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8 things that make skiing at Whistler unique

January 28, 2023, 9:09pm Northwest

With border restrictions in the rearview mirror, Whistler Blackcomb, the crown jewel of Pacific Northwest skiing and an international bucket-list ski destination, is back within easy reach for Washington snow… Read story

Larry Cassidy was ‘a giant’ of Northwest conservation

January 28, 2023, 7:16pm Northwest

Talk to people who knew Larry Cassidy, and the accolades run as thick as the Columbia River’s famed salmon and steelhead runs in the days before hydroelectric dams forever changed… Read story

Man accused in Dec. 25 substation vandalism is released from custody

January 28, 2023, 8:51pm Northwest

One of the two men charged with vandalizing electrical substations in Washington over the holidays to cover a burglary was ordered released from federal custody Friday to seek substance-abuse help. Read story

Washington Democrats choose Shasti Conrad as new leader

January 28, 2023, 7:08pm Northwest

The Washington State Democratic Party chose Shasti Conrad, the former leader of the King County Democrats, as its new chair Saturday morning. Read story

White supremacists sent to prison for assaulting Black DJ at Lynnwood bar in 2018

January 28, 2023, 6:56pm Northwest

Four avowed white supremacists were sentenced to federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to hate crimes and lying to the FBI about brutally beating a Black DJ unconscious at a Lynnwood tavern in 2018. Read story

Washington’s Hinman Glacier gone after thousands of years

January 28, 2023, 6:39pm Northwest

The largest glacier between the high peaks of Mount Rainier and Glacier Peak has melted away after a long battle with global warming. Read story

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015 photo, a front end log loader transports logs at Swanson Group Manufacturing in Roseburg, Ore. In Oregon, mass timber is increasingly being viewed as a construction material that could help the state build more affordable homes and revive rural logging towns. A new prototype of a mass timber affordable housing unit was unveiled at the Port of Portland on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015 photo, a front end log loader transports logs at Swanson Group Manufacturing in Roseburg, Ore. In Oregon, mass timber is increasingly being viewed as a construction material that could help the state build more affordable homes and revive rural logging towns. A new prototype of a mass timber affordable housing unit was unveiled at the Port of Portland on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

January 27, 2023, 5:43pm Newsletter

Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon's housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made from mass timber. Read story

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing reported a $3.3 billion loss for the third quarter Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, as revenue fell short of expectations, it took a huge losses for fixed-cost defense programs and its commercial-airplane business struggled.

Boeing added 15,000 jobs in 2022, with more hiring ahead

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing reported a $3.3 billion loss for the third quarter Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, as revenue fell short of expectations, it took a huge losses for fixed-cost defense programs and its commercial-airplane business struggled.

January 27, 2023, 5:34pm Business

Boeing’s trajectory as it strives to dig out of a deep hole is strangely the inverse of the giant tech companies. Read story

Seattle could broaden anti-discrimination law to add caste

January 27, 2023, 3:07pm Northwest

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant wants to add caste to the city’s anti-discrimination policy, saying discrimination takes place throughout the U.S. based on the South Asian practice of assigning people their social status at birth. Read story

This undated photo provided by the Grants Pass Police Department shows Benjamin Obadiah Foster.

Police warn that Oregon torture suspect is using dating apps

This undated photo provided by the Grants Pass Police Department shows Benjamin Obadiah Foster.

January 27, 2023, 3:06pm Latest News

A man accused of torturing a woman he held captive in Oregon, and who was convicted in Nevada of keeping another woman in captivity, is using dating apps to find people who can help him avoid the police or to find new victims, authorities said Friday. Read story