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Mont. county OKs $406M wind farm

An Oregon-based company has received approval to build a 114-turbine wind farm in Montana that would generate enough electricity to power more than 76,000 homes a year.

Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule

By JOHN FLESHER

The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.


Bridge over Puyallup River in Tacoma reopening tomorrow

By BENJAMIN MINNICK

The bridge over the Puyallup River between Tacoma and Fife has a new look and a new name: Fishing Wars Memorial Bridge.


Oil firm indicted for chemical release

An Anchorage grand jury has indicted an oilfield service company and a company manager for assault in connection with the release of chemicals five years ago.


Nuclear waste stored near Columbia River removed

Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have removed the last of the highly radioactive sludge stored in underwater containers near the Columbia River.




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