Posted by Steve Herman on September 22, 2015
VANCOUVER, Wa.- The Vancouver City Council unanimously voted to amend a decades old ordinance that made overnight camping on public property illegal.
“We’re in a difficult position here,” Mayor Tim Leavitt said to the rest of the council. “The point was brought up earlier of what happens if a police officer issues a citation for camping?” Leavitt said. “Nothing, that’s right.”
SEATTLE, Wash. — No classes once again for public school students in Seattle Thursday as a strike moves into it’s second day. Some 53,000 students and their parents are affected.
The Seattle Teacher’s Union rejected at three-year deal with reportedly included a 14% pay hike. They are looking for an 18% bump. Extended work days and student instructional time are also …
Posted by Associated Press on August 20, 2015
Boise, Idaho (AP) — Australia and New Zealand are sending firefighters to help battle wildfires burning in the west.
The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise announced Thursday that the top fire managers representing various U.S. agencies requested about 70 fire managers and specialists from the two countries.
Details are still being worked out, but the firefighters are expected to arrive in …
Olympia, Wash — Written By Washington State Department Of Transportation.
Help is on the way for families searching for missing senior members. Starting Thursday, Aug. 27, motorists may see a new alert message on Washington’s electronic highway signs.
The new Silver Alert messages will be for endangered missing people who are 60 years or older. Previously, those messages were handled as Endangered …
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Washington squad from South Snohomish representing their state in the Little League Softball World Series has been accused of deliberately losing a game.
Sunday, they appeared to be throwing the game against North Carolina when they lost 8-0. They benched their starters and every hitter bunted instead of hitting away which resulted in zero hits. The strategy …