A Washington State University Tri-Cities researcher will use a $400,000 grant to determine whether standardized kindergarten assessments are helping teachers discover which students need the most help.
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The mother of all traffic jams never materialized on Interstate 5 through Olympia this past weekend, thanks to motorists heeding warnings about potential traffic tieups, which allowed road crews to complete preliminary work and reopen northbound Interstate-5 much earlier than expected, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Arriving Sept. 19, the new iPhone brings Apple in line with smartphones from Samsung, HTC and others while making a name for itself with powerful photo and video features.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Health care providers nationwide have been told to watch for an increase in a respiratory illness among children after the outbreak of a rare and sometimes serious virus strain that has hospitalized dozens of youngsters in Chicago and Kansas City, Mo.
A Kennewick councilman wants his fellow elected officials to pray before their meetings to get in the right frame of mind for dealing with city business.
PHILADELPHIA — It weighed as much as eight school buses.
Call it the marijuana gap.
What a difference a tuition freeze and a surging stock market make.
A woman in her 60s was hurt Friday after jumping out the second-story window of her Lakewood apartment to escape a fire in the building.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National spending on health care will continue to surge in coming years, but at a slower rate than the previous two decades, according to new government analysis of the nation’s $3 trillion health care tab.
Cemetery officials will take a closer look today at a small landslide that exposed several graves over the holiday weekend at Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane. The slide on the northwest side of the cemetery carried one concrete vault containing a casket partly down a slope and exposed the ends of several other vaults, said Denny York, president and CEO of Fairmount Holdings Inc., a division of the nonprofit Fairmount Memorial Association that owns the cemetery.
As a physician, John Moyer had a soft voice and a calm bedside manner that brought thousands of Spokane’s babies into the world. As a legislator, he helped set Washington on the road to making sure all of its children would have health care.
NEWARK, Calif. — As police investigate a teacher whose profanity-laced Twitter messages expressed violent thoughts toward students, a San Francisco Bay Area teenager this week urged the school board to keep her on the job.
Which diet is the best for you? Whichever one you can stick with, according to a new meta-analysis of 48 different trials involving nearly 7,300 overweight and obese adults.
Too many women with breast cancer are sacrificing too many healthy breasts for too little benefit, new research suggests.