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Oregon kills 3 more wolves after attacks on cattle

October 20, 2021, 6:22pm Northwest

BAKER CITY, Ore. — Employees from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot and killed three more wolves from the Lookout Mountain pack on Wednesday, officials said. Read story

Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, left, presides over a session of the House, with most representatives attending remotely, on April 22 at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

House facility access limited to vaccinated through January

Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, left, presides over a session of the House, with most representatives attending remotely, on April 22 at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

October 20, 2021, 2:07pm Latest News

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Lawmakers and legislative employees at the Washington state House must prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access House facilities through early January, under a rule adopted by a House committee late last month. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks with student Catalina Garza during his morning visit to Walla Walla Community College in Walla Walla, Wash. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.

Nearly 1,900 Washington state workers quit or are fired over COVID vaccine mandate

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks with student Catalina Garza during his morning visit to Walla Walla Community College in Walla Walla, Wash. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.

October 20, 2021, 1:43pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — About 3 percent of the 63,000 Washington state workers subject to Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate have left their jobs or were terminated as this week’s deadline passed. Read story

Online forums to redesign national crisis hotline

October 20, 2021, 8:17am Northwest

Washington state officials are asking for help in designing a behavioral health crisis system throughout the state and establishing a “988” call number to reach a national behavioral health hotline. Read story

Puyallup police search for suspect after man fatally shot

October 20, 2021, 7:51am Northwest

PUYALLUP — A man is dead after an early-morning shooting in Puyallup Wednesday. Read story

Teams of scientists set up equipment on sea ice not far from the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy in the Chukchi Sea on July 4, 2010, where they spent the day collecting data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE oceanographic mission to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice.  Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment ICESCAPE is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research took place in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in summer of 2010 and fall of 2011.

Seattle-based Coast Guard cutter’s journey through the Arctic: No ‘ice liberty’ in changing waters

Teams of scientists set up equipment on sea ice not far from the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy in the Chukchi Sea on July 4, 2010, where they spent the day collecting data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE oceanographic mission to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice.  Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment ICESCAPE is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research took place in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas in summer of 2010 and fall of 2011.

October 20, 2021, 7:43am Latest News

They call it “ice liberty,” a tradition during the Coast Guard’s maritime missions in Arctic waters. At a thick ice floe, the crew gets to disembark for a brief moment of freedom from the vessel confines. Some play touch football, or bring hockey gear for the occasion. Others just take… Read story

Man convicted of DUI crash that killed his wife

October 20, 2021, 7:39am Northwest

PUYALLUP — A man has been convicted of DUI vehicular homicide for crashing his car while driving drunk in Puyallup in 2019, killing his 52-year-old wife. Read story

COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline statewide

October 20, 2021, 7:39am Health

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Washington continue to decline at a gradual pace. Read story

Great Washington ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday

October 20, 2021, 7:38am Northwest

About 21,000 Skagit County residents will practice the recommended drop-cover-hold earthquake response at 10:21 a.m. Thursday as part of the Great Washington ShakeOut. Read story

2 Tri-Cities schools may need to change their Native American mascots after all

October 20, 2021, 7:37am Northwest

KENNEWICK — Kennewick is starting to look at choosing new mascots for two of its high schools as a deadline set by a new state law nears. Read story