Vashon Island High School creating gender-neutral bathrooms

Restrooms have been retrofitted with stalls that provide increased privacy. Urinals have been removed.

  • Dec 29, 2017

Signatures turned in on police deadly force initiative

It would change the law to consider what a “reasonable officer” would do, and an officer’s intentions.

  • Dec 28, 2017

4 injured when van crashes into downtown Seattle building

Police say the driver had a medical emergency and lost control. Six people were injured.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Court rules against Oregon bakers in wedding-cake case

“Oregon will not allow a ‘Straight Couples Only’ sign to be hung in bakeries or other stores.”

  • Dec 28, 2017

Yakima’s Comic Con waiting on trademark lawsuit

A court ruled that San Diego Comic-Con had the legal trademark for the phrase “Comic-Con.”

  • Dec 28, 2017

Travel lawsuit, train crash among top 10 Washington stories

Coming in at number 5: Everett leads the charge with a lawsuit against the makers of OxyContin.

  • Dec 28, 2017

7 horses euthanized after herpes outbreak in Woodinville

An equestrian center has been placed under quarantine.

  • Dec 28, 2017

911 calls document the chaos after DuPont train derailment

Dozens of emergency recordings were released Wednesday by South Sound 911 Dispatch.

  • Dec 28, 2017

Two in Forks plead guilty to trafficking sister

The couple was verbally abusive, forced the woman to work and would not let her go anywhere alone.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

This national news story chronicles Everett’s community effort to tackle those problems.

Twitter suspends WSU student, provocateur James Allsup

He’s been accused of sowing racial divisions on campus as head of the College Republicans.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Officials: Snow makes Rattlesnake Ridge crack look bigger

But there is no significant progress in its growth, and no new evacuations over the holiday.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Crane rolls over, northbound I-5 to close near Southcenter

Due to the size of the crane, it will require full lane closures for at least a half hour.

  • Dec 27, 2017

AG’s office sues Leavenworth man behind alleged scam charities

The man and his family are accused of using donated money to pay themselves and take vacations.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Norovirus outbreak sickens 39 in Tacoma senior community

Narrows Glen officials say that as of Tuesday 11 residents and nine staff members were still ill.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Firefighters battle big blaze at Auburn apartment building

One person was rescued from the building and another was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

  • Dec 27, 2017

Fruitcake temporarily halts Seattle ferry service

Officials evacuated the terminal and kept inbound ferries away while the bomb squad investigated.

  • Dec 26, 2017

Women fight California wildfires with equipment made for men

Among them is a firefighter from Snohomish County who calls the gear women wear “baggy, heavy and hot.”

  • Dec 26, 2017

Fire lookouts in Pacific Northwest are the hottest rentals

But many are in disrepair and the feds aren’t sure what to do with them.

  • Dec 26, 2017

3 stabbed, 1 critical, at north Seattle homeless shelter

Four men were reportedly inside one room at the all-male shelter when an argument began.

  • Dec 26, 2017