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Port of Coupeville to make offer on Oak Harbor airport
The Port of Coupeville continues to pursue ownership of the A.J. Eisenberg Airport near Oak Harbor.
Whidbey Island air base honors crew lost in Vietnam War
NAS Whidbey Island will host several upcoming events commemorating the end of the Vietnam War.
Seattle could broaden anti-discrimination law to add caste
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant wants to add caste to the city’s anti-discrimination policy.
US board says Boeing Max likely hit a bird before 2019 crash
U.S. accident investigators disagree with Ethiopian authorities over the cause of a 2019 Boeing 737 Max crash.
Suspect in Yakima triple-killing shot, killed self
A 21-year-old man wanted in the random killing of three people in Yakima early Tuesday shot and killed himself.
WA Supreme Court clears way for Albertsons’ $4 billion dividend
The case was the final obstacle to the dividend after a federal judge in Washington, D.C., rejected similar efforts.
Beard photo in Whidbey Island exhibit hits a snarl
A photography show has come under scrutiny due to an image of a man dressed as a female pirate.
Schools’ lawsuits over social media harm face tough legal road
The Seattle and Kent school districts’ lawsuits claim the tech giants behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat target their products at children.
As Starbucks unionizing slows, some strike, others skeptical
Labor organizers hope this will be the year that Starbucks’ U.S. workers finally negotiate a union contract. But bargaining is at a standstill and thousands of employees are still unconvinced of the union’s value.
Boeing orders rise to 4-year high but still trail Airbus
Boeing took more than 200 net orders for passenger airplanes in December to complete its best year since 2018, but failed again to catch up with Airbus.
Washington Democratic Party Chair Podlodowski stepping down
The state Democrats will elect a new leader at a meeting in Olympia in late January.
Starting sixth term, Murray ascends to third in line for presidency
Meanwhile, House Republicans failed to elect a speaker. After three attempts, they adjourned and will try again Wednesday.
Man arrested in Pennsylvania in connection with University of Idaho homicides
Bryan Kohberger was arrested for murder in the first degree in connection to the University of Idaho killings.
Suspect in deaths of Idaho students arrested in Pennsylvania
28-year-old Bryan Christopher Kohberger is a PhD student in criminal justice at Washington State University.
Ex-Seagen CEO Clay Siegall will not face charges related to April arrest
Siegall resigned after allegations that he had assaulted his now-former wife.
Agency ruling: Plane crashed on test flight near Snohomish
The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report Saturday on the Nov. 18 crash that killed four people.
Seafood company sues over terminated fish-farming pen leases
Cooke Aquaculture has filed an appeal against the state’s decision to end its leases for fish-farming.
No northern giant hornets found in 2022 in Washington
Citizen trapping of northern giant hornets in northwest Washington ended Nov. 30 with no sightings this year.
4 Ways to celebrate Christmas in Seattle this year
It’s never a sure bet whether Seattle will be able to celebrate a white Christmas, but that doesn’t stop Pacific Northwesterners from putting on magnificent… Continue reading
State won’t renew leases for Puget Sound fish farms
Cooke Aquaculture has until Dec. 14 to wrap up steelhead farming and begin deconstructing their equipment.