Associated Press

Show dogs reunited with owners after van stolen

Four show dogs that were missing after their owners’ van was stolen Saturday in Portland, Oregon, have been reunited with their Washington owners
3 days ago

Couple killed with 3 children in Washington state fire ID’d

A woman and man who died along with three of their children when their house caught fire have been identified by a family member.
3 days ago

Feds send $930 million to curb ‘crisis’ of US West wildfires

The U.S. is directing $930 million toward reducing wildfire dangers in 10 western states by clearing trees and underbrush from national forests
8 days ago

WA medical board: Idaho doctor peddled false COVID-19 claims

The Washington state Medical Commission has accused a medical doctor in Idaho of violating standards related to COVID-19 and patient care.
8 days ago

Gates Foundation takes up question of its own power

Does The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have too much power and influence?
9 days ago

Lake Stevens police shoot, kill man suspected in car theft

Police on Friday shot and killed a man suspected of stealing a car north of Snohomish in Lake Stevens, law enforcement officials said.
9 days ago

For some without a home, airport is source of shelter

The homelessness crisis in Seattle is often highly visible, with many people living in camps, and tent but there are those who are trying to stay invisible
10 days ago

Bill would force period tracking apps to follow privacy laws

When the Supreme Court last June stripped away constitutional protections for abortion, concerns grew over the use of period-tracking apps
10 days ago

What’s known, what’s next in Idaho stabbing case

The criminal case against a man accused of stabbing to death four University of Idaho students last November is underway
14 days ago

Sheriff’s deputy won’t be charged in death of police officer

A sheriff’s deputy in Washington state who mistakenly shot and killed an off-duty police officer will not face criminal charges.
14 days ago

Dungeness crab harvest delayed off Washington, Oregon coast

The key Dungeness crab harvest areas from Klipsan Beach, Washington, to Cape Falcon, Oregon, will not open until Feb. 1
15 days ago

Washington lawmakers convene for 105-day session

Lawmakers in Washington state returned to Olympia on Monday to begin a 105-day legislative session, the first one fully in person since the COVID-19 pandemic
17 days ago

Washington state’s legislative session starting Monday

Washington state legislative leaders appeared largely aligned with Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee in citing homelessness and a significant housing shortage
18 days ago

Idaho court tosses lawsuits aiming to block abortion bans

Idaho’s Constitution does not implicitly enshrine abortion as a fundamental right, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday as it dismissed a series of lawsuits brought by Planned Parenthood.
21 days ago

Washington Democratic Party Chair Podlodowski stepping down

Washington State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski is leaving the role after six years.
22 days ago

Man charged in Washington armed courthouse standoff

A man accused of carrying guns into a Washington state courthouse earlier this month is facing felony and misdemeanor charges.
25 days ago

Washington sues plastic surgery provider for fake reviews

A Seattle-area plastic surgery provider is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly posting fake positive reviews online and intimidating or bribing patients to remove negative reviews, Washington state prosecutors said Thursday.
28 days ago

Deaths, flooding as storm hit Oregon and Washington state

A winter storm that brought powerful wind gusts to Oregon on Tuesday caused at least two fatal car accidents that left four people dead, preliminary police investigations have found.
29 days ago

Southwest Airlines flight cancellations continue to snowball

Families hoping to catch a Southwest Airlines flight after days of cancellations, missing luggage and missed family connections
1 month ago

Travel woes ongoing in Washington state amid winter storm

Freezing rain, ice and snowy conditions complicated road and air travel in Washington state, where mountainous portions of two major roadways were closed in both directions Saturday afternoon, officials said.
1 month ago

Flu deaths rise to 40 in Washington state, vaccines urged

The flu is spreading at a high rate in Washington state with deaths at higher rates than are usually seen at this point in the season, according to health officials.
1 month ago

Man shot by police in southwest Washington dies

A southwest Washington man has died at a hospital after Kelso police shot him over the weekend while responding to a call reporting he was armed, “suicidal and homicidal.”
1 month ago

Crabbers, fishermen seek US aid after disaster declaration

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s disaster declaration for certain salmon and crab fisheries in Washington and Alaska opens the door for financial relief as part of an omnibus spending bill being negotiated by U.S. lawmakers.
1 month ago

Couple who traveled to South Dakota with dead girl arrested

Police in Mitchell, South Dakota said Thursday they were investigating a couple who traveled from Washington state with the body of a dead eight-year-old girl
1 month ago