SHELTON — Washington State Troopers responded to a serious injury collision at U.S. Highway 101 in Shelton involving a log truck and two cars. The crash occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. Trooper Russ Winger tweeted that at least four people were injured, some critically. A 20-year-old female was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
ENTIAT — Waste Management’s proposal to build a truck-to-rail garbage transport facility just north of this city’s new Columbia River-front park is not dependent on the company’s winning a potential bid to handle Snohomish County’s garbage, a company official says.
OLYMPIA — Some seniors and disabled citizens will have an easier time qualifying for property tax relief starting with their 2016 tax bill, state Department of Revenue officials said in a news release Friday.
CHELAN — A 52-year-old Chelan man arrested Wednesday after crashing a Jeep into a real estate office had a substance in his pocket that appeared to be methamphetamine, Sgt. Jerry Moore, Chelan County sheriff’s spokesman, said Friday.
Osprey are making good use of a nesting platform at Confluence State Park. The nesting platform is just across the street from the offices of Columbia Marketing International and the staff there have named the mated pair Russell and Carroll, fitting Seahawks names. According to Kelly Cordell-Stine, a wildlife biologist with Chelan County PUD, this time of year the young are growing their flight feathers and getting the strength needed to fly.
Ra, the parkside food truck celebrating its second year in business, has evolved into what owners say is the Wenatchee Valley’s go-to place for healthy, organic, vegan, gluten-free and — yes, believe it — yummy offerings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week dropped to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labor market maintained a sturdy pace of job growth in July.
SEATTLE — The state of Washington can require a pharmacy to deliver medicine even if the pharmacy’s owner has a religious objection, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, the latest in a series of judgments on whether religious believers can opt out of providing services.
NEW YORK — The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week’s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered “a free speech forum.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday mounted a furious counterattack against critics of the Iran nuclear deal, telling skeptical lawmakers it would be fantasy to think the United States could simply “bomb away” Tehran’s atomic know-how.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Turkey has agreed to allow U.S. planes to launch air strikes against Islamic State militants from the U.S. air base at Incirlik, close to the Syrian border, U.S. defense officials said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa that will also include a stop in Ethiopia.