Man charged after brawl on Seattle-bound plane

A passenger helped subdue the man, who demanded to speak to the captain and claimed he had a bomb.

  • Sep 26, 2020

 

Another new orca baby born to J pod — the second this month

Three weeks ago, Tahlequah, who in 2018 carried her dead calf for 17 days, gave birth to a male calf.

  • Sep 25, 2020

 

Inslee: Washington is being targeted by phishing campaign

Officials said they haven’t seen any attempts to exploit the state’s election infrastructure.

  • Sep 25, 2020

 

Seattle protests lead to arrests, probe into officer conduct

Thirteen people were arrested, and a cop is on paid leave after running over a protester with his bike.

  • Sep 24, 2020

Poacher burned bees nest in tree, started 3,300-acre wildfire

The Hood Canal man pleaded guilty for his role in the 2018 Maple Fire on the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Sep 24, 2020

Seattle City Council overrides mayor’s veto of policing cuts

“Divestment from a broken policing model … is the needed course of action,” the council president says.

  • Sep 23, 2020

Oak Harbor tour boat operator aids in Deception Pass rescue

“He was just in a really bad spot. He shouldn’t have been out there.”

Hanford companies to pay $58 million for alleged overcharging

A lawsuit said Bechtel Corp. and Aecom knowingly billed the DOE for time when workers had no work.

  • Sep 23, 2020

New push to retire Native team names headed to Legislature

In Oregon, schools can be forced to drop Native American mascots unless local tribes approve them.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Hanford workers put at risk by improper respirator maintenance

Risks could include exposure to chemical wastes. Contractors have taken steps to correct deficiencies.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Seattle police drop effort to get protest images from media

Investigators had wanted the photos to help them solve arson and theft cases.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Couple that lost baby in fire recovering in Seattle hospital

A GoFundMe has raised $318,372 for the family as of Monday evening. About 4,500 people have donated.

  • Sep 22, 2020

Seattle cop got preferential treatment in prostitution arrest

The officer, who lives in Monroe, also serves as a commissioner for Snohomish County Fire District 7.

Seattle filmmaker ‘would have been honored’ by being at Emmys

Lynn Shelton, who died in May, was nominated for directing and producing Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere.”

  • Sep 21, 2020

Court to decide if electronic signatures OK for initiatives

Some have urged Secretary of State Kim Wyman to accept them, given concerns about COVID-19.

  • Sep 21, 2020

Quick-thinking UPS driver saves houses from wildfire

The driver earned praise for his actions from the West Thurston Fire Authority’s captain.

  • Sep 19, 2020
Federal police try to take control of the streets during protests, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)

Portland protests continue after pause caused by wildfires

Police said 11 people were arrested Friday night.

  • Sep 19, 2020
Federal police try to take control of the streets during protests, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)

Federal judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

In Yakima, he issued a nationwide injunction sought by 14 states that sued the Trump administration.

Lightning storm, easterly wind: How the wildfires got so bad

Is it climate change? Or a lack of aggressive forest management?

  • Sep 17, 2020

Man shelters from wildfire flames in Oregon river

He used a plastic chair to shield himself from the fire.

  • Sep 17, 2020