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‘Significant outbreak’ of COVID-19 seen in UW Greek system

Dozens of cases confirmed among sorority, fraternity organizations

Pacific Power utility sued over wildfires

Pacific Power utility sued over wildfires

Three Pacific Northwest law firms have filed a class action lawsuit against the Pacific Power utility and its parent… Continue reading

Pacific Power utility sued over wildfires

3 dead, 1 hurt in Salem hostage incident

Investigation is underway by Oregon State Police

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach

Scientists from across the nation believe it’s most likely a specimen of Haliphron atlanticus

Possible rare ‘seven-armed octopus’ found on Whidbey beach
Boeing says South Carolina choice for 787 production

Boeing says South Carolina choice for 787 production

Boeing said Thursday it will shut down the original assembly line for its two-aisle 787 jetliner… Continue reading

Boeing says South Carolina choice for 787 production
U.S. prosecutor rejects Portland mayor’s request to end federal deputation

U.S. prosecutor rejects Portland mayor’s request to end federal deputation

City has seen protests almost every night since George Floyd’s death

U.S. prosecutor rejects Portland mayor’s request to end federal deputation

State’s minimum wage will increase to $13.69 in 2021

Washington state’s minimum wage is increasing 19 cents to $13.69 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021, the first increase determined… Continue reading

Two wells for drinking water near Naval base contaminated

Two wells bordering Naval Base Kitsap’s southern edge have been found to have potentially harmful levels of contamination caused by… Continue reading

EYE ON CONGRESS: Both chambers may take up COVID-19 relief package

The Senate this week will debate stopgap government funding for fiscal 2021, which starts Oct. 1, and both chambers may take up a… Continue reading

California wildfire threatens marijuana growers

California wildfire threatens marijuana growers

California’s largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to… Continue reading

California wildfire threatens marijuana growers

Hanford contractors agree to pay $58 million fine for fraud

Companies billed government for thousands of hours of work that was never performed

Man involved in timber poaching, starting wildfire sentenced

A man involved in a timber poaching effort in Olympic National Forest that started a big wildfire has been sentenced… Continue reading

Projected revenues improve in Washington

State lawmakers received some good financial news Wednesday, with updated numbers showing an increase in… Continue reading

Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

Oregonians are grieving the loss of some of their most treasured natural places after… Continue reading

Oregon grieves for natural places wiped out by wildfires

EYE ON CONGRESS: Congress debating stopgap funding

House also to vote on clean energy bill

Lightning, high winds: How the wildfires got so bad

Lightning, high winds: How the wildfires got so bad

Some of the most destructive wildfires West Coast states have seen in modern times

Lightning, high winds: How the wildfires got so bad
Yuengling, America’s oldest brewer, comes to West Coast

Yuengling, America’s oldest brewer, comes to West Coast

Joint venture with Molson Coors brings beer across country

Yuengling, America’s oldest brewer, comes to West Coast
US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

Nationwide preliminary injunction issued

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail
‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

Historically heavy burdens on fire teams

‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin