More than 700 show up at packed Jess Roskelley memorial

They shared stories of his climbing exploits and remembered him for his humor and loyalty.

In this 2003 photo, Jess Roskelley, then 20, answers questions during a news conference in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

In this 2003 photo, Jess Roskelley, then 20, answers questions during a news conference in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

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US Secretary of Energy announces Hanford leadership change

The change consolidates manager roles at two Department of Energy offices in Washington state.

A Sound Transit train arrives at Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. (Sue Misao / Herald file) May 2019
Does Sound Transit realize the consequences of this do-over?

Pass or fail, Initiative 976 is a reminder of what critics most dislike about the regional agency.

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The victim said the suspect accused him of being a vampire and threatened to kill him.

Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention

Officials are killing hundreds of federally protected barred owls to save nothern spotted owls.

Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

The Yakama and Lummi nations made the demand on Indigenous Peoples Day.

Brits who accidentally drove into U.S. detained with infant

The vacationing family spent days in Washington state before being sent to a facility in Pennsylvania.

It’s Indigenous Peoples Day in Seattle, Edmonds and elsewhere

In Seattle, a rally and march and other events are planned.

Car tabs and Sound Transit in cross hairs of voters again

Initiative 976 lowers the cost of tabs and strips transit agencies of a key source of funds for expansion.

Report predicts drastic NW bird losses due to climate change

“We’re in the midst of a bird emergency,” said the president of the National Audubon Society.

Judge won’t dismiss case on wages of immigrant detainees

AG office argued that state’s minimum wage law treats the state and federal governments equally.

Washington AG Bob Ferguson reckons he hasn’t lost to Trump yet

He’s sued the administration 50 times to date.

Tribal roles to focus on missing, murdered indigenous people

One position will be located in Olympia. The second will serve in Eastern Washington.