Northwest News

Washington drivers might be charged by the mile to make up for lagging gas-tax revenue

OLYMPIA — Washington state would move toward replacing the gas tax with…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

Inslee raises $3 million in second quarter, trails better-known candidates

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Jay Inslee raised about $3 million over…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

Herrera Beutler votes against condemnation of Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets

By Calley Hair The Columbian Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, joined…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

Wildfire danger in July down to normal levels

OLYMPIA — The threat of wildfire declined in July with cloudy, wet…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Cherry growers having good season in 2019

QUINCY — Farming bears a resemblance to playing the slot machines —…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

State Court of Appeals rules Seattle’s wealth tax is unconstitutional, but gives cities new leeway

By Daniel Beekman The Seattle Times Seattle’s tax on wealthy households is…

  • Jul 16th, 2019

New state rules for child care providers to take effect on Aug. 1

By Janelle Retka Yakima Herald-Republic People who provide child care inside their…

  • Jul 16th, 2019

Law protects obese from discrimination, state’s high court rules

OLYMPIA — Employers can’t refuse to hire someone just because he or…

  • Jul 13th, 2019

Here’s how Ecology hopes to prevent a repeat of the 2017 Atlantic salmon pen collapse

By David Rasbach The Bellingham Herald The Washington Department of Ecology has…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

State sues Navy over expansion of Growler jet training

By Hal Bernton The Seattle Times The Seattle Times The Navy’s expansion…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Mayor Pete is headed to Seattle later this month for fundraising event

By Debbie Cockrell The News Tribune South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Where are the southern resident orcas?

Researchers see longest absence ever from summer waters

  • Jul 5th, 2019

Carolyn Long to make announcement at Centralia event Monday

By Alex Brown The Chronicle In the likely lead-up to another congressional…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

Stevens County prosecutor sues county commissioners for allegedly misspending $121,000 in homelessness funds

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen is seeking…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien accused of domestic violence

By Rebecca White The Spokesman-Review Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Fawns abound, but if you want them to grow up, leave them alone

By Megan Rowe The Spokesman-Review By now most deer have given birth…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Crowd intervenes in alleged kidnapping attempt at Hoopfest

By Rebecca White The Spokesman-Review Police say a man tried to kidnap…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Seattle Children’s closes all main operating rooms because of mold

By Elise Takahama The Seattle Times Seattle Children’s hospital has closed all…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Driver tears through Washougal swimming hole, kills 2

WASHOUGAL — Two people died Tuesday after a Jeep tore through a…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

Spokane astronaut Anne McClain back on Earth

The Spokesman-Review McClain departed the International Space Station with Oleg Kononenk of…

  • Jun 25th, 2019