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Washington rids taxes on period products

Washington becomes the 18th state to rid sales tax on menstrual products By Hailee Wickersham A new law that removes sales tax for tampons, pads, menstrual...

Defining family poses housing barriers

By Kenneth Duncan Washington state representatives are currently considering a bill that would prohibit local governments across the state from limiting the number of unrelated...

Legislature addresses high cost of insulin

By Izzie Lund The Washington state legislature passed four major bills on Wednesday, Feb. 19 that would address the high costs of insulin and other...

Residents don’t miss Washington’s flavored vape ban

By Teya Heidenreich Washington’s emergency ban on flavored vape products expired Feb. 7, and some Bellingham residents say the ban didn’t make sense in the...

Proposed bill changes workplace drug test policy

By Hailee Wickersham On Jan. 20, state democrats from the House of Representatives in Olympia proposed House Bill 2740, which would make it unlawful to...

Senate bill would restore right to vote for thousands of prior felons

By Kenneth Duncan Democrats in Washington’s senate have introduced a bill that would automatically restore voting rights to thousands of people convicted of...

Bill would limit potency of cannabis concentrate

By Kenneth Duncan Washington State representatives have introduced a bill to the state legislature that would restrict the legal sale of high-potency cannabis concentrates and...

Students responsible for misconduct seek to protect identities

By Nate Sanford A group of anonymous students are expected to file motions in a public records lawsuit this Friday, bringing the case — which...

Opinion: In Support Of CWU’s The Observer

By The Western Front editorial staff In response to recent events transpiring at Central Washington University, the editorial team at Western would like to share...

Ethnic Student Center teams up with Representation and Engagement Programs to encourage voting on Nov. 5

By Jordan Van Beek The Ethnic Student Center is joining up with the Representation and Engagement Programs to host Democracy & Donuts in the Multicultural...
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