Sen. Patty Murray

File image of a wildfire (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

FEMA Rejects Washington Appeal For Wildfire Victim Aid

More than 300 homes were destroyed by this summer’s Washington wildfires. Last month, the governor said the cost of destroyed properties in Okanogan County alone is estimated at more than $28 million

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Snohomish County To Get $7.6 Million From FEMA 

Payment comes as President Obama tours landslide area.

04/22/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mendoza Nominated For Federal Bench

A state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

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Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies At 84

Tom Foley, the first Speaker of the House to be booted from office by his constituents since the Civil War, died Friday at the age of 84 of complications from a stroke, according to his wife, Heather.

CBS Seattle–10/18/2013

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Officials Seek More Info On Hanford Cleanup Plan

Government regulators and watchdog groups say they want more information about a new Department of Energy proposal to speed cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

Sen. Patty Murray at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Getty Images)

Sen. Murray Eyes Top Spot On Budget Committee

U.S. Patty Murray wants to be chairwoman of the Senate Budget Committee.

CBS Seattle–11/16/2012

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