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On the beaches, in the deepest reaches of the backcountry — even nearly 100 feet underwater — the noise of Navy Growler training jets is unescapable for people and even endangered southern … more
First they circle. Then they gasp at the surface of the water. Soon they can't swim. Then they die. For decades now, scientists have known something was killing beautiful, adult coho salmon as … more
Lacey Police Chief Robert Almada recognized four staff members on Thursday for de-escalating tense situations without the use of force in 2020. The staff members were three officers and an … more
Seattle should ban natural gas heat in some new buildings in response to a two-year increase in greenhouse gas emissions that's set the city back in its quest to combat climate change, Mayor Jenny … more
A Washington couple who planned a trip to a Skamania County cabin over the weekend had to be rescued after their rental vehicle became stuck in more than a foot of snow Sunday on a U.S. Forest … more
It almost felt like a normal winter on the slopes at White Pass during a cold, windy Monday with a limited crowd and snow blowing hard into the covered faces of skiers and snowboarders. Sunny … more
WASHINGTON — House Republicans elected Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Wednesday to lead the party on the influential Energy and Commerce Committee, making her the first woman to lead either party … more
A newly hired correctional officer was fired by the state Department of Corrections (DOC) after wearing a "Black Lives Matter" shirt to work in response to several other officers wearing "Police … more
A Washington woman was facing arraignment Tuesday in a Franklin County court on fraud charges brought by the state Department of Labor and Industries. Carla C. Moreno, also known as Carla Cynthia … more
OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission announced topics it is expected to tackle during its virtual commission meeting scheduled this week. Topics will include updates on spring bear … more
Recognizing that working in an Amazon fulfillment center is more hazardous than other types of warehouse work, Washington state's labor agency announced Monday it will boost the commerce giant's … more
OLYMPIA — Washington certified its 2020 election Tuesday with some 750,000 more ballots cast and counted than ever before, and a turnout just a shade under the record set in 2008. Some 4.1 … more
Bail was set at $50,000 this week for a man accused of vehicular assault near Olympia High School, Thurston County Superior Court records show. The court found probable cause to charge Scott C. … more
OLYMPIA — Washington Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler, who had a hand in guiding Republicans through several years in the majority, will step down from his leadership post, a spokesperson … more
A 26-year-old Lacey man was arrested on suspicion of multiple crimes Sunday evening after a head-on collision on North Street that sent a 19-year-old woman to an area hospital. Her injuries were … more
Choosing the name "Kraken" last summer allowed our city's incoming NHL team to treat itself to a built-in slogan that didn't require focus groups to create. Within hours of the naming … more
Tumwater police are looking for a male suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store at gunpoint Saturday morning. About 4:45 a.m., the man entered the store in the 1000 block of Crosby … more
As a coronavirus outbreak ravaged a central Washington prison this spring and summer, corrections officials were slow, confused and ineffective in their response, a state watchdog report … more
A Black Lives Matter demonstration drew a few dozen armed protesters and counterprotesters to downtown Vancouver on Sunday afternoon. Many on each side openly carried rifles, handguns and clubs, … more
Since May, the head of Washington's unemployment agency has been buffeted with criticism for a slow-footed response to a massive fraud that leeched away hundreds of millions of taxpayer … more
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