central washington http://nwpr.org en Listening Session Scheduled About Central Wash. Birth Defects http://nwpr.org/post/listening-session-scheduled-about-central-wash-birth-defects <p>Over the past three years, central Washington has seen unusually high numbers of babies born with a rare birth defect. No one has determined a cause. Public health officials are holding two listening sessions this week to learn more from community members.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 00:27:53 +0000 Courtney Flatt 45870 at http://nwpr.org Listening Session Scheduled About Central Wash. Birth Defects Crack In Wanapum Dam Symptom Of Several Big Problems http://nwpr.org/post/crack-wanapum-dam-symptom-several-big-problems <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A host of problems caused the massive crack in </span>Wanapum<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dam on the Columbia River in central Washington. That’s the news out of a Grant County utility district meeting Tuesday.</span></p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 00:10:52 +0000 Anna King 45867 at http://nwpr.org Crack In Wanapum Dam Symptom Of Several Big Problems Why Can't This Man Win The Northwest's Most Hispanic District? http://nwpr.org/post/why-cant-man-win-northwests-most-hispanic-district <p>Is the Latino candidate in Washington's first majority-minority district a shoo-in? Not so much. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:41:49 +0000 Jessica Robinson 16174 at http://nwpr.org Why Can't This Man Win The Northwest's Most Hispanic District?