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VALIER, Mont. — The searchers rummage through the abandoned trailer, flipping over a battered couch, unfurling a stained sheet, looking for clues. It's blistering hot and a bear unleashes a menacing growl. But they can't stop. Not when a loved one is still missing. The disappearance last year of Ashley HeavyRunner Loring of the Blackfeet Nation is one small chapter in the unsettling story of missing and murdered Native American women and girls. By Sharon Cohen. AP Photos.

With: BC-US-Death and Disappearance-Reforming the System


PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon State University scientists may have the answer to why Mount St. Helens is out of line with other major volcanoes on the Cascade Range. SENT: 300 words.


NEW YORK — Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. By Joseph Pisani. SENT: 370 words. AP Photos.



SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners fading playoff hopes can't absorb another loss to the Baltimore Orioles as the teams close out their three-game series on Wednesday night. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT.


SEATTLE — The investment group hoping to bring an expansion NHL franchise to Seattle for the 2020 season has announced a new set of local investors including Seattle Sounders majority owner Adrian Hanauer and members of the Ackerley family that previously owned the Seattle SuperSonics.


RENTON, Wash. — At various points during his recovery, when he was traveling to Germany and Switzerland and England to try out the latest treatments, new Seattle wide receiver Brandon Marshall spent nearly as much time fighting doubt as he did trying to overcome is injuries. "I've been across the world trying to get healthy," said Marshall, who will make his Seahawks debut on Sunday in Denver. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 600 words. By 4 p.m. PT.


—BEZOS-POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION: Bezos, wife donate $10 million to veterans political group,

—BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB-SEX ABUSE: Man who sued Tacoma Boys and Girls Club awarded $1.5M.

—TACOMA SEXUAL ASSAULT-CHARGES: Man charged with raping 2 women in Tacoma.

—WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT: Washington officials improving intersection after 2015 death.

—FIREFIGHTER DIES-PNEUMONIA: Family: Young firefighter dies of pneumonia.