Ricin Suspect
8:11 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Many Posts, But Little Pointing To Grudge In Online Life Of Ricin Suspect

The 38-year-old man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to a federal judge and the Spokane post office had an active social media presence. But his online profiles contain no hints at a grudge toward the federal government. This was also not his first run-in with the law. Jessica Robinson reports.

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Postal Hunger Strike
4:46 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Postal Workers Stage Hunger Strike Over Cuts

Seattle postal worker David Yao pickets in Olympia as part of a nationwide hunger strike to protest cuts to mail service.
Austin Jenkins Northwest News Network

Four Northwest postal workers are taking dramatic action to bring attention to cuts to mail service. They’re staging a hunger strike this week. It’s part of a national campaign by unionized post office employees.

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Rural Post Offices
5:25 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Northwestern Lawmakers Tweak Postal Reform Bill

US Post Office in Camas, Washington.
Photo Credit: Werewombat Wikimedia Commons

Rural post offices in the Northwest would remain open through the November elections under a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Wednesday. The measure includes an amendment aimed at preserving Washington and Oregon’s vote-by-mail systems.

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