Energy Northwest's nuclear power plant near Richland was the only one in the nation to have three special inspections by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2013, according to a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
CORVALLIS — Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes.
PORTLAND (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Portland because of an unruly passenger who demanded multiple glasses of wine, displayed gang signs he said were for Jesus and frightened the flight crew, according to federal court documents.
PENDLETON (AP) — Curly Bear is back.
Washington’s first legal recreational pot grower was introduced by state officials Wednesday as an entrepreneur who followed the rules and out-hustled other applicants to the finish line.
Minimum-wage workers and their advocates packed a public hearing at Town Hall Seattle on Wednesday night to advocate for a $15-an-hour minimum wage in the city.
OLYMPIA — The House approved a supplemental budget Tuesday that would restore cost-of-living increases for teachers and put additional money into the state’s public education system.
Seattle Tunnel Partners spent three work shifts trying in vain — as temperatures spiked, motors shut down and mud flooded in — to budge its giant boring machine after stalls Dec. 6 and 7, newly released records show.
A Benton County judge Tuesday chastised two Yakima County sheriff's detectives, saying it was inappropriate and amounted to misconduct when they tried to persuade a murder suspect not to request an attorney.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hanford budget would drop by $73.5 million in the next fiscal year under a proposal released Tuesday by the Obama administration.
Visitors to a redesigned Seattle waterfront could pass through a curtain of mist near sea-stack rocks reminiscent of the Washington coast, kick off their pumps and loafers, and head into a shimmering wave pool, leaving their day jobs behind.
SPOKANE — Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington’s largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
State lawmakers spent last week looking at ways to address problems left from the voter-approved initiative to privatize liquor sales.
A massive crack in a major Columbia River dam poses enough of a risk of dam failure that Grant County authorities have activated an emergency-response plan.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon prison guards are one step closer to winning authority to keep guns in their cars during the workday.
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