By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
December 11, 2013 6:19 p.m.
SPOKANE — The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday issued its final cleanup plan for the 300 Area of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and is the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
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.
PORTLAND — Police responded to four separate suicide attempts Tuesday, including two confirmed fatalities, one person who suffered life-threatening injuries and a fourth who was missing in the Willamette River, a spokesman said.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — State police say an SUV hit by a train south of Klamath Falls was driving on a gravel road and crossed the tracks at a marked railroad crossing when it was struck on the passenger side.