Gov. Inslee tours Anacortes water plant

MOUNT VERNON — Gov. Jay Inslee toured the city of Anacortes’ new water treatment plant Tuesday to see an example of how local governments are practically addressing the effects of climate change.The $56 million facility on... Read More

$6M site restoration changing landscape near Oso mudslide

Equipment operators, archeologists and spotters — sometimes as many as 80 people — are screening about 200,000 cubic yards of debris, separating wood and waste, while looking for remains.  By ERIC STEVICK, The... Read More

Oso debris cleanup starts again

OSO — The debris fields east of Oso look much different in July.The small lakes from the heavy rains of March and April are gone.There is firmness to the sun-dried ground, a much altered-terrain from the aftermath of the March 22... Read More

Making Everything Shipshape

As Panama Canal Expands, West Coast Ports Scramble to Keep Big Cargo VesselsTACOMA, Wash. — As construction crews 5,000 miles away are working to widen the Panama Canal to allow much larger ships to sail straight to the East... Read More

Highway 530 reopened as single lane near site of Oso slide

By Colleen Wright, Seattle Times staff reporter.OSO, Snohomish County — The 12-hour shifts of marathon workdays are over in North Snohomish County.More than 130,000 tons of mud and debris lining Highway 530 have been sifted and... Read More

Bridge, water tank projects break ground

By Amanda Francel Blas, Guam PDN. GUAM - Two groundbreaking ceremonies were held yesterday for projects worth millions.Several government and other officials shoveled gravel to signal the start of the Inarajan North Leg, or As-... Read More