Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan

Investigators believe a New Salisbury, Indiana, man posed as a millionaire and made the offer.

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3 million gallons of untreated sewage flows into Puget Sound

The discharges would violate the state’s water quality permits for the facilities.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Larsen: Time to impeach President Trump

Everett’s congressman says Trump’s attack on four female colleagues denigrates the meaning of citizenship.

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

An environmental group calls it an ill-conceived plan with no scientific backing to show it will work.

School shooter’s counselor never told police about threats

In 2017, a 17-year-old student killed a boy and wounded 3 girls at Freeman High School near Spokane.

Montana, North Dakota push against state rail law

Montana and North Dakota attorney generals say federal authority over railroads pre-empts state law.

Washington unemployment rate for June was 4.6 percent

The rate in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett region was 3.3 percent.

Yakima officials vote down effort to bar immigration flights

ICE has transported more than 650 people through the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field since May.

How our House members voted in response to ‘racist comments’

It was no surprise Washington’s seven Democrats backed the measure and its three Republicans did not.

Group suggests enclosure for orcas in San Juan Islands

The area also is seen as a rehabilitation site if a member of the local orca population is ailing.

Jay Inslee wants soccer star Rapinoe as secretary of state

“I haven’t asked her yet so this could be a surprise to her,” Inslee said at a progressive conference.

Judge recommends $14M award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

He called The Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin’s behavior reprehensible and atrocious.

Court: Seattle wealth tax unconstitutional but so is tax ban

Opens the door to a battle at the state Supreme Court.