Pike Place Market newsstand to close after 40 years

People don’t read printed material anymore, the owner said.

  • Dec 14, 2019

Ferguson, Inslee seek ban on sale of assault-weapons

The measures would let people keep the high-capacity magazines and assault weapons they already own.

  • Dec 13, 2019

Snow storm to hit Washington state mountains this week

Transportation officials closed state Route 20 or North Cascades Highway for the season Wednesday.

  • Dec 12, 2019

Shoreline neighbors opposed to cutting trees for a sidewalk

130 trees stand in the way of the project.

  • Dec 12, 2019

Washington state OKs some of the nation’s toughest OT rules

One type of worker who will be protected: a manager making $40,000 a year but working 60 hours a week.

  • Dec 11, 2019

25 horses seized in Enumclaw after allegations of abuse

The woman who reportedly owned the horses faced animal cruelty charges in Snohomish County in 2018.

Shoreline High School closed after ‘multiple tips’ of threats

Detectives are investigating to determine the credibility of the rumors.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Washington state student inmates can now access the internet

The move will allow them to work toward earning computer coding certificates.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Sea-Tac airport officials opt out of facial recognition

The commission’s vote halts plans by Delta Air Lines to use the cameras at its boarding gates.

Tacoma liquefied natural gas site gains permit approval

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency reviewed of the construction application.

  • Dec 10, 2019

Whidbey farmers worry over polluted water from naval station

In 2018, the Navy disclosed trace amounts of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam.

Burien wins lawsuit over noise from Sea-Tac Airport’s planes

The ruling has halted use of a flight path that left some residents sleepless and at their wits’ end.

4-year-old twins climb to safety after crash that killed dad

The girls climbed at least 100 feet up to the road after the accident on Whidbey Island on Friday.

Accidental shootings by police expose training shortfalls

Accidental shootings have happened in recent years at agencies small and large and at all levels.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Wildlife officials agree to Lower 48 grizzly bear review

An estimated 1,900 bears live in portions of Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Washington.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Wyoming governor considers suing state over terminal

Some Wyoming lawmakers say Washington’s legal decision discriminates against interstate commerce.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Portland police fatally shoot man near coffee shop

No officers were injured in the incident and that there’s no danger to the public.

  • Dec 8, 2019

State study finds distinction with aircraft emissions

Officials referred to the airplanes’ emissions as “ultrafine particle pollution.”

  • Dec 8, 2019

Washington agency to look at other wolf management tools

The department has defended killing as a last resort when non-lethal measures have failed.

  • Dec 8, 2019

Flight chief at Horizon Air alarmed at pilots’ safety culture

One flight out of Paine Field in Everett discovered a 4.5-ton discrepancy in weight after take-off.