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Updated 1 week ago

Vantage Highway fire causes haze, threatens 40 structures

VANTAGE - A fire is burning on the western side of the Columbia River north of Vantage along the Vantage Highway...

Updated 1 week ago
Canola fields expanding fast in Eastern Washington

Travelers driving through the rolling hills of the Palouse this summer may have noticed more fields that glow bright yellow. The yellow blossoms belong to th...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
3 charged with disaster relief fraud

SPOKANE — A federal grand jury indicted three Eastern Washington residents - including a man from Moses Lake - last week for fraud in obtaining COVID-19 relief money, according to a Department of Justice press re...

Updated 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Reykdal announces plan to reallocate timber revenue funding

OLYMPIA - On July 19, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal unveiled his plan to reallocate funding from the K-12 Common School Trust to projects in rural communities and have the state legislature fund the K-12 Sch...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Three-digit national suicide prevention number established

OLYMPIA — A new nationwide three-digit number has been established for those needing assistance with a mental health crisis or thoughts of suicide, according...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
‘American Pickers’ coming to Washington

MOSES LAKE — The TV show “American Pickers” will film episodes in Washington state in October, according to a press release from Cineflix Productions, which ...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Murray introduces bill to protect abortion travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a press release on July 12, U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada) said they had filed a bill enti...

Updated 1 month ago
A water strategy for the parched West

“Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask when they find out I’m from Arizona. The answer is that some people already have, other...

Updated 1 month ago
Newhouse, Murray focus on flawed VA records rollout

RICHLAND — Both Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, and Sen. Patty Murray devoted time following the 4th of July holiday pressing the Veterans Administration to imp...

Updated 1 month ago
Wash. Lotto celebrating 40 years

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Lottery turns 40 this year, launching a new scratch-off game to celebrate $17.7 billion in total sales, $10.5 billion in total prizes awarded and $2.4 billion to fund education across the s...

Updated 1 month ago
Christensen buys United Oil

RICHLAND — Christensen, a leading distributor of refined petroleum products across the Pacific Northwest, announced on Tuesday it has purchased Boise-based United Oil...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
USDA’s tips to avoid foodborne illnesses

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a release on June 28 advising the public how to prevent foodborne illnesses. “Wherever you go this summer, don’t forget to bring your safe food handling practices alon...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
First aid for pets

When a friend or significant other gets hurt we generally have a good idea of how to take care of them, but what do you do when your pet is in an emergency? ...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Roe overturned: State by state impacts

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to le...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Rancher groups poised to fight proposed legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The passage of a pair of bills designed to improve regulation of U.S. cattle and beef markets has prompted concerns among some national an...