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Oregon’s tuition-free preschool program hits major delays

September 20, 2022, 2:00pm Latest News

Thousands of Oregon families who expected their children to start tuition-free state-provided preschool this month remain in limbo because of staffing shortages that caused delays getting contracts to nearly 250 involved preschools. Read story

Seattle educators approve new contract with Seattle Public Schools

September 20, 2022, 10:35am Northwest

Six days after ending a strike against Seattle Public Schools, Seattle teachers voted to approve a three-year contract that includes salary raises, more support staff in classrooms and more manageable caseloads. Read story

University of Washington housing deal may add hundreds of new apartments near Seattle campus

September 20, 2022, 10:33am Northwest

As the University of Washington seeks funding to renovate on-campus dorms, several of its off-campus apartment complexes could see a dramatic transformation. Read story

Human remains wash ashore on Olympic Peninsula near Sequim

September 20, 2022, 10:32am Latest News

Human remains washed ashore at Dungeness Spit near Sequim, Washington, and agencies are working to determine whether they are connected to the crash of a floatplane earlier this month. Read story

Matthew Carr cools off in the Salmon Street Springs fountain before returning to work cleaning up trash on his bicycle in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

States look to help tenants pay for air conditioning as climate warms

Matthew Carr cools off in the Salmon Street Springs fountain before returning to work cleaning up trash on his bicycle in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

September 20, 2022, 10:30am Latest News

As an intense heat wave scorched Oregon in the summer of 2021, state Sen. Kayse Jama, a Democrat from Portland, knew people were literally dying from the heat. About 100 Oregonians passed away from heat-related causes, mostly low-income, older apartment-dwellers. About a quarter of the people who died lived in… Read story

King County proposes millions in funding for new policing alternatives

September 20, 2022, 10:27am Latest News

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced Monday a suite of funding proposals intended to boost public safety in the county with alternatives to traditional law enforcement. Read story

Man pleads guilty to breaking windows at Oregon Planned Parenthood

September 19, 2022, 6:37pm Northwest

A man who broke windows and security cameras at a Planned Parenthood clinic in southwestern Oregon because he opposed abortion has pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the federal Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act. Read story

King County proposes millions for new policing alternatives

September 19, 2022, 5:56pm Northwest

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Monday proposed measures to boost public safety in Washington state’s most populous county with alternatives to traditional law enforcement. Read story

Human torso washes ashore at Dungeness Spit

September 19, 2022, 5:55pm Northwest

Beachgoers found unidentified human remains washed ashore at Dungeness Spit on Friday afternoon, according to the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Federal program helps with phone, internet bills

September 19, 2022, 3:31pm Newsletter

If you are struggling to pay for your phone or internet, a federal telecommunications discount program can help you stay connected, a news release from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission says. Read story