SUNNYSIDE — The state Ecology Department says as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil spilled Sunday from a tank that failed at a former feed lot near Sunnyside and flowed into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River.
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is opening a mass vaccination clinic Monday at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.
By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press
March 2, 2015 6 a.m.
BOISE, Idaho — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal.
By Brian J. Cantwell, The Seattle Times
March 2, 2015 5:59 a.m.
SEATTLE — It's hard to believe it's not spring outside. With only 5 percent of the usual snowpack in the Olympic Mountains this winter, along with light snowpack almost everywhere else, it's tempting to head for the hills.