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McCune’s ‘Understanding the Pledge’ bill receives committee hearing

Pledge bill

OLYMPIA—On Thursday, January 25, the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee held a hearing on SB-6205, Sen. Jim McCune’s measure to require school districts to offer instruction in the meaning and history of the Pledge of Allegiance. “This is a bill that was brought to me by some very bright and thoughtful students from […]

Lynnwood-based PAWS opening state’s largest wildlife center in Snohomish

PAWS wildlife center

SNOHOMISH—Since 1981 PAWS Wildlife Center has rehabilitated over 140,000 different injured animals and reintroduced them back into the wild. But for the last 25 years rapid urbanization, an increase in nearby forest fires, and the center’s limited size has left the Lynnwood-based facility grossly unequipped to serve the region’s increasing need for wildlife care. In […]

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