{FD} Owners of Seattle electronics recycler charged in fraud case

The owners of a large Northwest electronics recycler are facing a federal conspiracy charge, after investigations found the company lied to customers by having mercury-containing flat-screen monitors shipped overseas instead of disposing of them safely in the U.S. Charging documents filed in Seattle on Wednesday say Total Reclaim Inc.’s customers paid at least $1.2 million to have the material recycled from 2008 to 2016.

{FD} Former Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen dies at 96

Retired Seattle Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen, whose outspoken support for nuclear disarmament, gay rights and an expanded role for women in the church made him one of the most controversial U.S. bishops, has died at 96. Hunthausen died Sunday at his home in Helena, Montana, the Seattle Archdiocese said .