Stories tagged: Washington
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit Friday against Hanford contractor Mission Support Alliance, accusing it of defrauding the federal government out of tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters.
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
Federal officials are attempting to find the people who are killing sea lions near Seattle, offering a $20,000 reward for information to find the perpetrators.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Central Washington University police are continuing to investigate a false report of an active shooter Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the university is offering counseling to any staff or students who were …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: Labor Council says local workers likely wouldn’t mount sympathy strike in support of Seattle general strike
William J. Coates, the president of Spokane’s Central Labor Council, did not see any reason for Spokane workers to go on a sympathy strike in support of Seattle’s general strike.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
Central Washington University offering counseling, safety advice following false active-shooter call
A day after a false report of an active shooter on campus, Central Washington University is offering counseling to students and staff who may have been affected by the incident.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
King County’s cooling housing market has turned downright chilly as prices have dropped to their lowest point in two years – with the median home now selling for $116,000 less …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
A jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a 2015 duck boat crash that killed five college students and injured more than 60 others in …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
Stock up on groceries: The Seattle area could get 5 to 8 inches of snow starting Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service’s forecast. And the wind is expected …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Cars and trucks filled the new Highway 99 tunnel again Thursday morning, a day after 3-mile backups surprised many drivers Wednesday.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:16 a.m.
Seattle police say officers fatally shot a man who was suspected of killing a woman in a North Seattle apartment.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Pullman and Washington State University are putting pressure on the state to make State Route 26 safer ahead of schedule.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
Oregon health officials say three more measles cases have been confirmed in Multnomah County, which is home to Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Washington residents could become the first people in the nation who could decide to become “human compost” after they die.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
A report of a shooter at Central Washington University turned out to be a false alarm after the school went into lockdown and police searched and cleared the campus’ buildings.
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
A 19-year-old University of Washington student is dead after slipping on a sidewalk and hitting her head.
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Authorities say dozens of neglected animals were seized from a property on Puget Island in the Columbia River.
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
Kitsap County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a body of an apparent teenage female that washed up on a beach in South Kitsap.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
Authorities say Interstate 5 remains closed in both directions near Lakewood after a vehicle crash and the arrest of a man who had refused to surrender to police.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 2:49 p.m.
Good or bad, Buttons the Elk’s frequent human contact was of concern for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, which relocated Buttons to the Mellotte elk feeding site in …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan soon will advance the city’s long-delayed plan to convert unused land next to Discovery Park into more than 200 affordable homes.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Winter weather pounded a swath of the U.S. West on Monday, closing schools, delaying flights and turning streets into sledding hills in coastal cities like Seattle that rarely get much …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
Mechanical fish developed in Richland have made their way through dams from Ice Harbor near Pasco to the Mekong River in Southeast Asia.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 1:50 p.m.
Authorities say a pregnant Washington state woman was shot in the face Saturday by her 4-year-old son after the boy found a loaded, unsecured gun under a mattress.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
Seattle began a three-day goodbye party Saturday for an aging, double-decker viaduct that’s served as a main artery for commuters for decades.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 4 a.m.
SEATTLE – After four months of testimony from dozens of victims, mechanics and civil engineers, jurors in the civil trial in the deadly 2015 Ride the Ducks crash are expected …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
The expected cost to finish cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation has tripled in three years, and that’s under the best case scenario, according to a Department of Energy report …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Threatening messages drawn on the walls of Hoquiam Middle School, apparently directed at teacher Robert P. McElliott, and prompting a lockdown at the school, were written by McElliott himself, according …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
School resource officers, threat assessment and statewide school safety are the topics of five new bills in Olympia. The Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee heard public testimony on …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
The Washington Supreme Court has sided with BNSF Railway, ruling the Pierce County medical examiner has no right to a copy of a video showing a man being struck by …