Woman breathing easier after double-lung transplant

In this April 14, 2018, photo, Jennifer Myers and Brian Boswell pose for a photo at their Roseburg, Ore., home. Myers was born with cystic fibrosis and successfully underwent lung transplant surgery in 2015. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP)

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Myers of Roseburg can breathe easier now that a double lung transplant has given her a new lease on life.

China recycling policy impacting Skagit County

In a Wednesday, March 21, 20018 photo, La Conner resident Nancy Lewis drops off her recyclables at the Skagit County Transfer Station off Ovenell Road in Mt Vernon, Wash. China has restricted what recyclables can enter it's markets. With China banning the import of several types of recyclables _ including some plastics, metals and fibers used for textiles _ communities throughout the U.S. must either send such recyclables to more expensive recycling markets or to area landfills. (Scott Terrell/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — On any given day, Skagit County residents recycle a variety of plastic items, from yogurt containers emptied at breakfast to soda bottles drained for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Report slams problems at nuclear waste site

FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the multi-billion-dollar Hanford vitrification plant that would be used to treat some of the nation's deadliest nuclear waste. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file)

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state plant where deadly nuclear waste is supposed to be treated in the future continue to plague the multi-billion dollar facility, U.S. investigators have said.

Alaska games mimic hunting skills

In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, Native Youth Olympics Games member Tony Rivera practices the Alaskan high kick in Juneau, Alaska. The high school state championships in Native Youth Olympics will be held beginning Thursday, April 26, in Anchorage, Alaska, and Juneau will send a team for the first time in nearly three decades. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — To most spectators, the term “Olympics” means world-class swimming competitions, downhill skiing or the 100-meter dash.

Arizona unites to care for, feed kids during teacher strike

Highland Arts Elementary School teacher Amy Lahavich, right, organizes donated food for distribution to students and families on the eve of the teacher walk out Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — From gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for child care, communities across Arizona are getting ready for a historic teacher walkout that could keep hundreds of thousands of students out of school indefinitely.

Lawyers say others were hurt in Copperfield show

Illusionist David Copperfield appears in court Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. Copperfield testified in a negligence lawsuit involving a British man who claims he was badly hurt when he fell while participating in a 2013 Las Vegas show. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they’ve found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years.

Wyoming plan to increase grizzly hunt quotas in dispute

FILE-- This undated file photo provided by the National Park Service shows a grizzly bear walking along a ridge in Montana. Conservation groups alleged Tuesday that Wyoming used part of Montana’s grizzly bear hunting quota to increase its own allocation for a proposed hunt this year, even though Montana wildlife regulators voted not to give away any part of its quota. (National Park Service via AP, File)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Conservation groups alleged Tuesday that Wyoming used part of Montana’s grizzly bear hunting quota to increase its own allocation for a proposed hunt this year, even though Montana wildlife regulators voted not to give away any part of its quota.

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