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Washington seeking proposals to help wildlife impacted by wildfires

February 7, 2023, 10:23am Northwest

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Conservation Commission and Washington State Department of Natural Resources are seeking project proposals to benefit wildlife affected by wildfire in eastern Washington. Read story

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing reported a $3.3 billion loss for the third quarter Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, as revenue fell short of expectations, it took a huge losses for fixed-cost defense programs and its commercial-airplane business struggled.

Boeing to slash about 2,000 white-collar jobs in finance and HR

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing reported a $3.3 billion loss for the third quarter Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, as revenue fell short of expectations, it took a huge losses for fixed-cost defense programs and its commercial-airplane business struggled.

February 7, 2023, 9:56am Business

At the end of last month, on the same day that Boeing touted plans to hire 10,000 people this year, senior leadership convened virtual meetings internally to break bad news to nonunion staff in human resources and finance. Read story

Amateur radio, commonly called ham radio, uses the radio frequency spectrum to send messages.

Helping through ham: Emergency services enlist amateur radio specialists

Amateur radio, commonly called ham radio, uses the radio frequency spectrum to send messages.

February 7, 2023, 6:04am Northwest

George Roth built his first shortwave radio when he was in sixth grade. Read story

One missing after crab boat lost off Southwest Washington coast

February 6, 2023, 6:21pm Northwest

A crew member from a 46-foot commercial crab boat that went down Sunday evening remains missing after two other crew members were rescued near Southwest Washington’s Willapa Bay by a Coast Guard helicopter team. Read story

Man accused of arson, lighting home on fire

February 6, 2023, 2:58pm Northwest

A man was arrested Saturday after allegedly pouring fuel from a five-gallon gas can onto a north Bellingham residence, according to Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rodger Funk. Read story

Washington lawmakers look to recruit, retain more law enforcement officers this session

February 6, 2023, 2:58pm Latest News

Legislators have spent the first few weeks of the year in conversations on a number of controversial public safety concerns, such as the state’s drug possession law or vehicle pursuits policy. Read story

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, that a portion of the Cowlitz River will be open to recreational dip netting along the shore from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Tuesday, March 2, 2021, only.

Bill to require licenses for smelt dipping moves through Legislature

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, that a portion of the Cowlitz River will be open to recreational dip netting along the shore from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Tuesday, March 2, 2021, only.

February 6, 2023, 1:24pm Latest News

Whenever smelt dips open along the Cowlitz River, thousands turn out to catch a bucket of the small silver fish. Read story

Seattle may need to close schools to save money

February 6, 2023, 10:43am Northwest

Faced with millions in budget shortfalls and declining enrollment across the district, Seattle Public Schools is tiptoeing around the idea that it may have to close some schools in a few years. Read story

Yakima man held on suspicion of poaching black bear, offering skull for sale

February 6, 2023, 10:14am Northwest

Authorities have accused a Yakima man of illegally killing a black bear and offering its skull for sale. Read story

Religious health care restrictions prompt call for Washington merger oversight

February 6, 2023, 10:14am Northwest

Editor’s note: This story references suicide. If you or a loved one is in crisis, resources are available here. Read story