Washington state sues Trump over diverted military funding

The president plans to take $89 million from Naval Base Kitsap for a wall on the Mexican border.

  • Sep 19, 2019

State has 3 cases of severe lung disease related to vaping

Health officials have not identified a common product, device or additive among the patients.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Washington woman quits job, searches 57 days for missing dog

She thought thunder from an evening storm caused the dog to panic, open the hotel room door and flee.

  • Sep 19, 2019

Feds propose major habitat protections for killer whales

NOAA issued a proposal to increase the critical habitat designation for southern resident killer whales.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Sound Transit beefed up light rail security before shooting

The agency is upgrading its radio network and video surveillance, partly funded by homeland-security grants.

  • Sep 18, 2019

Officials: Fall weather to hit western Washington regions

Up to an inch of rain is expected in lower regions and up to 3 inches in coastal or mountain areas Tuesday.

  • Sep 18, 2019

FAA chief says he’ll test Boeing’s MAX changes this week

The former 737 pilot and Delta Air Lines executive will conduct the test in a flight simulator.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting at Westlake train station

One man died and two other people were injured. The alleged shooter was caught in Bellevue.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Island residents grumbling over Navy’s Growler jet noise

The Navy in March authorized the expansion of its program, adding to the 82 already based on Whidbey.

Man stabbed on light-rail train; Seattle police make arrest

Crews responded to the University of Washington Station just as a football game was getting under way.

  • Sep 15, 2019

1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting on Seattle light-rail platform

Police said the shooting at the Westlake Station may have followed a dispute on the street.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Inslee wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals

He also wants findings by the Department of Health to be more accessible to the public.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Spying claims spur calls for Spokane Valley lawmaker ouster

Matt Shea has raged against Communists and atheists he thinks will destroy the U.S.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board said “Titanic-like complacency” caused the 2017 crash near DuPont.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Shoreline candidate leaves King’s Schools over LGBTQ stance

Several teachers and students also departed in protest of what they consider an anti-gay position.

  • Sep 13, 2019

US wants $100,000-plus from immigrant who sued over forgery

The Seattle man won, but wasn’t able to hold the government liable for its lawyer’s faked document.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Vape death leads Oregon to ask pot shops to review products

Store owners are asked to voluntarily review pot products on their shelves and pull any they feel might be unsafe.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Proposal would buy one-way bus tickets for Seattle’s homeless

San Francisco, New York, and West Palm Beach, Florida, all have such programs.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Starbucks clashes with small Alaska company over trademark

The apparel company last year applied to trademark the term “Siren’s Brew” for its products.

  • Sep 10, 2019

Todd Palin files for divorce from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

Cites an “incompatibility of temperament between the parties.”

  • Sep 9, 2019