WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.
When the Army released a proposal last summer to cut as many as 11,000 more soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, hundreds of people from the South Sound spoke up about how the drawdown would hurt the local economy.
Marking a major breakthrough in the mystery of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded in the world’s oceans, scientists believe they have found the cause of a disease that has killed millions of starfish since last year along California and the Pacific Coast.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National Police director said today.
WENATCHEE — Three children who disclosed incidents of sexual abuse by an East Wenatchee man have filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against his estate after he killed himself while under police investigation.
BEVERLY — The Grant County PUD expects to begin raising the reservoir behind its fractured Wanapum Dam by 17 feet starting Monday, utility officials announced earlier this week, marking a milestone in a massive, ongoing repair effort.
BRIDGEPORT — Two adults and a young child were were found dead this morning when responders were called to the scene of a one-vehicle accident on Road P NE and Road 27 NE, about 15 miles east of Bridgeport. The accident was reported at 7:45 a.m.