US mining sites dump 50M gallons of fouled wastewater daily

Arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow into lakes and streams without being treated.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

Franklin County cattle-rustling was inside job, deputies say

The lead man at a dairy farm, his brother and father are accused of stealing at least 178 cattle.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

Lawmakers, feds at odds over law for sick Hanford workers

The federal government wants to end the law that removes the burden of proof from workers.

  • Feb 20, 2019

 

Washington officials: Blood supply at ‘emergency level’

An estimated 1,500 collections were lost over the course of three days because snow.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Use of snow blower leads to fight that lands 1 man in jail

A man in his late 60s asked a neighbor to stop using his snowblower to throw snow on his property.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Snohomish man killed in wrong-way crash on Highway 520

He was driving east in the westbound lanes in Redmond, the Washington State Patrol said.

Trident Seafoods to spend up to $23 million to fix pollution

The company uses ozone-depleting coolants in refrigerators. Trident allowed leaks to persist for years.

  • Feb 19, 2019

Bill to keep Idaho wolf control board headed to governor

Backers say too many wolves are harming ranching and farming families by killing livestock.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Inslee plan for health subsidies echoes national debate

Provoking both concerns over costs and criticisms that it doesn’t go far enough.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Proclamation remembers Idaho internment camp prisoners

The camp is now the Minidoka National Historic Site managed by the National Park Service.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Lawmaker says college aid program needs funding

Sen. Guy Palumbo, D-Maltby, was the prime sponsor of the Washington Promise legislation.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Wrong-way driver killed in crash with U.S. Postal truck

Just before 4 a.m. Monday, a 911 call was made to report the crash near West Lake Sammamish Parkway.

  • Feb 18, 2019

More than 75 animals rescued in downtown Bellingham fire

The fire started at Hohl Pet & Garden on Monday. Some birds and a python are still missing.

  • Feb 18, 2019

Southwestern Washington measles case count grows to 61

Of the 61 cases confirmed in Clark County, 54 were not immunized against measles.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Oregon lawmakers are considering a new carbon pricing policy

The legislation worries many of the state’s farmers and ranchers about higher fuel and energy prices.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Gun fires at party, wounding woman and child in her arms

A 21-year-old is under arrest after the shooting in Thurston County wounded a woman and a toddler.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains

More than doubles the number of oil trains along the Columbia and Willamette rivers.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Music teacher convicted of sex abuse gets 30 days in jail

Pled guilty to four misdemeanor counts of third-degree sexual abuse with an underage student.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Man dies in Anacortes house fire

Fire was so intense when firefighters arrived, they couldn’t enter the house.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Olympic Game Farm denies animal mistreatment

Lawsuit alleges the drive-thru wildlife exhibit doesn’t properly care for its animals.

  • Feb 16, 2019