Northwest News Network http://klcc.org en Keeping Bones, Cultural Artifacts Safe In Central Washington Is Proving Costly http://klcc.org/post/keeping-bones-cultural-artifacts-safe-central-washington-proving-costly <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040914AK_Wanapum_barebones_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The drawdown of water behind Wanapum Dam in central Washington is exposing dozens of human gravesites and hundreds of Native American cultural artifacts.<p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:07:00 +0000 Anna King 11459 at http://klcc.org Keeping Bones, Cultural Artifacts Safe In Central Washington Is Proving Costly What Cracked Wanapum Dam? Experts Won't Know Until June http://klcc.org/post/what-cracked-wanapum-dam-experts-wont-know-until-june <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040914AK_Wanapum_damplan_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Central Washington could be in for a bummer of a summer as Grant County officials have said they won’t nail down <a href="http://www.grantpud.org/your-pud/media-room/wanapum-dam-spillway-response">the cause of the crack on Wanapum Dam</a> until June.<p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:52:00 +0000 Anna King 11460 at http://klcc.org What Cracked Wanapum Dam? Experts Won't Know Until June Inslee Happy With Federal Aid For Landslide, But Says It Won't 'Make People Whole' http://klcc.org/post/inslee-happy-federal-aid-landslide-says-it-wont-make-people-whole <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040914TB_Inslee_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee&#160;says he's pleased with the federal disaster relief flowing to the state for last month's deadly landslide in Snohomish County.<p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:53:00 +0000 Tom Banse 11455 at http://klcc.org Inslee Happy With Federal Aid For Landslide, But Says It Won't 'Make People Whole' Mudslide Insurance Rare, Expensive http://klcc.org/post/mudslide-insurance-rare-expensive <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040814CL_insurance_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Homeowners in the path of the Oso mudslide in Snohomish County aren’t likely to see an insurance payout.<p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:27:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 11385 at http://klcc.org Mudslide Insurance Rare, Expensive President Obama To Visit Oso Landslide Site http://klcc.org/post/president-obama-visit-oso-landslide-site <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040814CL_potusinthenw_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>President Barack Obama is expected to visit the site of the deadly landslide in Snohomish County, Wash., later this month.<p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 11374 at http://klcc.org President Obama To Visit Oso Landslide Site Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance http://klcc.org/post/natural-disasters-are-rare-so-mudslide-insurance Depending on whom you talk to, either no one could have predicted the massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., last month — or it was a disaster just waiting to happen. But if homeowners in the slide's path are typical of most people in this part of the country, they were not insured against this kind of event — and are unlikely to see an insurance payout.<p>That's because standard homeowner's insurance doesn't cover mudslides. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 11355 at http://klcc.org Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance Northwest Students To Test Their Code-Breaking Skills http://klcc.org/post/northwest-students-test-their-code-breaking-skills <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040714AK_Code_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Code language is probably as old as language itself. Now, two Northwest university professors have launched a competition to test students’ code breaking skills.<p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:43:00 +0000 Anna King 11311 at http://klcc.org Northwest Students To Test Their Code-Breaking Skills Kitzhaber Off To Big Fundraising Lead In Oregon Governor's Race http://klcc.org/post/kitzhaber-big-fundraising-lead-oregon-governors-race <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040714CL_orgovernor_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The troubled roll-out of Oregon's health insurance exchange isn't hurting the state's governor when it comes to political fundraising.<p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:52:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 11307 at http://klcc.org Kitzhaber Off To Big Fundraising Lead In Oregon Governor's Race Central Washington Home To Nation's Biggest Bitcoin 'Mine,' More Coming http://klcc.org/post/central-washington-home-nations-biggest-bitcoin-mine-more-coming <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040414TB_BitcoinMine_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's a surprising fact: the largest </span>bitcoin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> "mine" in North America is located on the outskirts of Wenatchee, Wash.</span><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:55:00 +0000 Tom Banse 11263 at http://klcc.org Central Washington Home To Nation's Biggest Bitcoin 'Mine,' More Coming After Fatalities Nationwide, Washington Regulators Target Party Buses http://klcc.org/post/after-fatalities-nationwide-washington-regulators-target-party-buses <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040414AJ_PartyBus_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>These days an old fashioned stretch limo can look a bit stodgy. The new rage is party buses.<p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:12:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 11174 at http://klcc.org After Fatalities Nationwide, Washington Regulators Target Party Buses