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UW Tacoma student dies at campus clinic

TACOMA — A University of Washington Tacoma student died in the campus clinic Thursday after a medical emergency, according to a school spokesman.

Breitbart editor sold out for WSU, UW speeches

Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing editor whose controversial tweets resulted in his being banned for life from using Twitter, was still expected to speak Thursday at Washington State University, and today at the University of Washington.

Feds to trim funds for Columbia chinook

Federal hatchery funding for Columbia River fall chinook is expected to decline because of the risks these fish pose to the recovery of their wild counterparts.

Charity is focus of bus tour

MOSES LAKE — Businesses do better when they encourage their employees to get involved in charitable activities, inside and outside their communities. That was the message from participants on a bus tour that stopped in Moses Lake Tuesday afternoon.

State officials propose to end Washington’s death penalty

OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson were among a group of bipartisan officials proposing the state’s death penalty be abolished during a press conference at the State Capitol on Monday.

How we got this far behind in school funding

Every so often, the Education Lab team steps away from writing news stories to answer reader questions in a feature we call Education Lab IQ (short for Interesting Questions). Not surprisingly, many of you have wondered about Washington’s school-funding tangle.

Grant PUD employees recognized

EPHRATA — Recognition of Grant County PUD employees and their work with a customer led to a short discussion of the changing customer market at the regular commission meeting Jan. 10.

Bond would fund upgrades to Moses Lake High School

MOSES LAKE — The fate of a $135.3 million construction bond proposal will be decided by Moses Lake School District voters in a special election Feb. 14. If approved, the bond would pay for a new, second high school, a new elementary school and upgrades to the existing Moses Lake High School.