Local & Regional

Local Poultry quarantine lifted in SE Washington
The Washington Agriculture Department has lifted a quarantine that restricted the movement of eggs, poultry and poultry products in parts of southeast Washington after avian flu was found in two Benton County backyard flocks in December.
Local Gov. Inslee's cap-and-trade plan makes polluters pay Gov. Inslee's cap-and-trade plan makes polluters pay
So many people signed up to testify on Gov. Jay Inslee's sweeping proposal to rein in greenhouse gases that Tuesday's public hearing on the bill was continued to Thursday.
Local Letter: Pot shops off limits to military members Letter: Pot shops off limits to military members
Dozens of recreational marijuana businesses in Washington state have been sent letters from the military saying the shops are off limits to all members of the armed forces, an official said Tuesday.