Thunder claps, blaring emergency sirens and rain plasters a group of life-vest clad military personnel huddled in an orange life raft as winds, reaching up to 50 mph, blast them sideways in the dark night. It’s just another day of training NASA astronauts for water survival at Fairchild Air Force Base.
Local cannabis lovers, rejoice: Music and mind-alteration are coming to a field near you, as “Weedstock 2018” rolls out in celebration of 4/20. Organizers say the three-day event, located on a piece of private property in Whitman County and timed to coincide with marijuana’s unofficial day of celebration, is aimed at engaging with the community and dispelling misconceptions about cannabis just as much as it is about having fun.
Students at Washington State University will take part in research on nuclear science and technology, power grids and utilizing bioproduct waste in a partnership between WSU and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced Tuesday.
A bill to combat the opioid epidemic with a comprehensive strategy died without a vote in the Senate as time ran out on the final day of the session. But the state is still scheduled to spend millions more for opioid treatment.