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Deadly heat waves to be more frequent, intense
By Courtney Flatt NWNews, NWPB It’s cold right now, but even fans of warm summers don’t want to endure the extreme temperatures of 2021. That’s when a deadly heat dome plagued the Northwest and overstayed its welcome. New climate research...
Measure to dissolve Dayton's library will not be on fall ballot
A measure to dissolve a small library in southeastern Washington will not be on the November ballot. The decision comes after a hearing Sept. 20 in Columbia County’s Superior Court. After more than a year fraught with book challenges and the specte... Website
Judge temporarily blocks Dayton library dissolution from fall ballot; Sept. 20 hearing
A measure to dissolve the Columbia County Rural Library District in southeastern Washington has been temporarily blocked from the Nov. 7 ballot. Superior Court Judge Julie Karl ruled Sept. 6 that the proposition that would shut down the county’s... Website
Lawsuit filed to derail Dayton Library dissolution
On Nov. 7, some voters will decide whether to dissolve the Columbia County Library in Dayton, Washington. If they choose to do so, librarians said it would be the first time in the country that a public library is dissolved following a book challenge... Website
Navy will train in Washington state parks
Originally published Jan. 28, 2021 by Northwest Public Broadcasting Washington state has approved a request to use multiple Washington state parks to train Navy SEALs. But the move Thursday came with significant amendments to what the Navy...