Everyone from wizened Washington historians to newcomers still trying to figure out how to pronounce Puyallup will find something to like about “Simply Washington,” a 53-page online booklet filled with snippets of state history, culture, industry, people and politics.
President Obama today called on world leaders meeting at the United Nations to “choose hope over fear” by fighting sectarian conflict and extremism, beginning with the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria and Iraq but branching out beyond the Middle East.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
A well-documented rise in temperatures along the U.S. West Coast during the past century is almost entirely the result of natural forces - not human emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a major new study released Monday.
CASHMERE — A hazardous-material crew from the state Department of Ecology worked with local agencies Tuesday to remove an electrical transformer, possibly containing toxic materials, from the Wenatchee River.
WENATCHEE — Donna Beegle had been to Wenatchee before. The first time was 38 years ago. She was 15 years old. She had just gotten married. She spent her honeymoon in a Wenatchee orchard picking cherries.
NESPELEM — Colville tribal members are weighing in this month on a proposal to formally change the names of the tribes that make up the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to names used by their ancestors.