Northwest

Evergreen to pay professor at center of protests $500,000

The Evergreen State College will pay $500,000 to settle a claim by a professor at the center of protests that attracted… Continue reading

Pedestrian killed when he stumbled onto I-5 near Ridgefield

The Washington State Patrol says a Vancouver man was killed when he stumbled into I5 traffic near Ridgefield and was struck… Continue reading

Settlement sets aside $10M for Colstrip community in Montana

Puget Sound Energy, the largest owner of the Colstrip power plant in Montana, says it will be… Continue reading

Gender option could be added to Washington birth certificate

If the state Department of Health’s proposed rule changes go into effect, there will be another box to check beyond M or F.

Suspected school gunman had been suspended for threats

Shooting suspect, 15, had just returned to school following suspension.

State bar recommends disciplinary hearing for prosecutor

Officials with the Washington State Bar Association have recommended that Pierce County prosecutor face a disciplinary hearing over his appearance on… Continue reading

Homeless man pleads guilty to torching Bellevue mosque

No one was injured in the Jan. 14 fire, but half of the structure was destroyed.

Man charged in 3 sex assault cases faces new allegations

Two counts of indecent liberties and one count of fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation charged.

Russian airline orders six 777s, helping bridge delivery gap

Boeing has just a handful of 777 delivery slots still to fill in 2019.

Responders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogs

Pierce County officials say a relative of the dogs’ owner had refused to unlock the gate.

Documents: School shooting came after troubling behavior

“I always knew you were going to shoot up the school,” the now-dead victim allegedly told the shooter.

Suspect in school shooting said victim who died bullied him

Classmates said they had seen the suspect playing with guns in YouTube videos.

Response to sex abuse claims cost Seattle mayor gay support

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray built his standing in the gay community and in Washington… Continue reading

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard among those costing billions

The facilities were built at least a century ago and designed to deal with older vessels.

Teen arrested for bomb threat at Bremerton high school

A deputy said the suspect’s ability to have the weapons was “not beyond the realm of possibility.”

Tacoma latest to sue manufacturers of opioids

The drugmaker says it is committed to working together to find solutions.

After months of scandal, Seattle mayor resigns office

A fifth sex abuse accusation left Ed Murray with few options and very little support.

Tacoma’s after-school Satan club is on pause for now

By Candice Ruud / The News Tribune After a short but initially controversial stint at Point Defiance Elementary School, the After-School Satan Club for kids… Continue reading

DOE gets another pass on estimating Hanford cleanup costs

By Annette Cary / Tri-City Herald No new estimate of the multi-billion-dollar cost to finish Hanford cleanup will be released until Jan. 31, 2019. The… Continue reading

Fifth man’s charges of abuse lead Seattle mayor to resign

Ed Murray denies abuse which a cousin claims began when the cousin was 13.