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    46-foot boat sinks in Washington marina

    SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) — A wooden powerboat has sunk at John Wayne Marina in Washington. The Peninsula Daily News reports ( ) the 46-foot (14-meter) boat was known to take on water and have a pump running. Harbormaster Ron Amundson says the boat’s two pumps failed Tuesday night when it sank. He says marina staff […]
  • AP State

    Washington Legislature set to adjourn marathon session

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers are preparing to adjourn their marathon legislative session for the year, but are leaving on a negative note after negotiations broke down on a water rights bill that was tied to passage of a new construction budget for the state. Legislative leaders planned to adjourn Thursday, the last day […]
  • This 3-D image from NOAA Ship Fairweather's multi-beam sonar shows the profile of the fishing vessel Destination clearly visible in approximately 250 feet of water, including the bulbous bow to the right, forward house, mast, the deck crane aft and rudder. The Destination and its six crew members were lost Feb. 11, 2017, while fishing for snow crab northwest of St. George, Alaska. (NOAA via AP) AP State

    Research ships find Alaska crab boat that sank in Bering Sea

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal research ships have found a crab boat that sank with six men on board in the Bering Sea. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the Destination, a 98-foot (30-meter) crab boat that disappeared Feb. 11, was found upright in 250 feet (76 meters) of water off St. George Island. […]
  • AP State

    Spokane Police Department identifies officers who shot man

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane Police Department has identified the two officers who shot and killed a 53-year-old man earlier this month. The Spokesman reports ( ) Kelsey Scott and Caleb Martin are the officers who on July 3 shot Daniel Craven after responding to a domestic violence call. Craven is accused of wrecking […]
  • AP State

    Ali Krieger returns to US roster for Tournament of Nations

    CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Ali Krieger, who is nearing her 100th international appearance, has been named to the U.S. women’s national team roster for the upcoming Tournament of Nations. Krieger was not on the roster for a pair of games in Europe last month. She has 98 national team appearances. Coach Jill Ellis called up […]
  • FILE - This Friday, July 7, 2017 file photo taken by the FBI and released via the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle shows the aftermath of a cabin on Delta Flight 129 from Seattle to Beijing, after authorities say flight attendants struggled with Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, a passenger who lunged for an exit door. The photo was included in a criminal complaint filed July 7.  Prosecutors disclosed Thursday, July 20, that Hudek was indicted on five federal charges; one count of interfering with the flight crew and four counts of assault on an aircraft. (FBI via U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle via AP, File) AP State

    Florida man indicted in brawl on Delta flight to China

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Florida man who fought with flight attendants and other passengers when he tried to open the exit door of a Delta Air Lines flight bound from Seattle to China has been indicted on five federal charges, prosecutors said Thursday. Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, 23, was indicted by a federal grand jury […]
  • AP State

    Washington to kill members of wolf pack in Stevens County

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington plans to kill some members of the Smackout wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens County. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says the pack has preyed on livestock four times since September. The agency says the state will kill some members of […]
  • AP State

    Second body found in burning house also shot in head

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — Both people whose bodies were found inside a burning home in Spokane Valley died of gunshot wounds to the head. The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the second victim Thursday as 70-year-old Bobby Kihara. The medical examiner says the circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation. On Wednesday, the […]
  • AP State

    Marlins trade RHP David Phelps to Mariners for 4 prospects

    MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have traded right-hander David Phelps to the Seattle Mariners for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Brayan Hernandez. Also going to the Marlins in the deal Wednesday are right-handed pitching prospects Pablo Lopez, Brandon Miller, and Lukas Schiraldi. Phelps is 2-4 with a 3.45 ERA in 44 games and […]
  • AP State

    Man and young boy killed in Auburn apartment fire

    AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — A man and a young child died in a fire at an apartment building in Auburn. KOMO reports ( ) that authorities responded to the blaze about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. Auburn police arrived first and tried to evacuate the building. According to Valley Regional Fire Authority, one man and a […]
  • AP State

    Avista sale needs approval from stockholders and regulators

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The sale of Spokane-based Avista Corp. to a Canadian energy company must still win approval from shareholders and regulators. Hydro One, based in Toronto, Canada, announced Wednesday that it would pay $5.3 billion cash to buy Avista, which supplies electricity and natural gas to customers in five Northwestern states. The deal, […]
  • Lifestyle

    Man dies kayaking with wife in Washington river

    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A Washington man has died while kayaking in the Yakima River. KIMA-TV reports ( ) the 60-year-old man had been attempting to get on shore where his wife was when the kayak capsized, sending him under water. Charles F. Lackey and his wife were about 12 miles south of Ellensburg on […]
  • AP State

    Man found fatally shot outside Yakima

    TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man was found fatally shot at a residence southeast of Yakima. Yakima media outlets report the man, a Yakama tribal member, was found in the 200 block of South Elm around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday. Toppenish Police Chief Curt Ruggles says officers performed CPR on the man who […]
  • state budget, government shutdown, capital budget Local News

    Washington’s budget is in trouble — again

    A small part of Washington's capital budget is stalling lawmakers in Olympia and putting the state budget on hold yet again.
  • AP State

    Investigator recommends assault charges for Shelton officers

    SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — An investigator has recommended that two Shelton police officers be charged with assault related to a man they arrested in May. KING-TV reported Wednesday ( ) the Thurston County Sheriff’s Department investigated the incident in which the officers arrested a man May 25 who had been sleeping on the back porch […]

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