Northwest News

Washington gears up to aid the suddenly unemployed

By Calley Hair The Columbian Entire sectors of the economy have ground…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

Intrepid UW lab sleuths ramped up tests as coronavirus closed in

SEATTLE — While officials in Washington, D.C., grappled with delays and red…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

Inslee, others urge Washington to ‘hunker down’

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review A new round of restrictions and closures…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Tribes begin shutting down casinos to slow spread of coronavirus

By Lynda V. Mapes The Seattle Times To protect their people and…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Worthy closes four of five Davenport hotels in Spokane as a result of outbreak

By Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review Hotelier Walt Worthy announced Monday he has…

  • Mar 16th, 2020

Legislature tackled other issues along with COVID-19

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review Washington’s 2020 legislative session can be divided…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Stevens Pass, Whistler and Crystal Mountain will suspend operations due to coronavirus pandemic

By Megan Burbank The Seattle Times March 15— Mar. 15—Popular Seattle-area ski…

  • Mar 15th, 2020

Chehalis Basin flood funding bill beats legislative buzzer

By Colton Dodgson The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash. A bill that would fund…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Joe Biden headed to victory in Washington’s Democratic presidential primary

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review Former Vice President Joe Biden appears headed…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Washington among states reopen to insurance enrollment as coronavirus spreads

By Mary Ellen McIntire and Lauren Clason CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C —…

  • Mar 14th, 2020

Biden likely to take majority of Washington delegates after more votes counted

The Spokesman-Review Joe Biden appeared headed for a majority of Washington’s 89…

  • Mar 13th, 2020

Washington legislators cut nearly $1 billion for proposed spending plan to prepare for possible downturn

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — Facing uncertainty over a possible…

  • Mar 12th, 2020

Candidates didn’t flock to Washington for presidential primary

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review When the Legislature last year moved Washington’s…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

Lewis Co. Superior Court postpones trials, jury selection for next two weeks

The Chronicle Citing the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Washington state,…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak taking a big bite out of Cosmo mill and shellfish exports to China

By Hal Bernton The Seattle Times The Cosmo Specialty Fibers mill runs…

  • Mar 9th, 2020

State coronavirus deaths rise to 18; cases increase to 136

By Rolf Boone The Olympian The number of people in Washington state…

  • Mar 9th, 2020

Bill Gates-funded program will soon offer home-testing kits for new coronavirus

By Sandi Doughton The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Testing for the novel…

  • Mar 8th, 2020

Comprehensive sex education bill passes, goes to governor for signature

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — A requirement that public schools…

  • Mar 8th, 2020

Families of nursing-home residents at center of coronavirus outbreak demand answers

By Elise Takahama The Seattle Times A group of families associated with…

  • Mar 6th, 2020

Pence offers praise, supplies, assurances to Inslee at ‘front lines’ of coronavirus fight

By Jim Camden The Spokesman-Review CAMP MURRAY — Vice President Mike Pence…

  • Mar 6th, 2020