Power plants and refineries continue to rank among the biggest emitters of greenhouse gas emissions in Washington in 2012, according to the latest data reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend, entailing potentially significant implications for the recovering U.S. economy.
Washington State health officials began testing shellfish samples from Poverty Bay on Thursday after seafood inspectors in China said earlier this month they found high levels of arsenic in geoduck clams.
Neighbors and business owners in Seattle's Chinatown-International District have a vision for the no-parking zone at Sixth Avenue South and South Weller Street. They see the empty, 24-foot-long space as the perfect place for the neighborhood's first public "parklet," but they need others to agree and -- more importantly - to help pay.