Fire crews battle blazes across Washington ahead of heatwave

Heavy smoke kept crews from seeing the fire lines while battling a blaze in the Methow Valley.

  • Aug 7, 2018

King County Metro named top public transportation agency

The honor was based on safety, efficiency, maintenance, financial management and other things.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Bellingham man enters insanity plea in mother’s murder

While hospitalized, the killer will work to be rehabilitated so that he may be released one day.

  • Aug 7, 2018

A serial cat-killer is stalking Thurston County, police say

In each case, the cat was cut open, its spine was removed and its body was publicly displayed.

  • Aug 7, 2018

3 killed, 3 injured in vehicle crash south of Tacoma

Authorities say three people were killed and three were injured in a vehicle crash involving two cars that also started a… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2018

4 found dead in wreck of Alaska flightseeing plane

A fifth person is presumed dead in the deadliest flightseeing crash for a Denali air service in 20 years.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Wildfire disrupts I-90 traffic near Spokane

A small wildfire has disrupted traffic on I-90 in both directions west of the Spokane suburb of Medical Lake. The Washington… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

Body of hiker flown by helicopter identified

The body of a hiker flown by helicopter out of the Buck Mountain area, north of Lake Wenatchee has been identified.… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

Former deputy indicted on fraud charges involving non-profit

A former Skagit County Sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on federal charges of using Pacific Northwest Police Detection Dog Association funds… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2018

Russian immigrant seeks Democratic nod for Alaska House seat

“This is not the country I remember arriving in that welcomed me,” says the congressional candidate.

  • Aug 6, 2018

Rescuers search for crashed plane in Alaska national park

The pilot reported on his satellite phone that there were injuries, but the connection dropped.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Amazon removes Nazi-themed items after complaints

An executive said the company blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest

Evidence will be gathered to determine if the force used was within policy and training guidelines.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Crews battle fires in Washington, Idaho

The only injuries associated with the firefighting efforts have been bee stings.

  • Aug 5, 2018

2 escaped inmates captured thanks to driver

The person noticed a man in yellow jump the fence around the Geiger Detention Services facilities.

  • Aug 5, 2018

Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

The rally organized by Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson was the third to roil Portland this summer.

  • Aug 4, 2018

‘Deadliest Catch’ star pays to settle Uber lawsuit

The driver and his wife have asked that the amount not be disclosed.

Feds weigh plan that includes feeding thin, endangered orca

Biologists are worried about the survival of the 4-year-old female orca known as J-50.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Man arrested for threatening Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

He also threatened House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Portland braces for violence during antifa, far-right march

A Washington state Republican candidate for the U.S. senate is planning a “Freedom March” on Sunday.

  • Aug 3, 2018