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Politics

Western Congress members seek full quake warning funding

Western Congress members seek full quake warning fundingThree dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Crime

Police: Woman's dog intervenes to stop sexual attack

Police: Woman's dog intervenes to stop sexual attackCourt documents outlining the case against a man accused of sexually attacking a woman in her King County, Washington, apartment say the woman's dog nipped at the man until he broke off the attack and left.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Washington

Beaverton dad blew pot smoke into infant's mouth, police say

Beaverton dad blew pot smoke into infant's mouth, police sayChristopher Robert Kling, 22, of Beaverton, was arrested on accusations of endangering the welfare of a minor and application of a controlled substance to another person
  • Washington
  • 1 week ago
Crime

Suspect in shooting at Wash. casino caught near Salem

Suspect in shooting at Wash. casino caught near SalemA 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma early Saturday.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Moment of silence honors Oso slide victims one year later

Moment of silence honors Oso slide victims one year laterA moment of silence was observed in Oso on Sunday to remember the 43 people who lost their lives in the deadliest landslide in U.S. history.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Starbucks baristas stop writing "Race Together" on cups

Starbucks baristas stop writing "Race Together" on cupsStarbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Researchers figuring out Oso slide in detail

Researchers figuring out Oso slide in detailInside the laboratories of the Cascades Volcano Observatory, technicians and scientists are measuring and studying tons of samples shipped in from the Oso landslide site.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

One year later, Oso landslide revives raw emotions

One year later, Oso landslide revives raw emotionsWhen Rhonda Cook heard the emergency vehicles whiz down Highway 530 past her home, she knew something was not right.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Police share suspect description in Vancouver shooting

Police share suspect description in Vancouver shootingPolice are looking for a short man with a shaved head and a red truck in the investigation into a shooting last weekend in Vancouver.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Wash. e-cig rules could become toughest in U.S.

Wash. e-cig rules could become toughest in U.S.A new bill would make Washington's laws regulating e-cigarettes some of the toughest in the nation.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Zombie lobby descends on Olympia

Zombie lobby descends on OlympiaCast and crew members staged a mock zombie apocalypse at the Washington Capitol as they lobbied in support of a measure to expand a tax incentive program designed to lure more TV and movie production to the state.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Washington

Mudslide buries tracks, halts train service near Seattle

Mudslide buries tracks, halts train service near SeattleHeavy rain over the weekend caused mudslides around western Washington, including one that has stopped passenger train service between Seattle and the city of Everett, about 25 miles north.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Governor declares drought emergency in some parts of Washington

Governor declares drought emergency in some parts of WashingtonGov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three regions in Washington state.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Boy, 17, dies in crash with truck at motocross track

Boy, 17, dies in crash with truck at motocross trackA 17-year-old boy died in a motorcycle crash at a track east of Toutle, Wash. on Saturday.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Washington

Body of shoplifting suspect recovered from Wenatchee River

Body of shoplifting suspect recovered from Wenatchee RiverThe Chelan County Sheriff says rescuers have recovered the body of a 28-year-old shoplifting suspect who jumped into the Wenatchee River in December to escape from deputies.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Washington

Boy, 15, arrested for Wash. kidnapping caught on video

Boy, 15, arrested for Wash. kidnapping caught on videoTwo Sprague teenagers are being praised as heroes for chasing down a man Sunday who tried to abduct a toddler from a park.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Study: Teens, adults not clear on Wash. pot law

Study: Teens, adults not clear on Wash. pot lawA new study shows that more than two years after Washington legalized marijuana, many people are still not clear on the specifics of the new law.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Washington

Bail set for man who showed at hospital with body in car

Bail set for man who showed at hospital with body in carLakewood police say a man showed up at Western State Hospital on Sunday with a woman's body in his car.
  • Washington
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Tougher distracted driving bill passes Wash. Senate

Tougher distracted driving bill passes Wash. SenateThe Washington Senate has voted to extend the state's ban on cell phone use while driving, to cover the range of functions a smartphone can now serve.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Washington

Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percent

Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percentThe jobless rate in Washington rose slightly in January to 6.4 percent, but state labor officials say they were encouraged that estimates show employment increased by more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.
  • Washington
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

Lawsuit challenges ownership of Seattle elephants

Lawsuit challenges ownership of Seattle elephantsActivists are suing to challenge the Woodland Park Zoo's ownership of two Seattle elephants that are to be moved to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Washington

Wash. Senate passes oil train safety bill

Wash. Senate passes oil train safety billThe Washington Senate has passed a measure to improve the safety of oil transportation, one of two competing bills that deal with the increasing shipments of crude oil through the state.
  • Washington
  • 3 weeks ago
Washington

WA officials ask lawmakers for $9M in case of drought

WA officials ask lawmakers for $9M in case of droughtThe state of Washington has not yet declared a drought this year, but they're asking the Legislature for $9 million for drought relief in case it's needed.
  • Washington
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Trial begins in Seattle teen's shooting death

Trial begins in Seattle teen's shooting deathOpening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial for a man suspected of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
News

First government-run recreational pot store opens in Skamania County

First government-run recreational pot store opens in Skamania CountyThe country's first government-run recreational marijuana store is opening in the Columbia River Gorge.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Four young people injured in Vancouver crash

Four young people injured in Vancouver crashFour people were injured, two seriously, in a single car crash in the Vancouver area Friday night, Washington State Patrol said.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Driver dies in Beaverton traffic crash

Driver dies in Beaverton traffic crashOne person died in a traffic crash in Beaverton Thursday morning.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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