Stories tagged: Washington
Tue., April 4, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
Local members of a statewide apple group and area fruit growers recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional legislators about the future of agriculture and the nation’s health.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Jail authorities say two men being held on charges out of Idaho have escaped from the county jail in Yakima.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Olympia has been ranked as the fourth-best place to live in the nation, according to the latest “Top 100 Best Place to Live” by website Livability.com.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A Kennewick attorney has been charged with stealing nearly $263,000 in clients’ money instead of applying the payments toward their owed back taxes.
Tue., April 4, 2017
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is suing the state’s Office of Public Defense in an effort to get the state to do more to make sure children charged …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Kevin Johnson is the new CEO of Starbucks – the first time in nine years Howard Schultz has not been at the helm of the coffee empire he began building …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
The city of Seattle is headed toward a federal court settlement that could cost millions of dollars to make sidewalks and curb ramps more usable for people with wheelchairs and …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Now that Congress has set aside – at least for the moment – Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act, …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The driver of a vehicle that crashed in Auburn, killing four passengers and seriously injuring a fifth, has been sentenced to nearly 50 years.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Amtrak service between Seattle and Portland was suspended due to a landslide near Vancouver, Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a civil lawsuit against anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman and his organizations over their campaign finance practices.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
A House bill aimed at increasing the safety around oil transportation on land and water has cleared a key committee. The House Finance Committee on amended and passed House Bill …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Wildlife officials say the Washington wolf population is on the rise in the state Department of Fish and Wildlife latest report.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
The Whitman County Health Department announced Thursday it has taken reports of four cases of mumps within the past seven days.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
An expanded parking lot at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport could open the door for more revenue from rental car businesses.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Seattle’s mayor and two councilmembers plan to create a $1 million legal defense fund to help immigrants and refugees.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Washington state senators passed a two-year construction budget that puts more money toward updating schools, mental health facilities and state water services.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
A tornado caused damage in a small town north of Seattle, including the toppling of recreational vehicles.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Immigration agents rounded up 84 people – including 60 with criminal records – during a three-day operation in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, authorities said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
A Mexican man who had been arrested despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children walked free after …
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished demolishing the site of a famous nuclear accident during the Cold War that exposed a man to the highest …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Seattle’s plan to equip police officers with body cameras has stalled as the city works to clarify policies regarding when officers are allowed to review the video.
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Amazon.com Inc. has announced plans for a 10th fulfillment center in Texas.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
With a deadline looming that could affect Washington residents’ ability to fly domestically, the state has been granted a temporary extension from the enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Officials say pipeline safety regulators and Puget Sound Energy have reached a settlement over a complaint regarding a natural gas explosion in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle last year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Police say officers seized 814 pot plants from a Seattle residence after responding to a burglary call there.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Washington state officials are offering new guidance to private attorneys and outside experts as a result of misconduct in Oso mudslide litigation that led to one of the state’s largest …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
A Senate panel heard favorable reviews Tuesday for a House bill intended to restart the process to replace the chronically congested Interstate 5 Bridge.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
The executive director of the state’s campaign finance watchdog says she’s stepping down in May.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Seattle’s troubled bike-share system is closing down. The