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Ah, Shuck: Oysters, Cherries, Other Northwest Products Back Up As Coronavirus Quarantines Trade

Kenichi Wiegardt can really shuck oysters. His hands work at a dizzying pace opening the shells, a rhythmic thump, thump, crack, slice. Then oyster meat blurps into a colander over and over. Wiegardt, a fifth-generation oysterman, makes his living in the mud of Willapa Bay on Washington’s coast. “This time of year we should be shucking 40 to 45 hours a week, and we’re down to 15 to 18 hours,” Wiegardt says. Right now, all sorts of products aren’t reaching the U.S. because of the coronavirus

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Ah, Shuck: Oysters, Cherries, Other Northwest Products Back Up As Coronavirus Quarantines Trade

Interior Dept. Grant To Help States With Wildlife Migration. One Area In North Idaho Is A Chokepoint

A new federal grant aims to improve wildlife habitat and migration corridors in the Northwest. About $100,000 is going to a project related to a wildlife underpass that will be built under U.S. Highway 95 in North Idaho. It’s a piece of the $3.2 million granted by the U.S. Interior Department Friday to protect big game habitat in western states. One such area is near Idaho’s McArthur Lake, which sits on Highway 95 between Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry. The Selkirk Mountains rise to its west, the

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Interior Dept. Grant To Help States With Wildlife Migration. One Area In North Idaho Is A Chokepoint

Bringing back Oregon's sea otters gets federal bucks for feasibility study

A group that wants to bring back wild sea otters to the Oregon Coast is taking a big step forward. The federal government has awarded them a grant to launch a feasibility study for a possible reintroduction effort.

3 MIN1 w ago
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Bringing back Oregon's sea otters gets federal bucks for feasibility study

Lawmaker wants to end better-than-Boeing tax break for prescription drug warehouses

Each year in Washington, opioid overdoses kill approximately 700 people . In response to this crisis, a state lawmaker is proposing to repeal a tax break that benefits opioid distributors. The money raised would fund drug treatment services. Democratic state Rep. Lauren Davis says Washington’s current approach to helping people with substance use disorders is like a stool that’s missing two legs. While Medicaid pays for treatment, it doesn’t fund pre-treatment services which Davis calls the

1 MIN2 w ago
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Lawmaker wants to end better-than-Boeing tax break for prescription drug warehouses

Odds improving that Washington may legalize sports betting, but not like Oregon

A couple of years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states beyond Nevada to have sports betting. Oregon dove in last year. Idaho, Washington and California have held back. Now, Washington state lawmakers are taking a hard look at legalizing sports betting. But they do not seem inclined to copy much from Oregon's playbook.

4 MIN2 w ago
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Odds improving that Washington may legalize sports betting, but not like Oregon

Helicopter Rescues, Highways Closed, Sandbags Filled As SE Washington And NE Oregon Hit With Floods

Flood waters in southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon are starting to recede. But this relatively good news follows days of bad news and inundated towns – along with collapsed bridges, dozens of helicopter rescues and washed-out roads . It’s all caused by recent heavy rainfall and fast-melting snow. The floodwaters haven’t been this high in the region in a quarter century, since a record and damaging regional flood in 1996 . “It’s significant, I mean it’s really, really come up,” says

3 MIN2 w ago
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Helicopter Rescues, Highways Closed, Sandbags Filled As SE Washington And NE Oregon Hit With Floods

Large Swaths Of The Northwest From Washington To Oregon To Idaho Deal With Flooding And High Water

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued an emergency proclamation for 20 counties as major flooding inundated Washington and Oregon. The original proclamation of 19 counties in western Washington was updated Wednesday to include Walla Walla County in southeastern Washington. Heavy rain and melting snowpack have turned creeks into torrents, forcing the evacuations of communities and livestock across both Oregon and Washington. On the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla in

54 s2 w ago
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Large Swaths Of The Northwest From Washington To Oregon To Idaho Deal With Flooding And High Water

Big insurers rack up billions in surpluses, now lawmakers may take a bite of the pie

In recent years, people who buy health insurance on the individual market have experienced steep premium hikes, higher deductibles and increases in other out-of-pocket expenses. At the same time, Washington’s three biggest nonprofit insurers have amassed nearly $4.5 billion dollars in surpluses.

2 MIN2 w ago
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Big insurers rack up billions in surpluses, now lawmakers may take a bite of the pie

'Our hair is literally a crown.' WA Lawmakers consider ban on race-based hair discrimination

Washington could become the fourth state in the nation to outlaw race-based hair discrimination, after New York, New Jersey and California. On Tuesday, a panel of state lawmakers heard passionate -- and unanimous -- testimony in favor of legislation that would define race to include traits such as hair texture and hairstyles like Afros, braids, locs and twists.

2 MIN3 w ago
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'Our hair is literally a crown.' WA Lawmakers consider ban on race-based hair discrimination

Washington lawmaker wants hairstyles protected under state’s anti-discrimination law

Citing the case of a high school wrestler in New Jersey who was forced to cut his locs before he could compete, a Washington state lawmaker is proposing legislation to protect certain hairstyles under Washington’s anti-discrimination law.

1 MINJAN 25
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Washington lawmaker wants hairstyles protected under state’s anti-discrimination law

Latest Episodes

Ah, Shuck: Oysters, Cherries, Other Northwest Products Back Up As Coronavirus Quarantines Trade

Kenichi Wiegardt can really shuck oysters. His hands work at a dizzying pace opening the shells, a rhythmic thump, thump, crack, slice. Then oyster meat blurps into a colander over and over. Wiegardt, a fifth-generation oysterman, makes his living in the mud of Willapa Bay on Washington’s coast. “This time of year we should be shucking 40 to 45 hours a week, and we’re down to 15 to 18 hours,” Wiegardt says. Right now, all sorts of products aren’t reaching the U.S. because of the coronavirus

1 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Ah, Shuck: Oysters, Cherries, Other Northwest Products Back Up As Coronavirus Quarantines Trade

Interior Dept. Grant To Help States With Wildlife Migration. One Area In North Idaho Is A Chokepoint

A new federal grant aims to improve wildlife habitat and migration corridors in the Northwest. About $100,000 is going to a project related to a wildlife underpass that will be built under U.S. Highway 95 in North Idaho. It’s a piece of the $3.2 million granted by the U.S. Interior Department Friday to protect big game habitat in western states. One such area is near Idaho’s McArthur Lake, which sits on Highway 95 between Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry. The Selkirk Mountains rise to its west, the

1 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Interior Dept. Grant To Help States With Wildlife Migration. One Area In North Idaho Is A Chokepoint

Bringing back Oregon's sea otters gets federal bucks for feasibility study

A group that wants to bring back wild sea otters to the Oregon Coast is taking a big step forward. The federal government has awarded them a grant to launch a feasibility study for a possible reintroduction effort.

3 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Bringing back Oregon's sea otters gets federal bucks for feasibility study

Lawmaker wants to end better-than-Boeing tax break for prescription drug warehouses

Each year in Washington, opioid overdoses kill approximately 700 people . In response to this crisis, a state lawmaker is proposing to repeal a tax break that benefits opioid distributors. The money raised would fund drug treatment services. Democratic state Rep. Lauren Davis says Washington’s current approach to helping people with substance use disorders is like a stool that’s missing two legs. While Medicaid pays for treatment, it doesn’t fund pre-treatment services which Davis calls the

1 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Lawmaker wants to end better-than-Boeing tax break for prescription drug warehouses

Odds improving that Washington may legalize sports betting, but not like Oregon

A couple of years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states beyond Nevada to have sports betting. Oregon dove in last year. Idaho, Washington and California have held back. Now, Washington state lawmakers are taking a hard look at legalizing sports betting. But they do not seem inclined to copy much from Oregon's playbook.

4 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Odds improving that Washington may legalize sports betting, but not like Oregon

Helicopter Rescues, Highways Closed, Sandbags Filled As SE Washington And NE Oregon Hit With Floods

Flood waters in southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon are starting to recede. But this relatively good news follows days of bad news and inundated towns – along with collapsed bridges, dozens of helicopter rescues and washed-out roads . It’s all caused by recent heavy rainfall and fast-melting snow. The floodwaters haven’t been this high in the region in a quarter century, since a record and damaging regional flood in 1996 . “It’s significant, I mean it’s really, really come up,” says

3 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Helicopter Rescues, Highways Closed, Sandbags Filled As SE Washington And NE Oregon Hit With Floods

Large Swaths Of The Northwest From Washington To Oregon To Idaho Deal With Flooding And High Water

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued an emergency proclamation for 20 counties as major flooding inundated Washington and Oregon. The original proclamation of 19 counties in western Washington was updated Wednesday to include Walla Walla County in southeastern Washington. Heavy rain and melting snowpack have turned creeks into torrents, forcing the evacuations of communities and livestock across both Oregon and Washington. On the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla in

54 s2 w ago
Comments
Large Swaths Of The Northwest From Washington To Oregon To Idaho Deal With Flooding And High Water

Big insurers rack up billions in surpluses, now lawmakers may take a bite of the pie

In recent years, people who buy health insurance on the individual market have experienced steep premium hikes, higher deductibles and increases in other out-of-pocket expenses. At the same time, Washington’s three biggest nonprofit insurers have amassed nearly $4.5 billion dollars in surpluses.

2 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Big insurers rack up billions in surpluses, now lawmakers may take a bite of the pie

'Our hair is literally a crown.' WA Lawmakers consider ban on race-based hair discrimination

Washington could become the fourth state in the nation to outlaw race-based hair discrimination, after New York, New Jersey and California. On Tuesday, a panel of state lawmakers heard passionate -- and unanimous -- testimony in favor of legislation that would define race to include traits such as hair texture and hairstyles like Afros, braids, locs and twists.

2 MIN3 w ago
Comments
'Our hair is literally a crown.' WA Lawmakers consider ban on race-based hair discrimination

Washington lawmaker wants hairstyles protected under state’s anti-discrimination law

Citing the case of a high school wrestler in New Jersey who was forced to cut his locs before he could compete, a Washington state lawmaker is proposing legislation to protect certain hairstyles under Washington’s anti-discrimination law.

1 MINJAN 25
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Washington lawmaker wants hairstyles protected under state’s anti-discrimination law
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