5 earthquakes strike British Columbia

Four of the five quakes were on Vancouver Island or at the northern end of Victoria Island.

  • Dec 24, 2019

Coroner: Deadly alcohol poisoning at WSU deemed an accident

A 19-year-old Bellevue freshman was found dead Nov. 12 after a fraternity party.

  • Dec 24, 2019

Bicyclist sues Bellingham, saying arrest violated rights

It happened after he complained about a parking enforcement officer who blocked a bike lane.

  • Dec 23, 2019

December car-tab renewal notices sent late due to I-976

Some drivers might receive bills after the date by which the tabs should be affixed to license plates.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Alaska Airlines bag-handler shortage creates holiday havoc

As many as 6,000 travelers were affected, with about 40 arriving airplanes delayed at Sea-Tac Airport.

Fears for dental program at Shoreline Community College

The school faces a nearly $2 million budget shortfall.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Rain causes sewage spills in Lake Washington, Puget Sound

Health officials are warning people to stay away from the area beaches and bodies of water.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Amtrak will resume between Seattle, Portland on Monday

A mudslide closed the tracks about 8 miles south of Tacoma.

  • Dec 22, 2019

Pierce Co. deputy killed en route to assist fellow officers

Two officers had asked for urgent back up within a minute of arriving at a domestic violence call.

  • Dec 21, 2019

A look at the state Supreme Court records ruling

Affirmed a Thurston County Superior Court ruling that sided with a media coalition.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Judge revokes grazing permit for ranchers pardoned by Trump

Ruled in the long-running case after hearing arguments from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Why Everett gets heavy rains, big winds, thunder, hail, snow

Blame the Olympic Mountains for Seattle’s tiny raindrops, and for our convergence zone storms.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Snake River dams: Can’t live with them, can’t blow them up

A study examines the losses (electricity, irrigation) and gains (fish) of removing the structures.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Spokane state rep, accused of terrorism, says he won’t resign

If Matt Shea does not resign, it would take a two-thirds vote in the state House to expel him from office.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Judge won’t dismiss Washington lawsuit against Monsanto

The state claims the company hid what it knew about the harmful effects of the PCBs it manufactured.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Report: Washington lawmaker engaged in ‘domestic terrorism’

State Rep. Matt Shea, of Spokane, is under investigation for his ties to far-right extremist groups.

  • Dec 20, 2019

Court: Washington state lawmakers are subject to records act

The state Supreme Court ruled in a case filed by news outlets including The Daily Herald.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Whidbey jet noise to be monitored by Armed Services Committee

Loud Growlers flown out of NAS Whidbey have long been a contentious issue for area communities.

Sound Transit CEO nominated for ‘excellent’ rating, $6K bonus

The board points to Peter Rogoff’s regional relationships, timely communication and collaborative tone.

Small earthquake near Fall City felt in Snohomish County

The Puget Sound region is one of the most hazardous — and unprepared — areas in the country for earthquakes.

  • Dec 19, 2019