We must advance a comprehensive approach – at the local, state and national levels – to take on the challenge of Alzheimer’s. And, it’s important for each of us to get involved.
Washington state has stood up to the gun lobby and their allies, including white supremacist militias. It’s time for our members of Congress to have the courage to do the same.
If all stakeholders would work together, just imagine the economic benefit and cultural resurgence the Pacific Northwest would experience if we return to the wild salmon and steelhead populations of the past.
Immigration law needs an overhaul – it’s been 30 years since the last comprehensive immigration reform. Here’s a proposal.
The divide between the health outcomes of urban and rural communities is stark. Access and quality are only part of the issue. The doctors who serve our rural communities are getting older and we are not replenishing the ranks quickly enough.
Washington state hasn’t updated our overtime laws for more than 40 years. That means if you’re working more than 40 hours a week, chances are you’re not getting paid for those extra hours.
Building a stronger Spokane will only happen if we support our working and middle class residents achieve economic opportunity and financial freedom.
Many of the city’s nonprofit partners and community leaders agree: Expanding the Spokane Transit Authority’s reduced fare pass program to all families and adults in need is the next logical step of a successful program.
With all of the attention on the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, many are looking ahead to the next half century of space exploration. Of particular interest is returning to the moon, which may come as early as 2024. For example, Boeing is working on the replacement for the Saturn V rocket, which lifted the Apollo space capsules into orbit. The centerpiece of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) is the heavy-lift rocket being built to safely carry people and cargo back to the moon and, hopefully, on to Mars.
The Idaho Charter School Movement is failing. The schools are not failing. The leadership is failing.
It doesn’t take an issue expert to see how unjust our country’s system of cash bail is.
Please join the United Steelworkers, shareholders, environmentalists and elected officials to demand accountability from Hecla because workers, our families and communities cannot afford further mismanagement.
Years of campaigning have painted it as a simple choice: those who favor salmon should support breaching the lower Snake River dams and those who favor lower power prices and cheap grain transport should support the dams. The issue is far more complex than that.
We Americans owe many of our freedoms to those who put their lives on the line for racial equality, but a racial wealth gap exists between white and black Americans, and that gap fuels disparities in areas ranging from health care to housing and from college debt to criminal sentencing.
Our community waited a long time for a medical school with a new mission: serving the needs of the entire state of Washington. However, serving the state means admitting and training the right doctors who align with that mission.
Let’s deal with our climate crisis before our kids call it the climate catastrophe.
We need to start affording our fellow man the liberty we demand for ourselves.
The University of Idaho’s mission is to serve our state’s citizens, communities and industries. For Idaho to thrive, UI has to deliver on that mission.
Maps of the Columbia River circulating in the U.S. often stop at the international border, as though the world beyond is unknown. Despite the political line, we remain one region with shared and binding history, culture and economy. Americans and Canadians together.
Lady Justice. There she stands. She wears a blindfold because she sees no color. She holds a scale that implies that there is an equal opportunity of justice for all. On June 26, 2019, Lady Justice found baby Caiden.
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