Local & Regional

Local Valley Fever fungus poses new health risk to Washington
Since discovering the fungus that causes Valley Fever in South Central Washington last year, health officials have been monitoring for disease and conducting environmental testing to determine how widespread the fungus may be.
Local Feds: Indicted state auditor paid stolen money to law firm Feds: Indicted state auditor paid stolen money to law firm
Federal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to the high-priced law firm representing him, and they want a judge to look into whether that creates a conflict of interest for his attorney.
Local Settlement reached to clean Hanford's K West Basin Settlement reached to clean Hanford's K West Basin
An agreement has been reached to clean up the radioactive K West Basin on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.