Hanford could be resting place for carrier’s nuclear reactors

The defueled reactor compartments of the U.S. Navy’s USS Enterprise may be disposed of at Hanford.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan

Investigators believe a New Salisbury, Indiana, man posed as a millionaire and made the offer.

  • Jun 15, 2019

Man who stabbed girlfriend to death gets over 20 years

Sentenced last week after previously pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

  • Jun 15, 2019

Renton man charged with murder after daughter’s slaying

Remains in King County Jail on $2 million bail.

  • Jun 15, 2019

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales

So many carcasses have washed up that NOAA has run out of places where they can be taken to decompose.

  • Jun 15, 2019

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules

Current restrictions require crude shipped by rail to have more volatile gases removed.

  • Jun 15, 2019

Judge rejects federal challenge to Hanford workers comp law

Law made it easier for former Hanford workers to win workers compensation benefits.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy to talk of wrongful convictions

It is her first visit since she was acquitted by an appeals court in 2011 of her roommate’s murder.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Citing whales, Seattle mayor protests Navy training plans

In a letter, Jenny Durkan asked the Navy to incorporate more safeguards for southern resident orcas.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Sound Transit light rail shuts down — briefly, but completely

Damaged lines apparently were the trigger for a cascade of delays and frustration.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Jury awards duck boat crash passenger from Montana $4M

Crash killed five college students and injured dozens.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Suspect in 1987 murders — and ‘genetic genealogy’ — go on trial

Jury selection is under way for the unprecedented case of William Talbott. The nation will be watching.

Truckers, loggers push back on Oregon’s climate proposals

Comes as a legislative panel approved a cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Businesses, hospitals pledge $49M for homeless housing

Plymouth Housing has launched a $75 million campaign to double its units in Seattle.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Yakima County coroner releases name of 5th shooting victim

Two members of the Yakama Nation have been arrested in connection with the five slayings.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Suquamish Tribe intends to sue Navy over sewage spills

It says the Navy has discharged “hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated sewage” into local waters.

  • Jun 12, 2019

State Supreme Court hears arguments over Legislature records

Justices had pointed questions for lawyers representing both state lawmakers and a news coalition.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Oregon Senate votes to ban single-use plastic bags

The bill will now go to Gov. Kate Brown, who has previously spoken in support of the measure.

  • Jun 11, 2019

Operator: 2 units of Montana coal plant to close this year

Demand for coal is dropping as utilities turn to cheap natural gas and renewable energy,

  • Jun 11, 2019

Oregon preparing for possible interstate pot commerce

Would empower the governor to enter agreements with other states for the transfer of marijuana.

  • Jun 11, 2019