Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard says he's being deliberately provocative when he says the university in Bellingham will have failed if it's as white in the decades ahead as it is today.
By Jordan Schrader, The News Tribune
April 16, 2014 8:17 p.m.
TACOMA — The state budget is balanced over four years. On paper, anyway. The law requires a positive balance over the four years ending in mid-2017. A new budget outlook projects the state to be in the black at that point by a bare $19.5 million, in a projected budget of more than $36 billion.
PORTLAND — A Portland woman whose hair had reached the small of her back since childhood is suing Wal-Mart and a shampoo maker for $10,000, claiming her hair became so tangled after using the product that she was forced to cut most of it off.
By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press
April 16, 2014 9:57 a.m.
FRESNO, Calif. — A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.