Inslee steps onto the biggest stage of his political career

Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Miami could be a turning point for the governor.

  • Jun 24, 2019

Tribal casino may be coming to Tri-Cities

184-acre site that was purchased is in Franklin County just north of Pasco.

  • Jun 24, 2019

Jury selection proceeds in Seattle protest shooting trial

Proceeding despite a pending appeal over excluded testimony.

  • Jun 24, 2019

Agency sets bicycle limits for Seattle water taxis

Bicycles must fit inside the designated storage spaces on the vessels

  • Jun 24, 2019

New Oregon State Police crime lab up and running

State police decided to pay about $4.5 million to design and build a new lab in Pendleton.

  • Jun 22, 2019

1,500 Seattle public-housing residents to get transit cards

Other discounted programs already serve seniors and people 18 and younger.

  • Jun 22, 2019

Olympic National Park plans more mountain goat roundups

The goats were introduced to the Olympic Peninsula as game animals in the 1920.

  • Jun 22, 2019

Militia threat prompts Oregon Capitol closure amid walkout

Officials cited a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters.

  • Jun 22, 2019

Authorities rescue dozens of animals from Mason County home

Deputies found 27 cats, seven chickens and two horses.

  • Jun 22, 2019

Oil tanker traffic could soar with BC pipeline’s approval

Tanker traffic from the a terminal in British Columbia would increase from about five to 34 a month.

  • Jun 21, 2019

Oregon governor sends troopers to round up rogue Republicans

Said one GOP senator: “Send bachelors and come heavily armed. I’m not going to be a political prisoner.”

  • Jun 21, 2019

Washington’s sewage reveals people here ingest a lot of pot

The state’s retail cannabis sales amount to more than $1.3 billion a year.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Oregon gov. sends police after GOP senators who fled Capitol

The Republicans walked out in order to block a vote on a cap-and-trade proposal.

  • Jun 20, 2019

New Sound Transit railcars will eventually serve Lynnwood

They will be phased in between now and 2024 as Link service greatly expands north, east and south.

Tax money funds campaigns of unlikely Seattle candidates

A first-of-its-kind program allows Seattle voters to give candidates taxpayer money for their campaigns.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Canada reapproves Pacific coast pipeline; Inslee: ‘Alarming’

Many indigenous people see the 620 miles of new pipeline as a threat to their lands.

  • Jun 18, 2019

Amazon adds 15 more Boeing 737s to its growing fleet of jets

The company is in the midst of speeding up its delivery time to one-day from two for Prime members.

  • Jun 18, 2019

WhidbeyHealth CEO apologizes for Clinton clinic chaos

Some longtime patients indicated they would seek health care in Everett or elsewhere.

Suicide a leading cause of death in Washington jails

Clark County’s jail had more inmates die by suicide than any other Washington county.

  • Jun 18, 2019

Emergency communication tower destroyed near Oregon coast

Reward is offered for the identification and conviction of the people responsible.

  • Jun 17, 2019