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Press and Media Coverage

March 5, 2020
Northern Kittitas County Tribune: "Attend the March 14 Summit"

February 29, 2020
Yakima Herald-Republic: "Restore passenger rail service to Central Washington"

January 24, 2020
Trains Magazine reports on AAWA's efforts to re-start service on the Point Defiance Bypass

December 20, 2019
Seattle Weekly covers AAWA's work to expand east-west service in "Catch a train: WA considers an Auburn to Spokane rail line"

December 23, 2019
"Plans to beef up Amtrak Cascades service in 2020 beset by multiple uncertainties"

October 28, 2019
AAWA assists AORTA with Eastern Oregon rail summit

August 25, 2019
Yakima Herald: "Editorial: Want passenger rail in the Yakima Valley? Here's a chance to say so"

July 18, 2019
All Aboard Washington's meeting in Blaine has generated media coverage from both sides of the border.

June 6, 2019
Coverage of proposed east-west rail service via Stampede Pass

May 24, 2019
Yakima Herald: "Saturday Soapbox: Bring back passenger rail service to Central Washington"

May 23, 2019
North Kittitas County Tribune: "Insiders say 'This is BIG' Yakima Valley-Seattle Passenger Rail study financed"

December 18, 2018
KUOW: "A year later, passengers still seeking answers in deadly Amtrak crash"

November 7, 2018
Surrey Now-Leader: "U.S. passenger-train-stop enthusiasts turn north"

December 19, 2017
Rail Advocates Remember Zack Willhoite And Jim Hamre, Killed On Amtrak 501

September 26, 2017
Yakima Herald: "CWU researcher says there’s interest in passenger trains in Yakima Valley"

August 25, 2017
Yakima Herald: "Want passenger rail in the Yakima Valley? Here's a chance to say so"

May 21, 2016
Yakima Herald: "Reviving the long-lost locomotive dream in Yakima"

December 16, 2015
The Northern Light: "Western students report on Blaine train stop"