Northwest News

State tightens COVID guidelines for universities and colleges

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review Gov. Jay Inslee announced tighter restrictions on…

  • Oct 21st, 2020

 

Fall surge of COVID-19 is hitting state, officials warn

By Evan Bush The Seattle Times The number of COVID-19 cases in…

  • Oct 21st, 2020

 

Sex education on the ballot: Four things to know about Referendum 90

By Janelle Retka Yakima Herald-Republic Voters will decide the future of a…

  • Oct 21st, 2020

 

Sex ed. referendum makes ideology a focus of race for state schools chief

By Dahlia Bazzaz The Seattle Times At a time of profound upheaval…

  • Oct 21st, 2020

Herrera Beutler, Long set fundraising record in 3rd District race

By Calley Hair The Columbian In their second contest for Washington’s 3rd…

  • Oct 20th, 2020

State health officials studying COVID-19 reinfections

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review State health officials are looking at about…

  • Oct 20th, 2020

Washington-built $1.9 million hyper car shatters world, Guinness speed records

By Cameron Probert Tri-City Herald RICHLAND — It took a jet, several…

  • Oct 20th, 2020
Ammon Bundy speaks during a news conference outside the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 6, 2016, during a standoff near Burns, Oregon. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard)

Dangerous network of militia members spurred by COVID has spread 16 states, report says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The leader of an armed standoff with federal…

  • Oct 19th, 2020
Ammon Bundy speaks during a news conference outside the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 6, 2016, during a standoff near Burns, Oregon. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard)
Lummi tribal members Teresa Taylor and Freddie Lane secure a Washington Native Vote Day sign outside the tribe's Administration Building on Oct. 7, north of Bellingham. The image on the sign is one by Edward Curtis titled "Lummi Woman" from 1899, modified to encourage Lummi tribal members to vote. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times)

Washington tribes find new energy to vote in 2020 election, pour campaign cash into races

LUMMI NATION — Freddie Lane gathered up T-shirts, posters and signs at…

  • Oct 19th, 2020
Lummi tribal members Teresa Taylor and Freddie Lane secure a Washington Native Vote Day sign outside the tribe's Administration Building on Oct. 7, north of Bellingham. The image on the sign is one by Edward Curtis titled "Lummi Woman" from 1899, modified to encourage Lummi tribal members to vote. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times)

Families, caregivers oppose DSHS budget cuts that could take help away from 20,000

By Alexis Krell The News Tribune Proposed cuts to the Washington state…

  • Oct 19th, 2020

State Supreme Court says $30 tab initiative is unconstitutional

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Don’t expect your license tabs to go…

  • Oct 15th, 2020

Changes coming to Tacoma Dome in ‘touchless’ COVID era

By Allison Needles The News Tribune Expect to have a more “touchless”…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

Trudeau plans to keep Canada borders closed until COVID-19 cases drop

By Kait Bolongaro Bloomberg News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau indicated he plans…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

Twitter to pay $100,000 for violating state disclosure law

By Paige Cornwell The Seattle Times Twitter will pay $100,000 for failing…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

2 UW fraternities punished by Greek system amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Ryan Blethen The Seattle Times The University of Washington could levy…

  • Oct 14th, 2020

Few public comments on draft NEPA review of proposed dam

By Claudia Yaw The Chronicle After the release of their draft environmental…

  • Oct 13th, 2020

New rules would greatly reduce whale watching around endangered orcas

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times When mother orca Tahlequah lost…

  • Oct 13th, 2020

COVID outbreaks among college students continue in eastern Washington

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review COVID-19 continues to course through college campuses…

  • Oct 13th, 2020

Inslee’s infested apples rounded up

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Infested apples Gov. Jay Inslee brought to…

  • Oct 13th, 2020

Two men who agreed to work as informants, arrested a week later during alleged drug deal

By Jackson Gardner The Chronicle Two men who offered to be confidential…

  • Oct 13th, 2020