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UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 1:19 p.m.

Steelhead permit writers scrambling to make up time

Permit writers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are hopeful they can meet a March 15 deadline to complete Idaho’s steelhead fishery permit, but an agency spokesman said the …

Seattle braces for highway closure, historic traffic squeeze

A major thoroughfare for commuters along downtown Seattle’s waterfront is set to shut down for good, ushering in what officials say will be one of the most painful traffic periods …

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort to close after Labor Day

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa on the Warm Springs Reservation will close Sept. 5, and all 146 employees will lose their jobs, according to a notice to the state of Oregon.

So long, salvage yard: Forest Auto Parts closes; fate of old vehicles is unknown

What will happen to hundreds of salvage vehicles sitting on 25 hilly acres overlooking Clearwater Paper in East Lewiston is not clear as Forest Auto Parts closes today.

Panera Bread pay-what-you-want cafe in Missouri to close

A Panera Bread Co. restaurant in the St. Louis area where patrons have paid as much or little as they want for a meal for almost eight years is closing …

Energy Department to permanently close damaged Hanford tank

The Energy Department says it will permanently close a damaged radioactive waste storage tank on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:58 p.m.

North Cascades Highway closes for season due to snow

The North Cascades Highway has closed for the season.

End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close

Hong Kong’s last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall.

Closure at busy U.S.-Mexico border crossing promises headaches

The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:52 a.m.

Highway remains closed as Oregon fire jumps to Washington

A lengthy stretch of highway east of Portland, Oregon, remained closed Tuesday morning as crews battled a growing wildfire that has also caused evacuations and sparked blazes across the Columbia …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

Hurricane Harvey closes key oil, gas operations in Texas

Key oil and gas facilities along the Texas Gulf Coast have temporarily shut down as Hurricane Harvey pounds the region with torrential rain and high winds, virtually assuring gasoline prices …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:29 a.m.

Yemen national blood bank faces threat of closure

Yemen’s national blood bank faces a complete shutdown within a week after a medical aid charity ended its two-year support, the facility’s director said on Thursday, warning that the closure …

Microsoft closing plant south of Portland, Oregon

Microsoft is closing the Wilsonville, Oregon, plant that produced the Surface Hub, its giant touchscreen computer for conference rooms.

Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after funding cut

Planned Parenthood on Thursday announced it will close four of its 12 clinics in Iowa, after the new Republican-led Legislature cut its state funding this year.

Deep snow delays North Cascades Highway opening

Washington state officials say deep snow will delay the start of clearing the North Cascades Highway.

Music venue the Center announces plans to close

The Center, the midsize concert venue that opened in early 2013, announced Wednesday that it would be closing its doors as of Sunday. The news release, which was posted on …

Crews hope to open N. Cascades Highway Thursday

DIABLO, Wash. — The Washington Transportation Department says it hopes to reopen the North Cascades Highway at noon on Thursday.

Mudslides keep North Cascades Highway closed

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Crews working to clear mudslides from Highway 20 would like to reopen the North Cascades Highway by this weekend, but it could be sometime next week, a …

North Cascades Highway closed by heavy snow

WINTHROP, Wash. — The Washington Transportation Department closed the North Cascades Highway at noon today because of heavy snow and avalanche danger.

Kootenai County Drivers’ License Office closed Tuesday

The Kootenai County Drivers’ License Office will be closed today due to mandatory training for all employe es being conducted by the Idaho Department of Transportation. The office, at 451 …

One block of East Sprague closes on Wednesday

Drivers on East Sprague Avenue will face a short detour on Wednesday.

Blasting resumes along I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass

After the Labor Day weekend break, the state Transportation Department is resuming rock blasting on a major project to widen Interstate 90 on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass.

I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass to close 2 hours tonight

Interstate 90 on the east side of Snoqualmie Pass will close tonight to traffic in both directions from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. to allow for rock blasting.

State ignoring own report on Pine Lodge issue

OLYMPIA – Last year, the Legislature spent $500,000 for a consultant to tell Washington state which prisons should close and which should stay open. The consultant released his study in …

Several Services Taking Labor Day Off

The following offices and services will be affected by Labor Day on Monday: Garbage service will be set back one day for next week only.

Base Hearings May Touch On Fairchild

North Dakota and Montana will each lose part of a military base if the Pentagon has its way. On Thursday, North Dakota officials argued they should keep their bases operating …

Pentagon Targets Bases In Montana, N.D.

North Dakota and Montana will each lose part of a military base if the Pentagon has its way. On Thursday, North Dakota officials argued they should keep their bases operating …