81 dangerous substances found in salmon caught in Seattle

New research has found that Chinook salmon in the Puget Sound contain a huge amount of harmful chemicals and drugs, posing a threat to wildlife. By Bethany Sewell February 14, 2020 at 8:00 am Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) have been found to contain up to 81 drugs from the contaminated Puget Sound, along the coast of … Continue reading 81 dangerous substances found in salmon caught in Seattle

Washington Democrats Push Compulsory ‘LGBTQ’ Sex Education for Kindergarteners

The bill would mandate LGBTQ-focused sex education for children, including kindergartners By: Daniel Chaitin  |@NeonNettle on 2nd February 2020 @ 2.00pm Washington Democrats in the State House are pushing the House Bill 2184 that would make it mandatory for children and kindergartners to receive 'LGBTQ -focused' sex education.But parents in Washington state are fighting the bill saying it "imposes … Continue reading Washington Democrats Push Compulsory ‘LGBTQ’ Sex Education for Kindergarteners

After death: Washington state set to become the first to allow human composting

By Natalie Guevara, SeattlePI -  Updated 3:42 pm PDT, Monday, April 22, 2019   Seattleites will likely soon have a unique option to remember their loved ones after they die. Washington state is set to become the first to allow "natural organic reduction" as a burial alternative -- commonly referred to as human composting -- as a bill legalizing the process … Continue reading After death: Washington state set to become the first to allow human composting

Sleeping volcano Mount Baker venting dream clouds of steam and gas this month

Chris Hansen Mar 30, 2019 Updated Mar 30, 2019   MT BAKER – There are five volcanoes which could become active at any time in Washington, and one of those has been puffing a reminder about that unnerving fact all month. The state’s quartet of the potentially eruptive peaks are all part of the Cascade Mountain Range, … Continue reading Sleeping volcano Mount Baker venting dream clouds of steam and gas this month

Washington could become the first state to legalize human composting

Washington residents "are very excited about the prospect of becoming a tree or having a different alternative,” state Sen. Jamie Pedersen said. A process known as "recomposition" reduces human remains to compost. CAHNRS Communications / Washington State University Dec. 29, 2018 / 11:06 AM MST / Updated Dec. 30, 2018 / 7:45 PM MST By Tafline Laylin   When … Continue reading Washington could become the first state to legalize human composting

Washington State to ‘Monetize Wombs,’ Legalize ‘Baby Selling,’ Redefine ‘Parent’

Washington state is set to legalize commercial surrogacy, a move children's rights advocates say amounts to the selling of babies, bases the definition of a parent on "intent," and opens avenues for child abuse and other horrors. Just before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, the Washington state House of Representatives passed the "Uniform Parentage Act," along … Continue reading Washington State to ‘Monetize Wombs,’ Legalize ‘Baby Selling,’ Redefine ‘Parent’

At least six dead after Amtrak train derails, leaving rail cars dangling above I-5

DUPONT, Wash. — At least six people were killed Monday morning and dozens more were injured when an Amtrak train derailed south of Tacoma, leaving rail cars dangling above Interstate 5. Four hospitals say at least 50 people were taken to hospitals in Pierce and Thurston counties, but didn’t immediately report all of their conditions. More … Continue reading At least six dead after Amtrak train derails, leaving rail cars dangling above I-5

Telling On Themselves: Rural Cleansing in Idaho and Montana

I just love it when someone slips up, and tells us country folk what’s really being planned for us. Rural cleansing is the purposeful removal of rural citizens from the countryside and the relocation of rural populations into urban areas. Many public officials and media pundits scoff at the mere suggestion that rural cleansing is … Continue reading Telling On Themselves: Rural Cleansing in Idaho and Montana

DUI-E Law Now Makes It Illegal to Text, Smoke and Even Eat While Driving

Washington's new Driving Under the Influence of Electronics law makes it illegal to text, eat, smoke, read or groom while driving. The charge of “driving under the influence” used to only apply to drivers who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol—but it will now apply to drivers who text, eat, smoke, read or … Continue reading DUI-E Law Now Makes It Illegal to Text, Smoke and Even Eat While Driving

Largest earthquake in years: M5.8 earthquake rocks Northwest of Yellowstone national park in Montana

I felt the quake in Hot Springs Montana about 12:30 AM MDT on July 6 2017. A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The M5.8 earthquake is the largest earthquake in years hitting the region of Yellowstone national park in Montana. It was … Continue reading Largest earthquake in years: M5.8 earthquake rocks Northwest of Yellowstone national park in Montana