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Inside Olympia – Women’s Prisons and Post-Prison Reentry

October 14, 2021

During her two decades in the legislature, State Sen. Jeannie Darneille of Tacoma has advocated for rehabilitation and treatment in state prisons rather than a punitive approach. Now, Darneille is stepping down from the Senate to be the first director of a new Women’s Prison Division at… Continue reading Inside Olympia – Women’s Prisons and Post-Prison Reentry

“The Impact”: Vaccination Rates and Staff Loss Projections

Courtesy: DVIDS

The Impact” – Governor Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate set October 18th as the deadline for all state employees, health care workers, school staff, and associated contractors to be fully vaccinated.

On Tuesday, October 11th the Washington State Hospital Association reported an 88% vaccination rate for hospital staff statewide based… Continue reading “The Impact”: Vaccination Rates and Staff Loss Projections

Inside Olympia – Outdoor Recreation, Salmon and Orcas

October 7, 2021

The Washington Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is a small, little-known state agency, with a huge role in outdoor recreation, habitat protection, and salmon and orca recovery. Since 1964 the RCO, through a number of boards, has granted over $3 billion to more than 11,000 outdoor projects… Continue reading Inside Olympia – Outdoor Recreation, Salmon and Orcas

“The Impact”: How does the COVID era stack up to the Spanish Flu?

1918 Flu Pandemic Masked Military Personnel. National Archives Photo

Watch “The Impact’ – Oct. 6, 2021 at this link.

One hundred years before COVID-19, the staggering death toll of World War One forever changed the way we think of war. In that vulnerable moment a nightmare variation in a common illness killed more people than allContinue reading “The Impact”: How does the COVID era stack up to the Spanish Flu?

“The Impact”: Mandates, Vaccines, Emergency Powers, 1-on-1 with Gov. Inslee

This week on “The Impact”: host Mike McClanahan has  a one-on-one interview with Gov. Jay Inslee to discuss mandates, moratoriums, and the use of emergency power during the pandemic.

You’ll hear the third term governor’s response to criticism of continued governance through executive decree.   Continue reading “The Impact”: Mandates, Vaccines, Emergency Powers, 1-on-1 with Gov. Inslee

“The Impact”: 3rd Giant Hornet Nest for 2021; Venom Studies Planned

Photo Courtesy: WSDA

   The Washington State Department of Agriculture has located three Asian giant hornet nests in Whatcom County this year. All were in the east Blaine area not far from the border. The nests were found within a few miles of each other and the nest they removed inContinue reading “The Impact”: 3rd Giant Hornet Nest for 2021; Venom Studies Planned

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