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Then and Now: Felts Field

The first airmail flights were in 1918 along the eastern seaboard. Congress passed the Kelly Act to authorize the U.S. Post office to contract with private companies to design and fly airmail routes. Before Felts Field was designated as Spokane’s airport, daring barnstormers landed wherever they could.

News >  Pacific NW

Mid-Columbia teen is a big sci-fi fan. A NASA internship will bring her closer to the stars

UPDATED: Mon., June 27, 2022

Jun. 26—PROSSER, Wa. — Hannah Norris isn't exactly sure what she wants to do when she's older — but the young sci-fi fan is hoping to check "astrophysicist" off the list in the coming weeks. That's because she'll be among a small number of high school students who will work as interns this summer in the highly-coveted NASA STEM Enhancement in Earth Science program. During their two weeks on ...
News >  Pacific NW

How nursing in WA is recovering from staff shortages and pandemic burnout

UPDATED: Mon., June 27, 2022

Jun. 26—When Allan Kinyua arrives for his evening shift at the UW Medical Center near Northgate, the special care unit buzzes with energy. Staffers cart meals and medical equipment in and out of patient rooms, pausing occasionally to check records and doctor notes. Kinyua, a certified nursing assistant, is in charge of eight of the 17 patients. One has COVID-19. Another is legally blind and ...

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