Increased avalanche danger in Cascades

Recent snowfall fell during warmer temperatures than the older snow beneath it.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

The image of high-paid executives helicoptering in over low-income housing became a symbol of greed.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Analysis shows Amazon paid no federal taxes last year

The company made a profit of $11.2 billion, and received a federal tax rebate of $129 million.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Lawmaker: Offenders are too often ‘dumped’ in Lakewood, Tacoma

One proposal would send people released from Western State psychiatric hospital to their home towns.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Tim Eyman allegedly stole a $70 chair from an Office Depot

Surveillance video shows him rolling the chair out the door. He says he can explain.

McMorris Rodgers, Murray oppose Trump’s emergency declaration

Any future presidents could “act alone without Congressional approval,” McMorris Rodgers warned.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Portland police texts with far-right group spark probe

The texts did seem “odd for their chattiness.”

  • Feb 15, 2019

Washington Senate passes death penalty repeal bill

The bill passed on a 28-19 vote and it now heads to the House for consideration.

  • Feb 15, 2019

House panel advances bill limiting vaccine exemptions

The measure would remove parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to MMR shots.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Grays Harbor sheriff responds to AG over new gun law

Scott: “I haven’t talked to a single sheriff that said they weren’t going to do the background checks.”

Bellevue woman is Washington’s first refugee legislator

She arrived in the U.S. with a “profound sense of gratitude” for the opportunity to start a new life.

Olympic Game Farm denies mistreatment of animals

A federal lawsuit alleges that the farm is in violation of the Endangered Species Act.

Vessel discovers wreck of World War II carrier Hornet

The late Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced that an autonomous submarine found it near the Solomon Islands.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Somali community faces SeaTac displacement

In 2016, a judge found then-mayor Gene Fisher wanted to force the Somalis out from “his neighborhood.”

‘Atmospheric river’ dumps more rain and snow across the West

The tempest followed more than a week of severe weather in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Mercer Islander recalls filming “The Wizard of Oz”

Meredythe Glass was an extra in the 1939 film, and is possibly the last surviving cast member.

Southwestern Washington measles case count holding at 53

Of the 53 cases confirmed in Clark County, 47 were not immunized against the contagious virus.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Jail deputy sentenced for sex misconduct with 2 inmates

Pleaded guilty to second-degree custodial sexual misconduct, indecent exposure and other charges.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Lawyers: Seattle police in compliance with reform pact

Respons to an arbitrator’s reinstatement of a fired officer who punched a handcuffed woman.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Lockheed Martin sued for fraud at Hanford

The U.S. Justice Department is accusing Lockheed Martin Corp. of using false records and making false statements to bill the Energy… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2019