Pilots recount dramatic rescue of suicidal man on Mount Hood

The 27-year-old called 911 from the mountain, saying he’d taken a lethal dose of insulin.

  • Jul 20, 2018

 

Fast-growing wildfire closes portion of I-90 near Kittitas

Officials say about 150 firefighters are battling the flames and air support is on the way.

  • Jul 20, 2018

 

Statue honoring Chris Cornell to be erected in Seattle

The late singer’s wife says it is a gift to “the tight-knit community that gave him his start.”

  • Jul 20, 2018

 

Coast Guard finds evidence of oil discharge by fishing boat

The U.S. Coast Guard says it found evidence a Seattle-based fishing boat discharged oil and bilge waste overboard. The Coast… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2018

Oregon fire crushes hopes of wheat farmers during harvest

Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2018

Hiker dies in fall from Sauk Mountain trail

A 71-year-old Connecticut woman has died after falling during a hike east of Mount Vernon on Sauk Mountain. The Skagit… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2018

McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

The Oregon attorney was nominated to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Tolls set for Seattle’s Highway 99 tunnel, opening in October

The cost will vary by time of day, with a proposed minimum of $1 and a maximum of $2.25.

  • Jul 19, 2018

More bike lanes needed in downtown Seattle, council says

The city’s transportation department says the current construction boom is not a good time to add them.

  • Jul 19, 2018

6 inmates have died in Spokane County Jail in past 13 months

Three died after hanging themselves with bedsheets. The sheriff’s office is investigating the deaths.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Tulalip woman killed in crash that closed I-5 near Conway

A semi-truck rear-ended the car the woman was driving, the Washington State Patrol said.

A Boeing 797 built with metal fuselage could favor Everett

The planemaker faces competition from cheaper derivative models of Airbus’s A321 and A330 airplanes.

Tractor operator dies trying to suppress Oregon wildfire

The blaze near The Dalles started Tuesday and spread into a rural farming area with vast wheat fields.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Wildfires force evacuations in Spokane, Columbia River Gorge

State officials said at least one structure had been completely destroyed in Spokane.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Former Northshore teacher sentenced for child porn offense

He also admitted to molesting two boys in 1976 when he served as a Big Brother in California.

1 killed in I-5 crash near Conway involving semi-truck

The truck rear-ended a passenger vehicle, causing it to crash into the vehicle in front of it.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

The company hopes to have monthly oribial launches of its Electron rocket.

Northwest cherry farmers face the pitfalls of a trade war

The 50 percent tariffs tacked to U.S. cherries is putting a dent in imports of the fruit to China.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Former Evergreen campus cop says she faced daily hostility

Stacy Brown was the college’s police chief during last year’s unrest over free speech.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Multi-billion-dollar Hanford bidding process delayed

CH2M now holds a central Hanford cleanup contract worth about $5.8 billion.

  • Jul 18, 2018