Stories tagged: Washington
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
The Bezos Family Foundation’s donation amounts to a nearly 13 percent boost in the College of Education’s total donations and offers a lasting opportunity to influence the school’s research and …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Three senior Wapato police officers have resigned, citing “personal ethical standards and conscience.”
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Remember the scene in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” when the retractable floor over the gym swimming pool slides open during a dance? Residents at Trilogy at Tehaleh, an active-adult community …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Lynnwood police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left three people injured.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
New rules. New regulations. A new fall hunting season. Below are the seven most important changes in 2018.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Yakima police chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. may have about two months until his job is officially terminated, but he’s already out of the office.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
The federal government will try to control, capture and eliminate dangerous vapors coming out of the nuclear waste tanks on the Hanford Reservation as a way to avoid a pending …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, noon
A settlement agreement has been reached in a 3-year-old lawsuit filed by Washington state to better protect workers from chemical vapors at the Hanford nuclear reservation, state Attorney General Bob …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
The most expensive personal property ever listed in Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties is for sale in Tenino, Wash..
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Battle Ground Public Schools’ board of directors approved its contract with the teachers union Tuesday, formally marking the end of weeks of consternation over teachers’ salaries in the region.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The permanent closure of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will happen in January and not this fall as previously expected.
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Newly released text conversations between Mayor Jenny Durkan and a union boss and a multimillionaire entrepreneur underscore how dire polling results helped drive Seattle officials to abruptly flip-flop on the …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Cathey’s actions on that Aug. 5 flight to Yakima put her in the spotlight Monday at an all-employee meeting for Energy Northwest in Richland.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Canada and the U.S. states of Alaska, Oregon and Washington would all reduce their catch of fragile salmon species under the terms of an updated international agreement that, if approved, …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Police say one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Marine scientists used a five-person submersible to learn more about the sand lance, a forage fish that is a staple of the chinook salmon diet. If the sand lance go …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Pirates gathered Saturday afternoon in downtown Washougal, but they weren’t there to plunder the town. Rather, families and their pets came out to attend Pirates in the Plaza.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Some fans must choose between family, team ties as Washington State Cougars host Eastern Washington Eagles
With a proximity of only 80 miles between the two schools, the sellout crowd of nearly 33,000 at the Washington State-Eastern Washington football game had dozens of fans whose families …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain – the space was too depressing.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Something is killing bigleaf maples – Washington’s biggest broadleaf tree – and scientists can’t stop it. They don’t even know what’s causing it.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
State wildlife managers have upgraded a key tool in the fight against invasive species.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
Carbon-fee initiative has supporters with deep pockets and opponents with even deeper ones.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Work to demolish a former nuclear weapons production plant in Washington state could resume next week, nearly nine months after a spread of radioactive contamination forced a shutdown.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
A Clark County Superior Court judge has signed an injunction against the Battle Ground Education Association, whose teachers have been striking for 12 days.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Democrats see new opportunity in a southwest Washington congressional district as the party looks to make gains in a section of this blue state that has been out of reach …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Officials will be testing a train-control system along the tracks in the South Sound this weekend.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
General manager suspected of videotaping semi-pro basketball players found dead in Spokane hotel room
The longtime general manager of the Bellingham Slam semipro basketball team,
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A final spending bill for next year puts the Hanford nuclear reservation budget at $2.4 billion, well above the amount proposed by the Trump administration.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Capturing J50 will be trickier than it was with Springer, the 2-year-old orphan orca successfully captured and rehabilitated in 2002.