Stories tagged: Washington
Sun., July 15, 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Woolfolk said he thinks there are more than 30,000 books in his house, and that total doesn’t include his three storage rooms and another facility.
Sun., July 15, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
A recent state report shows a 10 percent homeless rate among Native American youths in the county. That’s nearly triple the state average of 3.7 percent and greater than any …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Washington state is home to 13,000 people that have declared Croatian ancestry. Most will be in front of their TVs on Sunday morning as the Croatian national team plays France …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Six-year-old Jelsin Aguilar Padilla flew from New York City Saturday to be reunited with his mother after they were separated shortly after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
Sun., July 15, 2018, 4 a.m.
Cody Miller, 21, has been riding in combines since he was four months old. He might be about to experience his first trade war.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Franklin County has joined a list of government agencies throughout the country filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors for creating what they describe as “the worst man-made epidemic in …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 2 p.m.
A Lake Stevens man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using fake FBI credentials in the names of fictional characters or famous fraudsters to rob a money-transmitting business in …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches – limiting their wages and job opportunities – under the threat of legal action from …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
They took a survey in their teens. 60 years later, these Puyallup students are being recruited for a new one
Kareen Shanks remembers taking a two-day survey called Project Talent when she was a teenager at Puyallup High School. Shanks, now 74 and a 1962 PHS graduate, was told it …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
A judge has granted a temporary restraining order to the former mayor of Wapato in the latest manifestation of a back-and-forth tussle between him and his successor.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 9 a.m.
Friedman, an avid racquetball player, was a member of The Valley Athletic Club in Tumwater for 35 years before his membership was revoked. He said it was because over the …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
Rap artist Buggin Malone had just taken the stage at a concert in Wapato last month when he heard a crash in the darkness between performances. A man in the …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Tuesday, Kennewick posted 23 signs in 17 high-profile spots advising people to give money to charity, not panhandlers.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
A former paraeducator is suing the Mabton School District, alleging she was wrongly fired for voicing concerns about policies involving special-needs students.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Nordstrom executives say the high-end Seattle clothing retailer is weathering the storm roiling their industry, and they forecast a long-term upturn in sales growth and profit margin after a four-year …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
National safety board calls out the “diffusion of responsibility” by four rail agencies that didn’t challenge an unsafe curve design of the track near DuPont where the derailment occurred.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Several counties in Western Washington have announced burn bans effective later this week.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
Federal safety investigators on Tuesday questioned transportation officials about last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens, focusing some questions on the curve …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Revelations surrounding Tacoma megachurch pastor Dean Curry have reached the crisis stage.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
State and local educators say students may be giving undue weight to those scores, especially since their importance varies depending on where a student wants to attend college.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Under public pressure, the Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors delayed its decision to adopt new comprehensive and sexual health curriculum.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
The ship’s captain said video footage from a ship camera shows someone jumping into the sea from an eighth-deck balcony. A 73-year-old man is missing.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
The Jim Henson Company, the Los Angeles production company best known for creating “The Muppets,” announced Monday it will launch a children’s series around Slumberkins, educational dolls that were first …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife isn’t ready to roll out changes to a wolf-data sharing system.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Starting 180 days after the mayor signs the legislation, it will be a civil infraction to store a gun without the firearm being secured in a locked container.
Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
The central Washington town of Vantage has been evacuated and Interstate 90 has been closed in both directions by a fast-moving wildfire.
Mon., July 9, 2018, noon
Bremerton police arrested a 37-year-old man who they say threatened his mother and an officer with a machete.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 11 a.m.
The installation’s name is “Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies,” a sculpture by Chewelah artist David Govedare. It has stood watch over Interstate 90 and the Columbia for nearly 30 years. …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 10 a.m.
Want to vote in Washington’s Aug. 7 primary election? The deadline to register to vote online is July 9 by the end of the day.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
A gyrocopter — part airplane, part helicopter — hard-landed at Tacoma Narrows Airport in Gig Harbor. The male pilot had a few abrasions.