Mailer encourages state teachers to stop paying union dues

The campaign is part of a political battle between the labor unions and the Freedom Foundation.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Changes coming for light rail riders during construction

The disruption will give workers time and space needed to install new tracks to the Eastside.

  • Jan 3, 2020

5 feared dead after search for crab boat crew is suspended

Two fishermen were rescued after the fishing vessel sank in the Gulf of Alaska.

  • Jan 3, 2020

State sues Johnson & Johnson, claims it fueled opioid epidemic

AG Bob Ferguson says the drug giant used deceptive marketing to pump up pain drug prescriptions.

A harrowing search for 5 missing and an aftermath of anguish

An Edmonds man is one of two who survived the sinking of the Scandies Rose in the Gulf of Alaska.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Cars get trapped in tumbleweeds on Washington state highway

The state Department of Transportation used snow plows to clear the scene.

  • Jan 1, 2020

Suspect dead and two Federal Way police officers shot in dispute

Police say the officers are in stable condition and the suspect died at the scene.

Tobacco purchase age increases to 21 in Washington state

More regulations on vaping products may be adopted in the next legislative session.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Suspect arrested in murder of man found dead near Skykomish

The suspect fled to California. He’s accused of killing Brandt Stewart, 34, of Snohomish County.

Washington snowpack low and similar to 2015 drought year

The statewide snowpack is 47% of normal. It was 46% of normal at this time five years ago.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Washington workers can soon access paid family leave benefit

Eligible workers get 12 weeks paid time off for birth or adoption or for a serious medical condition.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Duck hunters rescued near Skagit River after boat overturns

The three men were in knee-high water trying to walk to shore when they were rescued by helicopter.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Agency seeks more power to regulate private psych hospitals

The Washington State Department of Health is putting together legislation.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Decade in demographics: Top 5 changes in the Seattle area

Seattle’s population has ballooned by 136,000 since 2010, hitting 745,000 last year.

  • Dec 30, 2019

1 dead after car crashes into train near Burlington

The train then dragged the car for a mile before the vehicle caught on fire.

  • Dec 28, 2019

Washington minimum wage earners are about to get a raise

On New Year’s Day, they’ll make $13.50 an hour, up from the current $12 rate.

Former Marysville elementary school principal shot to death

Lynn Heimsoth was principal at Shoultes for 4 years. Her husband is a suspect in the killing.

Girl dies of cardiac arrest on flight from L.A. to Seattle

The plane returned to the airport, where paramedics “furiously worked to save her life.”

  • Dec 27, 2019

Snohomish County man found dead along Skykomish logging road

The death is being investigated as a homicide. The victim was 34.

  • Dec 26, 2019

Court: Turn signals always required to turn, change lanes

The edict reverses a previous ruling that a signal is required only when public safety is affected.

  • Dec 26, 2019