Northwest News

Lawmakers from both parties push for teachers to be vaccinated to open schools faster

OLYMPIA — With the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggesting…

  • Feb 16th, 2021

Investigation reveals State Trooper’s death due to on-the-job exposure to toxins

By Emma Epperly The Spokesman-Review By Emma Epperly The Spokesman-Review A Washington…

  • Feb 15th, 2021

Judge blocks sale of Seattle’s National Archives facility

By Laurel Demkovich The Spokesman-Review OLYMPIA — A federal judge in Seattle…

  • Feb 15th, 2021

Rep. Herrera Beutler stepped into spotlight of Trump impeachment trial. What now?

By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times SEATTLE — The low-profile Washington congresswoman…

  • Feb 15th, 2021

State considers allowing people with criminal convictions to have health care jobs

By Maya Leshikar The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Lawmakers in Washington state…

  • Feb 15th, 2021

Washington health insurers ordered to open a special 3-month enrollment period

The News Tribune Need health insurance? The state Insurance Commissioner’s Office is…

  • Feb 12th, 2021

Inslee praises bold thinking in $33 billion proposal to breach 4 Snake River dams

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald Washington Gov. Jay Inslee praised an Idaho…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
The $20 million annual coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. (Dan Hammock/The Daily World)

Coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishing gets the go-ahead starting Feb. 16

Recreational fishery to remain closed

The $20 million annual coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. (Dan Hammock/The Daily World)

Democrats push new tax on billionaires

Plan could raise $5 billion from fewer than 100 taxpayers

  • Feb 9th, 2021

Inslee signs unemployment insurance relief into law, marking first bill signing of session

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed the first bill of the 2021…

  • Feb 9th, 2021

Lewis County, city officials oppose WDFW acquisition of TransAlta land

By Claudia Yaw The Chronicle As the Washington Department of Fish and…

  • Feb 9th, 2021

Mandated homeless shelters draw criticism

State bill requires police presence on site; drugs and alcohol not allowed

  • Feb 9th, 2021

Bill allowing home-grown pot gains momentum in Legislature

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times Eight years ago, Washington staked a…

  • Feb 8th, 2021

Herrera Beutler’s vote backs Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

By Calley Hair The Columbian Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler — who represents…

  • Feb 5th, 2021

Olympia building code change relaxes rules on ‘tiny homes’

By Brandon Block The Olympian The Olympia City Council made changes to…

  • Feb 5th, 2021

Helicopter training crash near Boise kills 3 Idaho National Guard members

By Jacob Scholl Idaho Statesman BOISE — Three members of the Idaho…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021

Lawsuit filed against California firm over state auditor data breach

By Jim Brunner The Seattle Times The legal claims are flying over…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021

New research shows wildfire smoke can contain potentially hazardous microorganisms

By Greg Mason The Spokesman-Review Research has shown wildfires across the Western…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021

Proposed ‘billionaire tax’ comes to Olympia, as Dems seek to revamp tax system

By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times A new idea to flip Washington’s…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021