On TVW this week: Oil terminal hearing, farmworker housing and Foley memorial

By | October 29, 2013 | Comments

Here’s what we’re covering on TVW this week:

TVW taped a public hearing on Monday evening about a proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies to build the Pacific Northwest’s largest oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The event included presentations by Tesoro and the state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, as well as comments from the public. We’ll post the link to the video once it’s available (UPDATE: The video is now online here).

Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m.: TVW will live webcast a ceremony in Yakima marking the completion of the NoaNet Broadband Expansion Project, which expands broadband access in rural areas of the state using federal grant money. Gov. Jay Inslee will speak at the ceremony. Watch the live webcast here.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m.: The House committee on housing and tribal affairs is holding a public hearing in Yakima to discuss farmworker housing issues. TVW will live webcast the meeting at this link.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 & 10 p.m.: On this week’s edition of “The Impact,” we speak with the two candidates who want to be the next State Senator for the 26th District: Jan Angel and Nathan Schlicher. TVW follows them for a day as they prepare for the most contested legislative race of the year.

Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 & 10 p.m.: What would happen if a mega-earthquake hit Washington? “Inside Olympia” host Austin Jenkins talks with science author Sandi Doughton about her book “Full Rip 9.0.” State geologist Tim Walsh also explains how people can prepare for earthquakes and tsunamis.

Friday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m.: A public memorial service will be held for former Speaker Tom Foley at St. Aloysius Church near Gonzaga University in Spokane. TVW will air the service live on television, as well as on the web at this link. Foley represented Eastern Washington’s 5th District in Congress for 30 years. He died at the age of 84 on Oct. 18.

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