Stories tagged: Washington
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
People who work in galleys on state ferries are calling for health care insurance through their employer.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
State transportation workers will get a late start clearing the snow off State Route 20 in the North Cascades.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
A federal inspector general has launched an inquiry into the Trump administration’s decision to pull advertising for HealthCare.gov in the closing stretch of this year’s sign-up season, according to a …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Authorities say a naked man’s fight with police ended in the fiery destruction of a luxury home in Edmonds.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
A security worker at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport accused of taking photos from underneath passengers’ skirts has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge as part of a plea deal.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene junior quarterback Colson Yankoff decided to stay in the Pacific-12 Conference.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
The Whatcom County Council has extended for six months a moratorium on shipments of unrefined fossil fuels out of the Cherry Point area.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Authorities say a Kent police officer shot and killed a man who refused to drop a machete in Des Moines.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Howard Schultz’s last Starbucks shareholders meeting as CEO began with patriotic flourishes, ended with the passing of a key from Schultz to his successor, and was peppered throughout with talk …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will appear at the United Nations to talk about climate change. Inslee was flying to New York Wednesday and was to speak before the U.N.’s General …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Washington state’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in nine years, dropping to 4.9 percent last month.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A former Washington state middle school teacher who was arrested in an undercover sex sting operation has pleaded guilty to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with rape after a woman who lives near Bremerton told police that he held her against her will for two months and repeatedly assaulted …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
The manufacturer of the powerful painkiller OxyContin on Tuesday asked a judge to dismiss a novel lawsuit by a city seeking to hold the company financially responsible for a raging …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on youngsters’ propensity to use the drug.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
The city of Moscow has had “preliminary” discussions with officials at Gritman Medical Center in regards to purchasing the Federal Building for use as a potential police station and for …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
The Seattle City Council has approved the creation of a renters commission as the city deals with skyrocketing rents.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Prosecutors are asking that a Kitsap County judge recuse herself from the trial of a man accused of strangling his girlfriend, saying she’s been talking about the case out of …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber on Wednesday is to report to City Council on his department’s policing activities during the recent “Where’s Cathy?” political rally.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Senate Republicans in Washington state are set to release their two-year state budget proposal.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation to free up state resources should flooding or other damage happen because of rain and early snow melt in Eastern Washington.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Backers of a proposed $275 million property-tax levy to fund efforts to curb homelessness in Seattle have begun collecting signatures.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Police say a 19-month-old girl is dead after being run over in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Sunnyside.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
The Trump administration filed court papers Friday hoping to salvage its second version of a travel ban after two judges in separate cases this week found that it probably violated …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was listed by a couple of media outlets as a potential candidate for job at Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
The number of people sentenced for federal marijuana-related crimes dropped for the fifth year in a row, according to data released this week by the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Terrelle Pryor doesn’t know if Kirk Cousins will be the Washington Redskins’ starting quarterback, but he hopes so. Pryor signed a one-year deal with the Redskins last week hours after …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
More than a half-dozen states trying to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban moved forward Monday with a pair of lawsuits while the government asked that the order be …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
After alternating between Indianapolis and Chicago the previous 19 years, the Big Ten Tournament made its debut a few blocks from the White House. The calculated move has been met …