E. coli found in sample of raw milk from Sequim creamery

Dungeness Valley Creamery recalled products with an expiration date between April 6-20.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Washington set to be 1st state with long-term care benefit

An employee who makes $50,000 a year would pay about $24 a month.

  • Apr 18, 2019

State Senate OKs bill limiting measles vaccine exemptions

The House version was amended by the Senate, so it heads back across the rotunda for a final vote.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Whidbey Island historian Roger Sherman dies at age 84

In the 1970s, the Sherman brothers helped to create Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve.

Inslee mental health network plan clears second floor vote

The proposal would change the way mental and behavioral health care are delivered.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Medical Examiner: Deputy, suspect died of gunshot wounds

Killed after responding to a call about a disabled motorhome.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Pro freeskier Dave Treadway dies in backcountry accident

Died Monday near Rhododendron Mountain, not far from his Pemberton-area home.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Murder of 2 California women in 1970s linked to dead inmate

DNA left by the suspect in two killings in the late 1970s was a match.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Tick, tick, tick: Alaska braces for invading parasites

Ticks could gain a foothold because of Alaska’s warming climate.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Idaho governor has unfettered chance to cut state rules

Bill approving 8,200 pages containing 736 chapters of rules and regulations failed to pass.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Malnourished gray whale found dead in Seattle’s Elliott Bay

Researchers found the whale was in poor body condition with some woody debris in the stomach.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Inslee signs measure to codify some health care rules

Insurers can’t block patients with pre-existing conditions from purchasing their plans.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Fisheries managers set Nooksack River chinook salmon limits

Closures for chinook include the San Juan Islands in August, Deception Pass in December and January.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Legislature: Breed bans must have ‘good citizen’ exemption

Would require exceptions for owners who can prove their pets are well-behaved.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Air Force evacuates 13 planes to Spokane to avoid storm

Fairchild Air Force Base can house displaced McConnell personnel and provide aircraft maintenance.

Kent police arrest suspect in carjacking, killing

The victim had tried to prevent the suspect from stealing his truck, officers said.

20-30 firearms stolen from Sequim gun store

Someone stole an agricultural loader and plowed it through the front of FREDS Guns.

Patriot Prayer demonstration at WSU draws meager turnout

The far-right group is known for engaging in armed, violent clashes with counterprotesters.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Sheriff: Bellingham pair endangered kids while using heroin

The 9-year-old child was found “curled up in the fetal position,” records show.

  • Apr 17, 2019

State Senate OKs step toward year-round daylight saving time

The measure would only take effect if Congress allows states to observe daylight saving time year-round.

  • Apr 17, 2019