Stories tagged: Washington
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Teacher strikes in Tacoma, Battle Ground, Centralia, and Tumwater have impacted more than 53,000 students combined, just under half of whom come from low-income households.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Supporters and opponents of gun control initiative campaign didn’t pause while the courts decided whether it would be on the ballot.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi, Jr.’s time in the city will soon come to an end.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
Seattle-based PCC Community Markets says it will stop selling all chinook salmon products caught in Northwest waters to help critically endangered orcas.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, noon
‘A different kind of war’: Attorney thinks veteran may hold record for longest-delayed award from the VA
Dunlap is a prolific record-keeper. It’s that very quality, combined with a sheer, obstinate refusal to fold, that led to his victory Aug. 10: the award of benefits dating back …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
The experienced guides from virtually all of Washington’s whitewater rafting companies know what it takes to tame the mighty Tieton during the annual “flip-flop” water operations on Rimrock and the …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Officials continue to investigate what caused a ferry grounding at a Washington port.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
The number of homeless students continues to overwhelm districts throughout the state. Educators have become the first, and in many cases the only, line of defense for students worried about …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A tentative schedule for the fall razor clam season has been announced by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
A long-extinct creature that once roamed Eastern Washington will help enhance climate science education in the region.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton’s public works department says it has discovered another sewage spill – one that leaked an estimated 450,000 gallons of wastewater into Puget Sound over the past two …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
As glaciers in the North Cascades and other areas of the Pacific Northwest continue to melt, the streams they typically replenish during the summer will get less water in August …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A wildfire burned an estimated 3,000 acres on the Hanford nuclear reservation early Saturday morning, and a larger fire was burning uncontained on Saddle Mountain.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The big story line of this year’s harvest is that Red Delicious, which once dominated Washington’s crop, is relinquishing its title as the state’s most voluminous apple variety.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
The teachers strike in Evergreen Public Schools could be over after a tentative agreement was reached at 2:57 a.m. today.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
What if John McCain won the Washington primary in 2000 and went on to win the White House?
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
A Cirque du Soleil performance in Washington state ended abruptly when a hose on a hydraulic system broke and sprayed audience members with what the theatrical company says was vegetable-based …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
A hazy future: Smoky summers may taint Washington wine, but this WSU researcher is shedding light on the problem
WSU researchers are trying to help grape growers and winemakers fight smoke taint as summer smoke becomes the new normal.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Judges in Washington state ruled against teacher unions for striking, though no penalties were imposed.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
A Pierce County judge on Friday dismissed a class-action lawsuit challenging Sound Transit’s ability to collect millions of dollars in car-tab taxes that voters approved in 2016 for mass transit.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
The city of Lakewood, Washington, its police chief and two officers have agreed to pay $13 million to the family of an unarmed black man who was killed four years …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
An 18-year-old woman charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly pushing her 16-year-old friend off a bridge has made her first court appearance.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 17-day strike that delayed major construction projects around Western Washington has apparently ended.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from strikes in more conservative states.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
Police say an armed man was shot and taken into custody in what may have been a robbery gone wrong near Tacoma.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
A Washington state family is mourning after a neighbor shot and killed their dog – a Labradoodle they got to help deal with stress and anxiety following last year’s mass …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
A massive search is underway for ailing orca J50, but the lead researcher who tracks the southern-resident population says she’s probably dead.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
It was just a week ago that 45 dogs – most of them puppies – were found living among trash and dead rats in a Hermiston-area duplex after the tenant …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A squirrel that caused a short circuit in a electric transformer is suspected of starting a 4,500-acre wildfire that threatened 50 homes in the Benton City area over the holiday …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A group of workers at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market planned to email colleagues at the organic grocer’s stores announcing a push to organize.