Saturday, August 13, 2022
Aug. 13, 2022

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Take in the views atop Tumalo Mountain

August 13, 2022, 8:03pm Northwest

My sister, Cindy Morical, and her partner, Tony Barnes, are planning a climb of Mount St. Helens later this summer, and they are trying to work in training hikes wherever… Read story

Both sides of Washington tell Biden what it will really take to clean up Hanford nuclear site

August 12, 2022, 7:43am Latest News

Disparate interests in the Northwest have found something they can agree on — the need for a sustained spending boost of more than $1 billion a year on cleanup at… Read story

Cost to clean up Hanford radioactive waste is skyrocketing

August 13, 2022, 7:53pm Northwest

The Department of Energy has options to rein in the skyrocketing costs of treating the Hanford site’s 56 million gallons of radioactive and hazardous chemical tank waste, says the Government Accountability Office. Read story

Oregon triples bag limit for invasive green crabs

August 13, 2022, 2:58pm Northwest

New state regulations now allow recreational crabbers to catch triple the number of invasive green crabs from Oregon’s bays and inlets. Read story

Washington’s cold spring means lighter cherry and peach crops

August 13, 2022, 2:52pm Northwest

The same factors that produced a later and lighter cherry crop are affecting many Yakima Valley peach growers as well. Read story

2 radiation incidents investigated at Salem Health

August 13, 2022, 12:59pm Northwest

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued two “event notifications” for incidents involving Salem Hospital’s radiation oncology department earlier this year. Read story

Inslee issues directive outlining monkeypox virus response

August 12, 2022, 5:42pm Health

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued a directive to the Washington State Department of Health outlining additional steps to address the rise in monkeypox cases. Read story

Idaho Supreme Court won’t block strict abortion bans

August 12, 2022, 5:41pm Health

Idaho's strict abortion bans will be allowed to take effect while legal challenges over the laws play out in court, the Idaho Supreme Court ruled on Friday. Read story

Fire destroys historic flour mill in Oregon

August 12, 2022, 4:01pm Northwest

A historic flour mill in northeast Oregon was destroyed in a fire Wednesday morning. Read story

Tucker, a dog with a Cashmere connection, joins the Seattle Mariners roster

August 12, 2022, 7:42am Northwest

There’s a new face in the Mariners locker room; and four legs and a wagging tail. Read story