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Chairman Burnett, who led Chehalis tribe for 12 years, leaves legacy of growth

Former vice chairman, Don Secena, takes over for David Burnett.

Don Seneca will take over as chairman of the Chehalis tribe.

Stopgap spending deal would re-open 45 beds at Western State Hospital

The state psychiatric hospital would get more space for patients under a deal between Democrats and Republican in the state House for patching state funding gaps through June.

Road to the Super Bowl filled with Seahawks connections, adventure

Staff writer Craig Hill’s road trip to Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix took four days, and was a fruitful mission of exploration.

Kolob Canyons viewpoint in Zion National Park.
Sports

Jermaine Kearse stars on stage as Seahawks touch down at Super Bowl

The kid from Lakewood no one bothered to draft in 2012 has touchdowns in his last four playoff games, including Super Bowl 48 and the last two NFC ...

Fresh off a game-winning catch in the NFC Championship Game, Lakes High grad Jermaine Kearse was one of the limelight interviews at the Seahawks first press conference in Phoenix, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2015. When asked if his mother bought a few copies of Sports Illustrated which featured his catch on the cover, Kearse joked, "I'm pretty sure she cleared out Albertsons. If you guys don't know, that's a grocery store."

Marshawn 8-Ball

Click on the 8-ball to ask Marshawn Lynch a yes or no question.

Super Bowl Flashbacks: A Silver and Black breakthrough

The Raiders win their first Super Bowl in January 1977, and News Tribube Sports Editor Darrin Beene finds a favorite team.

Receiver Fred Biletnikoff, left, and quarterback Ken Stabler of the Oakland Raiders proudly hold up one finger, indicating their team is No. 1, after defeating the Minnesota Vikings in the XI Super Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on January 9, 1977.
Business

Organic liqueurs distillery opens in Lacey

Salish Sea Organic Liqueurs introduces itself with 16 flavors.

Standing next to a vintage yet fully functional still in their Hawks Prairie facility, Salish Sea's general manager Sandy Desner (right) and his son, head distiller Sam Desner, will have 16 different organic liqueur flavors on hand at their Jan. 24th grand opening.

Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center, arrives for a meeting of the eurogroup at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Even before Eurozone nations could fully assess the impact of the Greek election victory of a firebrand left-winger on their shaky shared currency, Alexis Tsipras moved with stunning speed to form the anti-austerity government that many feared. Still, reactions from the other nations sharing the euro echoed compromise more than imminent chaos.

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled

Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to...

This image shows apps in cludind the Waze app, lower right. on an iPhone in Washington. Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. Authorities say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be cop-killers who can find where their targets are parked.
Living

Lawyers: Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan's death

Melissa Rivers filed a malpractice lawsuit Monday against doctors and the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, had a routine medical procedure, stopped breathing and later died.

Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials...

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2014 file photo Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks in Manassas, Va. The Obama administration Monday announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over volume. Officials said they hoped the move would be a catalyst for the entire health-care system."It is in our common interest to build a health care system that delivers better care, spends health care dollars more wisely and results in healthier people," Burwell said in a statement. A broad cross-section of health-care industry representatives attended the announcement, including insurers, hospitals, and doctors, as well as employers, who pay for coverage for most workers and their families.

Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed...

FILE - In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes sits in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in the suburban Denver movie theater in 2012, and faces a possible death penalty sentence if convicted. Jury selection in the trial of Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes is proceeding, and even as an unprecedented 9,000 prospective jurors were summoned for questioning, jury duty won't be easy for those picked. Jury selection alone could last until June, and the trial could run into October.
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