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Inslee explains veto of 2030 target for electric vehicles

SEATTLE — A 2030 legislative goal for ending sales of gasoline and…

  • May 18th, 2021
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The search for Jason LaBrie was suspended after a 22-hour effort by the Coast Guard to locate him after he went overboard 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor Friday.

Oregon fisherman lost at sea 28 miles outside Grays Harbor

The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who…

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The search for Jason LaBrie was suspended after a 22-hour effort by the Coast Guard to locate him after he went overboard 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor Friday.

Fatal drug ODs surged in state as pandemic upended lives

SEATTLE — More Washington residents died of drug overdoses in 2020 than…

  • May 12th, 2021

State and Kalispel Tribe reach agreement to allow sports wagering

By Thomas Clouse The Spokesman-Review State gambling officials and the Kalispel Tribe…

  • May 12th, 2021

‘We don’t want this’: Lewis Co. officials oppose state quarantine site in Centralia

By Claudia Yaw The Chronicle State health officials say Centralia’s Lakeview Inn…

  • May 11th, 2021

Big changes coming for statewide public health system and local boards

OLYMPIA — The state’s public health system may look a bit different…

  • May 11th, 2021

Metals in catalytic converters make them targets in rash of Lewis Co. thefts

By Emily Fitzgerald The Chronicle So far this month, 11 catalytic converters…

  • May 11th, 2021
OR-93 arrived in California in late January and has ventured farther south in the state than any other wolf in more than a century. A new wolf, OR-103, has also crossed over from Oregon into California recently.
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On the heels of one rare gray wolf’s epic journey into California, another arrives

By Lila Seidman Los Angeles Times A young male gray wolf crossed…

  • May 11th, 2021
OR-93 arrived in California in late January and has ventured farther south in the state than any other wolf in more than a century. A new wolf, OR-103, has also crossed over from Oregon into California recently.
Austin Smith / Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

Steven Soderbergh is filming a thriller in Seattle this week

By Moira Macdonald The Seattle Times ”If you see cameras and lighting…

  • May 11th, 2021

Black bear is ‘put down’ due to safety concerns after it was seen near Lacey homes

The Olympian A black bear, estimated at more than 200 pounds, was…

  • May 10th, 2021

Capital gains tax: A look at how Washington got here and what’s still to come

OLYMPIA — The road to pass a capital gains tax in Washington…

  • May 10th, 2021

Lewis County meeting canceled after Winlock mayor refuses to wear mask

By Claudia Yaw The Chronicle Citing Winlock Mayor Brandon Svenson’s refusal to…

  • May 10th, 2021
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman

Washington Secretary of State Wyman blasts Trump-inspired Arizona election audit

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman blasts Trump-inspired Arizona election audit

  • May 10th, 2021
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman

WSU proposes 2.5% tuition increase for upcoming school year

By Greg Mason The Spokesman-Review Washington State University is proposing a 2.5%…

  • May 7th, 2021

Coast Guard rescues three from burning vessel near Sequim

The Coast Guard rescued three people from a burning vessel five miles…

  • May 5th, 2021

Inslee signs capital gains tax into law

OLYMPIA — A 7% tax on capital gains is now law after…

  • May 5th, 2021

North Cascades Highway will open today

By Robert Mittendorf The Bellingham Herald Seasonal snow clearing of state Highway…

  • May 4th, 2021

Reduction of spotted owl habitat delayed until December

By Claudia Yaw The Chronicle Protections for the northern spotted owl may…

  • May 4th, 2021

UW joins WSU in crafting COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students

By Greg Mason The Spokesman-Review The University of Washington will enact a…

  • May 4th, 2021

Vaccinated sections allowed at stadiums, churches

By Arielle Dreher The Spokesman-Review Washington residents vaccinated against COVID-19 might get…

  • May 4th, 2021