Stories tagged: Washington
UPDATED: Fri., May 6, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Indicted Washington Auditor Troy Kelley has fired two staffers and ordered another to stop working, just a week after his federal fraud trial ended with a hung jury.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
State and federal authorities say they have seized cocaine worth an estimated street value of $2.2 million and arrested a Washington state man in a drug investigation in northwest Ohio.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:23 a.m.
Barring widespread heavy rain or other disasters, Northwest cherry growers expect to hit the 20-million-box mark during the upcoming harvest, according to the first forecast from Northwest Cherry Growers, a …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
A listeria outbreak that led to a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables is being investigated by the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Washington anglers are protesting an unprecedented shutdown of the Puget Sound salmon fishing season.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths in Washington state.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Director Tony Bean said the airport saw growth in 2014 and 2015 like it had never experienced since its opening in 1973 – and the trend is …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Chris Vance, who is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, said Thursday that unless a conservative third-party alternative comes forward by November, he won’t vote for president in …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 8:32 a.m.
A Washington state driver who had a monkey on his back wound up with handcuffs on his wrists.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Washington’s electronic tolling system doesn’t have important functions that would help it process, collect and report tolls, according to a state audit released on Wednesday.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in King County. It’s the third case of Zika in Washington state.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
Washington state revenue officials say taxable retail sales in 2015 topped $135 billion. That was an 8.4 percent increase over 2014.
UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
Two brothers charged with murder in the presumed killing of a missing Washington state couple have been spotted in Mexico, and authorities are seeking the records of a cellphone they …
Mon., May 2, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
National Arson Awareness Week will run Monday through May 7 with a focus this year on preventing wildfire arson.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Boeing says it saved $305 million through state tax breaks last year, marking the first time the company has been required by law to publicly disclose such information.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 5:28 a.m.
The state attorney general’s office has announced a national pharmaceutical company accused of underpaying drug rebates owed to Medicaid will pay Washington $22.9 million.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Police say they’ve arrested an 18-year-old woman for leaving her newborn son in an Everett Dumpster in March.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
A final round of negotiations between the state and tribal fishery managers has failed to end in an agreement on whether to allow salmon fishing in Puget Sound.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
The Washington secretary of state says no one from her office will attend a national conference in Tennessee in part because of a bill signed by the governor there allowing …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
The man accused of dismembering a woman in her suburban home and dumping her body parts in Seattle recycling bins has pleaded not guilty to murder and theft charges.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Court documents released Monday say one of the brothers charged in the presumed killings of a married Arlington couple tried to cash a check for $96,000 before he went on …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Whitman College, a private, liberal arts school located in the rolling hills of Walla Walla, has dumped its long-time mascot.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Speaker Amer F. Ahmed, kicked off the 26th annual Students of Color Conference on Thursday by discussing how hip-hop helped him find his voice as the son of Muslim Indian …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 5:12 p.m.
Two sea turtles that landed sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 9 a.m.
Since September, about 14,000 college savers have pulled their money out of Washington’s prepaid tuition program.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
The five-week fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley drew to a close Wednesday, with prosecutors calling it a “plain case of fraud and a cover-up” and the defense …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:27 p.m.
Two Native American reservations – one in the Dakotas and another in Washington – have been selected as test sites ahead of the 2020 census, as officials mull whether to …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Holding mentally ill defendants in jails while they await competency services is costing cities and counties across the state of Washington millions of dollars. That’s according to state officials who …