Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy -- and pollution.
A federal investigation of an Eastside anesthesiologist turned up a large-scale Asian prostitution ring operating out of Bellevue; federal prosecutors sue for forfeiture of what it says are ill-gotten funds.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday.
Restrictions Eastbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Restrictions Westbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Conditions: US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.