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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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  • newOklahoma’s Young, Duke’s Bagley lead list of top performers

    Oklahoma’s Young, Duke’s Bagley lead list of top performers

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke’s Marvin Bagley III and Arizona’s Deandre Ayton have met every expectation as college freshmen with star potential. And Oklahoma’s Trae Young has managed to top them both. Those rookies are among a standout group acr…
    - 7 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:40am -
  • newWater treatment plant closed temporarily after crash

    Water treatment plant closed temporarily after crash

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A snowmobile crash in Maine that sent three people to the hospital for hypothermia has forced the closure of a town’s water treatment plant. Steve Kenney, manager of Southwest Harbor Water and Sewer District, closed…
    - 7 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:40am -
  • newRussian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

    Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during…
    - 10 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:37am -
  • newFirefighters rally, cut hair for colleague with cancer

    Firefighters rally, cut hair for colleague with cancer

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Firefighters in New Hampshire are fundraising and shaving their heads in support of a colleague who was diagnosed with cancer last year. Manchester firefighter Mike Meehan was diagnosed with cancer in October, and members of…
    - 10 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:37am -
  • newNot-household-name players get All-Star votes from NBA peers

    Not-household-name players get All-Star votes from NBA peers

    Semi Ojeleye, Cedi Osman and Royce O’Neale have never started in an NBA game. Cameron Payne last played in April. Matt Costello has scored two points in his NBA career. They’re not stars. Yet somehow, someone in an NBA locker room apparently thou…
    - 11 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:36am -
  • newPhoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

    Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

    PHOENIX (AP) — The nine shooting deaths around metropolitan Phoenix that occurred in just a three-week span seemed unconnected at first glance. The victims differ in age, gender and geographical location. But the more law enforcement investigated,…
    - 14 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:33am -
  • newPigeon wreaks havoc after boarding NYC subway train

    Pigeon wreaks havoc after boarding NYC subway train

    NEW YORK (AP) — Passengers were spooked by an unexpected passenger on a subway train in New York City — a rogue pigeon who had somehow flown underground and boarded the train. The incident took place Wednesday evening between two stops in a Brook…
    - 15 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:32am -
  • newAnother arrest made in Mora schools forgery scandal

    Another arrest made in Mora schools forgery scandal

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico former special-education coordinator has been arrested in connection with an educational licensure forgery case linked to an embattled former northern New Mexico superintendent. The Las Vegas Optic reports Vaness…
    - 16 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:31am -
  • newGOP Albuquerque attorney to enter secretary of state race

    GOP Albuquerque attorney to enter secretary of state race

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque attorney says she will challenge incumbent New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver in November. The Albuquerque Journal reports Republican JoHanna Cox said this week she’s jumping into the secreta…
    - 17 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:30am -
  • newOfficials: Cougars killing goats in northwestern New Mexico

    Officials: Cougars killing goats in northwestern New Mexico

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Officials say gaming officers are on the lookout for cougars in northwestern New Mexico who are suspected of recently killing a number of goats in the area. The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports New Mexico Depar…
    - 18 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:29am -

The Stand

  • newWomen’s marches | Cathy thinks you’re dumb | Oh, Canada

    Women’s marches | Cathy thinks you’re dumb | Oh, Canada

    Thursday, January 18, 2018   WOMEN’S MARCHES & ACTIONS   ► In the News Tribune — 5,000 people expected to rally for women’s rights in Olympia this weekend — The Women’s March that brought 10,000 people to the state Capitol last year…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:05pm -
  • newHouse OKs equal pay on bipartisan vote
    After 69-28 vote, WSLC-supported legislation now heads to the Senate   OLYMPIA (Jan. 18, 2018) — After active negotiations between the business and labor communities, the state House of Representatives passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 150…
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:31am -
  • newThis weekend, women will march again — and take action

    This weekend, women will march again — and take action

    This weekend, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the historic Women’s Marches held nationwide on President Trump’s inauguration weekend in 2017, more marches and events are scheduled throughout the state. SATURDAY, JAN. 20 Women’s+ March…
    - 17 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:28am -
  • Capital budget damage | Bargaining CHIPs | More Walmart cuts

    Capital budget damage | Bargaining CHIPs | More Walmart cuts

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s News Tribune — Apartment project meant to help people might be cancelled if state budget doesn’t pass — Once constructed, the seven-floor apartment complex will shelter 54 dom…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 11:40am -
  • Honoring MLK | Aggressive ICE | Trump’s shutdown

    Honoring MLK | Aggressive ICE | Trump’s shutdown

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Seattle Times — On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, thousands gather and march through Seattle — A march and rally drew thousands to downtown Seattle to honor and remember civil-rights leader …
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 12:05pm -
  • Urge better pay for employees of city-owned Vancouver Hilton

    Urge better pay for employees of city-owned Vancouver Hilton

    UNITE HERE 8 plans food drive Thursday outside City Hall; please donate!   VANCOUVER, Wash. (Jan. 16, 2018) — Despite record revenue in recent years, the city-owned Vancouver Hilton hotel continues to propose paying poverty wages — just pennies…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 9:53am -
  • Rally for health care Tuesday at State Capitol

    Rally for health care Tuesday at State Capitol

    OLYMPIA — Time and again we hear the stories of families and individuals who can’t afford or get access to health insurance coverage. The cold truth is that Americans routinely suffer preventable deaths and bankruptcies because of our deeply flaw…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 12:54pm -
  • AT&T wireless workers approve contract setting new standards

    AT&T wireless workers approve contract setting new standards

    The following news release was distributed today by the Communications Workers of America (CWA): (Jan. 12, 2018) — AT&T wireless workers approved a precedent-setting contract that rolls back offshoring and outsourcing and sets a new standard for wi…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:07pm -
  • MLK Day events | Our racist president | Walmart giveth, taketh away | What’s Going On?

    MLK Day events | Our racist president | Walmart giveth, taketh away | What’s Going On?

    Friday, January 12, 2018   M.L.K. DAY   ► In today’s Seattle Times — How to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day: events in the Seattle-area — Martin Luther King Jr. holiday events are planned in Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma, Jan. 12-15. ►…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 12:11pm -
  • If MLK were alive, he would fight Trump, his racism

    If MLK were alive, he would fight Trump, his racism

    Rev. King would be fighting Trump’s racism and his support for ‘right to work’    By DAVID GROVES (Jan. 12, 2018) — If the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was alive today, our stable-genius president likely would be referring to the 89-yea…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 10:12am -
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Recipe Test Nest

Washington State Wire

  • newQ&A with Rep. Dave Hayes on pilot project to fight opioid addiction, homelessness, and crime
    Representative Dave Hayes serves as the House Minority Whip as well as the Assistant Ranking Minority Member of the Public Safety Committee. He sat down with The Wire to discuss his priority bill of the session — a crime diversion pilot project. Th…
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 3:55pm -
  • newColumn: Major changes to people’s initiative process proposed
    Before addressing the policy specifics of the bill, it is important to remember it is very hard to get an initiative measure qualified for the ballot. In fact, last year no initiative proposals made the ballot. What exactly is our right as citizens f…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:53am -
  • Washington lawmakers fight to protect marijuana industry
    In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s announcement rescinding the Cole Memo in January, Washington lawmakers have sponsored a bill that would put a roadblock in front of the federal government should they attempt to interfere with Washing…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:23pm -
  • Capital budget floor action planned for this week, Hirst negotiations threaten to slow it down
    With the passing of Hirst related bill SSB 6091 out of committee, and planned floor action on the capital budget scheduled for either Wednesday or Thursday of this week, negotiations on a Hirst fix have kicked into high gear. Last night, legislators…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 7:37pm -
  • Morning Wire: Carbon, Zach Silk, capital budget
    Now that the pomp and circumstance of week one is out of the way, things are moving quickly in the legislative session.  Advocates are already starting to see the end of the opportunities to schedule public hearings on bills as committee chairs are…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:14pm -
  • Column: “An Act Relating to Revenue”
    Two very exciting bills will introduced today (HB 2780 & HB 2797). These proposals both called “An Act Relating to Revenue” could end up being the largest tax cuts in state history. Or maybe they’ll impose the largest tax increase we’ve…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:02pm -
  • Podcast: Policy Vision from Democrats
    We recorded this podcast at our 2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference with a panel of three Democrats, representing both the State Senate and House of Representatives. We hear from Sen. David Frockt, the Capital Budget Writer, followed by Rep. Zack Hudgins,…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 12:05pm -
  • Wire Insider: Zach Silk, President of Civic Ventures
    Zach Silk is the President of Civic Ventures, a Seattle-based political strategist group. He joined us for this edition of Wire Insider to talk about disparities in wealth, social cohesion, homelessness, and the increasing need to develop solutions o…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • Attorney General testifies on opiate monitoring legislation
    Two bills requested by Attorney General Ferguson, HB 2272 and HB 2325, had public hearings this morning during the House Health Care & Wellness Committee. AG Ferguson, alongside Senior Policy Analyst Kelly Richburg, testified in support of both bills…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 5:27pm -
  • Accessing financial aid for undocumented students a ‘top priority’ in higher education committees
    Bills to access higher education took center stage in both the House and Senate higher education committees this week in Olympia. Wednesday afternoon’s public hearing on HB 1488, sponsored by Representative Hansen, drew a large crowd and many suppo…
    - 7 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:56pm -

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