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  • AP State

    US, Canada to begin talks in 2018 on Columbia River deal

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Members of Congress from Washington state are praising the decision to start negotiations early next year over the future of the Columbia River Treaty. The 1964 agreement between the United States and Canada governs hydropower and flood control operations along the Columbia, which starts in British Columbia and flows through the […]
  • AP State

    Iraq veteran from Oregon released by immigration officials

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon veteran who served in Iraq has been released after being detained by federal immigration authorities and held at a detention center in Tacoma, Washington. KOIN-TV reports that 41-year-old Chong Hwan Kim of Portland was released Thursday after the Circuit Court of Multnomah County dismissed a first-degree arson conviction. Northwest […]
  • AP State

    More than half of 110 Bellevue sex sting cases dismissed

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — More than half the 110 cases brought against people arrested in an eight-day prostitution sting in Bellevue have been dismissed because uncover cameras recorded conversations between suspects and undercover officers. KOMO-TV reported Friday that 61 cases were dismissed after the August operation involving more than 60 officers. Police say undercover officers […]
  • Bellevue prostitution Local News

    61 Bellevue prostitution cases dismissed after audio mistake

    Prosecutors will drop 61 of 110 cases after a massive Bellevue prostitution sting mistakenly handled audio in some cases.
  • AP State

    7 Seattle police officers fired at man killed in park

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Police Department says seven officers fired shots during a fatal confrontation with a man in Magnuson Park early Tuesday. The Seattle Times reported Friday the officers were identified as Domisi Thrash, Ernest Cleaves, Paul Masters, Adam Elias, Chase McEvilly, Garret Hay and Jared Keller. All are on paid leave while […]
  • kubly Local News

    SDOT’s Scott Kubly resigns as Seattle shakes up leadership

    Scott Kubly has resigned from his position as director of the Seattle Department of Transportation as Seattle makes changes to its leadership.
  • income tax Local News

    Seattle paid $50K preparing to pass its income tax

    The City of Seattle paid a lobbying group and consultants nearly $50,000 as officials prepared to draft and pass an income tax ordinance.
  • Inslee Local News

    Gov. Inslee budget addresses teacher pay, carbon tax, orcas

    Gov. Jay Inslee is putting a carbon tax on the table as he lays out his budget for next year. If necessary, the money will go for court-ordered salary increases for teachers.
  • Sea-Tac detention Local News

    More than 2.5 million travelers will pass through Sea-Tac Airport over holidays

    Sea-Tac Airport is expected to hit another record as even more travelers pass through its doors over the coming holiday season.
  • redmond, fatality Local News

    Woman hit and killed by car while walking in Redmond

    A 70-year-old woman was killed while walking in Redmond on Friday morning.
  • AP State

    Man receives 3 life sentences in Washington state slayings

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to three life terms without the possibility of parole for killing three of his friends at a home in Washington state. The Columbian newspaper reports that Judge Robert Lewis also sentenced 37-year-old Brent Luyster on Friday to 54 years for attempted murder and firearm possession. Luyster […]
  • AP State

    Seahawks’ Wagner a game-time decision, K.J. Wright doubtful

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks appear likely to be without at least one of their starting linebackers for Sunday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. K.J. Wright has not practiced all week due to a concussion sustained last Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. While not officially ruled out, Wright has all but run […]
  • AP State

    State bar orders alleged misconduct hearing for prosecutor

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Bar Association Disciplinary Board has ordered a public hearing on alleged misconduct by the Pierce County prosecutor. The News Tribune reported Friday that the board issued the decision last week over Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist’s appearance on the Nancy Grace television show during which he commented about […]
  • AP State

    Ifedi docked $24K, one of several Seahawks fined by NFL

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for verbal abuse of a game official last Sunday. Ifedi was just one of several members of the Seahawks docked Friday for their actions in the 30-24 loss at Jacksonville. Sheldon Richardson and Quinton Jefferson were both fined […]
  • AP State

    Prosecutors decline to charge rapper Nelly with rape

    SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington state say they can’t proceed with a rape case against the rapper Nelly because the accuser is not cooperating. The woman said Nelly raped her on his tour bus in October in a Seattle suburb. Auburn police arrested Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., in his […]

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