Older Washingtonians get legislative wins this session

OLYMPIA — Older Washingtonians' pocketbooks got some much-needed relief in the legislative session that recently wrapped up.
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WSU researchers develop pesticide protection for bees

PULLMAN — Two Washington State University researchers have been recognized for their development of a food supplement that helps bee colonies survive the toxic effects of pesticides.
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Students prepare ‘March for Our Lives’ to protest gun violence

WENATCHEE — Students and other Washingtonians are gearing up to march for their lives on March 24 to protest gun violence.
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Legislature passes major wins in fight against homelessness

OLYMPIA — Advocates fighting homelessness are notching some major wins from the Washington State Legislature.
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Need a New Year’s resolution? Try financial fitness

OLYMPIA — While many people will make working out and physical fitness their New Year's resolutions, folks should also consider becoming more financially fit.
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Best way to achieve New Year’s resolution? Be realistic

It's the time of year for resolutions, but the question is how do folks make sure they'll follow through?
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Bill in Congress would protect species before they’re endangered

Eric Tegethoff Washington News Service SEATTLE — What if states had the resources to prevent animals from ending up on the Endangered Species list? A bill introduced in Congress aims to do just that. Known as the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, it would fund states’ wildlife management efforts before species are in dire need of help. The co-sponsors — Republican Rep. Jeff...
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2018: The year Northwest orcas recover?

The recent devastating video of a starving polar bear has pulled on Americans' heartstrings. And scientists say West Coast orcas are in a similarly dire situation.
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NW tribes face threats from expanding oil and gas projects

In 2017, Native tribes have been at the forefront of opposition against expanding oil and gas transport in the Northwest.
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Garden Network leading charge to bring back butterflies

If you've ever watched the process of a caterpillar becoming a vividly colorful Monarch butterfly, you probably have an appreciation for a challenge being issued by the National Pollinator Garden Network.
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