Lakewood man in church sanctuary after denied city visa help

Jose Robles was facing deportation after living in the country illegally for 18 years.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Basin City woman says ICE arrested her mom to get her brother

He was about age 1 when an uncle brought him into the U.S.; his mother followed a month later.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Yakama Nation gets restraining order in fireworks dispute

The Klickitat County sheriff had warned tribal members to stop selling fireworks or risk arrest.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Spokane jail removing bedsheets after 3 suicides in a year

Deputies will carry bladed rescue hooks that can save inmates who are trying to hang themselves.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Sasquatch, popular Northwest music festival, comes to end

Its founder says he will no longer produce the outdoor fest and it won’t take place in 2019.

  • Jun 28, 2018

King County deputy fired after assault conviction

A Michigan jury Monday convicted Edward Hicks of aggravated assault and felony misconduct.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Snapped vessel line kills 1, injures 3 at Port of Longview

Line snapped in half as crews were moving a ship from one loading hatch to another.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Police: 2 toddlers, 2 adults found dead in Lakewood

Police say it’s likely the bodies were in the apartment for at least a week before being discovered.

  • Jun 28, 2018

ICE lawyer in Seattle gets 4 years for stealing immigrant IDs

“I created an intricate, beautiful, yet soul-less house of cards that suddenly came crashing down.”

  • Jun 28, 2018

Bill to protect salmon from sea lions passes U.S. House

If passed by the Senate, permits can be issued to kill up to 100 sea lions.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Call to add solar panels shakes up Old West town of Winthrop

Nearly all the Westernization board members resigned, saying the change “would be a serious mistake.”

  • Jun 28, 2018

Pot poisoning reports in state increase among children

Symptoms can include vomiting, sleepiness, seizures and even coma.

  • Jun 28, 2018

Public employee unions assess damage of Supreme Court ruling

The justices ruled 5-4 that government workers cannot be forced to pay a fee for a union’s services.

An EA-18G Growler pilot practices aircraft carrier landings at Outlying Field near Coupeville on Whidbey Island. (U.S. Navy)

Navy plan: Big increase in flights to small Whidbey airfield

The latest proposal would bring four times as much jet activity to a practice runway near Coupeville.

An EA-18G Growler pilot practices aircraft carrier landings at Outlying Field near Coupeville on Whidbey Island. (U.S. Navy)

Deputies: Tongue was not intentionally cut from horse

The horse was euthanized last week because the animal could not eat or drink without a tongue.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Changes coming to standard Washington licenses, IDs

A federal law increased the rules for identification needed at airports and federal facilities.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Longtime sponsor of Iditarod cuts ties with Alaska race

Jack Daniel’s decided to shift most of its marketing efforts to a partnership with the NBA.

  • Jun 27, 2018

State hospital inspection reveals disturbing details

Glaring health violations, safety hazards, weird patient behavior and lost records, to name a few.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Family of Indiana couple killed settle for $13M with Seattle

The couple had just moved to Seattle to be near their kids when they were killed by a drunk driver.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Illness ends climate change effort in Great Pacific Race

A teammate fainted at the oars, suffering from a kidney infection.