The U.S. Department of Energy does not have an adequate system to detect whether harmful vapors are sickening workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear site, according to a new report issued Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Eleven men from across the country have been sentenced to between 15 and 19 years in prison for their roles in what prosecutors say was an international online network for child pornography.
CLE ELUM — Scientists are searching for the fuels of the future in high-tech laboratories around the world, but last week one research team debuted its new technology at a wood-chipping plant tucked in the forest outside Cle Elum.
Even as the community continues to reel from Friday’s deadly school shooting, the Tulalip Tribes said Wednesday that threats made against tribal children have some dreading Monday’s resumption of classes.
Twenty-five minutes after Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, two air ambulances hovered near the campus, prepared to transport the critically wounded to the region’s highest-rated trauma hospital.
The Yakima Basin Integrated Plan is designed to improve the region’s water supply security in the face of future droughts, but a new outside review says that the plan might not provide enough water storage.
YAKIMA — Yakima County commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary operating budget for next year that anticipates revenue increases in several areas and hands out roughly $1 million in pay increases to employees.