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  • Jail inmate charged with assaulting 2 corrections officers
    YAKIMA – A jail inmate in Yakima is facing new charges in connection with assaults on two corrections officers last week. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported 26-year-old Gustavo Franco is accused of attacking a corrections officer who was conductin…
    - 1 Mar 17, 3:18pm -
  • Boeing investigates security breach after spreadsheet shared

    Boeing investigates security breach after spreadsheet shared

    SEATTLE – Boeing is investigating an internal security breach impacting thousands of workers in four states, including Washington. The company says it was notified in January after a worker accidentally sent personal information of 36,000 Boeing em…
    - 1 Mar 17, 1:17pm -
  • Montana governor calls for May 25 election to replace Zinke
    HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock says a special election will be held May 25 to fill Montana’s vacant seat in the U.S. House. That seat became vacant Wednesday when Republican Ryan Zinke was confirmed as President Donald Trump’s Interior Department…
    - 1 Mar 17, 1:14pm -
  • Union says University of Oregon planning 75 layoffs of faculty
    EUGENE – A labor union representing University of Oregon employees says the school is considering a plan to lay off 75 nontenured faculty members. The Register-Guard reported that United Academics says the reductions will affect employees of the C…
    - 1 Mar 17, 12:59pm -
  • Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
    BELLINGHAM – Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours. The Bellingham Herald reported that no details about the cause of Monday’s crash have been released, but autho…
    - 1 Mar 17, 12:14pm -
  • Hanford project to keep uranium out of Columbia River

    Hanford project to keep uranium out of Columbia River

    Work to keep uranium from leaching into the Columbia River at Hanford just north of Richland is being expanded after a test showed good results.Wells are being drilled now to inject a solution into the ground to bind the uranium contaminating the gro…
    - 1 Mar 17, 11:00am -
  • Pullman council hears pitch for police drones
    PULLMAN – Changes could be coming to Pullman’s streets and air space, and Police Chief Gary Jenkins wants to hear what the public thinks about those changes.At Tuesday’s Pullman City Council meeting, Jenkins presented information on the possibl…
    - 1 Mar 17, 10:48am -
  • Yakima County commissioners seeking voters’ advice on legal marijuana
    YAKIMA – Voters in unincorporated areas of Yakima County will be asked in November if a ban on marijuana businesses should remain intact.Despite the ban, there are now more than 20 such state-licensed businesses – primarily growers and processors…
    - 28 Feb 17, 4:12pm -
  • Icy winter pushes WSDOT’s road salt budget into the red

    Icy winter pushes WSDOT’s road salt budget into the red

    Washington state Department of Transportation officials are asking lawmakers to put an extra $5 million into the department’s current snow-and-ice removal budget to cover costs incurred this winter.“We program our budget based on historical data,…
    - 28 Feb 17, 4:10pm -
  • Nearly half of local millennials consider moving as Seattle-area home costs soar again

    Nearly half of local millennials consider moving as Seattle-area home costs soar again

    Big housing-cost increases are taking a heavy toll on millennials throughout the Seattle area, which has retained its title as the hottest housing market in the country.A new poll from a Seattle-area nonprofit finds that 45 percent of millennials in…
    - 28 Feb 17, 3:20pm -

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  • newFeds bring terrorism charges in latest MS-13 gang crackdown

    Feds bring terrorism charges in latest MS-13 gang crackdown

    NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities announced terrorism charges Wednesday against a leader of MS-13, continuing a nationwide crackdown against a notorious street gang that President Donald Trump described as “vile and evil.” An indictment unsea…
    - 7 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:54pm -
  • newFormer NFL and USC player David Lewis dies at 65

    Former NFL and USC player David Lewis dies at 65

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Lewis, a key member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 1979 team that reached the NFC title game, has died. He was 65. Lewis died Tuesday in Tampa. The cause was not immediately known, but he had struggled with health issues in…
    - 21 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:40pm -
  • newCourt: Absentee ballots that come after election won’t count

    Court: Absentee ballots that come after election won’t count

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court denied a request to require the counting of absentee ballots received after the time polls close on Election Day, ruling that the battleground state’s deadline remains intact despite voters’ appr…
    - 24 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:37pm -
  • newFed survey says economy has picked up but outlook cloudy

    Fed survey says economy has picked up but outlook cloudy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says economic activity has picked up in most regions of the country but still remains well below pre-pandemic levels with the country facing high levels of uncertainty. The Fed reported Wednesday that its lates…
    - 33 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:28pm -
  • newMets ace deGrom (back tightness) awaiting MRI results

    Mets ace deGrom (back tightness) awaiting MRI results

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom exited an intrasquad game early because of tightness in his back, and the New York Mets’ ace was scheduled for an MRI. Mets manager Luis Rojas said a frustrated deGrom left Tuesday night’s camp outing after only one…
    - 37 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:24pm -
  • new2021 Rose Parade canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

    2021 Rose Parade canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Organizers said Wednesday they have canceled the 2021 Rose Parade because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on long-range planning for the New Year’s Day tradition. The Pasadena, California, Tournament of Roses Ass…
    - 38 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:23pm -
  • newAuthentic morning line favorite in Haskell at Monmouth Park

    Authentic morning line favorite in Haskell at Monmouth Park

    Belmont Stakes runner-up Dr Post and Santa Anita Derby runner-up Authentic drew the two inside post positions and were made the top choices for Saturday’s $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park. Seven colts were entered in the 1 1/8-mile race,…
    - 39 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:22pm -
  • newLove and remembrance for Rayshauna Webber on anniversary of a violent death

    Love and remembrance for Rayshauna Webber on anniversary of a violent death

    Family and friends gathered Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Alki to remember Rayshauna Webber, who was 25 when she was stabbed to death to a year ago in Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park.
    - 55 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:06pm -
  • new87 protesters arrested at Kentucky attorney general’s home

    87 protesters arrested at Kentucky attorney general’s home

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eighty-seven demonstrators who gathered at the home of Kentucky’s attorney general to demand justice for Breonna Taylor have been arrested, police said. Protesters with the social justice organization Until Freedom gathered…
    - 58 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:03pm -
  • newMen should limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, experts say

    Men should limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, experts say

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman. That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are schedule…
    - 58 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:03pm -

The Stand

  • Respect our teachers! ● Calls for Shea to resign ● Nonprofits need unions

    Respect our teachers! ● Calls for Shea to resign ● Nonprofits need unions

    Tuesday, August 20, 2019   RESPECT OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s Tri-City Herald — Kennewick teachers vow strike if no agreement by Aug. 26 — Kennewick teachers voted Monday to go on strike on Aug. 27, the scheduled first day of school, if n…
    - 20 Aug 19, 11:47am -
  • Fired SC Boeing Machinists win legal battle

    Fired SC Boeing Machinists win legal battle

    The following is from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM): WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 20, 2019) — Five instances of company discipline and unjust terminations of IAM members at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner manufacturing…
    - 20 Aug 19, 10:09am -
  • Charity golf tournament Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver course

    Charity golf tournament Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver course

    SPOKANE — Teamsters Local 690, UFCW Local 1439 and Sunrise for Children invite all to participate in the Teamsters/UFCW/Sunrise Dental Charity Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Spokane’s Downriver Golf Course, with a shotgun start a…
    - 20 Aug 19, 10:09am -
  • Join ‘People Over Pharma Profits’ rally Tuesday at noon in Seattle

    Join ‘People Over Pharma Profits’ rally Tuesday at noon in Seattle

    The following is from Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action: SEATTLE — Organizations, healthcare and consumer advocates, and patients are coming together Tuesday as part of a national day of action to demand that lawmakers take serious action…
    - 19 Aug 19, 4:12pm -
  • Trolls vs. AFSCME ● NABTU vs. Trump ● Billionaires vs. taxes

    Trolls vs. AFSCME ● NABTU vs. Trump ● Billionaires vs. taxes

    Monday, August 19, 2019   DOWN SOUTH   ► From the NW Labor Press — Troll on the Hill — Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) office support staffperson Jesse Miller thought something was odd about the online trolls who began attacking A…
    - 19 Aug 19, 12:08pm -
  • Save veteran construction training programs

    Save veteran construction training programs

    The following is from the Union Veterans Council: (Aug. 19, 2019) — After coming home from the Army, Union Veteran Council Executive Director Will Attig struggled to find his place. “I came home without a job, a degree or a future,” Attig said.…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:24am -
  • No vote on NAFTA ’til it’s fixed: Tuesday is National Call-In Day

    No vote on NAFTA ’til it’s fixed: Tuesday is National Call-In Day

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — After 25 years of NAFTA empowering corporations to undermine basic labor standards, attack environmental laws, and outsource more than 1 million U.S. jobs, the revised NAFTA 2.0 deal that Donald Trump signed in late 2018 is not t…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:24am -
  • Labor Day events planned across Washington state on Sept. 2

    Labor Day events planned across Washington state on Sept. 2

    This Labor Day — which is fast approaching on Monday, Sept. 2 — working people in every corner of the country have good reason to be proud. Our labor movement is on the rise. We are marching and striking and organizing. We are refusing to accept…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:07pm -
  • WSLC seeks Legislative Director, Workforce Development Director

    WSLC seeks Legislative Director, Workforce Development Director

    SEATTLE (Aug. 16, 2019) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, which is the largest union federation and considered to be the voice of labor in the State of Washington, is hiring! The WSLC is seeking applicants for two positions: Workforce…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:07pm -
  • ‘Why do we have to choose?’ ● Stepford Amazonians ● Too Hot

    ‘Why do we have to choose?’ ● Stepford Amazonians ● Too Hot

    Friday, August 16, 2019   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s Columbian — Vancouver hearing explores overtime pay proposals — Vancouver workers, business owners, unions and business organization representatives gathered Thursday for a public hea…
    - 16 Aug 19, 12:06pm -
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  • newDelays in receiving COVID test results could inhibit contact tracing
    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said in a Tuesday press conference that increased demand on commercial labs testing for COVID-19 poses challenges for the state’s effort to conduct contact tracing. The Governor also called on the federal government to pr…
    - 58 mins ago, 15 Jul 20, 2:03pm -
  • newMorning Wire: Lt. Gov. Debate, 29th LD race, Special Session unlikely
    Thank you to Janet Bliss of the Children’s Therapy Center, as well as Alicia Goodman, Linda Zenger, Daniel Hodun, John Brewer and Mary Bingham, all of whom have made recent contributions to our independent coverage at the Wire. It means a ton to…
    - 23 hours ago, 14 Jul 20, 3:40pm -
  • Why there won’t be a special session this summer – or at all
    Recently, Joe O’Sullivan reported what had been increasingly clear in recent weeks: there will be no special session this summer to address the fiscal shortfall. I’ve been writing about what I thought was the need for a special session for some t…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Jul 20, 1:13pm -
  • Secretary of State’s Office responds to gubernatorial candidate Culp’s claim that the Office omitted his candidate statement
    The Washington Office of the Secretary of State issued the following response to gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp’s claim that his candidate statement was omitted from the online voters’ guide. On May 24, gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp’s…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Jul 20, 7:45pm -
  • Intraparty general election contest could be shaping up in 29th District House race
    In the 29th Legislative District, Democratic state representative Steve Kirby, the senior House member of the Pierce County Delegation, is facing an intra-party challenge from Sharlett Mena.  Given a weak effort by the Republican candidate to campai…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Jul 20, 7:01pm -
  • Candidates for Lt. Governor to debate on July 15th
    The Washington State Wire is hosting a debate between candidates for Lt. Governor on July 15th, at 7:00 pm PST. The debate will follow a nonpartisan and impartial format, with candidates given equal time to respond to a set of screened questions. The…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Jul 20, 3:37pm -
  • We’re taking the week off
    It’s been a busy few months at the Wire. Since the year began, we’ve covered the 2020 Legislative Session, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state budget, conversations surrounding structural racism, the 2020 primary elections, and much more.…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Jul 20, 3:00pm -
  • Accusations of “red-boxing” in the 10th District congressional race, explained
    During a 10th Congressional District Candidate Debate this past Wednesday night, Phil Gardner alleged that three of his opponents are soliciting support from Super PACs through the use of a practice called “red-boxing”. A little over 20 minutes i…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Jul 20, 10:25pm -
  • 10th Congressional District Candidate Debate: Full Video and Highlights
    Last night, six candidates running for Congress in Washington 10th District convened virtually for a 90 minute debate on climate and environmental policy, economic policy, social justice, and the nature of their campaigns. The candidates were selecte…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Jul 20, 1:17pm -
  • Coalition forms to oppose potential long-term care budget cuts
    A group of Long-Term Care advocates in Washington State have formed a coalition in response to potential budget cuts to services utilized by senior citizens and people with disabilities. The coalition — which includes AARP, SEIU 775, Washington Hea…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Jul 20, 3:56pm -

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