions of members around the world, including some Washingtonians, are observing International Credit Union Day today. This year …


WA Cares Survey: The More They Learn, the More They Like

SEATTLE - A new survey finds support for the first-of-its-kind long-term care program set up by Washington state. Under the WA Cares Fund, …

Indigenous Peoples Day: Children's Book Challenges Tales of Columbus

By Sonali Kolhatkar for Yes! Media. Broadcast version by Eric Tegethoff for Washington News Service reporting for the YES! Media-Public News Service …


WA Redistricting: Communities of Color Push for Fair Representation

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- As the Washington State Redistricting Commission considers drawing new lines for voting districts, a coalition of groups is urging …

Changes Coming to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

SEATTLE -- An overhaul of the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program could bring relief to more than 550,000 student-loan borrowers nationwid…


 

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