How crews plan to pulverize the Alaskan Way Viaduct

For the next 5 1/2 months, crews will demolish the Seattle arterial.

  • Dec 8, 2018
Nuclear waste is stored in underground containers at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)

Idaho nuclear waste processing project to end

The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project that employs 650 workers will end next year.

  • Dec 8, 2018
Nuclear waste is stored in underground containers at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)

Kirkland business owner gets 5 years for tax evasion

Convicted for failing to pay taxes on $3.9 million in income from 2000 to 2013.

  • Dec 8, 2018

Man charged with killing wife in Uber car gets 19 years

The driver said he kept driving after the shooting because he feared for his life.

  • Dec 8, 2018

Stevens Pass ski upgrades will include high-speed lift

Vail Resorts also plans to make 2 lifts into 4-chair lifts, and will enhance dining options.

  • Dec 8, 2018

Cougar kills 8 alpacas just northwest of Spokane

Dogs tracked the cat and a state shooter killed the 135-pound animal.

  • Dec 8, 2018

Justice Mary Yu admonished over pro-charity Facebook post

She was given the lowest level of sanction for a judge in the state.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Docs: Brain-eating amoeba in tap water killed Seattle woman

She likely became infected when she used tapwater in a neti pot used to flush out her nasal passages.

  • Dec 7, 2018

Measure banning King County injection sites kept off ballot

The Washington Supreme Court said the measure was beyond the scope of local initiative power.

  • Dec 6, 2018

US to ease oil drilling rules that protected imperiled bird

Trump intends to open millions of acres in the American West to leasing and drilling.

  • Dec 6, 2018

Trump signs waiver for ship idled for violating Jones Act

The fishing vessel has been stuck in Anacortes because it was built with too much foreign steel.

  • Dec 6, 2018

Canada arrests CFO of China’s Huawei Technologies

A former Canadian envoy to China warned the case might lead to retaliation.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Officials: Fentanyl overdose deaths up 70 percent in state

There were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl in the first half of 2018.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Navy hopes to avert ospreys from nesting on mothballed ships

Navy hasn’t secured the necessary funding to construct the alternative nesting sites.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Feds approve mining exploration near Mount St. Helens

Area under consideration is about 12 miles northeast of the volcano.

  • Dec 5, 2018

New development priced for households making $75K or less

A 950-square-foot home will cost between $230,000 and $240,000.

  • Dec 5, 2018

State denies Avista’s sale to Canadian utility

Says the proposed merger with Hydro One Ltd. doesn’t adequately protect Avista or customers.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Tribal plea: ‘The Salish Sea cries out to us’ against pipeline

Lummi, Suquamish, Swinomish and Tulalip tribes are concerned for the whales and the loss of culture.

Hate crime charge added to WWU student burglary charge

All of the vandalism targeted the African-American, Latino, Japanese and LGBTQ communities.

  • Dec 5, 2018
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, holds up a guide to protocol on the Senate floor as he speaks at the Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Senate halts rape investigation of defeated state senator

Comes a day after Republican Sen. Randi Becker urged a reversal of bipartisan action.

  • Dec 4, 2018
State Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, holds up a guide to protocol on the Senate floor as he speaks at the Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)