Louis Krauss | Grays Harbor News Group
                                Rows of oysters in an area where burrowing shrimp have begun to take over.

Proposed bills would allow use of pesticide on oyster beds

Two bills in the state Legislature, if passed, would allow a controversial…


Holden: Helping bring public health into view

As I contemplate how to use this space and your time, I see endless possibilities. Public health is a big topic, and I could write for many years and only scratch the surface.

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Woman with local roots competing in “Titan Games”

Shannon Decker, who grew up in Westport and developed a love of…

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Journalists criticize proposal giving the legislature exemptions to public disclosure laws

Senate panel holds hearing on providing legislators exceptions to state law.

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Emma Scher | Washington Newspaper Publishers Association
                                Secretary of State Kim Wyman, inside the Washington State Archive building, discusses problems the building has been having with leaking pipes last month in Olympia. The pipe above her head has leaked water in the past. The room stores county records. The building was built in 1962

Washington’s original constitution is stored in building that keeps flooding

Records have been damaged, but none has been lost, officials said.

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Immigration or citizenship status could be added to anti-discrimination law under proposed legislation

Makes discrimination based on immigration or citizenship status illegal; goal is to give those in the citizenship and immigration process avenues for recourse; does not supercede federal law

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House members propose task force on missing and murdered indigenous women

Recent study reported that Seattle had the most cases of missing and murdered indigenous women than any other city; Rep. Mosbrucker helped pass legislation last year to gather data, now is hoping to create a task force and liaisons; some are calling for the bill to add more liaison positions and elevate more tribal voices

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Knowledge is key in preparing for life’s biggest purchase

Shopping for a home? Community partnerships let you learn before you buy


Are you ready for the Northwest Washington Fair?

Northwest Washington Fair brings 6 days of fun and a FULL entertainment lineup!

What’s on your must-see-and-do list for this year’s Northwest Washington Fair? Returning…


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence



Editorial: No excuse for fake news rhetoric

Editor’s note: Newspapers across the country are standing up in unison today…

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Race to toll likely to clip Washington drivers

By Don C. Brunell In 2014, President Barrack Obama opened the door…

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