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  1. Hanford whistleblower settles for $4.1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Seattle Times

    A whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has reached a $4.1 million settlement with his former employer on the former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state, his lawyer said Wednesday. Walter Tamosaitis was a former manager at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant, where he worked for subcontractor URS, Inc., which is now known as AECOM.


  2. Jury convicts former Richland nanny of manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Benton County jurors have convicted a former Richland nanny of second-degree manslaughter in the death of a toddler in her care. The Tri-City Herald says 31-year-old Kelli Jacobsen was acquitted on Wednesday of the more serious charge of first-degree manslaughter.


  3. Deal reached to clean up radioactive sludge at nuclear siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    An agreement has been reached to clean up a radioactive basin on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, two federal agencies said Tuesday. The deal about the K West Basin was reached between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, which owns Hanford.


  4. Woman, pets found dead after Richland, Wash., house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Authorities in Richland, Washington, say a 67-year-old woman and two pets have been found dead after flames gutted a house. The Tri-City Herald reports that firefighters said they found the victim in the living room after the Friday morning fire.


  5. WSU signs deal to help preserve Hanford artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Washington State University has signed a contract to help preserve the Manhattan Project and Cold War history of the Hanford nuclear reservation. "This collection contains Hanford's most significant and unique objects from the Manhattan Project and Cold War era," said Colleen French, National Park Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy's Richland office.


  6. State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Anglers on the lower river, where the creel census was primarily focused last week, are catching spring Chinook and some steelhead. River flows at Mayfield Dam are approximately 3,220 cubic feet per second on Monday, May 4. Water visibility is 14 feet.


  7. Anti-discrimination measures bloom in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A BENTON County judge made it resoundingly clear this week that businesses must provide the same service to same-sex couples as they do to couples of the opposite sex. The ruling came nearly two years after the owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland refused to provide flowers for a gay couple's marriage because of her "relationship with Jesus Christ."


  8. State makes offer to florist in gay-marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    This offer is nothing more than a bribe to keep the suit out of the appellate process. The state is very worried about... @Picot verde Good gawd man! You are in line for pitch forks and bon fires with that kind of dialogue.


  9. City of Pasco statement on police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The City Council of the City of Pasco has released the following statement on Tuesday's shooting by police of Antonio The Pasco City Council shares in the Pasco community's concern over the incident on Tuesday and wants the community to know the Council is committed to a full and fair investigation. To that end, the City had previously entered into an agreement with the cities of Richland and Kennewick, along with Benton and Franklin Counties for the purpose of establishing a Special Investigations Unit that have weighed in on social media: an objective and thorough investigation that is completed as quickly as possible without compromising the integrity of the work.


  10. From Hanford to Fukushima, nuke expert cleans upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Matt McCormick is project director for Kurion, a company headquartered in Irvine, Calif., that focuses on managing nuclear and hazardous waste. The company is the only U.S. firm to win a contract from Tokyo Electric Power, which is overseeing the Fukushima cleanup.


  11. Avian flu causes emergency poultry quarantine in SE WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu. The quarantine issued Wednesday restricts the movement of chickens, turkeys and other birds out of that zone.


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