Feds approve mining exploration near Mount St. Helens

Area under consideration is about 12 miles northeast of the volcano.

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Inslee wants 100% clean energy in Washington by 2045

The governor has proposed an ambitious package of legislation aimed a tackling climate change.

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The sheriff’s office said there is probable cause to arrest Mical Roberts on suspicion of murder.

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The proposal would lower the status of some high-level radioactive waste at places like Hanford.

Spokane police clear city hall homeless encampment

Residents protested what they described as lack of available shelter space in winter.

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The driver said he kept driving after the shooting because he feared for his life.

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A California sea lion designated #U253 heads towards the Pacific Ocean after being released in Newport, Oregon, on March 14. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions

State wildlife managers say rebounding numbers of sea lions are eating more salmon than ever.

New research: Fraser chinook critical to orcas in declining

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