Northwest

Lakewood police want verdict tossed in killing of black man

By Mike Carter / The Seattle Times Attorneys for Lakewood police are asking a federal judge to throw out a $15.1 million civil-rights verdict imposed… Continue reading

Swastikas, bomb threat trigger evacuation at WSU dorm

By Chad Sokol / The Spokesman-Review Dozens of students were evacuated from Stimson Hall at Washington State University Monday night after students reported vandals had… Continue reading

Brush fire threatens 100 homes in Grand Mound near I-5

Authorities say a fast-moving brush fire south of Olympia in the Grand Mound area is threatening an estimated 100 homes… Continue reading

Jury refuses to convict four in 2014 Nevada ranch standoff

A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four accused gunman in a 2014… Continue reading

Man shot to death at Seattle homeless encampment

Detectives are investigating after a 31-year-old man was shot and killed at a Seattle homeless encampment. Police say they received calls… Continue reading

Oregon officials say no mayhem or big eclipse problems

No raging forest fires trapped people. The telecommunications system didn’t crash. There were only a few traffic jams. Tourists spent… Continue reading

Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters

Federal officials are reviewing annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales.… Continue reading

2 Seattle officers sue councilwoman over shooting comments

Two Seattle police officers who were cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man last year have sued City… Continue reading

Eclipse breaks net holding 305,000 salmon near Bellingham

By Lynda V. Mapes / The Seattle Times It’s open season on Atlantic salmon as the public is urged to help mop up a salmon… Continue reading

1 climber dead, 1 hurt in fall on Mount Baker

By Robert Mittendorf / The Bellingham Herald A climber was killed and his companion was seriously hurt Saturday afternoon when they fell into a glacial… Continue reading

Police: Elderly Seattle brothers’ house full of child porn

The house in Seattle’s Meridian neighborhood where three elderly brothers have lived for more than… Continue reading

Millions experience historic coast-to-coast solar eclipse

Related: We had 90% of an eclipse here, and it was every bit as fun By Marcia Dunn / Associated Press Millions of Americans gazed… Continue reading

Charges dropped against woman accused of starting fatal fire

Prosecutors have decided not to file charges against a woman suspected of starting a Washington house fire that killed two… Continue reading

Motorcyclists hurt after collision with bear on Highway 101

Associated Press A 60-year-old Hoquiam man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he struck a bear on U.S. Highway 101. The Olympian… Continue reading

Searchers recover body of skier missing on Mount Rainier

By Mike Carter / The Seattle Times The body of a 30-year-old skier who went missing on Mount Rainier last month after he fell through… Continue reading

2 dead in small plane crash near Oregon eclipse viewing site

Authorities say two people died in a small plane crash near a central Oregon airport where people are gathering to… Continue reading

Olympic Wilderness named for former Gov. Dan Evans

Former Republican Washington Gov. Dan Evans has been honored with the renaming of the Olympic Wilderness to the Daniel… Continue reading

Whale stranded on beach freed

Officials say a juvenile gray whale has been freed after being stranded on a remote beach in Washington. NOAA Fisheries said… Continue reading

Checkup finds snow leopard cub healthy at Seattle zoo

A 6-week-old male snow leopard cub at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is healthy. Zoo officials told KING-TV that the… Continue reading

Officer opens fire after driver rams cruiser near Federal Way

Officials say a western Washington state police officer opened fire after the driver of a stolen vehicle rammed the officer’s… Continue reading