Local & Regional

Local 'A real threat': Gov. Inslee orders plan to limit carbon emissions 'A real threat': Gov. Inslee orders plan to limit carbon emissions
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws, saying that the state can't wait for legislative action to address climate change.
Local Yakima County Sheriff warns against e-mail scam Yakima County Sheriff warns against e-mail scam
It is important to remember that citizens will not receive such e-mails as notification of legal action. Before legal action from government authorities is commenced, citizens would be served with a legal process of some kind but this would be done in person by a credentialed person.
Local Tuition Drops 20 Percent at Central Washington University Tuition Drops 20 Percent at Central Washington University
Tuition will drop 20 percent at Central Washington University over the next two years. The reduction, approved by the state Legislature in June, will reduce the price of a bachelor’s degree by $1,686 over two years.
Local Consumer Reports: Customer service nightmares Consumer Reports: Customer service nightmares
We all have to deal with customer service, and Consumer Reports found many of us have experiences we're not happy with. Surveys have determined which industries are the worst for dealing with customers.