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What's happening in the Pacific Northwest? For information and details regarding Northwest news, see our articles below.

Updated 18 hours, 16 minutes ago

CWU grad students offer student counseling service

ELLENSBURG — Central Washington University psychology graduate students are getting some real-world experience p...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Job Corps recruiting new students

MOSES LAKE — Administrators of the federal Job Corps program have announced a recruitment drive, soliciting young people to fill open positions at Job Corps locations in Washington, including Moses Lake...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
State immunization rates decline

OLYMPIA — Immunization rates - for vaccines other than COVID-19 - for children and teens in Washington declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the Washington Department of Health. Immuniz...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
State officials urge poultry growers to take steps to mitigate avian flu

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Agriculture is asking owners of chickens, ducks and other domestic birds to be vigilant following an outbreak of...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Ephrata American Legion Auxiliary to kick off Evergreen Girls State 2022

EPHRATA - The Ephrata American Legion will host the upcoming 2022 Evergreen Girls State conference and kick off this weekend. “As a former Girls State participant and junior counselor, I’ve never forgotten my ...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier

MOUNT RAINIER - Two climbers were rescued from the Kautz Climbing Route on Mount Rainier on Friday after inclement weather forced them to halt their climb....

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
USDA to issue aid to growers impacted by natural disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Monday that it will make $6 billion in relief payments to commodity and specialty crop growers affected by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021. Th...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Body of Moses Lake resident found near Kennewick

MOSES LAKE — The body of a Moses Lake woman missing since early March was found late Thursday in a remote section of Walla Walla County not far from Kennewic...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
L&I sues cannabis retailer for possible labor violations

TUMWATER — In a first, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and Washington Attorney General Bob Furguson’s office are suing a Spokane cannabis retailer for failing to pay overtime wages to their ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Grant PUD chief testifies before House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With demand for electricity in Grant County growing, federal energy regulators need to make it easier for hydroelectric generators like th...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Forest health suffering after 2021 heatwave, fires

OLYMPIA — The exceptionally hot and dry year that was 2021 was the main cause of damage to many tens of thousands of the state’s trees, according to the Wash...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Basin community steps out to help Ukrainians

SOAP LAKE - It all started with a teacher who saw a need. Marni Wilks, a Soap Lake Elementary School teacher had a new kindergarten student a few weeks ag...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Bonneville Power announces 2nd quarter revenues

PORTLAND — The Bonneville Power Administration on Tuesday announced that net revenue for the organization’s second quarter of fiscal 2022 hit $566 million, far in excess of the $178 million originally forecast. ...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Federal internet access aid available

SEATTLE — A new program announced Tuesday by Sen. Patty Murray could help as many as 1.4 million low-income Washington resident afford internet connections and the equipment needed to get online...

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Port of Moses Lake buys land using eminent domain

MOSES LAKE — Benjamin Franklin said that nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. However, for landowners selling their property to the Port of ...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Bureau forecasts sufficient water supply for Yakima

YAKIMA — The Bureau of Reclamation announced Wednesday that there is enough water to meet demand from all senior and junior holders of water rights in the Yakima Project. ...