Northwest News

Herrera Beutler, Long set for rematch in 3rd Congressional District

By Calley Hair The Columbian Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Carolyn Long…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

 

Denny Heck, leading in lieutenant governor primary results, could face another Dem in November

By Daniel Beekman The Seattle Times Denny Heck was leading the primary…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

 

Takko, Blake among those who face challenges after initial primary election results

OLYMPIA — At least four Washington Senate incumbents dipped below 50% in…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

 

Gov. Jay Inslee

Republic Police Chief Loren Culp emerges to challenge Inslee’s run for third term

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review One of Washington’s most experienced politicians will…

  • Aug 5th, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee

Another Washington dam removal — and 37 miles of salmon habitat restored

PILCHUCK RIVER, Snohomish County — Washington’s dam-busting summer is still rolling, with…

  • Aug 5th, 2020

‘Every day was nonstop calls’: How blue state Republican Kim Wyman became the face of mail voting

By Arit John Los Angeles Times Kim Wyman’s phone started ringing at…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

‘Bear spray quite possibly saved his life’: Jogger survives mauling in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 71-year-old man survived a brown bear mauling on…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

Alaska Airlines warns nearly 1,600 Washington state employees of COVID-19-driven fall layoffs

Alaska Airlines filed notice Monday with Washington state of almost 1,600 permanent…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

Agency: Nearly 87,000 bogus unemployment claims filed in Washington state

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times Emergency actions taken last May to…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

Lewis County Community Trails pledges $10,000 toward Willapa Hills Trail restoration

By Celene Fitzgerald The Chronicle Lewis County Community Trails has pledged $10,000…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

Herrera Beutler vows to seek funds from federal gas tax for I-5 Bridge

By Anthony Macuk The Columbian U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground,…

  • Aug 4th, 2020

State Ferries grapples with mask requirements for passengers

By Mike Lindblom The Seattle Times Even as Gov. Jay Inslee orders…

  • Aug 3rd, 2020

Cherry disease continues to decimate crops in Yakima Valley

By Lex Talamo Yakima Herald-Republic Foreman Hector Torres oversaw the removal of…

  • Aug 3rd, 2020

Hundreds become lawyers without state bar exam due to COVID-19 exemption

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review As a law student at Gonzaga University,…

  • Jul 31st, 2020

Detectives searching for 18-year-old Maple Valley woman call her disappearance suspicious

By Elise Takahama The Seattle Times Detectives searching for an 18-year-old Maple…

  • Jul 31st, 2020

Fed officers to withdraw from downtown Portland, governor says

PORTLAND — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday said that the federal…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

Boeing to cut production and jobs further, may build 787 only in South Carolina

By Dominic Gates The Seattle Times Boeing said Wednesday that, due to…

  • Jul 29th, 2020

USDA examining unidentified seeds mailed from China

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Agriculture Department is looking into the origins of…

  • Jul 28th, 2020

Tahlequah, the orca who carried her dead calf for 17 days, is pregnant again

SEATTLE — Tahlequah is pregnant again. The mother orca raised worldwide concern…

  • Jul 28th, 2020

Hot, dry weather prompts state burn ban through Sept. 30

The Chronicle Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz signed an order Monday…

  • Jul 28th, 2020