In the Northwest, a Fight To Deepen a Ship Channel Here where the 1,264-mile-long Columbia River comes to a roaring end and empties into the Pacific Ocean, all kinds of vessels navigate the difficult passage, which a local history once aptly described as sometimes ''a treacherous barrier'' and sometimes ''an open gateway'' to the sea. At the mouth of the river, a 40-foot-long fishing boat might be headed toward the rich Dungeness crab grounds nearby.
Haruna and Taketoshi Harada thought about honeymooning in Paris. Drilling was approved in an energy plan backed by the House, but opponents say they have the votes in the Democrat-controlled Senate to block it. Pulling his car onto the road that afternoon, Mr. Harada said. Stay in Touch Sign up. He was the Bronx bureau chief and a reporter in Albany before becoming a national correspondent for the Times in 1993 , covering Texas as Houston bureau chief.
Inspired by Your Browsing History. Events Guide Television Theater Video: Clear this text input. Yet the pioneering British Comet was cursed with a tragic, mysterious flaw, and an upstart Seattle company put a new competitor in the sky: As some lunchtime patrons watched in transfixed horror and others dashed for the street, a 1940's-era Boeing passenger plane owned by the Smithsonian Institution crash-landed in Elliott Bay here this afternoon, coming to a stop just short of Salty's, a popular waterfront restaurant.
As the Comet and the Boeing 707 go head-to-head, flying twice as fast and high as the propeller planes that preceded them, the book captures the electrifying spirit of an era: Then there is Dr. Martha Hahn resigned as director of the federal Bureau of Land Management's Idaho office, saying she preferred to stay in the state rather than accept a transfer to a National Park Service post overseeing operations in New York Harbor.
With her were her brother, A. With Aryans Gone, Town Seeks New Life As the proprietor of Everett's on the Lake, a restaurant that looks out on the clear waters of Hayden Lake and the snowy pine forests beyond, Everett Fees knows he has a beautiful spot for dining and an appealing menu, which he describes as Northwestern eclectic.
Fatalities Lead to Crackdown on Street Racing Donald Ickes was killed just moments after finishing some Christmas shopping for his grandchildren last Dec.
We are experiencing technical difficulties. The senator's office denied that. There are also salmon that complete a similar voyage, though they are born in and return to a different place, a government-run hatchery. Talk of New Drilling Raises Doubts on Alaska Pipeline More than 13 billion barrels of oil have coursed down the Trans-Alaska Pipeline since it opened in 1977, and still the oil comes -- from the Arctic Ocean, across the tundra, through mountains and forests and over or under hundreds of rivers and streams, south to the Gulf of Alaska through the 800-mile-long, 4-foot-wide pipe.
As the Bush administration prepares to go to court to overturn Oregon's assisted-suicide law, state officials said today that 44 terminally ill residents received prescriptions for lethal medication last year, the most since the law took effect in 1997.
As Suicide Approvals Rise In Oregon, Half Go Unused As the Bush administration prepares to go to court to overturn Oregon's assisted-suicide law, state officials said today that 44 terminally ill residents received prescriptions for lethal medication last year, the most since the law took effect in 1997.