Officials in Woodland say a new police station will have the trickle-down effect of boosting municipal space throughout the city, which has been feeling the squeeze of cramped quarters in recent years as the city has grown.
A man was trapped in his pickup after it left the roadway and overturned in a ditch Wednesday morning in Hockinson. The incident was reported at 8:57 a.m. at 17705 N.E. 119th Street. Responding firefighters with District 3 used tools to tear off the door in order to get the driver out of the vehicle, said Chief Steve Wrightson. The man, whose name was not released, had a shoulder injury but was otherwise okay.
By Dominic Gates, The Seattle Times
December 11, 2013 3:11 p.m.
SEATTLE — Following an initial meeting Tuesday, Boeing Co. began serious negotiations with the Machinists union Wednesday, seeking a labor deal that would secure the building of the 777X jet for Everett, Wash.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
December 11, 2013 10:31 a.m.
NEW YORK — Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
December 11, 2013 10:25 a.m.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans signaled support Wednesday for a budget deal worked out a day earlier, a plan narrowly drawn but promoted as a way to stabilize Congress' erratic fiscal efforts, avert another government shutdown and mute some of the partisan rancor that has damaged Americans' attitudes about their lawmakers.