Inslee wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals

He also wants findings by the Department of Health to be more accessible to the public.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Spying claims spur calls for Spokane Valley lawmaker ouster

Matt Shea has raged against Communists and atheists he thinks will destroy the U.S.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board said “Titanic-like complacency” caused the 2017 crash near DuPont.

  • Sep 14, 2019

Shoreline candidate leaves King’s Schools over LGBTQ stance

Several teachers and students also departed in protest of what they consider an anti-gay position.

  • Sep 13, 2019

US wants $100,000-plus from immigrant who sued over forgery

The Seattle man won, but wasn’t able to hold the government liable for its lawyer’s faked document.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Vape death leads Oregon to ask pot shops to review products

Store owners are asked to voluntarily review pot products on their shelves and pull any they feel might be unsafe.

  • Sep 12, 2019

Proposal would buy one-way bus tickets for Seattle’s homeless

San Francisco, New York, and West Palm Beach, Florida, all have such programs.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Starbucks clashes with small Alaska company over trademark

The apparel company last year applied to trademark the term “Siren’s Brew” for its products.

  • Sep 10, 2019

Todd Palin files for divorce from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin

Cites an “incompatibility of temperament between the parties.”

  • Sep 9, 2019

Broken Columbia River barge lock means commerce chokehold

Closure comes at the peak of wheat harvest and could be devastating for farmers.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Teachers quit over anti-gay policy at Christian high school

Several left King’s in Shoreline after administrators reaffirmed a doctrine of heterosexual-only marriage.

  • Sep 9, 2019

Report: No sign of sexist, racist comments by Democrats

The inquiry was launched after a Democratic senator reported “hate, sexism, racism and misogyny.”

  • Sep 9, 2019

That Saturday night storm was definitely a bolt from the blue

The electrifying thunderstorms were highly unusual — and not likely to repeat any time soon.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Suspects sought in attacks on Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Halls

Six fires have been set since March 2018, and a Kingdom Hall in Yelm was allegedly shot at dozens of times.

Police fatally shoot armed man during traffic stop in Tacoma

The dead man had multiple warrants out for his arrest at the time of the shooting, police say.

  • Sep 8, 2019

Everett woman linked to possible hit man in attorney’s killing

She’s accused of lying about the 2001 death of Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Wales in Seattle.

Small plane crash kills two as fly-in set to start in Oregon

One of the people killed was Ben Davidson, chief pilot for a museum of antique planes and cars.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Federal judge: Oregon pot racketeering lawsuit can proceed

Vineyards and other agricultural businesses have fought the presence of cannabis farms in their back yards.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz rules out independent 2020 bid

He faced resistance from Democratic activists who feared it would give Trump a path to reelection.

  • Sep 6, 2019

Scientists monitoring new marine heat wave off West Coast

The expanse of warm water from Alaska to California could disrupt salmon, whales and sea lions.

  • Sep 5, 2019