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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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  • newStrong unions → better pay ● Tax cuts exposed ● Illegal sabotage

    Strong unions → better pay ● Tax cuts exposed ● Illegal sabotage

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018   TEACHER PAY   ► In today’s Yakima H-R — Toppenish School District employees OK contract; average raises of 18.5 percent — After weeks of sometimes contentious contract negotiations, Toppenish School District emp…
    - 17 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 12:01pm -
  • newLabor Day events planned across the state

    Labor Day events planned across the state

    Labor Day — Monday, Sept. 3 — is a day to recognize and honor the achievements of America’s working people. This year, the annual celebration comes during a critical election cycle — and amid major attacks on the freedom to join together. Man…
    - 19 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 9:59am -
  • Pay teachers! ● Republicans and Russia ● A Space Force question

    Pay teachers! ● Republicans and Russia ● A Space Force question

    Monday, August 13, 2018   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s Tri-City Herald — Tri-Cities teacher raises are still up in the air. Will they reach deals in time? — Richland teachers plan to rally Monday as contract negotiations with the school…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 12:01pm -
  • Oppose anti-union rule for home health care

    Oppose anti-union rule for home health care

    The deadline is today to submit comments opposing CMS rule change    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 13, 2018) — The Trump administration has proposed changing federal rules at the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to prohibit payroll deduct…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 9:44am -
  • Smith vs. Smith ● Trump’s grift and graft ● A helium-huffing Wonder?

    Smith vs. Smith ● Trump’s grift and graft ● A helium-huffing Wonder?

    Thursday, August 10, 2018   ELECTION   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Rep. Adam Smith may face Democratic challenger Sarah Smith this fall — Rep. Adam Smith (D-Bellevue) might face a challenge from the left this fall, as Democratic candidat…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 12:11pm -
  • Across America, workers are demanding more than crumbs

    Across America, workers are demanding more than crumbs

    Missouri’s rejection of ‘right-to-work’ is just the latest sign that, despite the right’s best efforts to divide-and-conquer working people, unions are on the rise.   By RICHARD TRUMKA (Aug. 10, 2018) — Something is happening in America.…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 10:23am -
  • A primary thrashing ● Teacher pay ● Caring about unions

    A primary thrashing ● Teacher pay ● Caring about unions

    Thursday, August 9, 2018   ELECTION   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Washington’s primary-election vote puts Republicans on the spot in three U.S. House races — National political analysts downgraded Republican odds in some state congress…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 12:19pm -
  • Tell Inslee: Fair pay, affordable health care for state employees

    Tell Inslee: Fair pay, affordable health care for state employees

    (Aug. 9, 2018) — Today, members of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFSCME Council 28 are having a Fair Pay and Real Opportunity Day of Action with WFSE bargaining teams that are currently negotiating wages, rights and working conditio…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 10:36am -
  • When back-to-school shopping, make sure you buy union!

    When back-to-school shopping, make sure you buy union!

    (Aug. 9, 2018) — Stores are setting up their back-to-school sales for parents to purchase supplies that their students need for the academic year that begins in the coming weeks. When you do your shopping, make sure you buy school supplies that sup…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 10:14am -
  • Blue wave arrives ● Kava… naw ● The attack on Evergreen

    Blue wave arrives ● Kava… naw ● The attack on Evergreen

    Wednesday, August 8, 2018   ELECTION   See The Stand’s roundup of Tuesday’s election results here. ► In today’s Spokesman-Review — Results point to real contest: Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown nearly tied in primary — Out of more…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Aug 18, 12:17pm -
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