Eastern Washington COVID-19 case counts continue to climb

In Yakima County, 50% of confirmed cases are in residents under the age of 40.

Black Lives Matter sues Seattle police over violent tactics

The mayor and police chief apologized to peaceful protesters who were subjected to chemical weapons.

  • Jun 10, 2020

No droughts forecasted, but wildfire season already intense

Snohomish County has plenty of water for the summer, but lots of forest growth can be a fire hazard.

Canada eases border restriction, allows immediate family in

Anyone entering the country will be required to quarantine for 14 days or face serious penalties.

Council members slam mayor, police chief over protests

Authorities said rocks, bottles and explosives were thrown at officers in the Capitol Hill area.

  • Jun 8, 2020

Pilot killed in crash of small plane in South Dakota

The pilot originally departed from Everett, but he was diverted to Sioux Falls because of thunderstorms.

Man shot in Seattle after gunman drives car into protesters

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.

  • Jun 8, 2020

State sued for delaying benefits during fraud inquiry

Attorneys for two laid-off workers are suing Washington state.

Protesters Kaylee Gore, left, and Amanda Barnes exchange fist bumps as they sit with signs protesting police actions, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Seattle, following protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Seattle’s police chief says officers’ badge numbers will be prominently displayed following complaints that black bands obscured the digits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle mayor bans use 1 type of tear gas amid protests

Three civilian police watchdog groups urged city leaders to do so to build public trust.

  • Jun 6, 2020
Protesters Kaylee Gore, left, and Amanda Barnes exchange fist bumps as they sit with signs protesting police actions, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Seattle, following protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Seattle’s police chief says officers’ badge numbers will be prominently displayed following complaints that black bands obscured the digits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A Seattle police officer yells out orders at Seattle City Hall as protesters march toward them Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Seattle, following protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle-area labor council says it could expel police union

The Martin Luther King Jr. County Labor Council passed a resolution Thursday as protests continue.

  • Jun 5, 2020
A Seattle police officer yells out orders at Seattle City Hall as protesters march toward them Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Seattle, following protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

What you can do during Snohomish County’s Phase 2 reopening

Restrictions continue. For example, you might be asked to voluntarily provide contact information.

Family harassed in Forks after being accused of being Antifa

High schoolers helped them leave their campsite after trees were felled to block the road out.

Seattle police: Badge numbers will be ‘prominently displayed’

Officers sometimes wear bands over badges to honor colleagues who have been killed while on duty.

  • Jun 5, 2020

Family of man who died by police restraint wants cops fired

The death of Mannie Ellis, 33, in Tacoma was ruled a homicide.

  • Jun 5, 2020

Watch Gov. Jay Inslee’s Thursday news conference here

He is expected to discuss a variety of topics, including the coronavirus outbreak.

Washington unemployment fraud might be up to $650 million

The number of new claims for unemployment benefits in the state dropped to just over 31,000 last week.

Seattle to withdraw request to lift oversight of police

The city attorney has been monitoring 14,000 complaints about officers’ actions during the protests.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Contractor getting $5M bonus for Hanford vitrification plant

The project will turn radioactive waste into a stable glass form for disposal.

  • Jun 4, 2020

Dog rescuers weather pandemic to bring a puppy to Renton

One Labrador retriever-beagle mix made a 2,100-mile journey from Mexico to its new family.

Huge crowd protests in Seattle as criticism of police mounts

Mayor Durkan said Wednesday evening that she was ending the city-wide nightly curfews.

  • Jun 4, 2020