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Summer jobs for teens with the Ecology Youth Corps


Feb 20, 2018
This summer, more than 300 teenagers throughout Washington will hit the road to pick up litter and protect the environment with…





Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature


Jan 23, 2018
After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to…

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…

Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman Williams-Louis


Jan 18, 2018
By a 10-3 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC member Melissa Louis-Williams. The…

Maycumber proposes legislation to assist veterans in underserved counties


Jan 16, 2018
Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, introduced legislation this week to help veterans in Northeast Washington access the…

Kretz proposes Hirst equity bill: The One Washington Water Act


Jan 15, 2018
House Republican Deputy Leader Joel Kretz introduced The One Washington Water Act today.  The proposal is designed to break the…