Man who died after being found naked near river identified

Authorities say his death does not appear to be a homicide.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Going green: States would get free hand under pot bill

Proposal aims to ease the conflict between states where cannabis is legal and the U.S. government.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Legislators advance mental health plan, debate privatization

Treatment for civilly committed patients would transfer to a network of smaller regional facilities.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Firefighters open long-lost safes in old Spokane brewery

The firefighters were doing a week of training exercises in the former YWCA

  • Feb 9, 2019

Sea lion shootings surge, prompting $20K reward for tipsters

The Seattle Times reported that 12 of the animals have been shot to death since September.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Feds sue Hanford contractor, claiming kickbacks and fraud

The DOJ says a contractor lied to push $232M to a company with which it had ownership ties.

  • Feb 9, 2019

Hundreds descend on Olympia to oppose measles vaccinations

Lawmakers want to limit the ability of parents to opt out of immunizations for their children.

Legislation targets missing and murdered indigenous women

Savanna’s Act, co-sponsored by Sen. Cantwell, seeks to improve tribal access to federal crime databases.

Injured hiker rescued after 40 hours describes ordeal

Leslie Drapiza, an experienced hiker from Oregon, went for a solo, 12-mile hike on Mount Defiance.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Man dies of exposure at Seattle light-rail station

The eovernight shelter at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall will stay open through Sunday night.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Washington lawmakers weigh vaccine exemption bill

Hundreds of people opposed to the measure lined up more than an hour before the start of the hearing.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Michelle Obama delays Tacoma appearance over storm worries

Obama tweeted that her “biggest priority is making sure everyone stays safe.”

  • Feb 8, 2019

50 years after the 747 first flew, a 797 is on the horizon

With eyes on the future, Boeing’s commemoration of an iconic but fading jumbo jet will be low-key.

Ranch worker shoots wolf chasing cattle in E. Wash.

The rancher says he is confident the shooting was lawful.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Former dairy farm owner pays $20K to drinking water project

CARE organization and Friends of Toppenish Creek sued the dairy in Outlook in April 2017.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Seattle police fatally shoot murder suspect

Police responding to a woman’s death were confronted by an armed man.

  • Feb 7, 2019

FBI agent shot serving warrant in Idaho

The agent suffered non-life threatening injuries.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Oregon pot export bill gets hearing, and a warning

The U.S. attorney for Oregon warned against it.

  • Feb 7, 2019

UW student said to have slipped, died suffered embolism

University police had said it appeared she slipped and struck her head near Drumheller Fountain.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Longtime AP reporter, broadcast editor dead at 59

Annie Shooman was “great at coaxing broadcasters to contribute news,” a former colleague says.

  • Feb 7, 2019