Lynden policeman dies after being struck by car

Trooper: ‘My heart is shattered for Chief Knapp … but it also aches for this 19-year-old kid.’

  • Nov 8, 2019

Seattle, King County will sue to block $30 car tab measure

If fully implemented, Initiative 976 would force the city to cut more than 100,000 bus hours.

Elevator inspection backlog violates Washington state law

The Department of Labor and Industries says the backlog was caused by a building boom.

  • Nov 7, 2019

Amazon’s spending in Seattle Council races doesn’t deliver

Early returns suggest the online retail giant will have fewer obvious allies on the council

  • Nov 6, 2019

State rejecting affirmative action referendum

It was passing in King County, the state’s most populous, it was being rejected in most other areas.

Sheriff: Assault and robbery at SeaTac restaurant was a hoax

Two men reportedly tied up customers, then demanded money and sexually assaulted two customers.

  • Nov 5, 2019

Washington trade delegation to China includes county reps

They are there to promote state aerospace companies and other manufacturers.

Edmonds man who stole car from good Samaritan pleads guilty

He has a history of theft, burglary and trafficking in stolen property out of Snohomish County.

Indian guru Rajneesh’s ex-aide to star in new documentary

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh’s commune in Oregon in the 1980s was a subject of Netflix’s “Wild Wild Country.”

  • Nov 1, 2019

Court: State not at fault for Skagit River bridge collapse

In 2013, a truck hit the support beams of the bridge, causing the structure to fall into the water.

US sued over health insurance rule for immigrant families

Seven U.S. citizens and a nonprofit organization filed the federal lawsuit in Portland, Oregon.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Kenmore woman’s brother allegedly killed and dismembered her

Two years after she disappeared, her remains were found in a suitcase dumped in Snohomish County.

  • Oct 30, 2019

Amazon spends big to remake Seattle’s liberal City Council

Many aren’t happy with the council, but don’t like the world’s richest man trying to influence their vote.

  • Oct 29, 2019

FAA: Jets hit by lasers while approaching Sea-Tac Airport

No one was hurt, but three incidents were reported over the weekend.

Aurora Avenue bridge in Seattle undergoing emergency repairs

One southbound lane was closed Monday, and work was expected to continue through the week.

  • Oct 28, 2019

Alternative group forms to promote Oregon wine industry

Members earlier this year opposed wine legislation they viewed as “anti-competitive.”

  • Oct 27, 2019

Turkeys in the northwest: Conservation success or nuisance?

Turkey and human relations have been intertwined for thousands of years.

  • Oct 27, 2019

Port of Seattle chief arrested on suspicion of DV assault

Commissioner Ryan Calkins said the incident involved his wife.

  • Oct 26, 2019

Pentagon gives $10 billion deal to Microsoft, spurning Amazon

Trump had expressed opposition to giving the cloud computing award to a company led by Jeff Bezos.

  • Oct 26, 2019

State gets $5.3 million to address 8,000 untested rape kits

Washington hopes to clear its backlog by December 2021.

  • Oct 25, 2019