Stories tagged: Washington
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
Federal government agrees to control dangerous gases from Hanford’s nuclear waste tanks.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, noon
A settlement agreement has been reached in a 3-year-old lawsuit filed by Washington state to better protect workers from chemical vapors at the Hanford nuclear reservation, state Attorney General Bob …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
The most expensive personal property ever listed in Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties is for sale in Tenino, Wash..
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Battle Ground Public Schools’ board of directors approved its contract with the teachers union Tuesday, formally marking the end of weeks of consternation over teachers’ salaries in the region.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The permanent closure of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will happen in January and not this fall as previously expected.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Newly released text conversations between Mayor Jenny Durkan and a union boss and a multimillionaire entrepreneur underscore how dire polling results helped drive Seattle officials to abruptly flip-flop on the …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Cathey’s actions on that Aug. 5 flight to Yakima put her in the spotlight Monday at an all-employee meeting for Energy Northwest in Richland.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Canada and the U.S. states of Alaska, Oregon and Washington would all reduce their catch of fragile salmon species under the terms of an updated international agreement that, if approved, …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Police say one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Marine scientists used a five-person submersible to learn more about the sand lance, a forage fish that is a staple of the chinook salmon diet. If the sand lance go …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Pirates gathered Saturday afternoon in downtown Washougal, but they weren’t there to plunder the town. Rather, families and their pets came out to attend Pirates in the Plaza.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Some fans must choose between family, team ties as Washington State Cougars host Eastern Washington Eagles
With a proximity of only 80 miles between the two schools, the sellout crowd of nearly 33,000 at the Washington State-Eastern Washington football game had dozens of fans whose families …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain – the space was too depressing.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Something is killing bigleaf maples – Washington’s biggest broadleaf tree – and scientists can’t stop it. They don’t even know what’s causing it.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
State wildlife managers have upgraded a key tool in the fight against invasive species.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
Carbon-fee initiative has supporters with deep pockets and opponents with even deeper ones.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Work to demolish a former nuclear weapons production plant in Washington state could resume next week, nearly nine months after a spread of radioactive contamination forced a shutdown.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
A Clark County Superior Court judge has signed an injunction against the Battle Ground Education Association, whose teachers have been striking for 12 days.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Democrats see new opportunity in a southwest Washington congressional district as the party looks to make gains in a section of this blue state that has been out of reach …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Officials will be testing a train-control system along the tracks in the South Sound this weekend.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
General manager suspected of videotaping semi-pro basketball players found dead in Spokane hotel room
The longtime general manager of the Bellingham Slam semipro basketball team,
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A final spending bill for next year puts the Hanford nuclear reservation budget at $2.4 billion, well above the amount proposed by the Trump administration.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Capturing J50 will be trickier than it was with Springer, the 2-year-old orphan orca successfully captured and rehabilitated in 2002.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
The costs of public health care plans will rise nearly 14 percent next year as a result of rate changes approved by state regulators.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Plans are being laid to capture J50, the ailing young orca, as efforts to help her in the wild have failed and her condition continues to decline.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
‘Airplane of opportunity’? Richard Russell raised pilot’s suspicions a year before Sea-Tac plane heist
A commercial airline pilot says he encountered Richard Russell – the Horizon Air baggage handler who stole a passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took it for a wild …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Two Tri-City men with a history of shooting at cars and homes are accused of directing two teens to shoot a Fourth of July reveler at Howard Amon Park.
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Fearing that a tribal burial and cultural site will be desecrated by a proposed mining expansion on Yakima Ridge, the Yakama Nation is seeking a court order halting the project …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
An Oklahoma man says new evidence of prosecutors withholding information should result in a new trial on his 1999 murder conviction and death penalty for killing an Arkansas family as …