SPOKANE — The latest campaign finance report in the race for Eastern Washington’s U.S. House seat showed that Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Lisa Brown have raised $9.7 million between them.
YAKIMA — In a settlement, the city will pay $13,000 to a man who accused the Yakima City Council of violating the Open Public Meetings Act when four council members participated in a luncheon last May.
Leading killer-whale scientists and researchers are calling for removal of four dams on the Lower Snake River and a boost of water over the dams to save southern resident killer whales from extinction.
SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia, as officials seek to bolster the domestic energy industry and circumvent environmental opposition to fossil fuel exports.
About 30 members of the crew stood in the morning still of the forest as Katie Sauerbrey laid out the plans for the day. Some carried shovels or pickaxes. Others leaned against trucks and peered at maps of the area. All listened intently as she outlined the risks of their operation.