Celebrities, CEOs to celebrate Special Olympics in Seattle

ESPN will host golfer Jordan Spieth, Olympic speed-skater Apolo Ohno and former Seahawks at UW.

  • May 23, 2018

1 person bitten by rabid bat at University of Washington

Public Health of Seattle and King County says the bat was found behind Husky Stadium on Saturday.

  • May 22, 2018
(Courtesy Jessie Huggins, Cascadia Research) The remains of a juvenile female gray whale were discovered near the western shore of Bowerman Airport on Monday. It’s approximately 24-feet-long. There was no indication of entanglement, said Jessie Huggins from Cascadia Research. She said it had probably been dead for a couple weeks, and that it was likely one or two years old. You can view it from the furthest viewing point on the Sandpiper Trail with a good camera or binoculars.

Remains of gray whale wash up on Hoquiam shore

There was no indication of entanglement, according to Cascadia Research.

(Courtesy Jessie Huggins, Cascadia Research) The remains of a juvenile female gray whale were discovered near the western shore of Bowerman Airport on Monday. It’s approximately 24-feet-long. There was no indication of entanglement, said Jessie Huggins from Cascadia Research. She said it had probably been dead for a couple weeks, and that it was likely one or two years old. You can view it from the furthest viewing point on the Sandpiper Trail with a good camera or binoculars.

Officials OK cell service at Mount Rainier National Park

Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile will place telecommunications equipment on the visitor center at Paradise.

  • May 22, 2018

Shaw Island man charged with murder of his wife

He will be held at the Island County Jail on $1 million bail.

ACLU: Amazon shouldn’t sell face-recognition tech to police

“People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government.”

  • May 22, 2018

Lawsuit seeks to change how Army Corps regulates shorelines

Concrete structures can prevent erosion, but they also disrupt habitat, conservationists say.

  • May 22, 2018

Gallery: Facelift of Seattle’s Space Needle nears completion

A $100 million investment transformed the structure’s top viewing level with floor-to-ceiling glass.

Responders call off search for man in Willapa Bay

Responders searched through the night after the man’s wife reported him overdue Saturday.

  • May 22, 2018

Construction worker dies in fall at Sound Transit site

He was working on the light rail extension at SR 520 and 148th Street when he fell about 40 feet.

  • May 22, 2018

KOMO-TV, aviation contractor to pay $40M to men in crash

They were injured when a news helicopter nose-dived off a rooftop and crashed into their cars.

  • May 22, 2018

Hanford contractor earns $10M despite contamination spread

CH2M received 89 percent of the possible $11 million incentive pay for fiscal year 2017.

  • May 22, 2018

Hmmm: Inslee will keynote an Iowa Democratic fundraiser

The governor, considered by some a long-shot presidential candidate, is fulfilling a routine duty.

  • May 22, 2018

A 1971 Seattle billboard is echoed in the head-tax debate

That was when Seattle was a Boeing town. Now it’s an Amazon town. Does it matter whose town it is?

  • May 22, 2018

Paul Allen donates $1M to Washington gun initiative

The campaign seeks to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington.

  • May 21, 2018

Houston baggage handler pleads guilty to officer gun theft

Guns allegedly were stolen from the luggage of three Bellevue police officers last year.

  • May 21, 2018

He couldn’t be spooked: ‘Something was wrong with this cougar’

The big cat that attacked two mountain bikers, one fatally, was underweight, wildlife officials said.

  • May 21, 2018

Washington teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire

Fortunately for him, the 15-year-old firecracker-thrower can set up a payment plan.

  • May 21, 2018

3 high school seniors die in crash weeks before graduation

Their car was struck nearly head-on by a wrong-way driver on I-5 near Yoncalla, Oregon.

  • May 20, 2018

Spring chinook numbers on Snake, Columbia rivers improving

Fishery managers in the region are still unsure how strong the final run will be

  • May 20, 2018