Author: Emily Oliver

Washington essential workers moved up in vaccine rollout

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Vaccine eligibility is expanding for more Washingtonians earlier than expected, Governor Jay Inslee announced on Thursday. Beginning March 17, people who fall under Tier 2 in Phase 1B of the state’s vaccine plan will be eligible to get…

Spokane soccer teams stranded in Texas finally head home

SPOKANE, Wash. — Two Spokane soccer teams stuck in Texas are on their way home Thursday night. The teams from the Eastern Washington Surf Soccer Club were stuck near Austin because of the historic winter storm. Flights were canceled, leaving them…

Gov. Inslee unknowingly breaks law by bringing apples to Whitman County

OLYMPIA, Wash. — When Governor Jay Inslee visited Malden, he brought some apples he had picked at the Governor’s Mansion. Turns out, doing that broke the law. https://twitter.com/SpokaneFire/status/1304167963197538304 The Department of Agriculture alerted the Governor’s Office that taking apples from maggot-infested…