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The Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center is pictured in Medford, Ore., on Jan. 4, 2024. The first lawsuit filed Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, brought amid reports that a nurse at the southern Oregon hospital replaced intravenous fentanyl drips with tap water seeks up to $11.5 million on behalf of the estate of a 65-year-old man who died.

Lawsuit seeks up to $11.5M over allegations that Oregon nurse replaced fentanyl drip with tap water

The Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center is pictured in Medford, Ore., on Jan. 4, 2024. The first lawsuit filed Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, brought amid reports that a nurse at the southern Oregon hospital replaced intravenous fentanyl drips with tap water seeks up to $11.5 million on behalf of the estate of a 65-year-old man who died.

February 27, 2024, 5:44pm Northwest

The first lawsuit brought amid reports that a nurse at a southern Oregon hospital replaced intravenous fentanyl drips with tap water seeks up to $11.5 million on behalf of the estate of a 65-year-old man who died. Read story

FILE - A young golden eagle is released above Rogers Pass by a wildlife biologist on Oct. 6, 2005, near Lincoln, Mont. A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation then illegally selling their parts intends to plead guilty to federal criminal charges.

Washington man to plead guilty in ‘killing spree’ of eagles and other birds for feathers prized by tribes

FILE - A young golden eagle is released above Rogers Pass by a wildlife biologist on Oct. 6, 2005, near Lincoln, Mont. A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation then illegally selling their parts intends to plead guilty to federal criminal charges.

February 27, 2024, 2:06pm Latest News

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court documents show. Read story

FILE - The Space Needle is seen in view of still-standing but now defunct stacks at a steel plant in Seattle on Feb. 25, 2016. A conservative-backed effort to repeal Washington state&#039;s landmark carbon pricing program and tax on the sale of stocks and bonds is putting the budget into limbo, with billions of dollars at stake and just days left in this year&#039;s Legislative session.

Effort to repeal Washington’s landmark carbon program puts budget in limbo with billions at stake

FILE - The Space Needle is seen in view of still-standing but now defunct stacks at a steel plant in Seattle on Feb. 25, 2016. A conservative-backed effort to repeal Washington state&#039;s landmark carbon pricing program and tax on the sale of stocks and bonds is putting the budget into limbo, with billions of dollars at stake and just days left in this year&#039;s Legislative session.

February 27, 2024, 2:02pm Latest News

A conservative-backed effort to repeal Washington state’s landmark carbon pricing program and tax on the sale of stocks and bonds is putting the budget into limbo, with billions of dollars at stake and just days left in this year’s Legislative session. Read story

A sign is displayed outside a Safeway grocery store Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, in Denver. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the filing of a lawsuit to block the Kroger/Albertsons merger on the basis of eliminating competition during a news conference Wednesday, in Denver.

Why does the US government think a Kroger-Albertsons merger would be bad for grocery shoppers?

A sign is displayed outside a Safeway grocery store Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, in Denver. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the filing of a lawsuit to block the Kroger/Albertsons merger on the basis of eliminating competition during a news conference Wednesday, in Denver.

February 27, 2024, 8:14am Business

two of the biggest grocery chains in the United States — had hoped to complete the largest supermarket merger in the country's history this year. But their plan to compete with big-box retailers by combining forces faces legal challenges that make it look far less likely, at least any time… Read story

Walla Walla Episcopal priest David Sibley competes in ‘Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions’

February 27, 2024, 7:39am Entertainment

I’ll take Walla Walla “Jeopardy!” champions for $800, Ken. Read story

Shelton man is arrested for the 24th time, Thurston County Sheriff says

February 27, 2024, 7:36am Latest News

A 29-year-old Shelton man was arrested for the 24th time last week, according to Thurston County Sheriff Derek Sanders, who wrote about a pursuit and the man’s ultimate arrest on social media. Read story

How an imperfect storm of events disrupted Sound Transit

February 27, 2024, 7:35am Northwest

Riders on Sound Transit’s light rail endured more hassles than usual, as four different kinds of incidents disrupted service between Friday night and Monday morning. Read story

Clark County elections worker Greg Talbert loads ballots into a ballot bag Nov. 8, 2022, at Fisher's Landing Transit Center.

If WA doesn’t require party affiliation when voting, why is my ballot asking for my party?

Clark County elections worker Greg Talbert loads ballots into a ballot bag Nov. 8, 2022, at Fisher's Landing Transit Center.

February 27, 2024, 7:35am Election

The presidential primary is fast approaching, with ballots being delivered now for the March 12 voting deadline. Read story

Car-prowling suspect shoots at Orting resident who gave chase

February 26, 2024, 7:28pm Northwest

A car prowling suspect fired shots at an Orting resident who gave chase earlier this month, according to police. Read story

Union Gap man accused of running over woman

February 26, 2024, 7:26pm Northwest

A Union Gap man is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on charges he ran over a woman in Wapato three times. Read story