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Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation.

Attorneys general targets Internet trafficking

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee urging passage of a bill targeting sex trafficking on the Internet.

Vancouver man accused of killing fussy baby

A 24-year-old Vancouver man accused of killing his newborn son because the infant was fussy appeared in court Monday and was ordered held on $750,000 bail for investigation of murder.

Ethics board say senator's free trips overseas OK

A recent opinion by a legislative ethics board clears Republican Sen. Pam Roach of ethics violations for all-expenses-paid trips in 2013 to Turkey and Azerbaijan.

School bus hits student in Vancouver

Police say a 15-year-old girl on her way to Hudson's Bay High School Monday morning in Vancouver was struck by a school bus in a crosswalk.

US judge tosses lawsuit by Seattle police officers

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by Seattle police officers who said new guidelines on using force jeopardized their safety.

More body cameras for Sedro-Woolley police

The Sedro-Woolley Police Department recently purchased four new cameras for patrol officers to record contact with the public.

18-ton military truck for Whatcom County deputies

Students from Bellingham Technical College helped the Whatcom County sheriff's office outfit its new 18-ton mine-resistant truck.

No fuel spilled from yacht sinking near Sequim

A 67-foot yacht that sank Friday off Dungeness Spit near Sequim (skwim) did not spill any of the 700 gallons of diesel on board.

Seattle musicians strike a chord with cancer research

Music can cure the blues, but can it help find a cure for cancer? A group of Seattle bands has come together to honor a young girl who lost her life to the disease and to raise money for research.

Crash crunches I-5 commute south into Seattle

A truck wreck on southbound Interstate 5 in north Seattle early Monday went from bad to worse as other vehicles crashed on spilled fuel and commuters backed up for 10 miles trying to drive into the city.

Food truck park planned in Spokane

A food fair on wheels is planned in downtown Spokane where John Shriner hopes to set up a year-round food truck park near the corner of Sprague and Perry.

The battle between emotion and rational brain over Ebola

News of an Ebola death in the U.S. prompted calls for a travel ban, schools closed and people talked about going home and staying there. Emotions sometimes win out over reason, according to an assistant professor at the U.W. Evans School of Public Affairs

Miles of new protected bike lanes highlight $18.5 million Seattle plans for 2015

If you think Seattle's new protected bike lane on Second Ave. is a big deal, it's just the tip of the iceberg as the city gears up to implement the Bicycle Master Plan aimed at dramatically expanding the number of riders and facilities across Seattle.

40 gallons of fuel spilled in collision that halts I-5 Seattle commute

Over 40 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled on I-5 south in a collision involving two semi-trucks early Monday morning.

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