YAKIMA — A new report condemns Washington state for lax oversight at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, saying state officials failed to adequately inspect the cleanup there.
Wash., Ore. officials had requested research
SEATTLE — An official with the Army Corps of Engineers told a Congressional committee Tuesday that the agency doesn’t plan a broad environmental study on exporting coal from the Western United States.
YAKIMA — A federal judge has ruled that a class of more than 650 farm workers should have had information about wages and other job conditions disclosed to them by the company that hired them.
Temporary span operational less than month after collapse
MOUNT VERNON — A temporary bridge over the Skagit River opens Wednesday, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after the old bridge collapsed May 23 when it was struck by a truck with an oversize load.
Senate drafting its own version of transportation budget
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, issued a statement Tuesday reiterating that the Columbia River Crossing project must meet all of its funding and permitting requirements before it is eligible for federal dollars.
TACOMA — A clouded leopard cub born May 1 at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma is now on public exhibit.
PULLMAN — A group of researchers will use an unmanned aircraft small enough to be launched by hand to study potential pygmy rabbit habitats in eastern and central Idaho.
Might-have-beens fly as Clark County's pass on Class-A baseball deal becomes tangible
HILLSBORO, Ore. — When Hillsboro Hops third baseman Jordan Parr ripped a skyward blast out to left field in the second inning of the Hops' home opener, most of the sell-out crowd in attendance rose to their feet.
Suspect allegedly brandished a gun
A disgruntled Camas man who confronted a city employee with a gun Monday evening appeared today in Clark County Superior Court.
Men are also suspected of drug-trafficking
GEORGE — Two George men are in jail on suspicion of drug trafficking and running a rooster fighting operation.
EVERETT — A Snohomish County corrections sergeant who pulled a co-worker's hair at the jail in September pleaded guilty Monday in Everett to misdemeanor assault.
ROME — Italy's high court on Tuesday faulted the appeals court that acquitted American student Amanda Knox of murdering her roommate, saying its ruling was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions and ordering the new appeals court to look at all the evidence to determine whether Knox helped kill the teen.
SPOKANE — A Gonzaga law student has pleaded guilty to hit and run and vehicular assault in a case in which he crashed into a bicyclist.
She resigned from job at Sherwood High last month
A woman who taught at Sherwood High School is accused of having sex with two male students.
The weekend turned out pleasant and Monday's weather wasn't bad either. That upper-level low is still offshore and will head our way triggering scattered thundershowers, showers and perhaps some steady light rain. Unstable conditions and cooler conditions will persist through Thursday; nothing else new to add to the mix.