Seattle schools roll out new lessons on gender and identity in response to new state rules

The standards, adopted last year, require schools to teach students as young as kindergarten about the different ways to express gender.

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Westport Winery entries earn Platinum awards at November competition

Mermaid Merlot, Charterboat Chick Cabernet Sauvignon eary top honors

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Report: Puget Sound commutes longer than ever before

Almost every major commute throughout the Puget Sound region took longer in 2016 than ever before, according to a report released last week.

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Repairs on Capitol Lake dam to start next week

The contractor, Aberdeen-based Rognlin’s, is expected to use divers and a crane at the site.

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Selfless 10-year-old sews quilts to help homeless

Ten-year-old Lucy Crouse has a heart for helping others.

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Military poised to accept transgender troops, despite Trump tweets, as courts block ban

Barring last-minute intervention by the Supreme Court, the military’s ban on enlisting transgender troops is set to fall next week

  • Dec 27th, 2017

New Year’s Eve, Day razor clam digs approved

Two very low tides expected both days for early evening digs

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Cause of train derailment at Port under investigation

Crews worked Tuesday to get train back on tracks, hauled away

(Courtesy Karin Beard) Eric Beard conducts the Aberdeen High School marching band. Beard is one of 60 All-American drum majors invited to perform in the London New Year’s Day Parade.

Aberdeen drum major invited to participate in London New Year’s Day Parade

The local senior is one of 60 awarded All-American status

(Courtesy Karin Beard) Eric Beard conducts the Aberdeen High School marching band. Beard is one of 60 All-American drum majors invited to perform in the London New Year’s Day Parade.

South Sound couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash

OLYMPIA — A South Sound couple was among the 12 people who…

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Restaurant inspections, December 2017

Restaurant inspections

  • Dec 26th, 2017

State unemployment rate stays the same

4.5 percent

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Former state auditor Troy Kelley convicted of 9 felonies in federal retrial on theft, tax-fraud charges

The verdicts came in a retrial on charges stemming from his operation of a now-shuttered business that prosecutors alleged failed to refund millions of dollars in unused closing fees.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Hospital reduces salaries for supervisors

The 10 percent pay reduction is part of a line of cuts to help maintain operations

Walsh bill would direct part of weed tax to public defender costs

Counties strugging to pay for indigent defense

UnitedHealth plans $2.8B bid to expand South America business

UnitedHealth Group on Friday said it has agreed to acquire a health care provider and insurer operating in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

12 days of Christmas? Amazon finds ways to add days of shopping hoopla

Amazon is trying to add a few more shopping holidays to the calendar.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Puget Sound whales get a break from boaters at no loss to whale-watching

Restrictions on vessel traffic have helped keep more boaters farther from critically endangered southern-resident killer whales, while not harming the whale-watch industry, a new study has found.

  • Dec 26th, 2017

New state troopers sworn in

Ford is of Elma, two others assigned to Hoquiam.

  • Dec 23rd, 2017

Commercial Dungeness crab fishery delayed again

Will open at 9 a.m. Jan. 15 from Klipsan Beach near Ocean Park south