Northwest News

Feds seek expanded habitat protection as salmon, orcas battle climate change, habitat degradation

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Most of the…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

 

Sound Transit worried about security before weekend violence in downtown Seattle

By Mike Lindblom The Seattle Times Long before last weekend’s shooting at…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

 

Herrera Beutler votes to permanently protect Washington’s coast from offshore drilling

The Chronicle Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted this week to…

  • Sep 14th, 2019

 

Scientists fear warming water could be killing off Puget Sound’s kelp beds

By Evan Bush The Seattle Times TACOMA — Dozens of healthy bull…

  • Sep 14th, 2019

Health-insurance premiums on state exchange will fall next year, but out-of-pocket costs are still rising

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times Washington residents who buy their health…

  • Sep 14th, 2019
The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. (Subhankar Banerjee/Seattle Times)
                                The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. (Subhankar Banerjee/Seattle Times)

Feds finalize plan to open Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to…

  • Sep 13th, 2019
The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. (Subhankar Banerjee/Seattle Times)
                                The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. (Subhankar Banerjee/Seattle Times)

New law means the clock is ticking for some families to get students vaccinated

By Abby Spegman The Olympian Last spring, Leslie Van Leishout was preparing…

  • Sep 13th, 2019

Olympia City Council delays camp cleanup under Fourth Ave. bridge

By Abby Spegman The Olympian The day before the city of Olympia…

  • Sep 11th, 2019

Cantwell wants hearings on political pressure on scientists

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review In the wake of allegations that a…

  • Sep 10th, 2019

Food survey: State’s inmates crave change

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin A state agency recently asked Washington State Penitentiary inmates…

  • Sep 2nd, 2019

Legislators sue Inslee over vetoes in transportation bill

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — The Legislature is taking Gov.…

  • Aug 30th, 2019

Washington joins lawsuit against proposed changes to detaining immigrant children

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Washington will join a group of other…

  • Aug 27th, 2019

After escape, Gunnar, Woodland Park Zoo’s red-tailed hawk, returns home

By Brian Contreras The Seattle Times Gunnar, the red-tailed hawk who flew…

  • Aug 27th, 2019

Tacoma landmark Holy Rosary will be demolished by Catholic church

By Craig Sailor The News Tribune Tacoma’s Holy Rosary Catholic Church will…

  • Aug 26th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren tells crowd of 15,000 in Seattle, ‘Nobody gets to stay on the sidelines’

By David Gutman The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren…

  • Aug 26th, 2019

Olympia nonprofit asks public to help fund solar panels for Hands On Children’s Museum

By Helen Smith The Olympian The Olympia City Council has given its…

  • Aug 26th, 2019

Snow? Cold? Drenching rain? Here’s what they say about the upcoming Northwest winter

By Robert Mittendorf The Bellingham Herald This winter could be cold and…

  • Aug 26th, 2019

Man says Ariana Grande told him to cut power lines to keep KGB from spreading toxins

By David Rasbach The Bellingham Herald A 41-year-old Maple Falls man reportedly…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

DNR tells Lewis County to expect further decline in timber revenues

By Alex Brown The Chronicle Lewis County commissioners have long bemoaned the…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019

Saint Martin’s University, UW ranked among top colleges in U.S.

The Olympian Money.com has named Saint Martin’s University one of the top…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019