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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.

Seahawks uniforms ranked among league's ugliest

The Seahawks recent play isn't the only thing ugly, at least according to Fox Sports, which ranks Seattle's uniforms among the ugliest in the NFL.

What took so long to clear Monday's nightmare commute?

It's understandable the morning commute was so bad on southbound I-5 after a semi-truck smashed into the jersey barrier and jackknifed Monday morning at Northgate, spilling more than 40 gallons of diesel fuel. But many drivers are wondering why it took so long to get the roadway cleared.

Digging underway on Bertha repair pit

Crews have started digging a pit they'll use to access and repair Bertha, the big tunneling drill stuck under the Seattle waterfront.

Earthquake felt near Chelan Sunday night

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake was felt just outside of Chelan Sunday night.

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.

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