The state should have found a way to save its 1927-vintage Steel Electric-class boats, ultimately sold to Mexico for scrap. Sinking one to create artificial reefs for divers, as B.C. has done, was one big missed opportunity.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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Search party for missing Mount Rainier hiker scaled back to six people .
Photos: The supermoon seen round the world
The moon last night was huge! Photos of the the supermoon from around the world.
Tim Egan: Let the kids eat dirt
"Somehow, we’ve arrived at a moment when a kid playing by himself, Internet-free and helicopter-parentless, is a surprising thing."
Fire threatens Entiat homes
Residents of about 200 homes have been advised to evacuate, due to a wildfire that spread nearly 8 square miles yesterday, threatening homes in the Mills Canyon area about four miles west of Entiat in Chelan County.
Search for hiking writer leads to discovery of body on Mount Rainier
No identification has been made but Karen Sykes went missing in an area where searchers found a woman's body on Saturday.
Crews search for missing Rainier hiker in snowy conditions
Search and rescue teams continue to search for missing Rainier hiker among snowy conditions.
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