360,000 spring chinook suffocate at Oregon fish hatchery

Officials say a buildup of algae and failing equipment allowed silt and debris into the water supply.

  • Dec 15, 2018


Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster was a primary reason the U.S. restarted the test reactor.

  • Dec 15, 2018


Thousands without power as high winds hit Washington, Oregon

Utility companies said thousands of customers had lost power on the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Dec 14, 2018


Cow steals spotlight at student’s graduation photo shoot

The senior animal sciences major worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies.

  • Dec 14, 2018

1 dead, 1 hurt while working underneath bus in Seattle

A bus fell on the men when a jack gave out.

  • Dec 14, 2018

Why Highway 99 in downtown Seattle will close for 3 weeks

After closing the Alaskan Way Viaduct, there’s much to do before they can open the new tunnel.

Faulty gate at Bremerton plant causes sewage, runoff spill

More than 200,000 gallons spilled into Port Washington Narrows and Dyes Inlet.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Men face pot charges, they say they possessed hemp

Defense attorney contends the two were hauling immature hemp plants from Colorado to Oregon.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Ex-board member pleads not guilty to child porn charges

Arrested last month in Nevada on suspicion that he had obtained several lewd photos of a teen girl.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Paul Henderson, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, dies at 79

He had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in September.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Driver for cop-killer will get chance at parole at new trial

He was a friend of the man who shot and killed four Lakewood police officers in 2009.

  • Dec 13, 2018

How the governor’s budget proposes to save the orcas

Money would go toward restoring salmon habitat, storm-water cleanup and quieting vessel traffic.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Governor’s proposed budget includes a capital gains tax

Jay Inslee’s budget office estimates about 42,000 households in Washington would be affected.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Burned bear ‘Cinder’ shot and killed by hunter

The young black bear was found after the 2014 Carlton Complex Fire, sent to rehab and released in 2015.

  • Dec 13, 2018

A small crop and big tariffs slash Washington apple exports

They’re down 28 percent. Mexico, the state’s biggest export market, imposed a 20 percent tariff.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Apple’s big US expansion includes campus for 1,000 in Seattle

The company will add 5,000 workers in Austin, Texas, and open offices in six other places.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Flight returns to Seattle after human heart was left onboard

Passengers’ reaction was of kindness because everyone on board “was happy to save a life.”

Storm in Cascades allows several ski resorts to open

Mt. Baker Ski Resort and Stevens Pass northeast of Seattle opened for the season Wednesday.

More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz

Most adolescents don’t get the recommended 9 hours. One culprit: Light from devices they use at night.

  • Dec 12, 2018

New hotel breaks ground in Kenmore’s Saint Edward Park

The old seminary building in the park will be preserved and turned into a lodge, opening in 2020.