Feds to Examine Air Noise

Congressman Derek Kilmer asked for the impact study on the More »

WA State Employees Take a Break to Make a Point

Call it a “Unity Break” or a mini-walkout – either More »

New Law Helps More Wash. Workers Save for Retirement

More Washingtonians will have a retirement plan they can contribute More »

Holiday Weekend Brings Wildfire Danger to Forefront

Just as Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency More »

Survey: Many in WA Still Clueless About Basic Online Security

From passcodes on smartphones to updating older routers for home More »

 

Feds to Examine Air Noise

Kilmer on house Floor

Congressman Derek Kilmer asked for the impact study on the effect of increasing noise on the Peninsula from Navy jets.

He talks about it with Forks 1490′s John Lamb

WA State Employees Take a Break to Make a Point

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Call it a “Unity Break” or a mini-walkout – either way, tens of thousands of state employees plan to took a simultaneous 15-minute break at noon Wednesday in a show of what they say is public service spirit. They’re also sending a message to state lawmakers, who have not yet approved their next two-year contracts.

Chris Thomas has more:

New Law Helps More Wash. Workers Save for Retirement

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More Washingtonians will have a retirement plan they can contribute to as a payroll deduction, no matter how small their employer. Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5826 into law on Monday, addressing the needs of an estimated 1.5 million workers whose employers don’t offer a retirement plan.

Chris Thomas reports:

Holiday Weekend Brings Wildfire Danger to Forefront

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Just as Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on Friday, more people will head outdoors for the first long holiday weekend of summer. Preventing the devastation of summer wildfires is a joint effort of state, local and federal agencies – and they’re geared up for it.

Chris Thomas reports:

Survey: Many in WA Still Clueless About Basic Online Security

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From passcodes on smartphones to updating older routers for home Internet use, a new survey of 800 Washingtonians (by AARP Washington) shows roughly half of them just aren’t keeping up with the basic protections that can prevent online identity and credit card theft.

Chris Thomas reports: