Gyms will need to triple distance for exercising indoors

Starting Aug. 10, gyms in the state will be required to provide about 17 feet of distance.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Police investigate shooting outside casino in Tacoma

Puyallup Tribal Police said a male suspect fled on foot from the scene.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Microsoft tries to salvage deal to buy TikTok, appease Trump

The president had floated plans for an outright ban of the app on national security grounds.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Federal investigators release report on Idaho plane crash

The mid-air accident over Lake Coeur d’Alene killed eight people July 5.

  • Aug 2, 2020

Murder, arson charges filed against man in Seattle fire

Anchorage man was charged Friday with two counts of murder, arson and three counts of assault.

  • Aug 2, 2020

Missing Maple Valley woman found alive near Index

She was in stable condition after bloodhounds found her about 1.2 miles south off U.S. 2.

  • Aug 2, 2020

King County moves to make Juneteenth an official paid holliday

A County Council committee voted 5-1 to add Juneteenth to the county’s slate of 10 paid holidays.

  • Aug 1, 2020

Family of Bellevue teen who died at WSU frat house sues

Sam Martinez and another student consumed the bulk of a half-gallon of rum. He died within hours.

  • Jul 31, 2020

Trapped: A ‘murder hornet’ is captured near Canadian border

The state now plans to search for nests using infrared cameras and to place additional traps.

  • Jul 31, 2020

State psychiatric hospital has 21 new COVID-19 cases

Both workers and patients at Western State Hospital in Lakewood have tested positive.

Sex ed, local control at heart of race for state schools chief

Incumbent Chris Reykdal faces five foes who argue he’s pushing too many state policies on school districts.

Hundreds become lawyers in Washington without bar exam

An exemption, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, granted diploma privilege to hundreds of law students.

Gov. Inslee slams military testing impact on orcas

The exercises include testing torpedoes, firing projectiles, piloting undersea drones and exploding bombs.

  • Jul 30, 2020

Judge reaffirms allowing Seattle mayor recall petition

The petitioners accused Jenny Durkan of failing to ban the use of tear gas by police.

  • Jul 30, 2020

Seattle mayor says U.S. agents have demobilized, left city

The agents had arrived Thursday after downtown and Capitol Hill businesses were vandalized.

  • Jul 29, 2020

Whale beached in Ocean Shores died from blunt force trauma

Maybe it’s the one that was reportedly struck by a state ferry in Puget Sound earlier in July.

  • Jul 29, 2020

Orca who carried her dead calf for 1,000 miles is pregnant

About two-thirds of all southern resident pregnancies are typically lost due to stress from hunger.

  • Jul 28, 2020

Mayors want U.S. agents blocked from Portland and Seattle

A U.S. official said militarized officers will stay in Portland until attacks on a federal courthouse cease.

  • Jul 28, 2020

On Portland’s streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

Uncertainty has exploded in a surreal armed conflict that plays out every night.

  • Jul 27, 2020

No feds in view as Seattle protest covers familiar ground

Some in the crowd broke windows and started fires. Police declared the disturbances a riot.

  • Jul 26, 2020