Washinton http://nwpr.org en ATM Fee For Wash. Welfare Recipients Could Be A Thing Of The Past http://nwpr.org/post/atm-fee-wash-welfare-recipients-could-be-thing-past <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; The 85-cent ATM fee that JPMorgan Chase charges Washington welfare clients could soon be a thing of the past. The state hopes to have a deal by the end of the month with JPMorgan on a new, lower cost contract for electronic benefits. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins has this update. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:16:44 +0000 Austin Jenkins 5365 at http://nwpr.org ATM Fee For Wash. Welfare Recipients Could Be A Thing Of The Past Ringing The Dinner Bell For Wintering Elk http://nwpr.org/post/ringing-dinner-bell-wintering-elk <p>WildWilTHORP, Wash. &ndash; As snow blankets the mountains around Ellensburg, Washington, elk herds traditionally make their way to the valley below. Now that farmers have planted their roots near the Yakima River, elk are not able to graze there during winter months. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:36:08 +0000 Courtney Flatt 3247 at http://nwpr.org Ringing The Dinner Bell For Wintering Elk Wash. Senate Votes To Approve Same-Sex Marriage http://nwpr.org/post/wash-senate-votes-approve-same-sex-marriage <p>OLYMPIA, WASH. &ndash; The battle to allow gay marriage in Washington has cleared a major hurdle. The Washington state Senate voted [last night] Wednesday night to approve same-sex marriage. The vote was 28 to 21. Four Republicans voting with the majority. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins was there for the historic debate. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 14:04:52 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2368 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Senate Votes To Approve Same-Sex Marriage