Bill to restrict censorship of students is close to passing

It would grant student editors full control of school-sponsored media, with a few exceptions.

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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.

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.

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.

Immigrant activist seeks end to deportation effort

A federal judge in Seattle on Thursday gave the government until next month to respond.

New Washington directive aims to help endangered orcas

The fish-eating whales have struggled due to lack of food, pollution and noise from vessels.

Edmonds man gets prison for Navy cadet program embezzlement

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

Coercion allegations emerge in ex-college president case

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

Dozens of dogs seized from property in Oregon

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

Man shot, killed trying to get into patrol vehicle

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

Court gives more time to determine murder suspect competency

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

Body of missing Marysville man found in Oregon river

A medical examiner identified Gary Schultz by fingerprints.