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NWPR boosts signal

Northwest Public Radio, the public radio service of WSU, has announced a significant upgrade of its Mount Vernon station, KMWS, a change that also includes a new frequency for the station. Northwest Public Radio has moved the KMWS transmitter to a new and higher transmitter site on Butler Hill. Coupled with a power boost from […]

WSU NWREC receives funding for expansion, research

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Citing the importance of agriculture to Skagit County and their specific charge to encourage economic development, Port of Skagit County commissioners Thursday committed a quarter million dollars to WSU’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.The funds will support research being conducted at the center as well as the revitalization currently underway […]