WA Rep Introduces Military Dependents School Meal Eligibility Act
The act aims to remove the basic allowance for housing from the military’s calculation of income for eligibility in free and reduced-price school meal programs.
WA Supreme Court Nullifies Portion of Tear Gas Law
In a 5-4 decision Washington's Supreme Court nullified some restrictions that the Washington State Legislature placed on law enforcement's use of tear gas for riot suppression.
EPA Announces $4.6b in Pollution Reduction for PNW
The new competition is the second round of funding from EPA’s $5 billion Climate Pollution Reduction Grant program.
Further Update on Walla Walla Gas Leak
The City of Walla Walla has released more information today regarding the mysterious gas leak plaguing a near four block section of the downtown area.
Washington Man Guilty of 3-Day Crime Spree Sentenced to 14 Years
22-year old Dylen Joseph Swan, of Inchelium, has been sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country and Robbery Affecting Commerce.
Update: Walla Walla Gasoline Leak & Closures
There is currently a near four block closure area in Walla Walla, resulting from fumes and volatile organic compounds being detected in several buildings.
Washington, The 30th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day is Coming
The Bureau of Land Management announced today that it is waiving recreation day-use fees for visitors on September 23rd
WA Man Arrested with Over $7mil in Fentanyl & Cocaine
The man was arrested by California Highway Patrol after they found more than 150 pounds of cocaine and fentanyl-laced pills during a traffic stop.
Carbon Auction Reduction Act Could Net Washingtonians Some Cash
Rep. April Connors plans to introduce the CAR Program, which could net registered vehicle owners in Washington a $100 check (up to $200 per family) next July.
After 4 Years, an Important Hanford-Related Agreement is Settled
The Washington state Department of Ecology announced this week that it will regain direct access to critical federal data about the Hanford Site.
Benton County Opposes Tri-City Wind Farm Project
The Benton County Commissioners passed a resolution this week which formally sets forth opposition to the Horse Heaven Wind Farm Project.
Washingtonians, You Could Have Money Waiting for You
The Washington State Department of Revenue’s Unclaimed Property program is apparently breaking records