Port Angeles man allegedly shot neighbor through house

The bullet passed through two walls, a fence, a cushion and the neighbor’s leg.

  • Nov 21, 2017

Port Townsend family sues over fall from Ferris wheel

The suit alleges negligence but the ferris wheel company says the family stood up on the ride.

  • Nov 21, 2017

Inmate death at Shelton prison probed as apparent homicide

The victim was serving a life sentence after he was convicted of first-degree child molestation.

  • Nov 21, 2017

2 adults and a child found dead inside Bellingham home

Police said there is no danger to the public, and no suspect is being sought.

  • Nov 21, 2017

1/3 of town’s firefighters resign over chief’s firing

The town of Onalaska is down to 20 firefighters now.

  • Nov 21, 2017

GEO Group seeks dismissal of lawsuits over detainee pay

GEO pays detainees who volunteer for tasks such as janitorial, laundry or kitchen work $1 day.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Hotel, retail and ice arena planned for Yakima Speedway

After nearly 60 years, the checkered flag is poised to fall for the Yakima Speedway. Ted… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2017

Attempted murder charge for man who strangled elderly mother

Thayer stopped strangling his mother when “it dawned on him that it wasn’t right to take her life.”

  • Nov 20, 2017

Centralia couple likely face longer sentences after fleeing

After pleading guilty to mistreating their 16-year-old son, they ran off to South Carolina.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

Competition with other marine mammals for the same food may be a bigger problem than fishing.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Congress debates oil drilling in largest US wildlife refuge

Opening Alaska’s coastal plain to oil carries hope for jobs and new oil for the pipeline.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Klamath Falls dogs, animal hospital join stem cell research

Veterinarian tells dog owner that clinical trial that could help her dog battle arthritis.

  • Nov 20, 2017

Trader Joe’s recalls packaged salads over contamination fear

Turkey cranberry salads sold in Idaho, Oregon or Washington are at risk.

  • Nov 19, 2017

Couple and adult son dead in possible murder-suicide

Police were notified when the father didn’t show up to an appointment Saturday.

  • Nov 19, 2017

Navy grounds Whidbey crew that made vulgar drawing in sky

Over Okanogan, an electronic warfare plane created contrails in the shape of male genitals.

Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them

A state agency says water chemistry is so different that young fish can’t adjust when released into the wild.

  • Nov 17, 2017

Woman rejects plea deal in abuse death of toddler

Ramona Ward allegedly told a detective that she squeezed the 2-year-old boy around the throat.

  • Nov 17, 2017

Former high school staff member accused of raping student

The charges say she offered the Kent student sex in return for maintaining good attendance.

  • Nov 17, 2017

Ex-inmate wins appeal to be allowed to take state bar exam

The state Supreme Court reversed an earlier decision by the state Bar Association.

  • Nov 17, 2017

Man arrested, gun seized after threats to Seattle church

Police seized his AR-15 rifle after he allegedly sent a series of escalating messages to pastors.

  • Nov 17, 2017