Stories tagged: Washington
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Eugene Peterson, Presbyterian pastor and author of “The Message,” an idiomatic translation of the Bible, died Monday, Christianity Today reported. He was 85.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Fresh off a critical 34-20 win over the 12th-ranked University of Oregon Ducks, Washington State University fans took the Saturday night celebration from Martin Stadium to the surrounding College Hill …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
One person was killed and three others were injured after a shooting early Sunday at a nightclub in Lakewood, police said Sunday.
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A Boise woman faces a number of felony charges, including manslaughter, after Oregon State Police said she struck a Washington man on the side of Oregon Route 86 near Baker …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 9 p.m.
Last month, beset by millions of dollars in debt, ongoing legal problems and questions about its unconventional financing, Giga Watt laid off 80 percent of its staff and suspended all …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A King County judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation against Seattle’s new gun-storage law, siding with the …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Wheelchair users attending Seattle Mariners baseball games at Safeco Field get a “second-class” experience, a nonprofit disability-rights law firm says, and has filed a discrimination lawsuit.
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
A Portland man died Thursday while hiking on Mount St. Helens, according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
EPHRATA – Ephrata joined the ranks of Grant County cities temporarily banning cryptocurrency development after the city council voted Wednesday to block new cryptocurrency operations for the next 12 months. …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Two Central Washington University students have died in what police say was an accidental shooting followed by a suicide.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
A Grant County vegetable-packing house will pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson alleging a supervisor groped, propositioned and retaliated against female workers over …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Clark College in Vancouver will close Monday in response to a planned campus demonstration by right-wing group Patriot Prayer.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A federal judge has ordered protection for salmon in the Columbia River basin from warm water temperatures that have been lethal to salmon and steelhead as the climate changes.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
A split Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without parole is unconstitutional.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Opioid darts, helicopters, refrigerator trucks: How to move a goat from one mountain range to another
The bizarre goat transport process is part of a plan – hatched years ago – to rid the peninsula of the creatures that national-park officials haven’t wanted for decades, and …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Unemployment in Washington state inched down to 4.4 percent in September, its lowest point in 42 years.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Three county-council members say Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s comments about rape allegations leveled against Sen. Joe Fain “do not represent the King County Council.”
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A local environmental organization and a group of residents challenging the legality of a revived mine have turned to a planning agency that oversees land-use regulations in the Columbia River …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
As Washington counties prepare to mail out ballots, state officials say the voting system is among nation’s safest.
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some Native American heritage, saying she is “getting slammed” …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Leading killer-whale scientists and researchers are calling for removal of four dams on the Lower Snake River and a boost of water over the dams to save southern resident killer …
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Clark County updated its codes earlier this year, making ADUs easier and cheaper to build. The city of Vancouver also made changes to its ADU policies a little more than …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
‘Trump … blinked, Seattle won,’ Durkan says as police get federal funds despite ‘sanctuary city’ threats
The Trump administration, after threatening to withhold funds for Seattle in retaliation for the city’s immigration policies, has agreed to hand over the money, according to Mayor Jenny Durkan and …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
Two German shepherds from Medical Lake will receive an award from an insurance company after they were trapped in a silo for 21 days.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
The I-1634 campaign is blanketing the airwaves with advertisements that raise the specter of looming local grocery taxes, while making little or no mention of the sweetened beverages produced by …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Ashley D. Myers, who is accused of shooting to death a Coeur d’Alene man in Colfax, pleaded innocent by reason of insanity to a murder charge Friday.