Northwest News

Travelers are advised to prepare for ferry delays on Labor Day weekend.

Washington State Ferries cruise toward a rocky Labor Day weekend

Canceled sailings at Washington State Ferries could worsen for Labor Day weekend…

  • Sep 2nd, 2021

 

Richard Read | Los Angeles Times, file photo 
Exit lanes from Point Roberts sit empty at the local Canadian border station, which was shut down to all but essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Canadian border opened 2 weeks ago — how many people are taking advantage of it?

The number of noncommercial travelers crossing from the U.S. into Canada more…

  • Aug 26th, 2021

 

Northern California wildfires merge as more people flee

California’s largest wildfire so far this year merged with another, smaller fire…

  • Jul 27th, 2021

 

Weyerhaeuser sells portion of old Longview Timber lands to Oregon company

The Daily News Old Longview Timber lands have once again changed hands…

  • Jul 21st, 2021

State DNR will close lands east of Cascades due to extreme fire danger

By Amanda Zhou The Seattle Times Starting Friday, the state Department of…

  • Jul 21st, 2021

Herrera Beutler challenger Kent leads in fundraising among pro-Trump rivals

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times Army Special Forces veteran Joe Kent…

  • Jul 19th, 2021

Heat wave, drought disrupt ag market, production

By Mitchell Roland The Wenatchee World While the record-breaking temperatures have subsided,…

  • Jul 19th, 2021

State declares drought emergency

Excludes Seattle, Tacoma and Everett

  • Jul 16th, 2021

Idaho governor warns of worst wildfire season in years

BOISE, Idaho — With smoke wafting across the sky above him, Gov.…

  • Jul 14th, 2021

Utility shutoff moratorium gets extended to Sept. 30

Gov. Jay Inslee has issued an extension of the utility moratorium proclamation,…

Man convicted in maple wood theft case

The lead defendant in a scheme to steal maple wood that resulted…

  • Jul 13th, 2021

New 787 Dreamliner manufacturing flaw will prolong Boeing delivery halt

While inspecting and reworking undelivered 787 Dreamliners for the flaws at fuselage…

  • Jul 13th, 2021

Smoke season coming to Washington. Here’s how to prepare.

The smoke is coming. Between extreme heat and drought across the entire…

  • Jul 12th, 2021
DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD
Smoke was visible from the South Shore Road near Lake Quinault Lodge, crews dowsed the insulation underneath the building and vented the smoke for a couple of hours Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters respond to Lake Quinault Lodge in smoke-related incident

Volunteer fire crews were called to the Lake Quinault Lodge on the…

DAVE HAVILAND | THE DAILY WORLD
Smoke was visible from the South Shore Road near Lake Quinault Lodge, crews dowsed the insulation underneath the building and vented the smoke for a couple of hours Saturday afternoon.

Oakville sasquatch named after Chehalis word for Bigfoot

The Chronicle Oakville’s most mythical roadside attraction now has a name: Siatco.…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

California wildfires destroy homes, threaten Yosemite National Park

LOS ANGELES — Wildfires continue to devastate the northern forests of California…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

‘Shocking and sobering’: Washington’s heat wave scorched shellfish, but total losses are still unclear

Walking onto a beach recently exposed by a receding sea, Eric Sparkman…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

New law aims to ease state’s child care shortages

Treva Lind The Spokesman-Review Preschool kids have a natural classroom in the…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

Historic summit of tribes presses dam removal on Inslee, Biden, congress

SQUAXIN ISLAND RESERVATION, Mason County — In a historic gathering of more…

  • Jul 10th, 2021

State bans most outdoor and ag burning through September

By Elise Takahama The Seattle Times Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday declared…

  • Jul 7th, 2021