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Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game
A high school football coach from Bremerton sought to kneel and pray on the field after games.
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion
The decision is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
Jury awards $595,000 to Lummi tribe for salmon pen collapse
The tribe sued, saying the pen owner had not reimbursed the tribal government for its clean up effort.
Alaska Airlines reaches contract deal with some workers
Raises for gate agents, stores personnel, office staff, as well as ramp workers who load cargo.
Seattle facing $117 million revenue shortfall in 2023
The city’s budget chief says there’s no easy way to bridge the gap.
Growing sprawl in state’s woods comes with high wildfire risk
Policymakers and homeowners are scrambling to manage the so-called “wildland-urban interface” to mitigate the threat.
The kids thought it was milk. It was actually floor sealant
In Juneau, containers of the chemical were stacked on the same pallet as boxes containing pouches of milk.
Initiative to change Seattle elections heads toward ballot
The initiative would alter the way Seattle elects mayors, city attorneys and City Council members.
Lynnwood climber supports first all-Black Mount Everest summit bid
Fred Campbell was part of the historic expedition, but got sick and had to turn back before the submit.
Local pilot plans to buy Whidbey Island airport
Robert DeLaurentis, known as the “Zen Pilot,” submitted a letter of intent to purchase the A.J. Eisenberg Airport.
Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ gets life in prison
A self-published romance novelist was sentenced after a seven-week trial for her husband’s murder.
Patriot Front leader among those arrested near Idaho Pride
Thirty-one Patriot Front members were arrested with riot gear after a tipster reported the assembly of “a little army.”
31 Patriot Front members arrested near Idaho pride event
“They came to riot downtown,” Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Lee White said at a news conference.
Kent to pay $1.5M to settle with assistant chief over Nazi insignia
Derek Kammerzell had been disciplined for posting the insignia on his office door and joking about the Holocaust.
Seattle Space Needle sues coffee chain over use of logo
The logo for Local Coffee Spot features a mug of hot coffee whose rising steam bears striking resemblance to the iconic tower.
Foes of state’s capital gains tax drop plans for initiative
I-1929 sponsors say they are confident a lawsuit challenging the legality of the tax will be successful.
Date to reopen West Seattle Bridge set for mid-September
The bridge abruptly closed in 2020 and is planned to be reopened the week of Sept. 12.
Washington justices: Race a factor in analyzing police stops
Race and ethnicity must be taken into account when deciding whether a person is free to leave an encounter with police, the high court ruled.
Replacing benefits of Snake River dams would cost billions
A draft report does not make recommendations on whether four dams should be breached. A decision is expected later.
Washington hospitals again strained by COVID-19 spread
Hospital officials warn that facilities are heading toward another COVID-19 case peak.