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Washington may have problems paying for new free and discounted college plan

January 24, 2020, 2:00pm Northwest

Washington lawmakers made national headlines when they promised to use a new business tax to make tuition at public colleges significantly more affordable — or free — for students across the state, starting in the 2020-2021 school year. Read story

Comprehensive sex ed bill approved by Washington Senate

January 22, 2020, 5:27pm Clark County News

The Washington Senate approved a bill Wednesday requiring every public school to provide comprehensive sex education. Read story

Washington lawmakers consider making sex education mandatory in schools

January 22, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

SEATTLE — You might not know this, but in Washington, schools don’t have to teach sex education. Read story

Wy’east Middle School students say bon voyage to their miniboat, hope it makes it to Japan

January 21, 2020, 7:38pm Clark County News

ASTORIA, Ore. -- The news of the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami off the coast of Japan gripped the world in 2011. The reverberations of that quake were felt for years in the Pacific Northwest, where debris from the 9.0 earthquake washed up years later along the coast. Read story

Tibetan monks create colorful sand mandala at Clark College – then destroy itvideo icon

January 17, 2020, 5:42pm Clark County News

In the midst of conflict at Clark College, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks worked quietly in the Cannell Library. Read story

WSU Vancouver librarian hits big time with ‘Jeopardy!’ wins

January 17, 2020, 2:45pm Clark County News

This Portland woman, a part-time reference librarian at Washington State University Vancouver, has won tens of thousands of dollars in a five-day run on “Jeopardy!” Who is Veronica Vichit-Vadakan? Read story

One of four candidates for Clark College president withdraws

January 16, 2020, 7:19pm Clark County News

One of the four candidates for Clark College president has dropped out. Read story

Last year, Washington lawmakers made college free for some. This year, they want to make it more accessible.

January 16, 2020, 11:30am Latest News

Would Washingtonians benefit from a single application form for all the state’s public colleges? And if college costs were more transparent, would student debt drop? Read story

Clark College faculty union OKs contract in 257-9 vote

January 15, 2020, 6:00pm Clark County News

Clark College’s faculty union voted to ratify its contract Wednesday afternoon, drawing 15 months of bargaining and a three-day strike to a close. Read story

WSU fraternities make new rules on drinking, partying after freshman’s death

January 15, 2020, 8:41am Latest News

SPOKANE — The student council that oversees fraternities at Washington State University is imposing new rules on drinking after a 19-year-old freshman died of alcohol poisoning in November. Read story