Only about 10 percent of the state’s voters have returned their ballots in advance of Tuesday’s primary election.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn is suing seven of Washington’s largest school districts, saying they are illegally using local property tax levies to supplement employee salaries that should …
Health officials have confirmed Pierce County’s first case of Zika virus.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said they’re searching for a 35-year-old suspect after three people were found dead in a home and another person was wounded in shootings late Friday …
Three people were killed and a fourth wounded in a multiple shooting late Friday in north Clark County. The suspected gunman remained at large early Saturday morning.
The Washington men’s basketball team landed perhaps the biggest recruit in the history of the program when Michael Porter Jr., a 2017 prospect, pledged to play for the Huskies.
Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with a triple homicide near Lacey in June.
An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending that 26 dams operating in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana are harming bull trout and violating the Endangered Species Act.
Washington officials say they plan to require a new “Not For Kids” label on edible marijuana products sold at the state’s legal pot shops.
The Olympia City Council will challenge a proposed initiative that would create a city income tax in Washington state.
Authorities say at least four men were shot in an apparent armed robbery in Tumwater, just south of Olympia.
A Virginia man has been charged with attempting to assist the Islamic State by photographing targets in the Washington, D.C., area for what he thought would be a terrorist attack.
Ray and Paula Dirks celebrate their 50th anniversary.
A federal judge is holding Washington state’s mental health services agency in contempt for failing to comply with her order to provide competency services to mentally ill defendants in a …
Two Catholic hospital chains are merging to create the nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system, with more than 100,000 employees in seven states.
The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing a seven-year plan to clean up a radioactive waste spill under a building on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Vancouver native is on her way to the 2017 Miss America pageant. Miss Clark County Alicia Cooper, a graduate of Skyview High School, was crowned Miss Washington on Saturday.
The Stillaguamish Tribe is fighting off suggestions by the state Attorney General’s Office that it might face liability for the devastating Oso landslide, which wiped out a rural neighborhood and …
A third Washington state resident has been sickened in an outbreak of E. coli linked to a newly expanded recall of General Mills flour.
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One of Whitman County’s most popular campgrounds – Kamiak Butte – has been closed due to fire danger. The county park’s five miles of forested hiking trails are open for …
A magnitude 3.4 earthquake followed by additional smaller quakes rattled northwest Washington state but didn’t cause any damage.
Vancouver officials have voted to expand the number of marijuana shops allowed in the city.
A 78-year-old Washington state man who went missing while visiting family in Montana has been found dead in a car that crashed on a ranch north of Livingston, Montana.
Washington state transportation safety regulators have fined a company that provides rides for railroad crews more than $170,000 for repeat safety violations.
An overnight shelter for homeless young adults in Olympia will stay open over the summer after raising more than $50,000 in one week.
Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender. Hold …
Dressed in a sharp, purple suit jacket and purple shoes, Dejounte Murray had to wait longer than most expected to walk across the stage at Thursday night’s NBA draft. But …
Three people are dead and another is recovering from a gunshot wound following a shooting in a travel trailer, authorities said Wednesday.
Washington Democrats wrapped up the final day of their state convention Sunday, selecting the final 34 national delegates and eight alternates to the Democratic National Convention.