Man sentenced for attempting to rob Girl Scout cookie booth

He walked away after the mom said she had nothing to give him.

  • May 3, 2018

Report: National park tourism generates $677M in Washington

The Chronicle A report recently released by the National Park Service shows that 8.4 million visitors traveled to national parks in Washington last year and… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2018

This giant playground for mountain bikers is about to open

It will have 17 miles of new trails.

  • May 3, 2018

Man held on $500K bail on charges of harassment, assault

He’s accused of threatening a coach at a Little League game.

  • May 3, 2018

Neglected Oregon horse listed as $100K lawsuit plaintiff

Animals in Oregon have legally protected rights, said one of the animal’s attorneys.

  • May 3, 2018

In Eastern Washington, denied bitcoin miners turn belligerent

Chelan PUD has installed bulletproof panels in response to angry, disconnected miners.

  • May 3, 2018

New audit finds extensive mismanagement in WSU athletics

Problems included possible inflation of home football attendance and improper ticket giveaways.

  • May 3, 2018

Eastern Washington school district’s teachers armed with bats

It’s part of a new preparedness training program which includes blocking doorways and taking cover.

  • May 3, 2018

Bill Gates dedicates $158 million to American poverty issues

This is a pivot for the foundation, which has largely focused on global health and development.

  • May 3, 2018

Russians demand flag fly at now-closed consulate in Seattle

It will be returned to the Embassy, the State Department said.

  • May 3, 2018

Trump presents teaching award to educator of teen refugees

Trump did not mention the types of students Washington’s Mandy Manning teaches.

  • May 2, 2018

New baby orca seen in Hood Canal with whale family

The family of six is led by a mother whale, who has had five orca calves since she was born in 1986.

  • May 2, 2018

2 charged for shooting a puppy at Port Orchard park

The 5-month-old labradoodle underwent emergency surgery and is recovering.

  • May 2, 2018

Seattle arrests 1 in largely peaceful PNW May Day marches

Police in Seattle made one arrest in what were largely peaceful demonstrations on May Day in the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2018

Seattle man gets life for ‘heinous, horrific, brutal’ crime

He is expected to be extradited to Washington state to face charges in three other killings.

  • May 1, 2018

States sue over plan to scrap car emission standards

Washington has joined the lawsuit, along with 16 other states and the District of Columbia.

  • May 1, 2018

Fallen man near Seattle hospital killed by 2 hit-run drivers

Witnesses nearby formed a blockade to divert other cars so that he wouldn’t get hit again.

  • May 1, 2018

Southwest plane in Everett for repairs after fatal accident

The twin-engine Boeing 737 was reportedly flown to Paine Field on Monday.

Groups sue Trump administration over leases on public lands

Interior secretary Ryan Zinke has prioritized energy development over animal habitat.

  • Apr 30, 2018

State: Some veterans wrongly billed for license plates

Those who think they have a billing error can seek a refund of the$30 charge.

  • Apr 30, 2018