SEATTLE — People on Orcas Island are uniting around the sole operator of a small family-run sawmill there, saying his scheduled deportation to Mexico this month could force that business closed and harm the region’s economy.
SEATTLE — The lights in Amanda Skorjanc’s home started to flicker and shake. When she looked outside, she saw a cascade of mud and debris crashing down the hillside and nearby houses “exploding” from its force.
MOSES LAKE — Washington State Republican Party Chairwoman Susan Hutchison discussed the impact eastern Washington voters can have in elections at the Grant County Republicans Lincoln Day Dinner Friday.
HELENA, Mont. — Tribal leaders from Montana, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington state told a congressional panel Thursday that they feel shut out of decisions being made in a $1.9 billion land-buyback program managed by the U.S. Department of Interior.
KENNEWICK — Hanford officials should move radioactive cesium and strontium capsules to dry storage as soon as possible, in part because of the potential risk posed by a severe earthquake, federal inspectors say.
TACOMA — Three Afghanistan veterans whose battlefield bravery earned them the nation’s highest military honor received new recognition Wednesday when their names were unveiled on the state Capitol’s Medal of Honor monument.