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Tacoma police are looking for a well-dressed burglary suspect who has stolen from four banks in the north end of the city. Officer Shelbie Boyd said the suspect robbed two banks on May 6: the … more
After ending the county’s administration of the needle exchange program in March and turning it over to a non-profit agency, Grays Harbor County Commissioners learned that they are not entirely … more
A 28-year-old motorcyclist who died Tuesday after striking a semi-trailer on Interstate 5 in Lakewood has been identified as Jacob Bullimore. Troopers say Bullimore and another motorcyclist were … more
Months before Nathan Beal's ex-wife was shot in the head in her car in Browne's Addition, Andrew Bull, a homeless man, was shot in the head just a few blocks away. Prosecutor Dale Nagy argued … more
While it continues to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington's restaurant industry is worried about  legislation it fears could significantly increase the cost of takeout, which has become … more
With Gov. Jay Inslee recently changing the guidelines for outdoor professional sporting events based on COVID-19 vaccination rates, the Mariners have added sections of seating for fully-vaccinated … more
How much income tax do Washington state's biggest public companies pay? As many of us labor over our tax returns (this year's filing deadline was extended to May 17), it may be illuminating to see … more
She was a mother who happened to be an orca, whose plight resonated around the world as she clung to her dead calf, refusing to let it go. Mother orca Tahlequah, J35, brought front and center the … more
With about a month left to go in the school year, some Washington public school districts are signaling to parents that they intend to offer a fully in-person school year this fall for students in … more
Washington State University is proposing a 2.5% tuition increase for all undergraduate and graduate students for the coming school year. For undergraduates, the change would equate to an … more
A year-long process to find the next president of The Evergreen State College came to a shocking conclusion Wednesday when the college’s Board of Trustees emerged from a three-hour meeting and … more
European green crab are growing in numbers in Grays Harbor, and volunteers, state agencies, tribes and shellfish growers are working together to control the destructive invaders. Twin Harbors … more
OLYMPIA — Washington state health officials are guardedly optimistic about the progress being made against the COVID-19 pandemic, but are focusing on getting as many state residents vaccinated … more
The ranks of the unemployed continue to shrink in Washington as the state economy recovers, but the number of people collecting unemployment benefits still rivals the level during the Great … more
At the beginning of the pandemic, some folks were anticipating it would result in a baby boom. It looks like the exact opposite happened. The total number of births nationally was about 3.6 … more
A new analysis from scientists at the University of Washington suggests 6.9 million people worldwide have died from COVID-19, more than double the official death toll. The study from the Institute … more
While its standing in the federal District Court case involving the historic 1974 Boldt decision remains in question, Fish Northwest has filed another lawsuit. The regional nonprofit, spearheaded … more
Local law enforcement agencies will have to share data on how many cougars they kill to be eligible for some state money, according to a proviso in the new Washington state operating budget. They … more
Gov. Jay Inslee's announcement to pause the "Roadmap to Recovery" phase shift has frustrated Pierce County elected officials, who say there shouldn't be a double standard for other counties. The … more
The state has agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle a lawsuit that said a woman and her children suffered years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the hands of her adopted father. The … more
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