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Spokane civil rights activist was aboard plane that crashed
Sandy Williams, who founded a community center and Black newspaper, was on the plane that crashed Sunday near Whidbey Island.
Starbucks gift card policy ‘deceptive,’ federal lawsuit claims
The plaintiff, a Boston man, tried to cash out the $4.92 on his card at a Starbucks shop, which refused.
Amtrak restarting service from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C.
Service will resume on Sept. 26. One roundtrip will be offered daily, with a second added later.
Seattle hospital no longer turning away some patients
Harborview Medical Center is again admitting and treating all types of patients.
Chinook Indian Nation members rally for federal recognition
Tribe members rallied Monday in Seattle to raise awareness for their long fight to get federal recognition.
Police: Heroic Safeway employee confronted gunman in store
The 66-year-old man, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, was killed, along with an 84-year-old customer, in Bend, Oregon. The 20-year-old gunman, who was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, was described as combative by a former classmate.
Washington to follow California in phasing out gas vehicles
The specific regulations are yet to be created and the public will have the chance to weigh in.
Monkeypox outbreak spreading, second infant infected
An infant in King County has become infected with the monkeypox virus as the outbreak grows throughout the state.
Washington ferries seeing increased delays
An analysis shows ferries are running behind schedule this year more than they have in the past decade.
White supremacist pleads guilty to hate crime assault in Lynnwood
Randy Smith of Oregon is one of four men being prosecuted for attacking a Black DJ at The Rec Room Bar & Grill in 2018.
Lummi Island celebrates its unique reefnet fishery
The ancient practice, developed by Northwest Indigenous fishermen, is considered a highly sustainable way to catch salmon.
Public health emergency declared over monkeypox in King County
The local emergency proclamation will free up needed resources for Public Health — Seattle & King County.
Court: Extraordinary damages OK in ‘wrongful life’ case
State Supreme Court says it’s OK for judges to award extraordinary damages in a so-called “wrongful life” case.
Coast Guard responds to small oil spill near San Juan Island
A Good Samaritan rescued all crew members on the Aleutian Isle as the vessel was sinking Saturday.
West Seattle Bridge to reopen after yearslong closure
The bridge will open Sunday, Sept. 18., providing weary West Seattle travelers with a beacon of hope.
Seattle hospital to refuse some patients due to capacity
Harborview Medical Center in Seattle will temporarily stop accepting less acute patients.
Red Flag Warning issued for eastern Snohomish County
The warning issued by the National Weather Service is in effect from 2 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Washington ferries to get $38 million to improve services
The money from the Federal Highway Administration will be used to improve the ferry service.
FAA clears Boeing to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliner
Federal regulators said they are satisfied with changes Boeing has made in the plane’s production.
Washington town told to leave due to wildfire, 10 homes lost
An entire eastern Washington town was being evacuated Thursday because of a growing wildfire.