Judge shows scant patience for military transgender ban

In Seattle, a judge seemed to be underwhelmed by changes in President Trump’s order.

  • Mar 27, 2018

Suspicious packages sent to military; man arrested in Everett

The packages contained black powder along with rambling, nonsensical notes.

Idaho gets its first Monarch USA city

The nonprofit group is based in Maple Valley.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Jury clears district of some claims in abuse case

Longtime teacher and coach William Pickerel pleaded guilty in 2009 to molesting students.

  • Mar 26, 2018

US says Russians in Seattle could spy on submarine base

An “unacceptably high” number of spies at the Seattle consulate is one reason it will be closed.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Seattle consulate to close as US expels 60 Russian diplomats

The Seattle post is a counter-intelligence concern because of its proximity to U.S. Navy bases.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Woman killed in drive-by shooting near Eatonville

She was struck by a single bullet that penetrated an interior wall of the home and killed her.

  • Mar 26, 2018

World-class cello, bass player Buell Neidlinger dies at 82

The Langley resident was widely considered to be one of the nation’s great musicians.

States’ wolf population surge slows, worrying advocates

At the end of 2017, Washington was home to at least 122 wolves, 22 packs and 14 breeding pairs.

  • Mar 26, 2018

Pussy Riot targets Trump in Republican stronghold of Idaho

Idaho is the only Republican-dominant state that the group is visiting on their North American tour.

  • Mar 25, 2018

Oregon couple working on psychedelic ballot initiative

Psilocybin touted as an effective treatment for cancer-related anxiety, depression and addiction.

  • Mar 25, 2018

Police: Second blaze at Bellevue mosque not a hate crime

Nothing to indicate that the blaze was started as a result of hate toward the Muslim community.

  • Mar 25, 2018

Immigration detention center operator sues city of Tacoma

GEO Group is a for-profit company that runs the immigration detention center in the city.

  • Mar 25, 2018

WSU researcher’s work helps lucrative spinach seed industry

A small slice of western Washington and Oregon is the only part of the US well-suited to the crop.

  • Mar 24, 2018

Thousands in Seattle, other Northwest cities join protests

They took to the streets to demand tighter gun regulations after recent high-profile school shootings.

  • Mar 24, 2018

Crews to clear snow from North Cascades Scenic Byway

Highway 20 there will be closed once work starts due to heavy equipment operating in the area.

  • Mar 24, 2018

Jury finds woman guilty in murder-for-hire case

Martie Soderberg tried to pay a friend to kill her husband, whom she accused of verbal and physical abuse.

  • Mar 24, 2018

Prohibition-era murals found at former Seattle hotel

Chinese, Japanese and Filipino immigrants stayed there before going to Alaska to work in canneries.

  • Mar 24, 2018

Interior secretary supports the return of grizzly bears here

Ryan Zinke said he favors re-introducing them to the North Cascades ecosystem.

Teen pulled from bike by Tacoma officer is awarded $500,000

She was shocked with a stun gun by an off-duty officer working security.

  • Mar 23, 2018