Seattle pays $160,000 to settle lawsuit in civil rights case

The city of Seattle has paid nearly $160,000 to settle a federal civil-rights lawsuit. The case involved a veteran police officer… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2019

Oregon sends foster kids to former jails, not families

The Oregonian/OregonLive found that 25 percent more foster children are housed in institutions.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Navy fighter jet makes emergency landing in Moses Lake

The EA-18G “Growler” fighter landed Thursday morning after a crew member complained of a lack of oxygen.

More than one-third of US volcanoes are under-monitored

Snow-capped Glacier Peak is classified by the U.S. Geological Survey as a “very high threat.”

  • Mar 14, 2019

US moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants them under authority of state wildlife agencies.

  • Mar 14, 2019

Community helps Sequim farm after birds eat its spring crops

Migrating birds ate 10 acres of purple sprouting broccoli, Italian cauliflower and kale.

  • Mar 13, 2019
Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign

Hate-fueled crimes on the Eastside are on the rise

Some tie the incidents to the growing diversity in communities east of Lake Washington.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photoMAPS Sign

Navy to fund historic preservation near NAS Whidbey

The agreement is meant to mitigate the impacts of 36 additional EA-18G Growler jets on the island.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Report: Feds not keeping tabs on billions spent at Hanford

Most of the $30 billion DOE budget goes to contractors, most of which spend money on subcontracts.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Two Whatcom men die in ice-covered pond trying to save dogs

Once the first man went in, the second jumped in and attempted to rescue the first.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Washington joins other states in suing major opioid shippers

AG Bob Ferguson is suing McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Microsoft employees criticize military contract in open letter

The workers don’t want the Hololens technology used to assist soldiers in live-combat operations.

Seattle traffic deaths decrease slightly in 2018

Seattle Department of Transportation recorded 14 deaths last year, down from 19 deaths in 2017.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Man arrested after stolen truck crashed at naval base

Charged with one count of first-degree robbery following the accident at Naval Base Kisap-Bangor.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Man found dead in home burned by fire

The fire was put out quickly, but firefighters discovered the body of a person inside.

  • Mar 11, 2019

State Senate OKs bill to vacate some pot convictions

The bill passed on a 29-19 vote and now heads to the House for consideration.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Woman who stabbed boyfriend with sword sentenced to 19 years

She believed he was unfaithful and spent too much time playing video games

  • Mar 11, 2019

Former judge dies 2 months after retiring

Ex-Cowlitz County District Court Judge David Koss went for a jog Saturday and never came home.

  • Mar 11, 2019

State to look into Richland radioactive waste plant

Plans to meet Wednesday to explain the study, called an environmental impact statement.

  • Mar 11, 2019

House approves minimum wage parity for disabled workers

The measure passed on a bipartisan 81-17 vote and now heads to the Senate for consideration.

  • Mar 11, 2019