HSI probe results in ...

LOS ANGELES – An Illinois man pleaded guilty today to a federal sex trafficking charge, admitting that he lured two victims – both of whom were 19 at the time – from Canada with promises of promoting their modeling careers, but instead, forced their victims to engage in...
Escrito el 22 Jul 2021

1 in 5 ...

1/3 think celebrities have a responsibility to promote a substance-free lifestyle. 1 in 5 say influencer posts promoting addiction awareness should be accompanied by links to medically approved sources on the topic. 3/4 of parents would stop their child from following an...
Escrito el 22 Jul 2021

Washington’s ...

SEATTLE – Single-use plastic bags will be banned in Washington state starting October 1. The state’s Department of Ecology (DEC) announced the date Wednesday after a proclamation in Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 state of emergency delaying the ban was rescinded. The ban was...
Escrito el 22 Jul 2021

Tipsy Travelers? The ...

1 in 5 respondents will be drinking more during this year’s summer vacation as compared to previous years. 36% say an alcohol-free vacation would be a deal-breaker. Infographic showing vacation drink times by state.​​​​ For most summer-loving Americans, this year’s upcoming...
Escrito el 16 Jul 2021

Washingtonians begin ...

Pandemic Retirement Panic: Poll reveals that the average Washingtonian starts stressing about their retirement at the age of just 29! 1 in 5 say the financial stress brought on by the pandemic has forced them to reassess the retirement age they had originally planned. 36% of over...
Escrito el 16 Jul 2021

Half of vaccinated ...

1 in 3 support incentives to get people vaccinated. 40% of vaccinated people would be prepared to end friendships with unvaccinated friends. Interactive map showing results across America. There are endless stigmas about vaccines and immunization, leading to many controversial...
Escrito el 17 Jun 2021

Labor shortage ...

As many industries open back up during the pandemic, a staffing shortage is hitting many businesses hard. The hospitality industry is feeling a labor crunch. So are a few other industries. Restaurants, hotels, retail, banking–many of them face a worker shortage even though...
Escrito el 15 May 2021

Body pulled from ...

KENNEWICK, Wash. — UPDATED: The man who’s body was pulled from the Columbia River has been identified as Oscar Castaneda, 29, by the Benton County Coroner. Castaneda was from Pendleton but has family in Pasco. There were no injuries on his body, foul play is not believed to...
Escrito el 15 May 2021
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Fred Meyer, Home ...

PORTLAND, Ore. – As the CDC issues new guidance saying people who are fully-vaccinated no longer have to wear masks in most indoor settings, some businesses are still requiring customers to mask-up and social distance in their stores. Fred Meyer’s parent company, Kroger, said it...
Escrito el 15 May 2021

Cia Cortinas Rood ...

By CHLOE LeVALLEY of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin For 17 years, Cia Cortinas Rood has been working in child education, and three years ago she returned to Walla Walla, where she was born and raised, to reconnect with her Latino community. Cortinas Rood was away from the Valley...
Escrito el 02 Apr 2021