Yucca Mountain, rejected by the Obama adminstration, was the only option for taking away the glass logs supposed to seal the radioactive waste. Few but Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee seem to think Yucca Mountain remains viable.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
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Our amazingly stable politics, built on figures like Congressman Dicks, the Cold War economy, and the Democratic coalition of interests in Olympia, is busting apart, like an ice-bound river. Watch out below!READ MORE 35 COMMENTS
Midday Scan: Inslee's inconvenient truth; Locke tells truth in China; school's junk food policy doubted
The election is nearly a year away, but the Inslee campaign for governor already looks like a sure loser against Rob McKenna. Should Inslee quit Congress to try to pull it out? And, there is almost equal doubt about the effectiveness of the Seattle Public Schools' stance against junk food in high schools.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
At a summit last week, the president stayed away from the kind of departure from traditional government programs that might build a stronger middle class in Indian Country.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The eccentric West through the eyes of Seattle's British expat author is a landscape of strange customs, forlorn towns, and back roads. His mantra: "To be alone is to be safe."READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
After a long negotiation process, the Condit Dam on the White Salmon River is coming down. Rather than viewing the process as a demolition, members of the Yakama tribe envision a rebirth of native foods and culture on the bottom of what is now Northwestern Lake.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
Three brothers savor a long-awaited volcano climb - until the weather turns, disaster looms, and a fellow hiker disappears.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
The highways will likely receive less attention. But that's just the start when layoffs hit Hanford, the Forest Service, national parks, and more.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
A new history of Hanford tells us about the motives, contradictions, and influences that shaped the "nuclear reservation" that has changed lives and re-shaped the world.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Forget Elvis. The real featured visitor to the Seattle world's fair was the region's past. Roy Rogers, Paul Bunyan, an Indian village, and a parade of old-timers were there to sell a version of "progress." On Tuesday, HistoryLink.org will bring a lot of the world's fair history back to life at its annual banquet.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
The West's oil, gas, and coal now are shipped more than ever through West Coast ports. China, and other growing countries, are becoming bigger and bigger owners of the energy and raw materials they want.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
A book on America's "first civil war" looks at the so-called Mormon Rebellion, an event that spread fear throughout the Pacific Northwest as people worried about a new, independent theocratic state rising in the far West. The struggle has lessons for today.READ MORE 17 COMMENTS
There's a surprise in what part of the country dominates the membership. Hint: Maybe the committe's motto should be "Cowboy up." But what's the evidence this group will live up to its name?READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
The effects on Western forests are alarming. A new study helps explain why the scientific facts of climate change are taking so long in moving the minds of Republicans.READ MORE 20 COMMENTS
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