By Oscar Rodriguez and Reilly Kneedler
World staff writers
NCW — National, state and local agencies are coordinating one of the largest vaccination campaigns in history. This page will be updated with the latest information for North Central Washington as it becomes available.
SEATTLE — Due to the massive downturn in air travel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, last year lost $1.3 billion, or $10.59 per share, according to financial results announced Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. appeals court dealt a blow to the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline on Tuesday, upholding a lower court’s decision to throw out a key federal permit for the line and order it to undergo a lengthy environmental review.
OLYMPIA — A bill that would ban the manufacture, possession, distribution and sale of large-capacity magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition received its first hearing in a Senate committee on Monday.
By Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Trevor Hunnicutt Reuters
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, D.C. — Russia and the United States have struck a deal to extend the New START nuclear arms control treaty, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, a move that preserves the last major pact of its kind between the world's two biggest nuclear powers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell said he’s dropping a key demand and is ready to move toward a power-sharing agreement after two Democratic senators pledged they won’t vote to do away with the filibuster.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A delegation of House Democrats poised to become prosecutors marched across the U.S. Capitol on Monday night to deliver a single article of impeachment against Donald Trump, triggering the start of an unprecedented trial of the former president.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday to tighten “Buy American” rules to boost federal purchases of U.S.-made goods as part of his campaign pledge to invest in the country’s manufacturing industry.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee World and the NABUR team on Thursday hosted a mental health panel as part of The World’s ongoing Virtual Forum Series. During a time of increased isolation, uncertainty and stress, the panel helped provide attendees with knowledge regarding the impact of the COVID-1…
WENATCHEE — Alpha Media Holdings LLC, the Portland-based company that owns more than 200 radio stations across the country, including KKRV 104.7 FM and La Nueva 92.1 FM in the Wenatchee area, filed for voluntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden’s coronavirus response team thought it had found a quick fix to increase the nation’s supply of Pfizer vaccine doses. The question is whether the pharmaceutical company will go along with it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five days after the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday halted lawsuits accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution’s anti-corruption provisions by maintaining ownership of his business empire including a hotel near the White House while …
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission this week is expected to decide the fate of a Navy proposal to use up to 28 state coastal parks to help train special operations SEALs on how to be undetectable.
YAKIMA — As health organizations across the Yakima Valley work to make vaccines accessible to all who are eligible, local nursing, pharmacy and other students are pitching in to get those vaccines into community members’ arms.
PARIS — President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron held a phone call Sunday in which they covered issues from NATO to climate change and underscored a wish that their countries maintain a strong relationship.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the nation’s top health official, on Sunday likened the U.S. spread of COVID-19 to a “plane in a nosedive” as the new administration vowed to rapidly ramp up vaccinations against a virus that has killed more than 400,000 …
SEATTLE — Amid growing pressure from its employees — and ominous warnings from a national group known for brutal political attack ads — Microsoft hinted Saturday it might end its contributions to U.S. lawmakers who voted to overturn the election of President Joe Biden.
EPHRATA — Grant County commissioners approved reimbursement of veterinary expenses incurred by a Moses Lake family whose dog was run over by a sheriff's deputy last summer, according to county officials.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a perfect storm of aging residents, low birth rates, COVID-19 deaths and immigration cutbacks, 16 states saw population decreases last year as the United States experienced the slowest national population growth since the Great Depression.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — When President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were sworn in this week, the transition away from the Trump era could bring a Mount Rainier-level elevation of clout for Washington state.
President Joe Biden acknowledged the “uncivil war” festering in the United States in his first address Wednesday, but did so in a way that largely avoided the pessimism of his predecessor’s “American carnage.”
CHELAN — Chelan-area restaurants received more than $84,000 in grants so far as part of the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce’s Restaurant Rally, which started Dec. 1 and continues through the end of February.
Upper Valley MEND welcomes new staff member Liz Hurtado who is joining as the Emergency Assistance Program manager. Hurtado will be helping people in crisis with rent, mortgage, utility bills and helping with access to needed services in the Wenatchee Valley.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers Friday afternoon released the outline of a new COVID-19 relief bill aimed at boosting vaccine distribution and contact tracing, and aiding schools, renters and small businesses amid the pandemic.