Court rules in lawsuit challenging voter guide statement

The state Supreme Court ruled against Chris Reykdal, who sued his reelection opponent for defamation.

  • Aug 8, 2020

 

State reports 11 cases of inflammatory pediatric syndrome

Six of the cases in Washington are children 9 or younger and five are in children 10 or older.

  • Aug 7, 2020

 

Rare white bald eagle treated for injury on San Juan Island

The unusual light coloring is caused by a genetic mutation that affects pigmentation of the feathers.

  • Aug 6, 2020

 

Inslee says schools in virus hot spots should stay closed

That includes Snohomish County. But the he backs reopening elementaries in counties with low infection rates.

Famed Seattle DJ Pat O’Day dies at 85

He is credited with helping the Seattle music scene rise to national prominence.

  • Aug 5, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee cruises, with GOP’s Loren Culp a strong 2nd

Denny Heck leads the contest for lieutenant governor. Incumbent Democrats routed foes in other statewide races.

Inslee orders flags to be lowered in memory of officers

The honors are for Bothell Police Officer Jonathan Shoop and Washington State Patrol Trooper Justin R. Schaffer.

  • Aug 4, 2020

More travelers are flying in and out of Yakima

The increase in passengers has led Alaska Airlines to add a 2nd daily flight to Seattle.

Man accused in Bothell officer’s death pleads not guilty

Henry Eugene Washington, 37, was charged in King County Superior Court on July 17.

Gyms will need to triple distance for exercising indoors

Starting Aug. 10, gyms in the state will be required to provide about 17 feet of distance.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Police investigate shooting outside casino in Tacoma

Puyallup Tribal Police said a male suspect fled on foot from the scene.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Microsoft tries to salvage deal to buy TikTok, appease Trump

The president had floated plans for an outright ban of the app on national security grounds.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Federal investigators release report on Idaho plane crash

The mid-air accident over Lake Coeur d’Alene killed eight people July 5.

  • Aug 2, 2020

Murder, arson charges filed against man in Seattle fire

Anchorage man was charged Friday with two counts of murder, arson and three counts of assault.

  • Aug 2, 2020

Missing Maple Valley woman found alive near Index

She was in stable condition after bloodhounds found her about 1.2 miles south off U.S. 2.

  • Aug 2, 2020

King County moves to make Juneteenth an official paid holliday

A County Council committee voted 5-1 to add Juneteenth to the county’s slate of 10 paid holidays.

  • Aug 1, 2020

Family of Bellevue teen who died at WSU frat house sues

Sam Martinez and another student consumed the bulk of a half-gallon of rum. He died within hours.

  • Jul 31, 2020

Trapped: A ‘murder hornet’ is captured near Canadian border

The state now plans to search for nests using infrared cameras and to place additional traps.

  • Jul 31, 2020

State psychiatric hospital has 21 new COVID-19 cases

Both workers and patients at Western State Hospital in Lakewood have tested positive.

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.