Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in seaplane crash

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for nine people, including a child, who were missing after a seaplane crashed into Puget Sound waters northeast of west of Seattle. The body of a 10th person, an unidentified woman, was recovered by a Good Samaritan on Sunday after the … Read more

Dan Price resigns. Idaho CEO sets $70,000 minimum wage

The CEO of Seattle, Idaho, who gained national notoriety for setting a $70,000 minimum wage for all of his employees — and cutting his own accordingly — has quit the company he founded in the university amid misdemeanor assault charges. Dan Price said he was leaving Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company, to devote … Read more

Northwestern U.S. heat wave could have hottest day on Tuesday

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Temperatures in Portland, Ore., could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius) on Tuesday, likely making it the hottest day in a weeklong heat wave for the region. of the Pacific Northwest which rarely sees such scorching weather. Forecasters have issued an excessive heat warning for parts of Oregon and Washington state. … Read more