Northwest News

Washington state primary could be make-or-break for Sanders

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington’s Democratic primary matters because Bernie Sanders is under…

  • Mar 6th, 2020

To fight coronavirus spread, state tells voters not to lick mail-in ballots

By Soumya Karlamangla Los Angeles Times In an effort to stop the…

  • Mar 4th, 2020

White supremacists who bombed Spokane newspaper offices, Planned Parenthood in 1996 seek early prison release

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review Four white supremacists, who in 1996 bombed…

  • Mar 4th, 2020

As more coronavirus cases emerge, schools in state are closing, cleaning and waiting

By Dahlia Bazzaz The Seattle Times SEATTLE — More than a dozen…

  • Mar 3rd, 2020

Hand sanitizer, toilet paper and other supplies dwindle amid coronavirus buying sprees

By Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review Shoppers at the Costco on East Sprague…

  • Mar 3rd, 2020

Washington state patient becomes first person in U.S. to die from COVID-19

By Sydney Brownstone The Seattle Times SEATTLE — One person in King…

  • Feb 29th, 2020

Trump blocked from building Mexico wall with Trident submarine base funds

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration was barred by a court from…

  • Feb 28th, 2020

AG threatens to sue if feds don’t reverse ‘illegal’ decision to close National Archives at Seattle

By Erik Lacitis The Seattle Times Calling “illegal” the decision to close…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

Washington lawmakers consider restrictions on insulin prices

OLYMPIA — Eight-year-old Levi Markland told lawmakers Tuesday he’s not supposed to…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

Here’s how leaders in Legislature want to spend an extra billion in tax revenue

OLYMPIA — House and Senate leaders released plans to spend an extra…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Lewis County commissioners up the ante in bottled water battle

By Colton Dodgson The Chronicle The Lewis County Board of Commissioners put…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Mount Rainier National Park reopens after February mudslides

The Chronicle After being closed for more than two weeks, Mount Rainier…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Bill would allow Washington State Patrol to destroy confiscated guns

By Jerzy Shedlock The Columbian Holdover legislation from previous sessions that would…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Eyman violated campaign finance law, concealed nearly $800,000 in payments, judge rules

By David Gutman The Seattle Times Tim Eyman has been in violation…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Storms blow away 225-day marine heat wave

It was the second recent heat wave and scientists are watching carefully

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Lawmakers here and elsewhere open groundwater fights vs. bottled water companies

OLYMPIA — Washington state, land of sprawling rainforests and glacier-fed rivers, might…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Sanders promises a progressive political revolution at Tacoma Dome rally

TACOMA — With a packed crowd in the Tacoma Dome cheering him…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Sports betting bill easily passes House, heads to Senate

OLYMPIA — The odds in favor of sports betting becoming legal at…

  • Feb 17th, 2020

Lawmakers consider car-tab tax cuts, new electric-vehicle fees

By Heidi Groover The Seattle Times OLYMPIA — Facing persistent complaints about…

  • Feb 15th, 2020

Ore. governor: Tear out Snake River dams. Wash. reps outraged

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald Oregon’s Democrat Gov. Kate Brown said removing…

  • Feb 15th, 2020