Politics

Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

11:10 a.m. April 15

WASHINGTON — With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.

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Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport

9:41 a.m. April 15

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, special forces on Tuesday recaptured a small airport that had been occupied by militiamen, the government said.

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Herrera Beutler touts salmon bill during Washougal visit

7:47 p.m. April 14
Congresswoman wants to see local nonprofits lead some habitat restoration efforts

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler looked over Tony Meyer’s shoulder as he flipped through a stack of old black-and-white aerial photos showing the lower Washougal River dating back to 1939.