University food pantries aim to provide food assistance to students

Jan 16, 2017
The College and University Food Bank Alliance fights student hunger. Since 2014, its membership has doubled, with almost 400 campuses participating.

Students at the University of Washington food pantry. 
Jennie Cecil Moore

Tech CEOs, most of whom opposed Trump, will meet with president-elect

Dec 12, 2016
President-elect Trump has invited the chief executives of the nation’s largest tech companies to meet on Wednesday in Trump Tower. Silicon Valley was overwhelmingly opposed to Trump’s candidacy, but it’s dependent on Washington on several key issues. Click the above…
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Washington race puts a spotlight on state's future: coal or timber?

Nov 3, 2016
Candidates debate how to bring jobs back to a local port facility.
The future of the Millennium Bulk Terminal in Longview, Wash. is the subject of debate between two legislative candidates this year.
Eilis O'Neil

Battling frost in Washington's blueberry heartland

Apr 27, 2016
Blueberries are budding in a warm spring, but frosty nights can take a hefty toll
Keith Oliver blades open a tiny blueberry bud to show the tender spring growth. 
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Local Money: The high costs of a crumbling bridge

Jan 1, 2016
Why Washington state and Oregon paid a steep price to fix a bridge that remains in serious disrepair.

In Northwest, fire officials are accepting volunteers

Aug 21, 2015
The experiment could be a model for managing disasters with limited resources.

The case for calling wildfires natural disasters

Aug 20, 2015
Washington's governor, U.S. Forest Service are asking for some federal relief.

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Toxic algae bloom endangers Washington livelihoods

Jul 8, 2015
State's Dungeness fishery has kept its crab pots idle for weeks.

There are 14,000 lobbying groups in Washington

May 26, 2015
Thirty-five of them focus on dairy. Why? “We have to tell our story."

High times in Washington and Colorado

Jul 8, 2014
As of today, both states offer retail marijuana sales. But how do they differ?