Northwest News

State may have problems paying for new free and discounted college plan

By Hannah Furfaro The Seattle Times Washington lawmakers made national headlines when…

  • Jan 24th, 2020

Washington rated nation’s 3rd worst state for driving

By Jeffrey Mize The Columbian No one likes to finish dead last,…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
A person walks across the skybridge at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Tuesday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County man is first US case of new coronavirus

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in Everett after contracting the virus during a trip to China.

  • Jan 21st, 2020
A person walks across the skybridge at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett on Tuesday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Washington Legislature could see push to limit gun magazines

OLYMPIA — Gun control advocates will put their weight behind an effort…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Washington may mandate ‘comprehensive’ sex education for all public schools

SEATTLE — You might not know this, but in Washington, schools don’t…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Judge: No turning back Yakima hospital closure

By Mai Hoang Yakima Herald-Republic John Gallagher said he and other Astria…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

Stormy Daniels to perform stand-up comedy in Spokane on Presidents Day

By Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who…

  • Jan 15th, 2020

WSU fraternities make new rules on drinking, partying after freshman’s death

PULLMAN — The student council that oversees fraternities at Washington State University…

  • Jan 15th, 2020

Comprehensive privacy bill gets bipartisan support on first day of 2020 Legislature

By James Drew The News Tribune OLYMPIA — Want more control over…

  • Jan 14th, 2020
Washington State Legislature 
                                Washington state Rep. Matt Shea.

Stripped of party support, Rep. Matt Shea arrives in Olympia amid calls for his resignation

OLYMPIA — Washington state Rep. Matt Shea started the 2020 legislative session…

  • Jan 14th, 2020
Washington State Legislature 
                                Washington state Rep. Matt Shea.

U.S. Census Bureau hiring workers for complete count in 2020

By Lex Talamo Yakima Herald-Republic The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to…

  • Jan 14th, 2020

Washington’s March Presidential Primary: A primer

By Calley Hair The Columbian Washington will join the ranks of early…

  • Jan 12th, 2020

Washington lawmakers vow to let Supreme Court public-records ruling stand this legislative session

By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times OLYMPIA — Washington’s legislative leaders said…

  • Jan 10th, 2020

2 skiers killed, 5 rescued in aftermath of Silver Mountain avalanche

KELLOGG — Two skiers died and five were rescued after an avalanche…

  • Jan 8th, 2020

Washington presidential primary ballot is set, even as Dem field remains in flux

OLYMPIA — Washington voters who mark their presidential primary ballot for a…

  • Jan 8th, 2020

New galactic discovery confirms Richland scientists’ history-making find

RICHLAND — Gravitational waves from an apparent collision of two neutron stars…

  • Jan 7th, 2020

State fines Hanford $1 million. Feds withheld critical safety information, it says

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald Washington state issued a fine of just…

  • Jan 7th, 2020

Toledo Marine guards U.S. embassy in Baghdad

By Celene Fitzgerald The Chronicle The news of increased tensions between the…

  • Jan 7th, 2020

Washington’s highest court gets chief justice from Spokane, first Native American member

OLYMPIA — With ceremonial drumming and singing plus a bit of poetry,…

  • Jan 7th, 2020

New law means no more surprise medical bills for some Washingtonians

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review It happens all the time: A person…

  • Jan 6th, 2020