HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf this week encouraged residents to help reduce litter by joining the statewide “Pick Up Pennsylvania” campaign of community cleanups running through May 31. The governor also invites everyone to learn about litter’s negative impacts and state efforts to reduce this scourge in a free online […]

Springfield The Illinois Education Association, one of the largest teacher unions in the state, on Tuesday, March 24, released its third annual state of education report examining attitudes towards public education in Illinois. The poll, conducted by Normington Petts and Next Generation Strategies, surveyed 1,000 different Illinois adults of varying […]

SEATTLE (AP) — State officials have confirmed that everyone 16 and older in Washington state can get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. Officials confirmed the timeline on Wednesday, The Seattle Times reported. The state Department of Health has accelerated its tiered approach to vaccine eligibility following […]

McCall, Idaho This story was originally published at High Country News (hcn.org). “That sign is wrong,” David Simmonds said as we snowshoed past the warning: “Danger Thin Ice.” Out on the frozen lake, a few hundred feet from shore, a layer of slush had formed between the 3 inches of […]

In the year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Vermonters have noticed the arrival of new neighbors — who chose to leave larger cities for communities they perceived as safer and healthier.Now, a prominent university researcher is suggesting the influx presents an opportunity for economic development for the […]

Village of Los Lunas Fire Chief John Gabaldon, center, helps residents sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations. Gabaldon said his primary concern is people who only have landlines falling through the cracks if they can’t be reached for a vaccine appointment. Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin photo LOS LUNAS — Hours […]