Northwest earthquake-warning system gets funding boost

The USGS is on track to send public alerts of impending earthquake shaking within the next two years.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Last 4 wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

The four wolves were part of a pack that originally had seven members and attacked cows

  • Aug 19, 2019

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

Groups say NOAA Fisheries has failed to act on a petition it filed in 2016.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Spokane leaders call for resignation of state representative

Politicians and others reportedly were targeted for surveillance by Republican state Rep. Matt Shea.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Ritzville rallied to help farmer fighting cancer

He had stage four melanoma. 30-plus years of harvesting his own crops was about to end.

  • Aug 18, 2019

Pilgrims travel to Kodiak from afar to celebrate St. Herman

The 49th Annual St. Herman of Alaska Pilgrimage stops at the small wooden chapel where he lived and prayed.

Portland (and Trump) awaits right-wing rally, counter protests

Militias, white nationalists and neo-Nazis are expected to clash with anti-fascists during the rally.

  • Aug 17, 2019

Spokane woman breaks jaw in Lime scooter accident

Lime said it fixed a bug that “under rare circumstances could cause sudden excessive braking.”

  • Aug 17, 2019

Arrests precede major demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson is urging his right-wing followers to “show up one hundred-fold” in response.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Seattle Children’s Hospital fixes cause of mold infections

14 operating rooms had closed after Aspergillus mold sickened patients and resulted in one death.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Emails: Spokane lawmaker tied to group training for holy war

Rep. Matt Shea, a Republican, had a “Team Rugged” video posted on his public Facebook page.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Washington justices reject challenges to 3 strikes law

Defendants say the sentence is unconstitutional if one of their crimes was committed as a young adult.

  • Aug 15, 2019

Washington leads 13-state legal challenge to immigration rule

Attorney General Bob Ferguson called the law “un-American, anti-immigrant and unlawful.”

  • Aug 15, 2019

Both orca babies alive, all 3 southern resident pods spotted

The whales had an unprecedented two-month absence from their summer habitat in the inner Salish Sea.

  • Aug 14, 2019

Feds: Capital One suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies

Investigators are still working to identify the affected organizations.

  • Aug 14, 2019

Portland braces for far-right rally, counterprotest

“It’s Portlandia, and in the public mind it represents everything these (far-right) groups are against.”

  • Aug 13, 2019

Sage grouse numbers continue to drop in Idaho

Idaho Gov. Brad Little said more information is needed before sounding any alarms.

  • Aug 12, 2019

3 mobile homes destroyed by mudslide in Wenatchee

Residents, including children, were rescued from one home and were uninjured.

  • Aug 12, 2019

Fall mushroom season starts early in Northwest

Edible wild mushrooms are now flooding wholesale markets.

  • Aug 11, 2019

Scientists warn of too many pink salmon in North Pacific

Comprise nearly 70 percent of what’s now the largest number of salmon populating the North Pacific.

  • Aug 11, 2019