Politics

Inslee: More work to prevent oil train spills

11 a.m. October 1

Gov. Jay Inslee urged the federal government on Wednesday to immediately lower the speed limit for trains carrying crude oil throughout the state and accelerate the pace of replacing outdated rail cars.

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Obama, Netanyahu: Great challenges in Middle East

10:58 a.m. October 1

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with the U.S. president calling for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and the Israeli leader warning of the consequences of leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities.

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Madore, Mielke reject resolution thanking CRC contributors

7:47 p.m. September 30
Fellow county commissioner Barnes made appeal for vote

Nearly four months after community activist and labor leader Ed Barnes was appointed to fill a vacant Clark County commissioner post, he made a point Tuesday of stepping down from behind the dais to address his colleagues from a place familiar to him — the public testimony table.