Northwest News

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sues to block Trump’s rules over contraception access

He’s charging the president with discrimination against women.

  • Oct 10th, 2017


Scientists survey Pacific Northwest salmon each year. For the first time, some nets are coming up empty.

Scientists logged some of the lowest numbers of yearling Snake River spring chinook recorded since the survey began.

  • Oct 10th, 2017


State finds structural flaws in Atlantic salmon net pens

Off Bainbridge Island

  • Oct 10th, 2017


1 million Atlantic salmon smolts headed to Puget Sound pens over state’s objections

The state has a moratorium on new fish pens.

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Las Vegas massacre rekindles talk of gun regulations in Washington’s Legislature

Gov. Jay Inslee called on state lawmakers to respond.

  • Oct 4th, 2017

They have claws and a virus. These exotic frogs had to go.

African clawed frog (yes, it has claws) is predatory, invasive and reproduces quickly.

  • Oct 4th, 2017

With no capital budget, wave of layoffs hits state agency

More are expected soon.

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

The face of the Tri-Cities is changing. New census survey tells how

Pasco’s growth continues at breakneckspeed and Latinos represent a growing share of the population.

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Scatter Creek fire prompts WDFW to redirect release of pheasants

The wildlife area has been one of the most popular pheasant hunting areas in the state for the past 50 years.

  • Sep 26th, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tries ‘Nuke Waste’ during low-key visit to Kitsap

Sessions was reported to be in Kitsap to see a change-of-command ceremony involving his son-in-law.

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Tribes might push their own carbon tax initiative in 2018

“We are running out of time”

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Shooting at Spokane-area high school leaves 1 dead, several wounded

A suspect has been taken into custody.

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Seattle mayor resigns in wake of 5th child sexual abuse allegation

Ed Murray is resigning effective 5 p.m. today.

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Employee of Cheney marijuana shop remains missing after kidnapping Sunday afternoon

Kidnapped at gunpoint after the store refused to sell product to two people.

  • Sep 12th, 2017

What the end of DACA means for college financial aid in Washington state

Future students who could have qualified for state financial aid and in-state tuition after becoming DACA recipients might be out of luck.

  • Sep 10th, 2017

Reichert won’t seek eighth term for 8th District

He’s served in House since 2005

  • Sep 6th, 2017

State to test pay-by-the-mile as a way to fund highways

Costs are rising a lot faster than revenues.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Inslee, Ferguson threaten to sue Trump over DACA

Ferguson was one of 19 attorneys general who signed a letter in July urging Trump not to repeal DACA.

  • Sep 5th, 2017

No s’mores? Just in time for Labor Day, campfire bans extended across much of state

DNR is categorizing fire danger as “high” or “very high/extreme” for every county in Washington.

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Pro skateboarder Cory Kennedy arrested after Vashon Island crash kills beloved videographer

He’s being investigated for vehicular homicide.

  • Sep 2nd, 2017