Wind wreaked havoc at two festivals in the Tri-Cities on Saturday, killing a woman and sending at least two others to the hospital and hurting several others.
Seattle tech executives took a crash course on city government Thursday as Mayor Jenny Durkan hosted the first meeting of her new Innovation Advisory Council.
The Grant County Health District is warning people to avoid contact with the water in Moses Lake.
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to sit down with Washington lawmakers before the end of the year to further discussions about replacing the Interstate Bridge, a newspaper reported Friday.
A Washington father and former pastor entangled in a child sex sting has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.
Soda industry backs an initiative that would keep local governments from putting taxes on soda or groceries.
A recent report shows Washington’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent last month – the lowest rate for August since 1976.
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 programs in early education.
Three senior Wapato police officers have resigned, citing “personal ethical standards and conscience.”
Lynnwood police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left three people injured.
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.
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 legal battle with Washington. An agreement between the state and the Department of Energy announced Wednesday calls for a series of immediate steps to protect people who work around the tanks and long-term strategies to reduce the vapors.
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 Ferguson announced Wednesday.
The most expensive personal property ever listed in Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties is for sale in Tenino, Wash..
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.
The permanent closure of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will happen in January and not this fall as previously expected.
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 city’s controversial “head tax” for housing and homeless services.
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.
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, will spell out the next decade of cooperation between the U.S. and Canada to keep the migratory fish afloat in Pacific waters.
Police say one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla.
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