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Teachers and staff in Washington's public schools could lose their jobs if they fail to get vaccinations against COVID-19 under a proposal floated Thursday by state superintendent Chris … more
Washington’s effort to boost vaccine rates has turned into mandates for state employees and health care workers. But the move affecting nearly a half million employees also raised many … more
Smoke was thick in the air on the North Cascades Highway as firefighters in yellow shirts stained with black soot sat on the side of the road last week, downing water on a rare break from fighting … more
OLYMPIA — The only way to prevent forests from disappearing in the next century is to fight climate change, Gov. Jay Inslee told the president on Friday. Inslee joined six governors in a … more
Masks will be required for students, teachers and staff regardless of vaccination status in Washington state schools this fall. While it’s possible that these recommendations could change, … more
State lawmakers gave Washington land managers a tricky assignment this year. Gather public input on e-bikes and then draft a policy recommendation based on that information by 2022. The … more
Fire crews in the Methow Valley came across a sad sight, Monday, a skinny and singed bear cub alone in the woods. Firefighters working the 35,685 acre Cedar Creek Fire called the Washington … more
Lupe Mendoza was like many working parents during the COVID-19 pandemic: seeking stability as the separation of work, home and family life blurred quickly in light of immediate stay-home orders last … more
Hoping to quell their constituents’ fears, the Washington State Sheriffs’ Association put out a statement last week affirming their commitment to uphold the Constitution – … more
All eastern Washington wildlife areas managed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will be closed at night due to high fire danger starting Friday. The closures are in response to … more
Public lands east of the Cascades managed by the Washington state Department of Natural Resources  will be closed indefinitely because of drought and the worsening wildfire … more
Local fire agencies have put out the call for more support staff as they continue to battle what officials have called an unusually intense wildfire season amid a shortage of workers. The Idaho … more
OLYMPIA — A motorcycle mechanic from south King County became the state's biggest, and final, winner of the vaccine lottery. Kameron M., 23, won $1 million as part of the state's program to … more
A red flag warning remained in place for much of Eastern Washington through Thursday night as firefighters continue to brace for breezy conditions. The National Weather Service said winds of 5 to … more
Federal wildlife managers captured and collared a female grizzly bear, with three cubs, near Metaline Falls in northeast Washington, about 10 miles from the Canadian border on June 17. This is the … more
OLYMPIA – A flower in Western Washington and Oregon may be removed from the nation’s endangered species list after decades of work to save it. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service … more
Gov. Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency Wednesday for the vast majority of Washington and said that the historic dry spell is being made worse by climate change. “We have to recognize … more
A spate of wildlife sightings — a treed bear, a bathing bear and more — has two things in common. The animals' behavior was, one way or another, influenced by the extreme heat and … more
Hammersley Inlet, WASH. — Walking onto a beach recently exposed by a receding sea, Eric Sparkman paused and looked at an expanse of sun-baked shells. "Oh, here we go," he said, bending down … more
Preschool kids have a natural classroom in the outdoors to learn, from finding insects to creating art with pine cones. Now, more outside adventures can begin. New legislation affecting child care … more
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