Good morning. Our news coverage plans Tuesday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.

NORTHWEST FLOODING

SPOKANE, Wash. - Communities in Eastern Washington continue to deal with rising floodwaters due to melting snowpack. DEVELOPING.

WSU-WOLF RESEARCHER

PULLMAN, Wash. — A controversial wolf researcher will accept a $300,000 settlement to leave Washington State University. DEVELOPING.

SPORTS

BBA--RANGERS-MARINERS

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners begin a stretch with 16 of the next 19 games at home on Tuesday night hosting the Texas Rangers. UPCOMING: Game at 7:10 p.m. PT. 700 words.

IN BRIEF

—ASSAULT SUSPECT DIES: Washington state assault suspect dies at scene after arrest.

—MISSING GIRL-REMAINS FOUND: Police from 3 states search for more clues in girl's death.

—PUPPIES-HOT TRUNK: Puppies rescued from hot trunk during Oregon traffic stop.

—SEATTLE PIPELINE DIVEST: Seattle sticks with Wells Fargo after voting to cut ties.