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.
TACOMA — A clouded leopard cub born May 1 at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma is now on public exhibit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers are projected to have $120 million more revenue than previously anticipated.
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.
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.
HELENA, Mont. — A well-traveled cat named "Mata Hairi" will soon be reunited with her owner after spending nearly 10 months traveling thousands of miles with a hitchhiker who rescued her from the rain.
SALEM, Ore, — The driver Oregon police say fatally struck a man trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles from Seattle to Brazil for the World Cup has been arrested.
After dropping about 20 percent of her body weight, Naveena Shine, the 65-year-old Eastside woman who got worldwide publicity for trying to just live on light and no food, is calling it quits with her grand experiment.