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Pierre ‘Pete’ du Pont IV dies; ran for president in 1988

May 9, 2021, 5:12pm Nation & World

Among the moneyed du Ponts, who preferred the privacy of their elegant homes and the offices and plants of the chemical company that bore their name, Pierre S. “Pete” du… Read story

Putin tells Red Square parade that Nazi ideas persist

May 9, 2021, 4:53pm Nation & World

Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe with a speech warning that Nazi beliefs remain strong. Read story

Clark County

Oregon and Washington are two years into a renewed effort to replace the Interstate 5 Bridge, eight years after the collapse of the Columbia River Crossing project. The project office is currently developing the Purpose and Need and Vision and Values statements for the new bridge, which will help evaluate the different configuration options to arrive at a preferred version.

Funding, reuse of CRC work key issues in Interstate 5 Bridge replacement

It was funding that killed the Columbia River Crossing. The original Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project was already embroiled in controversy, but the killing blow…

Northwest

The 20-year-old wind farm project called Nine Canyon near Kennewick, seen on Friday, April 2, 2021, is a jump off point for the proposed wind project that would stretch for 24 miles through the Horse Heaven Hills.

$1.7 billion wind and solar project generates hopes, fears in central Washington

Back in March, Chris Wiley passed a long day in his tractor sowing wheat. He had the controls set to automatic steering and scanned social…

Politics

FILE - In this Monday, Feb 8, 2021 file photo, Gov. Brian Kemp speaks during a news conference about expanding rural internet access in the state, at the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. The federal American Rescue Plan, comes on top of $150 billion the federal government sent directly to states and local governments in 2020. This year's law cites infrastructure for water, sewer and broadband internet as allowable uses.

Some states plan big spending with Biden’s aid, others wait

Though still awaiting money from the latest federal coronavirus relief act, some governors and state lawmakers already are making plans to add the multibillion-dollar boon…

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