Government

In Time For Winter, Homeless Warming Shelter Coming to Wenatchee

Being homeless can be extremely difficult in its own right. Add to that freezing temperatures, and just staying warm can be a full-time endeavor. City and county officials in the Wenatchee Valley have plans for a “low barrier” shelter that’ll double as a warming shelter during the winter months.

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Locals Voicing Opposition to Federal Grizzly Bear Plan

Grizzlies once roamed much of the Cascade Mountains. Now a federal plan is looking to reintroduce grizzles to the North Cascades once again, but those who live in the region or who recreate in the area are voicing opposition, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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With ‘Anything In Them,’ Inslee Issues Executive Order On Vaping

With flavors like sticky buns, bubblegum, gooey butter cake, Granny’s apple pie, pina coloda, pumpkin donut, cotton candy, peanut butter cup, English toffee and caramel, perhaps it’s not surprising kids and other vape users are drawn to wide range of product available for vaping.  In light of the recent outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and deaths,…

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Report: Wash. DNR Making Progress On Fires, Climate, Has Work To Do Elsewhere

Fire season is winding down, especially after snowfall over weekend. So how are state forest managers doing in mitigating wildfire risk and improving forest health? A new report says the state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is making progress on issues such as climate change and wildfires. But it also finds Franz could be…

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