Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

There have been more than 7,800 aftershocks since the main earthquake struck 7 weeks ago.

  • Jan 19, 2019

 

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

They suspect that the huge runs might interfere with the whales’ ability to hunt their preferred prey.

  • Jan 18, 2019

 

Man shoots polar bear that had wandered far from home

Diminishing sea ice caused by climate change may lead some bears astray, a UW researcher said.

  • Jan 18, 2019

 

Moonlight is the new orange in Tacoma

The city has just completed a changeover of its old orange-colored street lights to white LED lights.

  • Jan 18, 2019

Pit bulls attack Jefferson County deputy responding to call

The demeanor of a man who said he was on drugs “elevated the dogs’ behavior and precipitated the attack.”

Gov. Inslee to talk climate with former California governor

The two will discuss a proposal for utilities to provide carbon-free electricity by 2045.

  • Jan 18, 2019

AG: Navy dumps hazardous material into Puget Sound

State intends to join a suit in federal court to ask the Navy to clean up the mess.

  • Jan 17, 2019

University releases calls made by slain student before death

Lauren McCluskey, of Pullman, was killed Oct. 22.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Man found shot to death near Seattle identified; no arrests

King’s County’s Major Crimes division has not identified a suspect.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Pierce County pays deputy $950K over prosecutor lawsuit

Ends an 8-year battle over text messages and associated claims.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Tri-Cities Airport thrives even without Portland connection

The airport announced Wednesday that it broke its old passenger record.

Wenatchee’s Pangborn airport hits passenger record in 2018

The airport had 64,689 departing passengers, a 7.2 percent increase from 2017.

The stars come out for Chris Cornell tribute

The leader of Seattle’s Soundgarden died in May 2017.

  • Jan 17, 2019

3 found dead in Sammamish a realtor, author and their son

The divorced couple and their grown son lived together. The son’s death was ruled a suicide.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Oregon lawyer who represented Saudi men is facing threats

She cites dozens of terrifying emails and calls with violent and virulent anti-Muslim messages.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Remembering the Alaskan Way Viaduct on Seattle’s waterfront

Here are two videos — one of the northbound drive, the other shot while cruising southbound.

Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Officials say it’s too early to say exactly how much affordable housing ultimately will result.

  • Jan 17, 2019

Proposed state law would raise age limit for tobacco sales

Lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products

  • Jan 16, 2019

Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst says her cancer has returned

She was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2009, but was pronounced cancer-free in 2014.

  • Jan 16, 2019

Resource chairman: Halt drilling permit work during shutdown

Letter objects to the Interior Department allowing work to be done on upcoming offshore lease sales.

  • Jan 16, 2019