N.D. OKs power line in historic battlefield area
By JAMES MacPHERSON
North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved a permit for a proposed $375 million high-voltage power line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield, a site in the western part of the state where a battle between U.S. Army soldiers and American Indians occurred in 1864.
Building ban eyed in slide hazard areas
The Snohomish County Council has drafted an emergency, six-month moratorium to ban new housing construction within a half-mile of landslide hazard areas, such as the Oso community hillside that collapsed March 22.
Bus supporters vow to file new initiative
By JOURNAL STAFF
A group called Friends of Transit announced it will file an initiative for the November ballot that would raise up to $25 million to help restore bus service in Seattle.
Clean energy lab dedicated in Idaho
The 148,000-square-foot Energy Innovation Laboratory was dedicated Tuesday at the Idaho National Laboratory's Research and Education Campus.