New plan targets salmon-eating sea lions in Columbia River

About 900 California sea lions and 250 Steller sea lions could be killed each year.

  • Aug 30, 2019

In the face of death, the party of a lifetime

How one Seattle man chose to die — and did, surrounded by friends.

  • Aug 30, 2019

Democrat-led Legislature will sue the Democratic governor

As expected, a lawsuit is planned to challenge Jay Inslee’s one-sentence vetoes.

  • Aug 29, 2019

Federal grand jury indicts Seattle woman in Capital One case

She’s also accused of targeting a state agency, a university and a telecommunications conglomerate.

  • Aug 29, 2019

Washington expands access to opioid reversal medication

A new order allows any person or organization in the state to purchase naloxone from a pharmacy.

  • Aug 28, 2019

Videos simulate tsunami waves on Washington coast, San Juans

This is what the state believes would happen in the moments after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake.

Fearing violence, state of Washington cancels wolf meetings

WDFW is planning for when wolves are no longer a protected species, and public input is necessary.

  • Aug 28, 2019

Five years in, Washington mulls overhaul of pot regulation

One issue the board could rethink is whether to abandon the state’s seed-to-sale tracking program.

  • Aug 27, 2019

Boeing says it will sell about 50 acres at Kent site

Five buildings will come down as the company consolidates while keeping its presence in the town.

Pilot praised for 1989 Iowa crash landing dies in Seattle

Al Haynes died Sunday at age 87 in a Seattle-area hospital.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Health officials urge caution after toxic algae found

Skagit County Public Health urges caution against contact with the water.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Seattle Highway 99 tunnel tolling to start in November

Tolls of a $1.50 will be charged at morning peak times while it will cost $1 on weekends.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Washington among states suing over child-immigrant rules

The Trump administration wants to alter a federal agreement that limits how long children can be detained.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Seattle teachers to get 11.1% raise over 3 years

Classified employees, including paraeducators and instructional assistants, would get 12.1%.

  • Aug 26, 2019

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence

The laws allow the court-ordered removal of guns from people who are considered to be dangerous.

  • Aug 25, 2019

Tacoma landmark church to be demolished

The decision about the Holy Rosary Catholic Church was announced during Saturday evening Mass.

  • Aug 25, 2019

New maps chart possible course for estuary restoration

Could provide a baseline for predicting future changes.

  • Aug 25, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Sunday town hall moved to Seattle Center

It was previously scheduled for the WaMu Theater, but it was changed to accommodate more people.

  • Aug 24, 2019

Spokane airport considering scaled-down terminal expansion

The original design was deemed too expensive because of a federal cap on the passenger facility charge.

DOJ: Immigration jail shouldn’t have to pay minimum wage

Detainees perform kitchen, laundry and janitorial tasks at the privately run center in Tacoma.

  • Aug 23, 2019