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U.S. appeals court dismisses climate change lawsuit by youths

January 17, 2020, 7:48pm Northwest

A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government’s climate policies and reliance on fossil fuels harms them, jeopardizes their future… Read story

Power out, no school for some as Northwest storms continue

January 17, 2020, 3:11pm Northwest

As hundreds continue to wait for their power to be restored after storms that brought feet of heavy snow to Western Washington, thousands in southern Oregon lost power in heavy… Read story

Camera records moose trapping Alaska man in shed

January 17, 2020, 7:44pm Northwest

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska man carrying garbage to his shed had to take cover inside when a curious bull moose decided to join him. Read story

Newhouse aims to alter Endangered Species Act

January 17, 2020, 7:43pm Northwest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, introduced legislation this week to modify a hurdle to approving federal actions that could impact animals protected by the Endangered Species Act. Read story

Contractor files appeal over $4 billion Hanford services deal

January 17, 2020, 6:59pm Northwest

KENNEWICK — The award of a $4 billion Hanford contract for sitewide services has been appealed to the Government Accounting Office, delaying the transition to a new contractor. Read story

Oregon joins lawsuit over food stamps

January 17, 2020, 6:57pm Northwest

EUGENE — Oregon state leadership joined 16 states in a lawsuit to stop a United States Department of Agriculture rule that would limit states’ ability to extend food stamp benefits in places where jobs are scarce, a rule would eliminate food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. Read story

Washington Rep. Matt Shea decries finding of investigation

January 17, 2020, 3:06pm Northwest

OLYMPIA -- Washington Rep. Matt Shea spoke to hundreds of supporters on the Capitol steps Friday decrying the findings of report that says he participated in domestic terrorism against the United States. Read story

Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, famous Troutdale restaurant, goes up in flames

January 17, 2020, 11:58am Latest News

CORBETT, Ore. -- Shirley's Tippy Canoe, a famous restaurant along the Sandy River near Troutdale, Ore., went up in flames Friday morning. Read story

Passenger takes over airport monitor for video game

January 17, 2020, 11:27am Northwest

PORTLAND — A passenger waiting for a flight at an Oregon airport needed a bit more screen space for his video game so he plugged his Playstation 4 into a computer screen that had been displaying a map of the airport. Read story

State Ferries tries out first-ever snow schedule in Anacortes

January 17, 2020, 9:38am Northwest

ANACORTES — Washington State Ferries is trying out a new schedule to allow it to adjust to snowstorms and other severe weather. Read story