Stories tagged: Washington
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
Two confirmed cases of measles in Hawaii were in unvaccinated children who traveled to Hawaii from Washington state.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Seattle approved a $160 million component of its plan to redevelop the city’s central waterfront, as the City Council approved a special tax on downtown property owners.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
When the news broke Friday that the 35-day partial federal government shutdown had temporarily halted, employees at the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver readied themselves for a fresh set of …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
A measles outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in Oregon and Washington, with 11 more cases suspected. Thirty-one patients had not been vaccinated against measles.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Wyoming lawmakers are looking to sue Washington state over coal. The Casper Star-Tribune reports lawmakers will try to set aside $250,000 to sue Washington, bypassing Wyoming’s attorney general and hiring …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
In new book, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s sorry for Sonics move: ‘a public wound I cannot heal’
As he considers
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
No measles cases have been confirmed in Spokane County as Washington’s statewide number hits 34, but the threat is growing and vaccinations are urged, health officials said. The number of …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
An Edmonds, Washington, bakery store owner is apologizing for a politically charged Valentine’s Day cookie that generated a social media uproar
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The week that was: Ferguson sidesteps question on running for governor; state of Liberty gets another try
Spokane group has breakfast with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, asks if he’d like to be Gov. Bob Ferguson.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
Members of the Stanford University track team are safe after their charter bus caught fire in Seattle on Friday.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Health officials in southwestern Idaho are warning medical care providers to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles because of an outbreak in western Washington that has sickened at …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 12:56 p.m.
Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of measles in western Washington has grown to 30, with nine more cases suspected.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Nearly a month after three people were found shot and killed east of Port Angeles, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the triple homicide that left …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
A man whose body was found suspended in a tree at Fort Worden State Park on Jan. 13 has been identified as a man reported missing from Port Townsend over …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Colville tribal leader Rodney Cawston published an open letter to Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School on Wednesday, calling for a viral exchange between its students and a Native American man …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 11:33 a.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced himself by first name to one college student after another this week as he toured the state that’s home to the nation’s first presidential primary. …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 9:07 p.m.
Europe’s human rights court on Thursday ordered Italy to pay Amanda Knox financial damages for police failure to provide legal assistance and an independent interpreter during a long night of …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Authorities say five police officers were placed on paid administrative leave following the death of a man they were trying to arrest in southeast Washington state.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Health officials have confirmed 26 measles cases in western Washington in an outbreak that began earlier this month.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
Colfax residents who attended Tuesday’s Colfax City Council meeting expressed concern for the safety of the community after the city fired Colfax Police Chief Rick McNannay on Thursday for “findings …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
A Dayton teen is in custody after he threatened high school students and staff at Walla Walla High School Tuesday morning. Earlier, classes were canceled for the day because of …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Three Democratic electors from Washington state who joined a longshot effort to deny Donald Trump the presidency in 2016 are challenging the $1,000 fines they received for breaking their pledge …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Authorities say a 56-year-old man died after police used a Taser to stun him during his arrest following a car chase and standoff west of Richland.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
Alaska Airlines says it will delay the start of commercial passenger service at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, by at least three weeks due to the ongoing partial shutdown of …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a former Seattle-area football coach who lost his job because he refused to stop praying on the field.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
A first-of-its-kind survey shows just how much the region’s glaciers have melted over the past decades as the climate warms. It also shows how changes in atmospheric patterns may have …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
A man died and several police officers were hurt after a call to intervene in a domestic violence incident in Richland led to a violent struggle.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Inclusivity was one of the main themes of the Women’s March of the Palouse on Saturday as women, men and children marched to and gathered at Moscow’s East Side Park …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
Boeing has begun a sweeping transformation of its quality system, including the use of “smart” tools and automation. It will also eliminate thousands of quality checks as no longer necessary. …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
News that former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might run for president as an independent isn’t sitting well with the top Democratic official in his home state.