Northwest News

Chehalis Tribe gets approval to prosecute non-native domestic violence offenders

By Alex Brown The Chronicle For decades, a loophole in federal law…

  • May 17th, 2019


Driver suspected of crashing into Spokane’s CFO, calls Uber to flee scene

By Will Campbell The Spokesman-Review A Spokane woman is suspected of colliding…

  • May 16th, 2019


Aww! Critically endangered red wolf pups born at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma

By Paige Cornwell The Seattle Times Just in time for Mother’s Day,…

  • May 16th, 2019


Initial estimate points to large Northwest cherry crop

YAKIMA — Northwest cherry growers are expected to harvest a large crop…

  • May 16th, 2019

Push is on to tear down dams to save salmon and orcas. Why these people say it’s a bad idea

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald Taking out the lower Snake River dams…

  • May 16th, 2019

Washington workers to pay into fund to help with long-term care

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — By the middle of the…

  • May 14th, 2019

Navy pilot tried to ‘scribble out’ contrails depicting phallus in sky

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review If you ever wanted to know what…

  • May 14th, 2019

Under new law, state will invest more in improving Native American tribal member health

By Ryan Blethen The Seattle Times Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill…

  • May 12th, 2019

Laws to protect orcas with cleaner, quieter water, more salmon

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Washington will take steps to protect its…

  • May 10th, 2019

Effects of surgery on a warming planet: Can anesthesia go green?

PORTLAND, Ore. — It was early morning in an operating theater at…

  • May 10th, 2019

Judge signs final decree in 42-year-long water case

By Joanna Markell Yakima Herald-Republic The largest and longest-running water rights court…

  • May 10th, 2019

Whistleblower who leaked Rep. Matt Shea’s chat logs accuses lawmaker of Christian domination agenda

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review The man who leaked private messages involving…

  • May 10th, 2019

Census results show dip in Thurston County homeless population

Advocates aren’t convinced

  • May 7th, 2019

Colbert man sentenced for killing, mutilating horse to spite ex-girlfriend

The Spokesman-Review A Colbert man who killed and mutilated a horse to…

  • May 7th, 2019

Portland man tried to bribe ICE agent to deport wife

The Columbian A Portland man who attempted to bribe an immigration officer…

  • May 7th, 2019

Mammoth bones are being unearthed near Tri-Cities

You can take a tour of the dig

  • May 6th, 2019

Gray whales starving to death in the Pacific, and scientists want to know why

From Baja California to Puget Sound

  • May 6th, 2019

‘In the right direction’ — state increases spending to try to rein in mental health crisis

By James Drew The News Tribune OLYMPIA — On May 11, 2018,…

  • May 4th, 2019

Investigators open probe into four companies involved in dismantling Seattle crane before deadly collapse

By David Gutman, Heidi Groover and Daniel Gilbert The Seattle Times SEATTLE…

  • Apr 29th, 2019

Washington lawmakers allow local school districts to increase taxes in final budget deal

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — With minutes to spare, lawmakers…

  • Apr 29th, 2019