SPOKANE, Wash. - Researchers at Washington State University are working on environmentally friendly ways that use less salt to reduce snow and ice on roads.
SEATTLE - Two railroad companies want to prevent the public from getting ahold of details about oil shipments through Washington state, a disclosure the federal government ordered be given to state emergency managers in the wake of several oil train accidents.But restricting that information violates the state's public records law, so the state has not signed documents from the rail companies seeking confidentiality, said Mark Stewart, a spokesman for the Washington Military Department's Emergency Management Division.
Since school started, Kenai resident Christine Marquis has been walking with her sixth-grade son to the Kenai Middle School. Recently a passing driver who did not want to yield for her and her son honked and cussed at them.
As Christopher McMurray braced for impact, he instinctively yelled to his only passenger, a 16-week-old yellow Labrador named Zoey, to hold on.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked the rightquestion: Can the federal government simply force the state of Alaska to pay for the U.S. Postal Service's bypass mail system? The answer from the Congressional Research Service reflects what many suspected: The make-Alaska-pay provision is almost certainly unconstitutional.
...station work in Fairbanks this year, but finding the required matching funds may be a challenge. The U.S. Department of Transportation budget includes $1.5 million for public buses and bus facilities in Fairbanks. The Fairbanks North...
...at Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.'s North Pole metering station could cost the company $25,000. The U.S. Department of Transportation last week sent Alyeska a letter proposing the civil fine for the alleged safety violation, discovered...
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