Northwest News

Evergreen president wants more money for campus police

Evergreen has been the scene of student unrest.

  • Jun 21st, 2017


Can’t Washington state ease I-5 traffic?

Fixes exist, but most of them are pricey.

  • Jun 19th, 2017

Washington’s opioid epidemic: Focus more on treatment, not illegal supply, some experts say

In 2015, 718 Washingtonians died from opioid overdoses, more than from car accidents.

  • Jun 17th, 2017

Weinstein: ‘I have been portrayed as reason that Evergreen is in crisis’

The college has beefed up its security measures.

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Third special session likely to be called

Trying to reach a deal on the education funding plan and the budget.

  • Jun 14th, 2017

Evergreen professor shows support for Weinstein. Now he expects to be called a bigot.

By Lisa Pemberton The Olympian A biology and agriculture professor says he’s…

  • Jun 9th, 2017

Seattle will tax soda pop, City Council decides in final vote

The council ultimately settled on a rate of 1.75 cents per ounce, which means the tax would be about $1.18 for a 2-liter bottle of soda.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Evergreen State College reopens; threat deemed not credible

The college made headlines from coast to coast, and became a lightning rod for critics in conservative media.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

As Portland train attack victim died, a man stole his wedding ring, police say

Police released photos and surveillance video of the middle-aged man.

  • Jun 4th, 2017

Dead minke whale washes ashore at Long Beach Peninsula

This whale, estimated at about 18 feet long, washed ashore at about 11 a.m. Sunday.

  • May 30th, 2017

Iraq veteran aids man slashed in Portland train stabbings

Deadly attack on a MAX train in Portland.

  • May 30th, 2017

Critics close white women’s Portland burrito stand for cultural theft

The women said they learned burrito making tips while on a 2016 road trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico.

  • May 29th, 2017

More flocking to boats as prices soar onshore

Waiting lists for liveaboard slips at public marinas in Bremerton and Port Orchard have soared.

  • May 29th, 2017

Bill to help homeless passes state House

The measure, House Bill 1570, would extend what’s known as the document recording fee.

  • May 29th, 2017

Evergreen professor appears on Fox News after student protest

He appeared on a show hosted by Tucker Carlson in a segment called “campus craziness”

  • May 29th, 2017

Voters in Washington hated both Trump and Clinton more than in any other state

Nowhere was the electorate more disgusted with the choices than right here in Washington.

  • May 24th, 2017

Legislators getting yearly raises of 2 percent, let’s hope they earn them

Last week, a special commission decided that all state elected officials — legislators, state executive officials and judges — deserve a raise.

  • May 22nd, 2017

Weather delays cherries, but crop expected to be up from last year

Once the region’s cherries arrive, there will be more than ample opportunity for consumers to get their fix.

  • May 22nd, 2017