Child porn found in forest treehouse and Mill Creek home

Daniel Wood, 56, has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography.


Governor signs package of voter access bills

Under one of the measures signed Monday, people can pre-register to vote starting at age 16.

  • Mar 20, 2018


Tacoma police arrest man with rifle threatening others

The motel was evacuated and nearby schools were placed in lockdown as a precaution.

  • Mar 19, 2018


State website helps people, businesses shop retirement plans

The Washington Department of Commerce said the online portal is the first of its kind in the nation.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Protesting kayakers return in Seattle to protest pipeline

Among other things, activists are concerned about the oil industry’s use of barges pulled by tugs.

  • Mar 19, 2018

1 killed in travel trailer fire in Prosser

Deputies are investigating the fire and working to determine who was inside.

  • Mar 19, 2018

2 former Pierce County deputies allege cover-up, retaliation

Lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for wrongful termination, emotional distress and other causes.

  • Mar 19, 2018

Coercion allegations emerge in ex-college president case

Darren Pitcher is accused of exposing himself and coercing subordinates to have sex with him.

  • Mar 18, 2018

Dozens of dogs seized from property in Oregon

The Humane Society of Central Oregon in Bend was treating 35 of the 53 dogs seized.

  • Mar 18, 2018

Man shot, killed trying to get into patrol vehicle

Shooting took placeafter a woman called to report her friend was having a mental breakdown.

  • Mar 18, 2018

Court gives more time to determine murder suspect competency

Psychologist will test whether the accused is exaggerating symptoms of mental illness.

  • Mar 18, 2018

Edmonds man gets prison for Navy cadet program embezzlement

Michael Leighton, 49, also must pay over $75,000 in restitution.

Body of missing Marysville man found in Oregon river

A medical examiner identified Gary Schultz by fingerprints.

Oregon seeks $148K fine for firm blamed of jury duty firing

A state agency has proposed more than $148,000 in penalties for an Oregon company after an employee claimed she was… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

Inslee questions whether Canadian pipeline should expand

He says it poses a threat to waters off the coast, which Washington residents view as a treasure.

Boeing’s newest 737 Max makes first flight over Seattle

Prospects for the new aircraft — the Max 7 — are hazy, as low-cost carriers migrated to larger models.

Seattle infectious-disease outbreaks cause concern

Public health officials are investigating diseases and infections among people who are homeless.

  • Mar 16, 2018

US demands proof steel is safe in Richland nuke plant

Officials say records showing that the steel meets safety standards were missing or of poor quality.

  • Mar 16, 2018

WSU student pleads guilty to bomb threats at dorm

The Whitman County prosecutor dropped two additional counts of the same charge as part of a plea deal.

  • Mar 15, 2018

Head of state employment agency quits after workplace report

Several employees complained about him looking at their bodies in ways that made them uncomfortable.

  • Mar 15, 2018