Special Reports

Special Reports

Holding out in Harlem, despite demolition

Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes hold in neighborhoods like this, experts say.

Special Reports

Inside the nose of an elephant

Elephants have a keen nose. They have more smell receptors than any mammal – including dogs – and can sniff out food that is several miles away. A new study tests their ability to distinguish between similar smelling plants.

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Mid-Columbia Ballet: Cultivating the future of dance

Mid-Columbia Ballet (MCB) is best known in the Tri-Cities for our annual performance of “The Nutcracker”. Our December 2017 production of this beloved holiday tradition featured a cast of 185, was enjoyed by 5,736 patrons, and reached an additional 4,344 people through special outreach performances.

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Boys & Girls Club: Breaking new ground to help kids in need

The mission of an organization can often become stagnant and mechanical rather than the driving force behind its work. We strive keep ours relevant and central in our daily efforts and long-term goals. The mission of the Boys & Girls Club is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. Our mission has a critical clause “especially those who need us most.”

Holding out in Harlem, despite demolition

Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes hold in neighborhoods like this, experts say.