Stories tagged: Washington
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
Recent measles outbreaks in states such as Washington, New York and New Jersey have cast a spotlight on a group of Americans who receive exemptions from immunizing their children on …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Even after facing public criticism over his spotty voting record, Howard Schultz failed to vote in this month’s Seattle school-levy election.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
A one-time Edmonds school board candidate has been arrested in a sex-trafficking case after investigators said he groomed his children’s former babysitter and used “emotional and psychological coercion” to force …
Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
More than 75 animals were rescued from a burning pet supply store in Washington state, but some birds and a python remain missing.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
The medical files of nearly 1 million patients of University of Washington Medicine were visible on the internet for at least three weeks in December, UW Medicine said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Some areas of Washington state are experiencing a measles outbreak and it has put brighter lights on vaccination rates. In the cases of children who aren’t vaccinated, the focus is …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Even as the federal government sues to stop a new Washington state law that helps Hanford workers, some state lawmakers are working to change the new law to allow even …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
A man who authorities say lured a 13-year-old girl from her Seattle-area home and drove with her into Oregon was arrested when the rental car the two were traveling in …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has been charged with misdemeanor theft after taking an office chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey without paying, but he says it was …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Officials say blood supply in Washington is at an emergency level after recent snowstorms prevented many donors from being able to make it to scheduled appointments.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Police say a man was shot and killed outside a fast-food restaurant in northwest Washington state
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
A wrong-way driver was killed after crashing into a U.S. Postal Service truck on state Route 520 in Redmond, Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, noon
As Washington lawmakers debate ending life imprisonment for 3-strikes, mom of Spokane murder victim speaks out
Washington lawmakers asked to resume parole for inmates with long prison terms, even those sentenced to life under the three-strikes law.
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Due respect, Mr. Chairman, but legislators and the news media have one big difference when it comes to revealing information.
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Another gender discrimination lawsuit was filed against the city of Vancouver last month, this time by a police officer, alleging discrimination based on sex, harassment and retaliation.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Officials say cougar sightings are becoming more common in the Northwest as populations of people and the big cats continue to grow
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Crews have begun tearing down Seattle’s double-decker Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
A state appeals court has ordered a new hearing to evaluate a man’s claims that he was wrongly convicted in the shooting of a Washington state trooper who later became …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Tim Eyman, the anti-tax activist and initiative promoter, is being investigated for misdemeanor theft after he allegedly stole a $70 chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey this week.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 3:56 p.m.
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman is under investigation in the theft of a $70 office chair from the entryway of a Lacey Office Depot on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
Former Washington state Sen. Joe Fain has been named the new president and CEO of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce following a national search for a new leader.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
A House committee has advanced a measure that would remove parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to opt their school-age children out of the combined measles, mumps …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
The Washington Senate on Friday approved a measure that would repeal the death penalty, just months after the state’s Supreme Court unanimously struck down capital punishment as arbitrary and racially …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:16 a.m.
When Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday that it was likely that President Donald Trump would declare a national emergency at the southern border, Washington legislators Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodger …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
Dairy owner Jason Sheehan gathered his employees Saturday and they formed a plan to deal with the predicted storm expected that day in the Yakima Valley that was supposed to …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
Clark County Public Health did not identify any new measles cases or exposure sites Wednesday in its ongoing outbreak investigation.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
A post Tuesday on Cougar Country Drive-In’s Facebook page from the business’ owner says the Pullman restaurant is closed until further notice.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
The U.S. Justice Department is accusing Lockheed Martin Corp. of using false records and making false statements to bill the Energy Department for tens of millions of dollars in unauthorized …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a gun battle between two vehicles outside Wapato that left two people hospitalized Tuesday.