Olympic National Park to launch online permit reservations

System will launch through recreation.gov at noon March 18.

  • Mar 4, 2019

Lewis County deputies shoot, kill man

The deputies say a man who got out of a car pointed a weapon at them.

  • Mar 3, 2019

Coast Guard releases report for deadly crab boat sinking

The bodies of its six crew members have not been found.

  • Mar 3, 2019

Lawsuit: Patient attacked 3 Western State hospital workers

The suit says a patient sexually assaulted staff and partially bit off the ear of a nurse.

  • Mar 2, 2019

Suit against Sawant over ‘brutal murder’ comments dismissed

The judge said the officers could not show that the Seattle city councilmember was talking about them.

  • Mar 2, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee joins crowded 2020 Dem presidential field

He declared climate change the nation’s most pressing issue, promising to build his candidacy around it.

  • Mar 2, 2019

Amid measles outbreak, Oregon eyes vaccine requirements

The state’s school vaccination requirements are considered some of the most relaxed in the country.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest about half of US cases

Oregon announces a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an outbreak in Washington.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Tribe, groups sue over Alaska reserve petroleum exploration

Environmental law requires the BLM to consider direct, indirect and cumulative effects of exploration.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Oregon OKs 1st statewide US mandatory rent control law

It’s now one increase per year that can’t exceed 7 percent plus the change in the consumer price index.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Inslee clean energy bill passes Washington Senate

The measure would require utilities to eliminate coal as an energy source by the end of 2025.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Can Jay Inslee make the 2020 election about climate change?

It will be hard for the other candidates not to put out comprehensive climate plans.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

He asserts he is the only candidate who will make combating climate change the nation’s top priority.

  • Mar 1, 2019

Passenger eats meth, causes Seattle-to-LA flight to divert

He was pacing the aisles when the captain announced they were diverting to Portland.

Richland nuclear plant was ordered to heat frigid Northwest

The policy limits any maintenance activity that would require a reduction in power,

  • Mar 1, 2019

WSU researchers discover oldest tattoo tool in North America

The tool has a handle of skunkbush and a cactus-spine point.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Drug transparency bill passes Washington Senate

The measure passed the chamber on a unanimous vote.

  • Feb 28, 2019

4 new suspected measles cases in southwest Washington

Twenty-one days without a new case must pass before the outbreak could be considered over.

  • Feb 28, 2019

36 rockets could be launched from Kodiak Island site

The private market’s appetite is growing for remote sensing, weather and communications satellites.

Odor on Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle sickens passengers

Four people were hospitalized after the plane was diverted to Minneapolis after taking off in Chicago.