Case closed: State Supreme Court satisfied by school funding

Justices are ending their jurisdiction over the years-long case and will cease daily sanctions.

  • Jun 7, 2018

Endangered listing recommended for Washington butterfly

The butterfly are white on top with a marbled yellow and green on the bottom.

  • Jun 7, 2018

Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit

Thursday was also the day changes to campaign-finance reporting requirements took effect.

  • Jun 7, 2018

Rachel Dolezal pleads not guilty to welfare fraud

She was the head of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter before it was revealed she was born to white parents.

  • Jun 7, 2018

The truth about Oprah Winfrey’s reported Orcas land purchase

There is no indication she will occupy the property.

  • Jun 6, 2018

1 charged with attempted murder is now a UW law school grad

His case sparked the “Jena 6” civil rights protest in central Louisiana in 2006.

  • Jun 6, 2018

Sage grouse DNA study maps crucial mating grounds in West

Between 200,000 and 500,000 sage grouse remain, down from a peak population of about 16 million.

  • Jun 5, 2018

Oregon tribe displays its artifacts loaned from London

The objects will go on display Tuesday on the small Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde reservation.

  • Jun 5, 2018

Owner hopes to one day bring back iconic Bothell railway

Kent Manchester has a plan to restart the Iron Horse Railway, which used to run at Country Village.

Mexico slaps 20 percent tariff on US apples

Washington state is the nation’s leading apple producer and Mexico is its biggest export market.

  • Jun 5, 2018

Billings airfield lights out, flight returns to Seattle

Power could not be restored in time for the Alaska flight’s scheduled 12:40 a.m. landing.

Former Whidbey woman who killed sister found dead in cell

Linda Thomas, who had shot her California sister, was found hanging from a bed sheet.

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                                Tom Hellinger stands next to a halibut he caught in Puget Sound.

Whidbey Island man reels in the ‘fish of a lifetime’

The halibut was 79 inches long and was estimated to weigh around 260 pounds.

  • Jun 5, 2018
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                                Tom Hellinger stands next to a halibut he caught in Puget Sound.

State money for postage-paid ballots might not be enough

Snohomish County gets $166,000, but if turnout is high this year, it might cost more.

2 children die in Oregon rafting accident

The boys were rafting with their father when the raft hit a rock and the pair were ejected.

  • Jun 4, 2018

6-vehicle crash kills 2, injures 3 in Idaho

Police say two people died and three others were injured after a six-vehicle chain-reaction crash Sunday night in southern Idaho.… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2018

Report: Local governments not meeting electric car goals

Less than 6 percent of the fleets owned by 24 counties and cities operate on electricity.

  • Jun 4, 2018

2 Boy Scouts, 2 troop leaders rescued from Mount Baker

The four sought shelter in a cave after they became separated from other members of their troop

  • Jun 4, 2018

Shoreline man dies in fall from Snoqualmie Pass-area cliff

A hiking companion says his dog kept him from the same fate.

  • Jun 4, 2018

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz stepping down

He oversaw the transformation of the compant into a global chain with more than 28,000 locations.

  • Jun 4, 2018