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.

Lawmakers grant themselves extra secrecy, media suit claims

AP, The Daily Herald and other news outlets are suing the Legislature over state open-records law.

Kidnapped employee of Cheney marijuana shop remains missing

By Jonathan Glover / The Spokesman-Review An employee of a Cheney marijuana shop remained missing Monday, a day after he was abducted at work. Cameron… Continue reading

Polish band members held on rape charges after Spokane show

Four members of a Polish death metal band arrested on charges of kidnapping a Washington state… Continue reading

Columbia Gorge trails might be closed for months because of fire

Hiking trails affected by an Oregon wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge might be closed for months, authorities said Monday.… Continue reading

Employee abducted from Cheney pot shop still missing

An employee of a Cheney marijuana shop remains missing after he was abducted at work. The Spokesman-Review says 46-year-old Cameron Smith… Continue reading

Nordstrom is opening concept store that has no inventory

Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn’t have any inventory. The luxury department store chain says its Nordstrom Local concept… Continue reading

Tacoma police: Officers shoot man with gun

Tacoma police say officers fatally shot a man who shot at them. Spokeswoman Loretta Cool told The News Tribune that officers… Continue reading

Kennewick mom promises her son the stars — and delivers

When Stevie Holly-Knox decided to study astronomy, she made a promise to her son. She was going… Continue reading

Police arrest anti-fascist protesters in Portland

Police said they made seven arrests as they clashed with anti-fascist protesters in Portland on Sunday. Hundreds of people turned… Continue reading

Officials: Man who fell in Oregon cave poorly equipped

Oregon officials say a man who was injured when he fell while trying to climb out of a cave near… Continue reading

Despite reintroduction, fishers to remain on endangered list

The rare, weasel-like fisher will remain on Washington state’s endangered species list, despite signs that it’s making a comeback since… Continue reading

Hiker safe after cold night on 7,201-foot Mount Pugh

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old Seattle man is safe after rescue crews helped him through a cold night… Continue reading

Metal band members suspected of kidnapping woman in Spokane

The four members of a well-known Polish death metal band have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a… Continue reading

Twins born prematurely now 11 and thriving

Pregnant with twins, Heather and Jason Fuller knew they would likely be welcoming their babies before… Continue reading

Search on for overdue hiker in Oregon

Authorities say search and rescue teams have been deployed to try and locate an overdue hiker from Salem. The Marion… Continue reading

Police: 1 dead, 1 with gunshot wound in Portland

Police say one person is dead and another was found with a gunshot wound at a house in Portland. The… Continue reading

2 found unresponsive after boat capsizes off the Oregon coast

The U.S. Coast Guard says crews have found two people unresponsive after a boat capsized off the Oregon Coast… Continue reading

Couple indicted after man seen texting about child sex abuse

A federal grand jury has indicted a Washington state couple accused of sexually abusing children after an airline passenger reported seeing… Continue reading