News for Wednesday, April 23, 2014



Sweetwater Paper & Home expands with second location

Sweetwater Paper & Home has opened a second spot downtown.

Insurers, hospitals complain to state about new rules

Health insurers and hospitals, usually on opposite sides, lined up together Tuesday to give Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler an earful about his proposed new rule for insurance-provider networks .

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Obama tours Oso mudslide site, takes time with families (with video)

OSO, Wash. — President Barack Obama extended his visit in Oso on Tuesday afternoon to speak privately with about 70 people who lost loved ones in the March 22 mudslide.

Cost of fixing tunnel driller may top $125 million, but who will pay?

Highway 99 contractors said Tuesday they expect the costs to repair and restart tunnel machine Bertha to reach at least $125 million.