Northwest News

WSP trooper ‘stable’ after being hit by arson suspect in stolen car

Amanda Zhou and Christine Clarridge The Seattle Times A Washington State Patrol…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Biden to suspend Trump’s 11th-hour oil leases in Arctic

Bloomberg News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden administration is suspending Arctic refuge…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Search suspended for teen swept out to sea near Long Beach Monday

The Daily World The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday evening for…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

State Republican leaders decry L&I’s new mask guidance

Claudia Yaw The Chronicle Washington state’s newest relaxation of COVID-19 mask guidance…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
Photo courtesy of Chicory
Elise Landry is co-owner and chef of the year-old Chicory in Olympia and now a “Chopped” champion.

Young Olympia chef crowned winner of “Chopped Next Gen”

Kristine Sherred The News Tribune Chef Elise Landry, co-owner of Chicory in…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
Photo courtesy of Chicory
Elise Landry is co-owner and chef of the year-old Chicory in Olympia and now a “Chopped” champion.

Deadly Amtrak derailment near DuPont caused environmental damage, landowner alleges

Alexis Krell The News Tribune A fatal Amtrak derailment near DuPont in…

  • May 31st, 2021

Washington restaurants are starved for workers

Kristine Sherred The News Tribune TACOMA — Usually open seven days a…

  • May 31st, 2021
An artist’s depiction of Machairodus lahayishupup eating Hemiauchenia, a camel relative. The image is part of a mural of the Rattlesnake Formation of central Oregon, where fossils of the newly identified species have been found. The mural is exhibited at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, part of the National Park Service. (Image courtesy of Ohio State Univ.)

‘Massive’ saber-toothed cat once roamed the Inland Northwest

‘It’s in the running for the largest cat to ever live’

  • May 28th, 2021
An artist’s depiction of Machairodus lahayishupup eating Hemiauchenia, a camel relative. The image is part of a mural of the Rattlesnake Formation of central Oregon, where fossils of the newly identified species have been found. The mural is exhibited at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, part of the National Park Service. (Image courtesy of Ohio State Univ.)

Tacoma officers charged in the death of Manuel Ellis appear in court for arraignment

Alexis Krell The News Tribune The Tacoma officers charged in the death…

  • May 28th, 2021

Amtrak strives to roar back from pandemic as it restores more service

Pent-up demand to travel, along with the spread of vaccines, should help…

  • May 26th, 2021
Graphic showing the travel forecast for Memorial Day.

Brace for busy Memorial Day travel weekend across Washington

We’re still in a pandemic, but with roughly half of all Washington…

  • May 26th, 2021
Graphic showing the travel forecast for Memorial Day.

Renovated Sea-Tac terminal to open for boom in summer travel

With many people fully vaccinated and ready to take their first flights…

  • May 26th, 2021

Thurston Co. fair canceled for the second year in a row

The Thurston County Fair has been canceled for the second year in…

  • May 26th, 2021

No one is taking responsibility for loss of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s text messages

Lewis Kamb The Seattle Times Two weeks after an ethics report revealed…

  • May 25th, 2021

State lawmakers pass numerous police accountability laws

New equity laws, too

  • May 25th, 2021

Washington state plans new involuntary treatment facility in Thurston County

Martín Bilbao The Olympian Washington state plans to build an involuntary psychiatric…

  • May 25th, 2021
Daniel Scott, displaying a “Proud Boys” tattoo, in a photo from federal charging papers. (FBI)

Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ from WA arrested in Capitol siege

Daniel Lyons Scott was “one of the first” to push into U.S. Capitol police lines on Jan. 6, according to the FBI.

Daniel Scott, displaying a “Proud Boys” tattoo, in a photo from federal charging papers. (FBI)

Raymond man sues Chehalis-Centralia Railroad over injuries sustained in 2019

Eric Rosane The Chronicle A Raymond man is suing the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad…

  • May 21st, 2021
Abidemi Rufai

Suspect in Washington state unemployment fraud was a senior Nigerian state aide

Abidemi Rufai, the Nigerian citizen accused of stealing more than $350,000 as…

  • May 19th, 2021
Abidemi Rufai

What’s the penalty for 115 mph in a 35 mph zone? A Gig Harbor driver finds out

TACOMA — Police were patrolling on May 14 at 5500 Olympic Dr.…

  • May 19th, 2021