It could be back to the drawing board on a fix for traffic congestion on North Wenatchee Avenue. The Confluence Parkway project has long been a top priority for funding by the Chelan Douglas Regional Transportation Council. But Link Transit manager Rich DeRock says its close proximity to Confluence State...The post Federal Funding For North Wenatchee Avenue Bypass Project Threatened appeared first on KPQ.
Lawmakers in Olympia are considering a bill to prohibit the use of racially offensive school names. The proposal would bar public schools from using the term “redskin” for sports teams or clubs. Kelly Martin-Vegue, a masters’ sociology student in Seattle, contends use of American Indian mascots promotes racism and discrimination....The post Proposal Would Prohibit Use of Racially Offensive Term for School Teams appeared first on KPQ.