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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 -

The Guardian: Washington News

  • ER doctor who criticized lack of protective gear says he was fired
    Ming Lin says he was ‘terminated’ from job at Washington state hospital but staffing firm TeamHealth denies that was the caseUS coronavirus outbreak: liveGlobal coronavirus outbreak: liveRead all our coronavirus coverageAn emergency room doctor w…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Mar 20, 3:40pm -
  • Teachers, counselors, food delivery: coronavirus crisis fuels army of volunteers
    With many unable to leave their homes in the crisis, community members are filling in where government can’tWith an N-95 mask on and fully sanitized hands, Denise Alexander walked up to a grey house in Kirkland, Washington, and dropped off four bag…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 2:00am -
  • Native American tribe takes trailblazing steps to fight Covid-19 outbreak
    Lummi nation will open a pioneering field hospital to treat patients in wave of strong public health measures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Lummi nation, a sovereign Native American tribe in the Pacific north-west,…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 1:25pm -
  • The week that Covid-19 shut the US down – in pictures
    Cities and states across the US, from New York to Washington state, saw empty streets, sporting games cancelled and Disneyland shuttered over the coronavirus pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageContinue reading...
    - 17 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 11:42am -
  • Why Washington state is at the center of the US coronavirus outbreak
    High numbers can be attributed in part to the fact that the state reported the first case in the US and jumpstarted testingOn Saturday, Alexandria, 22, was struggling to breathe, so she called 911 and was rushed to an isolation unit at a Seattle hosp…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Mar 20, 4:00am -
  • Seattle feels coronavirus effect after governor's ban on large gatherings
    Concerts, theaters and sporting events are being postponed or played behind closed doors in an effort to curb the virus’s spreadHow to protect yourself against coronavirusWhat are the symptoms and should I see a doctor?Hours after the governor of W…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 9:49am -
  • US coronavirus death toll rises to 37 as official warns 'things will get worse'
    Number of US cases exceeds 1,000 nationwideTrump administration to urge states to take ‘aggressive steps’Coronavirus – live updatesThe coronavirus outbreak intensified overnight in the US as the number of confirmed cases jumped, the death toll…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Mar 20, 3:13pm -
  • Joe Biden wins string of key primaries in major blow to Bernie Sanders
    Former vice-president secures delegate-rich Michigan, along with Mississippi, Missouri and IdahoFive key takeaways from Tuesday’s contestsJoe Biden secured a key victory in the Democratic presidential nomination race on Tuesday by winning the vital…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Mar 20, 8:09am -
  • Democratic primaries results: follow the latest votes
    Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota and Washington state will select their Democratic candidate, with the first polls closing at 8pm ETGet the latest news updatesContinue reading...
    - 22 days ago, 10 Mar 20, 8:54pm -
  • Which states have Democratic primaries today – and who's running?
    Six states vote today, with Michigan offering the richest prizeBiden hopes to cement lead in crucial Democratic primariesFollow US politics updates liveSome people call this Tuesday Super Tuesday II, as its slate of primaries forms a sequel of sorts…
    - 23 days ago, 10 Mar 20, 12:15pm -

The Olympian

The Seattle Times

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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Washington State Wire

  • newCaregiving in the era of COVID-19
    Even in ordinary times, the more than 840,000 unpaid family caregivers in Washington State face a daunting set of daily tasks. Oftentimes with little or no training, they may be responsible for wound care, tube feedings, dressing, managing the financ…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 2:19pm -
  • newInslee and DFI urge assistance for homeowners unable to make mortgage payments
    Gov. Jay Inslee and Charlie Clark, director of the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced yesterday that the state is exploring options for assisting Washington homeowners who are unable to make their mortgage payments…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 1:56pm -
  • Morning Wire: Steve Hobbs, Ann Davison Sattler, COVID-19
    It is good to see Washington State move down the list of states with the highest number of COVID infections. We were first; now we’re seventh. It’s a signal that our collective action is generating tangible results for our community.  The world…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 20, 8:14pm -
  • New federal bill to mitigate COVID-19’s economic impact: Three things for Washingtonians to know
    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a major piece of federal legislation designed to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19, is a critical first step to providing expanded unemployment assistance, direct cash ass…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Mar 20, 3:13pm -
  • Q&A: Ann Davison Sattler wants to bring political balance to the Lt. Governor’s office
    Attorney Ann Davison Sattler is running for Lt. Governor to bring political balance to Olympia, which she believes is lacking. Sattler ran a spirited race for Seattle City Council last year, advancing to the runoff but ultimately losing to incumbent…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 12:26pm -
  • Q&A: Sen. Steve Hobbs talks about the issues animating his run for Lt. Governor
    As Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, Sen. Steve Hobbs is a key player in the Legislature. He’s been a prominent voice for a carbon pricing system and has introduced an expansive transportation and environmental plan, called Forward Wash…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 11:00am -
  • Wire Insider: J. Norwell Coquillard
    J. Norwell Coquillard is the Executive Director of the Washington State China Relations Council. Formerly, he was chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and has lived 18 years in China. He joins us a Wire Insider to discuss the trad…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 5:56pm -
  • Unemployment insurance claims in Washington state nearing record high
    The Department of Labor (DOL) released data yesterday showing that the percent change in unemployment insurance (UI) claims in Washington state has approached a record high, and is expected to increase even more. While the most recent state-level dat…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 4:51pm -
  • A conversation about faith with Lt. Governor Habib
    Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib surprised onlookers last week when he announced that he would not seek re-election in the fall. That a 38 year old rising star would willingly depart from the political fast track seems unique in and of itself, but his next m…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 6:32pm -
  • Party leaders unite in bipartisan letter on COVID-19
    Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig, Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox published a bipartisan letter addressed to the people of Washington this morning.   The letter is a un…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 12:34pm -

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