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April 15, 2014 at 9:29 PM

Tribe decides to reopen Lake Quinault to nontribal use

TAHOLAH, Grays Harbor County (AP) — The president of the Quinault Indian Nation says the tribe has decided to reopen Lake Quinault to nontribal use under new regulations. The tribe closed the Olympic Peninsula lake last June, citing pollution problems, unsafe activities, invasive species issues and diminished fish runs. President Fawn Sharp said Tuesday the tribe will…

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July 16, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Needle found in sandwich served on Seattle-bound flight and 3 others

UPDATE, 7:04 p.m. | Delta now says needles were found in five sandwiches, not six as earlier reported. The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS – Delta Air Lines Inc. is trying to figure out how needles got into turkey sandwiches on four flights from Amsterdam to the U.S., one of them to Seattle. The airline said that what appear to…

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March 1, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Hanford-tour registration opens 12:01 a.m. Tuesday

Associated Press RICHLAND – The U.S. Department of Energy opens online registration Tuesday for free tours of the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site. South-central Washington’s Hanford nuclear reservation has proven to be a popular tourist draw in recent years, with available slots filling up in minutes. Sixty public tours are scheduled this year from April to September. Each…

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December 14, 2011 at 10:01 AM

AAA on holiday travel: where we're going, how we're getting there

More than 90 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Christmas holiday, a 1.4 percent increase over last year. The predicted travel is the second highest in the past decade. Of the travelers, 91 percent will drive, which AAA said is tied to lower gas prices. That’s a 2 percent increase compared…

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