bonneville power administration

BPA Drops Plan for Oregon-Washington Transmission Line
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Bonneville Power Administration has scrapped its controversial plan to build a high-voltage transmission line near Portland, Oregon.
BPA Administrator Elliot Mainzer announced the decision Thursday, citing the increasing cost and other factors...
Wildfires Still Effecting Much of Washington State
About 25 homes are threatened by a "very serious" wildfire that has exploded Thursday afternoon near Rainbow Lake in Mason County, officials said, sending up a huge plume of smoke that could be seen for miles.
Every fire agency in the county responded to the blaze, said Dean Byrd, c…