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Workers allege racism at Seattle tunnel site

A group of African American workers is suing the companies hired to dig Sound Transit's light rail tunnel between the University of Washington and Capitol Hill in Seattle, saying they were assigned demeaning tasks and quickly fired because of their race.

CEO of China-based Company pleads guilty of fraud

The CEO of a China-based energy company headquartered in Washington has pleaded guilty to two counts of securities fraud.

2 killed, 1 injured in crash near Longview

Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on collision Tuesday on Ocean Beach Highway west of Longview.

Group releases outdoor recreation recommendations

A task force created by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this year is making several recommendations on how to grow the state's outdoor industry and increase participation in outdoor recreation.

Downtown Seattle hotel manager pushes for no-panhandling zone

A Seattle hotelier is pushing for a no-panhandling zone after being attacked downtown for the second time.

Body found near Leavenworth identified as Utah man

A body found by hunters 15 miles north of Leavenworth has been identified as a Utah man, 26-year-old Yannick Chancey Periou of St. George.

J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

Prolific writer J. California Cooper, who was writing plays until Alice Walker suggested she switch to short stories and novels, because they were an easier path to a paycheck, has died at age 82.

Parked oil trains block access to Everett beach

Long trains usually hauling coal or oil have been parked for hours on a spur near the Port of Everett, blocking what has been easy access to Pigeon Creek Beach.

Video: Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson fight Ebola

As the Ebola epidemic spreads across Africa, the fight is gaining some unlikely allies: Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson.

Simpson Lumber Company offered for sale

Simpson Lumber Co. says it has hired a consultant to explore a sale.

Woman leads troopers in high-speed chase through Snohomish County

A 26-year-old woman led state troopers on a high-speed chase on southbound I-5 in Snohomish County Tuesday morning.

Vancouver woman warns dog walkers to clean up

A Vancouver woman is taking photos of dog walkers who don't clean up after their pets stop on her lawn.

Dog from stolen pickup truck found in Renton

A dog that was in a pickup truck stolen over the weekend in Bellevue has been found.

Third Hanford deadline to be missed

The U.S. Department of Energy has notified state officials that a third Hanford nuclear waste tank will likely not be emptied by the Sept. 30 deadline.

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