By Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times
July 29, 2015 6 a.m.
SEATTLE — Western Avenue will be torn open from August to October in downtown Seattle to replace an old cast-iron water main that city officials say was damaged by the nearby Highway 99 tunnel project.
BEND, Ore. — Searchers have located a 35-year-old Portland woman who apparently fell and became disoriented while hiking alone in the Three Sisters Wilderness, The Deschutes County sheriff's office said.
By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 10:24 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws, saying that the state can't wait for legislative action to address climate change.
By MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press
July 28, 2015 6:33 p.m.
SEATTLE — A woman who was charged twice with child sex crimes in Pierce County and twice had those charges dismissed filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against the county prosecuting attorney and one of his deputies.
PORTLAND — Google is eyeing 23 acres for a possible expansion of its data facility in The Dalles, Ore. An official with the company said Google is looking forward to the possibility of expanding its operations.
SEATTLE — A three-judge federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman's lawsuit over her husband's fatal goring by a mountain goat in Olympic National Park, but two of the three suggested court precedent should be changed in a way that would allow her to pursue her claims.