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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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  • newWinds from Tropical Storm Humberto sweep through Bahamas

    Winds from Tropical Storm Humberto sweep through Bahamas

    MIAMI (AP) — Gusty winds from Tropical Storm Humberto are sweeping through portions of the northwestern Bahamas that were battered by Hurricane Dorian. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Humberto is 165 miles (270 kilometers) east-nor…
    - 26 mins ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:28am -
  • newTrump targets border state with rally amid defiant Democrats

    Trump targets border state with rally amid defiant Democrats

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Donald Trump lost New Mexico by 8 percentage points in 2016. Last year, his party lost a House seat and the governor’s mansion. Last week, a congressional candidate went viral by taunting the president by name in an ad. Stil…
    - 44 mins ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:10am -
  • newEthiopia releases Lebanese businessman held since last week

    Ethiopia releases Lebanese businessman held since last week

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese Foreign Ministry says Ethiopia has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained in the African nation since last week. The ministry said Sunday that Hassan Jaber will head from Ethiopia to the African nation of G…
    - 50 mins ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:04am -
  • newMarquez surges ahead on final lap to win San Marino GP

    Marquez surges ahead on final lap to win San Marino GP

    MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy (AP) — Marc Marquez passed Fabio Quartararo on the final lap for a dramatic victory in the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday to increase his lead atop the MotoGP standings to nearly 100 points. Marquez started fifth but quickl…
    - 58 mins ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:56am -
  • newInmate at Tennessee prison dies, facility placed on lockdown

    Inmate at Tennessee prison dies, facility placed on lockdown

    WHITEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An inmate at a Tennessee state prison has died and officials say the facility is on lockdown while the death is investigated. News outlets report prison operator CoreCivic spokeswoman Amanda Gilcrist said Hardeman County Co…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:53am -
  • newBruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal

    Bruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Charlie McAvoy to a three-year contract that will pay him $14.7 million. The deal was announced Sunday by general manager Don Sweeney. The 21-year-old McAvoy emerged as one of the top defenseme…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:51am -
  • newAP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

    AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday

    The NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of t…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:40am -
  • newPliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open

    Pliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open

    ZHENGZHOU, China (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday. Rain halted play in the first set after seventh-seeded Martic went 2-0 ahead.…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:38am -
  • newGasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup

    Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup

    BEIJING (AP) — Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions. He’s getting good at hoisting trophies. Gasol got to…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:05am -
  • newSevilla takes lead of Spanish league with 1-0 win at Alavés

    Sevilla takes lead of Spanish league with 1-0 win at Alavés

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A masterfully taken free kick by Sevilla midfielder Joan Jordán earned a 1-0 victory at Alavés and lifted his team to the top of the standings in the Spanish league on Sunday. Jordán struck a dipping free kick over the de…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 10:02am -

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…
    - 26 days ago, 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…
    - 26 days ago, 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…
    - 26 days ago, 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…
    - 27 days ago, 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…
    - 27 days ago, 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.…
    - 27 days ago, 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…
    - 27 days ago, 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…
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 30 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:06pm -
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Washington State Wire

  • Joshua Freed, Entrepreneur and Former Bothell Mayor, Announces Campaign for Governor
    Joshua Freed’s campaign sent the following email on Friday announcing his candidacy for Governor. Joshua Freed, one of Puget Sound’s premier local homebuilders and a former Bothell Mayor and City Councilmember, announced his campaign be to be Was…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 2:42pm -
  • Jim Wilcox Recognized with Daniel J. Evans Nisqually Stewardship Award
    On September 4, the Nisqually River Foundation will honor Jim Wilcox with the Daniel J. Evans Nisqually Stewardship Award at a reception at Wilcox Family Farms in Roy. The Award is presented every five years to an individual who has demonstrated trem…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 12:52pm -
  • Morning Wire: Republican candidates for governor, Sound Transit, LNG hearing
    Some of the most important topics in Washington State politics, written with smart brevity for your quick read.
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 3:43pm -
  • Sound Transit breaks ground on Lynnwood Link Extension project
    Sound Transit broke ground at the Lynnwood Transit Center on Tuesday, signaling a major milestone in the construction of the Lynnwood Link Extension project. Sound Transit leaders were joined by Governor Jay Inslee, Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantw…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 2:25pm -
  • Four candidates chase Republican nomination for governor
    This weekend is JT Wilcox’s annual Salmon Bake. It’s one of the largest annual political events of its kind, focused as much on community and family as it is on politics. It’s a major draw for Republicans across the state and those interests th…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 1:15pm -
  • Legislature sues Governor Inslee for unconstitutional vetoes
    Jason Mercier is the Director of the Center for Government Reform at Washington Policy Center and is based in the Tri-Cities.  He wrote the following commentary on the Legislature’s announcement to file a lawsuit against Governor Inslee. Though…
    - 17 days ago, 29 Aug 19, 6:34pm -
  • Protesters rally at public hearing on Tacoma LNG project
    In downtown Tacoma on Tuesday afternoon, hundreds rallied in opposition to Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) facility project on the Tacoma Tideflats. The proposed facility would be used to liquify, store, and distribute LNG. …
    - 18 days ago, 28 Aug 19, 12:26pm -
  • Jim Boldt: “Be Careful What You Ask For: Inslee And A Third Term”
    Jim Boldt, President of Duckabush Communications/Public Affairs, wrote the following commentary on Inslee’s decision to run for a third term and the alternative Democrats who could have run. He’s Back: Look at it this way. Jay Inslee’s second c…
    - 19 days ago, 27 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • Grading Inslee’s presidential run
    With the sun having apparently set on Jay Inslee’s presidential campaign, we wanted to conduct a post-mortem on the effort. This is commonly done inside campaigns, or among consultants, to try to learn from both successes and mistakes. So, we thoug…
    - 20 days ago, 26 Aug 19, 11:59am -
  • Insurance Commissioner releases 2020 legislative priorities
    Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler recently released his 2020 Legislative Priorities.
    - 20 days ago, 26 Aug 19, 11:41am -

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