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State’s health leaders ponder future in Trump

Immediately after the election, health care leaders locally and nationwide were in wait-and-see mode as they tried to predict what might happen to health care policies and agencies under a Donald Trump presidency.

Grant boosts effort to dismantle Nelson Dam

For the better part of a century the Nelson Dam on the Naches River has hampered salmon trying to migrate upstream, while preventing countless tons of sediment from being carried downstream where it’s needed.

Expansion approval means more tanker traffic in Salish Sea

BELLINGHAM — More crude oil tanker traffic may traverse the Salish Sea off Whatcom County’s coast, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday approval for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

WTO rules against tax breaks for Boeing plant

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled Monday that the extension of the business-tax reduction that Washington state granted to Boeing in 2013 for the forthcoming 777X jet is a prohibited subsidy.

Obesity falls for kids from low-income families

The obesity rate for young children from low-income families in Washington state decreased to 13.6 percent in 2014 from 14.9 percent in 2010, according to new data from two federal agencies.

Operation Sack Lunch: 5.5 million meals and counting

SEATTLE — Chef Will Parr is serving an autumn lunch of salmon chowder, corn on the cob, and green salad. The outdoor setting isn’t glamorous — under I-5 in downtown Seattle, demarcated by hurricane fencing — but an appreciative crowd of about 75 gathers. Regulars notice new faces and invite them to cut to the front of the line.

Man in I-5 crash admits to Oregon killing

RIDGEFIELD — A man involved in a rollover crash on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield Sunday night admitted to troopers that he killed somebody in Oregon.

Pasco named school board of the year

PASCO — The Pasco School Board has been recognized for being open to the public and working to improve the outcome of all students.

Personal information about patients stolen

TACOMA — A backpack containing personal and medical information about CHI Franciscan Health patients was stolen, prompting the health group to warn patients about possible identity theft.