Northwest

Oregon authorities kill wolf following cattle attacks

Oregon wildlife officials have killed a fourth member of a wolf pack in the northeast part of the state. The… Continue reading

Judge refuses to block Seattle Uber, Lyft driver union law

For the second time this month, a federal judge has rejected a challenge to Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing… Continue reading

2 Legionnaires’ disease cases reported at Seattle hospital

Public health officials are investigating after two people contracted a serious type of pneumonia called Legionnaire’s disease at a Seattle hospital.… Continue reading

State AG’s office seeks to civilly commit sex offender

By Jessica Prokop / The Columbian Over the next couple of weeks, prosecutors with the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit will be making their… Continue reading

Study: $125,000 a year to educate WSU medical students

Lawmakers who have tried for several years to compare the cost of education at Washington’s two medical… Continue reading

Lummi tribe declares state of emergency over salmon spill

By Jim Donaldson / The Bellingham Herald Lummi Nation declared a state of emergency Thursday over a fish farm collapse that spilled thousands of Atlantic… Continue reading

Ex-Interior Secretary who helped conserve Alaska land dies

Former Interior Secretary Cecil D. Andrus, who engineered the conservation of millions of… Continue reading

Bothell, Arlington men among 3 arrested at eclipse event

Authorities say three security guards were arrested for wrongfully detaining two people at an Oregon eclipse festival. The Bend Bulletin… Continue reading

Rock climber dies after rock falls from above in Oregon City

A rock climber’s body has been recovered after a large amount of rock fell on him from above in… Continue reading

Rabid bat found in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood

Health officials say a rabid bat was found in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Officials with Public Health Seattle and King County said… Continue reading

1 dead, 1 hurt after I-90 fire triggers crash near Ellensburg

Authorities say one person has died and another was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg that happened… Continue reading

Seafood giant returns to Warrenton, Oregon, after fire

Mike Brown, like many in the seafood processing industry, is used to old buildings —… Continue reading

Collapse at salmon farm renews concerns about fish farming

A marine net pen holding 305,000 farmed Atlantic salmon collapsed recently, releasing thousands of fish into Puget… Continue reading

Sexual assault allegation investigated after Democratic event

By Jim Camden / The Spokesman-Review A longtime progressive activist was removed from party positions earlier this year when reports surfaced alleging he sexually assaulted… Continue reading

Lawyers ask judge to overturn verdict in 2013 fatal shooting

Lawyers for Lakewood police are asking a federal judge to overturn a $15.1 million civil-rights verdict in a lawsuit over the… Continue reading

Disassembly of Seattle tunnel machine Bertha completed

The last piece of the world’s largest tunnel-boring machine has been lifted from its disassembly pit beneath Seattle. State Department of… Continue reading

Whole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon deal

Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring… Continue reading

Court rejects appeal from praying Bremerton football coach

A Washington state high school football coach took advantage of his position when he prayed on the… Continue reading

Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

A judge has ruled a small population of grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the… Continue reading

Did the eclipse really cause that big release of fish?

By Derrick Nunnally / The News Tribune The coincidence was, seemingly, too good to toss out of the boat. Cooke Aquaculture, which controversially farms Atlantic… Continue reading