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Magnitude 6.7 quake rattles coast of British Columbia

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

Former scuba instructor convicted of murder

A former scuba instructor has been convicted in Spokane of murdering a former girlfriend on New Year's Day in 2012.

Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers

Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle.

Richard Sherman talks race with Harvard students

Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience. First, at the Super Bowl. On Wednesday, at Harvard.

Seager's 2 HRs give Seattle 5-3 win over Houston

With one swing, Kyle Seager hopes he ended his personal skid at the plate and the Seattle Mariners' slide.

Seattle to open with Green Bay at home

The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open their title defense on Thursday, Sept. 4, against the Green Bay Packers.

NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.

Kent parents, teachers say special ed students disruptive, dangerous in classroom

Teachers and parents in Kent complain some students with special needs are causing problems in the classroom that threaten the safety and learning of others, and they're demanding the district do more to handle the problem.

Seattle mayor to unveil plan for minimum wage hike

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced he will unveil on Thursday his plan to increase the minimum wage in the city.

Seattle signs Trufant, CB expected to retire

The Seattle Seahawks have signed former cornerback Marcus Trufant, who is expected to announce his retirement from football.

Governor triggers dispute resolution

The state of Washington has formally triggered the dispute resolution phase in its dispute over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Seattle group to file transit initiative

A Seattle group says it will file a citywide initiative to raise money for bus service following Tuesdays' apparent defeat of a King County measure that would have prevented Metro Transit cuts in exchange for a sales tax hike and an increase to car-tab fees.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to divorce wife

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has announced that he and his wife Ashton are divorcing.

Twisp police chief's dog brings home skull

A dog belonging to the family of the Twisp police chief brought home a skull.

Fairchild will not get new tankers

The Air Force says Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane will not immediately receive any of the new KC-46A air refueling tankers.

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