This Thursday might be your final chance to weigh in on a bill that would force every school in the state to incorporate wide-ranging sex ed into classrooms, starting in kindergarten.
While wind farms generate “greenhouse gas-free” electricity, there is increasing concern over the rapidly growing number of worn out blades ending up in landfills.
Despite the fact voters continue rejecting initiatives to raise taxes, the majority party in Olympia is pushing hard again this session to increase the state’s gas tax.
In June 1943, the B-17 “Boom Town” joined other bombers on a daylight raid over the German Ruhr region to attack a critical synthetic rubber factory in Huls.
Keeping hospitals and health workers healthy is key to fighting diseases. With new and more deadly viruses, the job is more challenging.
Twenty years ago, West Coast groundfish stocks such as sole and rockfish were in serious trouble. Decades of overfishing had brought their populations to the cliff edge of collapse. In 2000, federal managers declared a fishery disaster and closed huge sections of the ocean to further harvest.
Government leaders, doctors and medical researchers worldwide are working feverishly to stop the spread of the coronavirus and keep it from becoming a global pandemic.
I am writing to thank Yelm residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season.
Employers are looking at additional benefits to help workers who are stressed out over paying for rent, transportation, food and student loans. Even though job numbers and wages have increased, too often there just isn’t enough money to make ends meet, particularly in high cost-of-living cit…