Washington state cancels salmon farm lease after fish escape

State agencies will work with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on the shutdown of the Port Angeles farm.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen locates USS Helena wreck

More than 730 of the Helena’s crew of 900 survived the July 1943 sinking in the South Pacific.

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for afternoon bias training

The announcement comes after the arrests of 2 black men at a Philadelphia store sparked protests.

Officials considering low tolls in Seattle Highway 99 tunnel

Rates might range from $1 to $2.25, depending on the day and time.

Justices skeptical of Washington state over salmon habitat

The tribes say they have been deprived of fishing rights guaranteed by treaty.

Washington unemployment rate at 4.8 percent

The largest job gains last month were in manufacturing retail trade and leisure and hospitality.

Remains of man missing since 2014 found east of Concrete

That year a man was arrested, but not prosecuted, in the disappearance of Edgar Robinette, 32.

Poet Sam Hamill, founder of Copper Canyon Press, dies at 74

He started the Port Townsend publishing company in 1972.

WSU: Stink bugs infesting Puget Sound region

The smelly critters move indoors during the winter months, and now are trying to get back outside.

Boat, tools go missing from McNeil, former prison island

No one is missing from the facility operated by the Department of Social and Health Services.

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