NW News Network http://nwnewsnetwork.org en Small Tract Of Northwest Wine-Growing Soil Attracting Big Outside Investment http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/small-tract-northwest-wine-growing-soil-attracting-big-outside-investment <p>Wine harvest is underway in a small growing region in southeast Washington called Red Mountain. The dusty wedge of earth has been attracting an increasing amount of investment from winemakers from Napa, Canada and even Italy.</p><p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:16:20 +0000 Anna King 500034 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Small Tract Of Northwest Wine-Growing Soil Attracting Big Outside Investment Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh To Be Remembered At Capitol http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/former-oregon-governor-vic-atiyeh-be-remembered-capitol <p><a href="http://www.ohs.org/education/focus/governor_victor_atiyeh.cfm">Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh</a> will be remembered at the Oregon state Capitol on September 3.</p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:30:58 +0000 Chris Lehman 500033 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh To Be Remembered At Capitol Northwest Gas Prices Among Nation's Highest http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/northwest-gas-prices-among-nations-highest <p>Northwest drivers plan to hit the roads this holiday weekend despite paying some of the <a href="http://fuelgaugereport.aaa.com/todays-gas-prices/">highest gas prices in the nation</a> according to AAA.</p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:15:36 +0000 Chris Lehman 500032 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Northwest Gas Prices Among Nation's Highest Lawyer Argues State Had Time To Prepare For Boarding Ruling http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/lawyer-argues-state-had-time-prepare-boarding-ruling <p>A lawyer for psychiatric patients who successfully challenged a practice known as “boarding” says the state of Washington doesn’t deserve extra time to start following mental health laws.</p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:13:46 +0000 Jessica Robinson 500031 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Baseball Jerseys Reveal Unusual Alliance Between Team And Tribe http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/baseball-jerseys-reveal-unusual-alliance-between-team-and-tribe <p>Football season has kicked off another round of scrutiny over how professional sports teams use Native American mascots. But in eastern Washington, a minor league baseball team has earned the approval of its native namesake.</p><p>Avista Stadium in Spokane is full of the familiar sights, sounds and smells of baseball. And then, there are things that might make you do a double take.</p><p><strong>Re-branding in two languages</strong></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:07:26 +0000 Jessica Robinson 500030 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Baseball Jerseys Reveal Unusual Alliance Between Team And Tribe Hospital Near The Gorge Hoping For A Mellow Dave Matthews Concert Weekend http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/hospital-near-gorge-hoping-mellow-dave-matthews-concert-weekend <p>This weekend Dave Matthews returns to the Gorge Amphitheater in central Washington for his annual three-day concert. But it won't be much of a holiday for doctors at a local hospital.</p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:36:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 500029 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Hospital Near The Gorge Hoping For A Mellow Dave Matthews Concert Weekend Washington Supreme Court To Hold Contempt Hearing On Wednesday http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/washington-supreme-court-hold-contempt-hearing-wednesday <p>The state of Washington will go before the state Supreme Court Wednesday to explain why it should not be held in contempt.</p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:36:51 +0000 Austin Jenkins 500028 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Washington Supreme Court To Hold Contempt Hearing On Wednesday Inslee Declare State Of Emergency In Okanogan County After Severe Storms http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/inslee-declare-state-emergency-okanogan-county-after-severe-storms <p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a state-of-emergency proclamation for Okanogan County Thursday. This, after severe rainstorms pounded the area this month.</p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:52:26 +0000 Anna King 500027 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Inslee Declare State Of Emergency In Okanogan County After Severe Storms Court Turns Down Latest Attempt To Intervene In Oregon Gay Marriage Case http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/court-turns-down-latest-attempt-intervene-oregon-gay-marriage-case <p>A federal judge in Oregon this spring cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin when state officials refused to defend the voter-approved ban in court. Now, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has <a href="http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/general/2014/08/27/14-35427%20Order%208-27.pdf">turned down an attempt by the National Organization For Marriage to step in</a>.</p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:43:37 +0000 Chris Lehman 500026 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Court Turns Down Latest Attempt To Intervene In Oregon Gay Marriage Case Big Checks From Special Interests Flow To Legislative Caucus PACs In Washington http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/big-checks-special-interests-flow-legislative-caucus-pacs-washington <p>This November’s election will decide who controls the Washington state Senate. Democrats are desperate to win back the majority while a mostly-Republican coalition, that took power last year, is determined to hold on.</p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:24:34 +0000 Austin Jenkins 500025 at http://nwnewsnetwork.org Big Checks From Special Interests Flow To Legislative Caucus PACs In Washington