A jury acquitted a Hoquiam man who was accused of breaking into a home and throwing a dead mink at another man during a confrontation that made weasel headlines across …
A man accused of killing a North Idaho woman in 2001 is expected to get a new murder trial later this month.
The father of a woman suspected in a Washington state killing and the disappearances of two men says she’s been addicted to heroin and methamphetamines and involved with white supremacists.
Police in Vancouver, B.C., say a human foot inside a running shoe has washed ashore, the latest in roughly a dozen such cases since 2007.
In Oregon, big city Portland has cafes where medical marijuana users smoke pot while singing karaoke.
State regulators have proposed a fine of $26,000 for the Department of Corrections because of safety violations in connection with the January death of an officer.
A private submarine is diving this week near Port Townsend to examine the wreck of a steamer that sank in 1921 in Puget Sound.
A De Smet woman has pleaded guilty in federal court for her role in a traffic crash that killed a pedestrian on the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s reservation last year.
About 100 people came to Tuesday’s Olympia City Council meeting to protest what they say is police brutality in the arrest of a mute man last week.
The fiancé of a former Seattle journalist detained by Syria says he’s very concerned by a report she has been transferred to Iran.
A 65-year-old Oregon man has been convicted of public indecency for riding his bicycle through a Corvallis park while nude.
Before last week, retirement still seemed a ways off for Deborah Harden. Not so much now. On Tuesday, she and her husband James walked into the lottery’s regional office in …
A collaborative effort made by Washington State University and Avista Utilities helped put a baby owl back in its habitat Monday morning.
The chairman of the Nez Perce tribe in Idaho says an investigation is under way into allegations that tribal members wasted game during a recent bison hunt in Montana.
About 17 percent of Washington’s class of 2010 earned college credit by passing Advanced Placement exams.
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular program that lets parents buy tuition credits for their children years before they …
Marijuana activists are again trying to legalize the drug in Washington state through a ballot measure.
It wasn’t quite fan mail, but it definitely wasn’t hate mail. Ellensburg Judge Thomas Haven recently received a letter from an inmate in the Kittitas County jail.
Tourism promoters in Leavenworth say they have a hit with a sexy YouTube video showing dancing girls, a Nutcracker figure and scenes from the Bavarian-themed North Cascades town.
Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell has been charged with poaching an elk in eastern Idaho.
Three Montana hunters who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning while sleeping in a wall tent with a propane heater are recovering at a Salt Lake City hospital thanks to some young …
The government has released proposals for expanding one of the nation’s largest federal irrigation projects. Congress authorized Eastern Washington’s Columbia Basin Project in 1943 to irrigate more than 1 million …
The FBI is investigating a report that a hunter with a high-powered rifle fired on a helicopter in north-central Idaho last week, hitting it twice.
An anti-wolf activist stands accused of illegally killing a trophy buck elk last year. Anthony Mayer was charged with felony poaching in Blaine County last month.