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News >  Family

‘A grand experiment’: With first monthly payments to parents set to arrive Thursday, Democrats push to make them permanent

UPDATED: Tue., July 13, 2021

WASHINGTON – Starting Thursday, families across the United States will receive the first in a series of monthly payments of up to $300 per child that could dramatically cut child poverty and offer a preview of what might become a major part of the American social safety net for years to come – if Democrats get their way.
Opinion >  Column

Getting There: With climate getting hotter, gas power can’t cool us down

UPDATED: Mon., July 5, 2021

There's no single source of the greenhouse gases that are warming our planet, and there's no definitive way to tie the Pacific Northwest's recent heat wave to those gases. But ample evidence indicates Spokane is getting hotter and drier, and that gas-guzzling vehicles are a major source of carbon emissions in our area.