FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing is reporting a money-losing quarter as both its civilian-airplane division and the defense business are struggling. Boeing said Wednesday, April 27, 2022,  that it lost $1.24 billion in the first quarter and took large write-downs for several programs.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Boeing posts $1.2 billion loss in Q1, worse than expected

The airplane-maker remains optimistic as it plans to resume 787 deliveries and boost production of the 737 Max.

FILE - The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Boeing is reporting a money-losing quarter as both its civilian-airplane division and the defense business are struggling. Boeing said Wednesday, April 27, 2022,  that it lost $1.24 billion in the first quarter and took large write-downs for several programs.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

Arrested cop, man killed identified in fatal Seattle crash

The officer, who was off-duty at the time, has posted bail and is under investigation.

  • Apr 27, 2022
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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against long-term care tax

“Any legal challenge to WA Cares must be brought in state court,” wrote Judge Thomas Zilly.

  • Apr 27, 2022
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FILE - An Amazon distribution center is heavily damaged after a strong thunderstorm moved through the area, Dec. 10, 2021, in Edwardsville, Ill. On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said its investigation into the deadly collapse of the warehouse has “raised concerns about the potential risk to employees” during weather emergencies. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Amazon warehouse collapse probe finds worker safety risks

OSHA has been investigating the December 2021 warehouse collapse that killed six people and injured one other.

  • Apr 27, 2022
FILE - An Amazon distribution center is heavily damaged after a strong thunderstorm moved through the area, Dec. 10, 2021, in Edwardsville, Ill. On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said its investigation into the deadly collapse of the warehouse has “raised concerns about the potential risk to employees” during weather emergencies. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Yakima Training Center in central Washington state. (U.S. Army)

Soldier killed, 2 hurt at Yakima Training Center

Army Pfc. Joseph A. Marquez, of Delaware, died in what was described as a “single-vehicle incident.”

  • Apr 26, 2022
Yakima Training Center in central Washington state. (U.S. Army)
FILE - A Canada lynx is released in Schoolcraft County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on April 12, 2019. U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to craft a new habitat protection plan for the rare, snow-loving Canada lynx that could include more land in Colorado and other western states. (John Pepin/Michigan Department of Natural Resources via AP, File)

Canada lynx protections deal sealed by feds, environmentalists

The plan could lead to restrictions of logging or limitations on dirt roads used for recreation.

  • Apr 26, 2022
FILE - A Canada lynx is released in Schoolcraft County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on April 12, 2019. U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to craft a new habitat protection plan for the rare, snow-loving Canada lynx that could include more land in Colorado and other western states. (John Pepin/Michigan Department of Natural Resources via AP, File)
Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Wash., poses for a photo March 9, 2022, at the school's football field. After losing his coaching job for refusing to stop kneeling in prayer with players and spectators on the field immediately after football games, Kennedy will take his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 25, 2022, saying the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield after games. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Supreme Court tackles case about Bremerton’s praying coach

The court’s conservative majority seemed sympathetic to the coach, while its three liberals expressed skepticism.

  • Apr 26, 2022
Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Wash., poses for a photo March 9, 2022, at the school's football field. After losing his coaching job for refusing to stop kneeling in prayer with players and spectators on the field immediately after football games, Kennedy will take his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 25, 2022, saying the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield after games. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Harriet Stimson Bullitt, philanthropist and conservationist, dies at 97

She used her family fortune to leave an indelible mark on the Northwest.

  • Apr 25, 2022
FILE - Bremerton High assistant football coach Joe Kennedy, front, walks off the field with his lawyer, right, Oct. 16, 2015, after praying at the 50-yard line following a football game in Bremerton, Wash. After losing his coaching job for refusing to stop kneeling in prayer with players and spectators on the field immediately after football games, Kennedy will take his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 25, 2022, saying the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield after games. (Lindsey Wasson/The Seattle Times via AP, File)

Praying football coach asking Supreme Court for his job back

Former Bremerton coach Joe Kennedy, who prayed on the field after games, says the school district violated his First Amendment rights.

  • Apr 24, 2022
FILE - Bremerton High assistant football coach Joe Kennedy, front, walks off the field with his lawyer, right, Oct. 16, 2015, after praying at the 50-yard line following a football game in Bremerton, Wash. After losing his coaching job for refusing to stop kneeling in prayer with players and spectators on the field immediately after football games, Kennedy will take his arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 25, 2022, saying the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield after games. (Lindsey Wasson/The Seattle Times via AP, File)

Woman rescued after falling in toilet trying to get phone

She went in headfirst. “I’ve been doing this for 40 years, and that was a first,” the local fire chief says.

  • Apr 22, 2022
President Joe Biden talks with Teri Gobin, Chairwoman, Tulalip Tribes, after signing an executive order intended to help restore national forests devastated by wildfires, drought and blight, during an event at Seward Park on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

As Biden marks Earth Day in Seattle, climate progress elusive

The gap between the scale of the global warming crisis and the president’s initiatives seemed wider than ever during the event at Seward Park on the shores of Lake Washington.

  • Apr 22, 2022
President Joe Biden talks with Teri Gobin, Chairwoman, Tulalip Tribes, after signing an executive order intended to help restore national forests devastated by wildfires, drought and blight, during an event at Seward Park on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Nancy Neil investigates her worm farm, "Wriggley Field." Because the red wigglers are so adept at breaking down food waste, there is little odor. (Amy Kepferle/Cascadia Daily News)

Bellingham’s ‘worm lady’ digs Earth Day — every day

Nancy Neil has spent the past 15 years perfecting a composting system that not only drastically reduces household food waste but also produces rich, loamy soil.

  • Apr 22, 2022
Nancy Neil investigates her worm farm, "Wriggley Field." Because the red wigglers are so adept at breaking down food waste, there is little odor. (Amy Kepferle/Cascadia Daily News)
Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson (left) and Brett Bass. Photos by Olivia Vanni and Andy Bronson

Justices: State law supersedes Edmonds gun storage requirement

The state Supreme Court ruled Thursday the city law — requiring gun owners to keep firearms locked up — can’t go into effect.

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson (left) and Brett Bass. Photos by Olivia Vanni and Andy Bronson
President Joe Biden speaks at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, in Greensboro, N.C., on April 14, 2022. Biden plans to nominate Michael Barr to be the Federal Reserve’s vice chairman of supervision. The selection of Barr comes after Biden’s first choice for the Fed post, Sarah Bloom Raskin, withdrew her nomination a month ago (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden in Pacific Northwest for first time since election

The president will stress infrastructure in Portland and Seattle — and fundraise for the Democratic Party.

  • Apr 21, 2022
President Joe Biden speaks at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, in Greensboro, N.C., on April 14, 2022. Biden plans to nominate Michael Barr to be the Federal Reserve’s vice chairman of supervision. The selection of Barr comes after Biden’s first choice for the Fed post, Sarah Bloom Raskin, withdrew her nomination a month ago (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Security guard Austin MacMath wears a gun on his belt, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, while working outside Mary Mart, a marijuana store in Tacoma, Wash. A surge in robberies at licensed cannabis shops in Washington state is helping fuel a renewed push for federal banking reforms that would make the cash-dependent stores a less appealing target. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Cannabis shop robberies, deaths fuel calls for banking bill

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, is pushing for marijuana banking reform so weed shops don’t have to deal in cash only.

  • Apr 21, 2022
Security guard Austin MacMath wears a gun on his belt, Tuesday, April 19, 2022, while working outside Mary Mart, a marijuana store in Tacoma, Wash. A surge in robberies at licensed cannabis shops in Washington state is helping fuel a renewed push for federal banking reforms that would make the cash-dependent stores a less appealing target. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Sgt. Austen Poland, of the Oregon National Guard, presents an American flag to Kylie Tigard, cousin to Tamera 'Tammy' Lee Tigard during a burial at the Valley View Cemetery east of Sutherlin on Monday. The service with full military honors was the final chapter for the U.S. Army specialist whose death remained a mystery for more than four decades.

Home at last: Woman laid to rest, 42 years after her death

Tamara Tigard, who was apparently murdered in Oklahoma in 1980, was identified through her cousin’s DNA samples.

  • Apr 20, 2022
Sgt. Austen Poland, of the Oregon National Guard, presents an American flag to Kylie Tigard, cousin to Tamera 'Tammy' Lee Tigard during a burial at the Valley View Cemetery east of Sutherlin on Monday. The service with full military honors was the final chapter for the U.S. Army specialist whose death remained a mystery for more than four decades.
Metro buses post signs advising that masks are required Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Seattle. Washington state and county health officials have warned of a spike in coronavirus cases across the state, and pleaded with the public to take the pandemic more seriously heading into the winter holidays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Masks required on Seattle-area buses and trains, not ferries

Also, flying travelers are no longer required to mask up at Sea-Tac Airport.

  • Apr 19, 2022
Metro buses post signs advising that masks are required Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Seattle. Washington state and county health officials have warned of a spike in coronavirus cases across the state, and pleaded with the public to take the pandemic more seriously heading into the winter holidays. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Road rage comes amid debate over cars at Pike Place Market

The violence gives new momentum to the perennial fight over car access into Seattle’s iconic open-air market.

  • Apr 18, 2022
Water drips from an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 after it received a water salute while becoming the first scheduled 737 arrival Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Paine Field Airport in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Masks optional on Alaska Airlines after court ruling

The carrier said that passengers and employees have the option to wear a mask while traveling in the U.S. and at work.

Water drips from an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 after it received a water salute while becoming the first scheduled 737 arrival Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Paine Field Airport in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A man runs along path on Spencer Island on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett is not among the nation’s most physically active cities

Seattle wins that one. Bellevue and Vancouver are up there, too.

  • Apr 18, 2022
A man runs along path on Spencer Island on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)