Related Program: The Record Could A Modest Pay Raise Help Washington's Teacher Shortage Crisis? By Bill Radke & Amina Al-Sadi • Feb 3, 2016 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Flickr Photo/KT King (CC BY 2.0)/https://flic.kr/p/8oTq2a Listen Listening... / 5:18 Bill Radke talks to Governor Jay Inslee about his proposal to raise teacher salaries in Washington state as a way of dealing with the teacher shortage. Tags: governmentschools and educationJay InsleewagesTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content These Are My Mom's Beautiful, Painful Hands By Shina Williams • Feb 3, 2016 KUOW Photo / Shina Williams Listen Listening... / 5:46 I told my mom one day that I thought she was a very headstrong woman. “What do you mean ‘strong?’” she asked me. Kent Is Getting Richer – And Less Affordable By Joshua McNichols • Feb 2, 2016 KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols Listen Listening... / 4:51 At a new strip mall in downtown Kent, a truck backs up to a butcher shop. The driver opens the back and pulls out a goat carcass. This butcher shop doesn’t sell beef or pork, out of deference to its Hindu and Muslim customers. Organic Farming Better Suited To Climate Change, Study Finds By Ashley Ahearn • Feb 3, 2016 For decades, a growing number of consumers have turned to organic produce as a healthier alternative to vegetables and fruits grown with chemical pesticides and fertilizers. It turns out that organic crops are better suited for farmlands subjected to drought conditions, according to a study published today in the the journal Nature Plants. Enchantments Camping Has Become Even More Coveted By Paige Browning • Feb 3, 2016 KUOW Photo/Gil Aegerter Getting a permit to stay in one of Washington's most coveted backpacking areas will require more luck this year.