Northwest News

Lewis County to mandate medicine-return program as part of opioid fight

By Alex Brown The Chronicle Lewis County is poised to require drug…

  • May 20th, 2018

 

Dozens of more charges filed in probe of Pacific Northwest wildlife poaching ring

By Evan Bush The Seattle Times Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more…

  • May 16th, 2018

 

Man who ignited midair brawl on Seattle-to-Beijing flight sentenced to 2 years in prison

SEATTLE — A Florida man who went berserk last July on a…

  • May 16th, 2018

 

Cherry growers expect decent crop, wait to see how trade dispute with China plays out

YAKIMA — This year’s cherry crop may not be one for the…

  • May 15th, 2018

Spring, summer events planned at Mount St. Helens Visitor Center

The Chronicle Just in time for the anniversary of the May 18,…

  • May 8th, 2018

GET: It’s an easy way to get ahead of college tuition bills, by starting when your kids are young

YAKIMA — As the director of the state’s prepaid tuition program, Betty…

  • May 8th, 2018

More than 23 pounds of meth, heroin seized in Chehalis

By Natalie Johnson The Chronicle In the second major meth bust in…

  • May 6th, 2018

U.S. takes down mansion’s flag, raises Russian dander

By Hal Bernton The Seattle Times SEATTLE — U.S. State Department staff…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Washington State Patrol stresses safety for motorcycle riders

By Richard Byrd Columbia Basin Herald WENATCHEE — Warmer temperatures mean more…

  • Apr 30th, 2018

Opioids cost Washington $9 billion in 2016

By Katy Sword The Columbian The opioid epidemic cost the state of…

  • Apr 27th, 2018

Washington congresswoman pushes distillery tribal bill

By Katy Sword The Columbian Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, is…

  • Apr 27th, 2018

Interior backs off tripling fees at national parks

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times With the Trump administration’s withdrawal…

  • Apr 13th, 2018

This is no fish tale — we have more new neighbors from California in the Puget Sound

By David Rasbach The Bellingham Herald Some days it seems everybody is…

  • Apr 8th, 2018

Hiring firm prevails in cannabis farm’s legal appeal

By Jefferson Robbins The Wenatchee World SPOKANE — An East Wenatchee human…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

‘We’re losing’ sea lion fight on Columbia, says fishery scientist

By Dameon Pesanti The Columbian Ted Walsey’s shotgun cracked like thunder, lobbing…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Puget Sound salmon do drugs, which may hurt their survival

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times Anti-depressants. Diabetes drugs. High-blood-pressure medication.…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Washington trots out new weapon for cities in the fight against ‘zombie’ properties

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review City officials around the state will get…

  • Apr 6th, 2018

Wenatchee World sold to Wick Communications

By The Wenatchee World The Wenatchee World, which has been published by…

  • Mar 29th, 2018

Budgets, new laws may satisfy court order on public schools

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — Washington officials may have closed…

  • Mar 28th, 2018

Washington to join challenge to 2020 census citizenship question

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — Washington will join other states…

  • Mar 28th, 2018