SEATTLE — After several mostly dry, clear days that allowed recovery workers to find more bodies in the Oso landslide, rain is forecast to return to Western Washington by the end of the week.
EVERETT — A spokesman for United Way of Snohomish County says the organization plans to distribute as much as $525,000 this week to help victims of the deadly March 22 mudslide that hit Oso, Wash.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Boys Scouts of America has removed an openly gay troop leader in Seattle, saying he made an issue out of his sexual orientation.
In the aftermath of the Snohomish County mudslide, surviving homeowners face the possibility having to repay mortgages on homes that no longer exist.
Bigger banks aren’t offering a blanket reprieve, leaving homeowners — many of them with large mortgages — in financial limbo.
ECHO, Ore. — A project costing nearly $1 million is expected to remove a small diversion dam on the Umatilla River in northeastern Oregon, helping restore fish runs once wiped out.
A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers, causing about 400 people to evacuate from nearby farms and homes, and emitting a mushroom cloud of black smoke that was visible for more than a mile.
RICHLAND — The state of Washington issued new demands Monday to hold the Department of Energy accountable for Hanford environmental cleanup over the next three decades.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is trying something new on its popular spring wildflower tours on the normally closed portion of the Hanford Reach National Monument.
A diversion dam blocking fish passage up the Umatilla River between Echo and Stanfield could be removed by 2016, while still maintaining irrigation rights established 117 years ago.
A new apple under development at Washington State University could compete for the hearts and palates of fruit lovers in a few years.
A neighbor rushed to save the elderly couple after a wall of mud slid down a rain-soaked bluff and knocked their home about 10 feet off its foundation.
PLYMOUTH, Wash. — Fire officials are confirming that four people were injured in Monday morning's natural gas pipeline rupture along the Columbia River in south Benton County, across the river from Umatilla.
PLYMOUTH, Wash. — A natural gas facility near Plymouth, a town across the river from Umatilla off Interstate 82, caught fire Monday morning.
It’s the final day of the Affordable Care Act’s first enrollment period for people to sign up for health insurance. But the story of the health-care overhaul doesn’t end here.
SEATTLE — State regulators have been using outdated boundaries to restrict logging above the Snohomish County slope that collapsed March 22, failing to incorporate newer research that would have protected a swath of land that wound up being clear-cut, according to a Seattle Times analysis of documents and geographical data.
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