Author: Erin Robinson

Washington bill proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A bill put forward by several members of Washington State’s House of Representatives earlier this year proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday. Juneteenth, or Black Independence Day, commemorates the day when black slaves were legally freed in…

Washington bill proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A bill put forward by several members of Washington State’s House of Representatives earlier this year proposes making Juneteenth a state holiday. Juneteenth, or Black Independence Day, commemorates the day when black slaves were legally freed in…

Statue stolen from EWU campus

CHENEY, Wash. — Police at Eastern Washington University are looking for a statue that was stolen from the campus over the weekend. The bronze statue is of a child with a laptop that sits on a bench. Anyone with information…