Stories tagged: Washington
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 12:14 P.M.
House OKs bill to exempt some info about wolf attacks
The House has passed a bill that would exempt from public disclosure personal information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks in Washington state.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 12:11 P.M.
Bellingham man held on $500,000 bail in roommate’s death
A Bellingham man has been accused of beating his roommate to death and leaving him on their front lawn.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 8:47 A.M.
Sikh man is ‘getting back to normal,’ heartened by support
A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban …
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 8:29 P.M.
Washington water forecast dramatically improves in February
A very wet February has dramatically improved the water supply forecast for Washington state.
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 10 A.M.
Sikhs respond to shooting near Seattle with fear, disbelief
Fear, hurt and disbelief weighed on the minds of those who gathered at a Sikh temple after the shooting of a Sikh man who said a gunman approached him in …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 8:11 A.M.
Snowmobiler killed by avalanche in remote area northwest of Cle Elum
A 45-year-old Kirkland man died Saturday after he and another man were caught in an avalanche while snowmobiling in the Hawkins Mountain area, about 27 miles northwest of Cle Elum, …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Hanford ill worker compensation bill passes House
Legislation that could allow ill Hanford workers to more easily get worker compensation claims approved has been passed by the state House.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 9:44 P.M.
Nisqually Tribe relieved by Army’s decision not to test rockets at JBLM
News that Joint Base Lewis-McChord won’t become a permanent training site for the booming High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, or HIMARS, brought relief to the neighboring Nisqually Tribe.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 2:26 P.M.
20-year sentence for mistaken Washington state honor killing
A Washington state man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing an Oregon man he mistakenly believed impregnated a 13-year-old girl.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:57 A.M.
Entiat named Tree City USA
The Arbor Day Foundation has named Entiat “Tree City USA” for the 16th consecutive year, the city announced Wednesday.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:41 A.M.
Seattle assesses homeless population ahead of proposed levy
A survey of homeless people in Seattle has found that many were living in the city when they lost permanent shelter.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 8:43 A.M.
Woodland triple homicide suspect won’t get death penalty
Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against a man accused in a Woodland triple homicide and attempted jail escape.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 8:32 A.M.
Teen admits leaving newborn in dumpster
An 18-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to abandoning her newborn in a dumpster north of Seattle after giving birth to him in a shower.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 3:59 P.M.
WSU conduct board not racially biased, report says
An independent review of Washington State University’s Student Conduct Board found no evidence of racial bias, according to a report completed Feb. 16 and released Wednesday by Lyons O’Dowd, a …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 3:56 P.M.
‘Not In Our Town’ takes shape in Pullman
The local affiliation of Not In Our Town started to take shape Wednesday with a new name, leader and committee at the Community Congregational United Church of Christ in Pullman.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 3:51 P.M.
Grocery group must pay $1.1 million in legal fees in campaign finance case
A Thurston County Superior Court judge has ordered Grocery Manufacturers Association to pay $1.1 million in legal fees after it violated state campaign finance disclosure laws.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 10:41 P.M.
11 senators call on Trump team to allow sale of recreational marijuana
Eleven senators asked the Trump administration Thursday to allow states to tax and sell recreational marijuana. The senators wrote a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, reminding him that President …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 1:40 P.M.
Washington, Oregon senators vote against Rick Perry confirmation
All four senators from Washington and Oregon on Thursday voted against Rick Perry to become energy secretary, saying they worried about his commitment to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 12:45 P.M.
Hispanic man wins $1.85M judgment over racial abuse on boat
Attorneys for a Hispanic man who worked on an Alaska fishing boat say he has won a $1.85 million settlement against his former employer, Seattle-based Alaska Longline, after he was …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 12:44 P.M.
Seattle pool lifeguard arrested for voyeurism
A 19-year-old lifeguard at a Seattle pool has been arrested after staff found he had set up a cellphone to record video in an employee locker room.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 12:42 P.M.
Washington, Oregon students eligible for expanded University of Idaho scholarship
High school graduates from Washington and Oregon with an accredited high school GPA will be eligible to receive savings of up to $11,000 annually on tuition and fees at the …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 12:26 P.M.
Kennewick man gets prison for stabbing his dad for recording over rap song
A 31-year-old man convicted of stabbing his dad in the chest told a judge Wednesday that he’s made some bad decisions in his life, but he’s not a bad person.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 12:11 P.M.
FBI to review case of Muslim teen found hanging from tree in Washington
The FBI says it will review a case in which a black, Muslim teenager was found hanging from a tree in Washington state.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:54 P.M.
Supreme Court throws out sentences in Halloween robbery case
The Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the lengthy sentences of two men who were teenagers when they used a revolver to steal candy and cellphones on Halloween …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 10:43 P.M.
Virginia Republican introduces bill to end federal marijuana prohibition
A freshman Republican representative from Virginia introduced legislation this week that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana use and allow states to fully set their own course on marijuana …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 9:23 A.M.
Toxic chemical levels causes school closure in Monroe
MONROE, Wash. – Concerns about a toxic chemical caused part of an alternative high school in Monroe to close. KOMO-TV reported that part of Sky Valley Education Center closed on …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 9:22 A.M.
Puyallup may impose new rules on homeless center despite lawsuit threats
The seven-month wait for Puyallup to decide what new rules will govern a controversial homeless aid center could end next week.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 9:12 A.M.
Police cruiser crashes into other vehicles
Several people were injured when an Everett police cruiser crashed into two other vehicles.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 8:37 A.M.
Microsoft invests in Swedish startup Pickit
Microsoft’s venture capital arm has joined a $4.6 million investment round in Pickit, a Swedish software startup that builds a tool that curates images for use in documents.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 10:23 P.M.
Washington in Top 5 in new survey by national magazine
Washington ranks fifth in national survey by news magazine.