By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press
April 18, 2014 8:16 p.m.
SPOKANE — The state of Washington on Friday rejected the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal to amend a federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
By PETER LEONARD and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press
April 18, 2014 7:58 p.m.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
By Pat Maio, The Orange County Register
April 18, 2014 5:58 p.m.
The aerospace union that represents an estimated 1,000 workers on Boeing Co.’s dying C-17 cargo jet program in Long Beach, Calif., rejected a proposed contract because of cuts to pension and medical benefits, union officials announced Thursday.
The Washington State Auditor's Office says it won't investigate a complaint filed by a Vancouver resident about the Port of Vancouver's closed-door discussion of a lease to build the Northwest's largest oil transfer terminal.
Northwest Pipe Co. says it's been chosen to provide 81,958 feet of 108-inch diameter welded pipe for a pipeline project to boost the volume of water delivered from East Texas lakes to the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
By Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times
April 18, 2014 5:37 p.m.
SEATTLE — Boeing Co.'s December disclosure that it will transfer about 1,000 research engineering jobs out of Washington has sown widespread internal dissent, distrust and confusion, according to internal employee feedback gathered by company managers.