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Calling it an attempt at voter intimidation, King County Elections Director Julie Wise requested the sheriff's office investigate people who planted signs near ballot boxes warning voters they were … more
State revenue from logging public land would no longer be used for building and remodeling schools in urban areas under a new set of recommendations from Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris … more
Washington state ranked as the second best state for teen drivers, according to a recent study by WalletHub, a personal finance website that evaluated states' safety, economic environment and driving … more
Tribes in Western Washington will receive $50 million in federal funding from the infrastructure bill, effectively doubling support for restoration and protection of Puget Sound. The Environmental … more
An Oregon man was sentenced Tuesday to 7 1/2  years in prison in connection with the stolen firearms trafficking scheme that led to the July 2021 shooting death of Clark County sheriff's Sgt. … more
A 20-year-old woman who was visiting friends at an apartment complex early Sunday near Parkland was surrounded by a group of men and ordered out of her car at gunpoint, according to the Pierce County … more
An Army veteran and former Joint Base Lewis-McChord resident was sentenced to over 18 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl under his care. On Friday, a U.S. District Court judge in Tacoma … more
In a huge blow to prosecutors, a Multnomah County judge swiftly ended the trial of Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson and one of his compatriots Tuesday, ruling the state failed to provide sufficient … more
The Spokane Police officer who was killed in a Priest Lake golf cart crash has been identified as Cpl. Jeff McCollough. McCollough, 52, had been with the police department for 22 years, … more
TwinStar Credit Union, which is headquartered in Lacey, announced Thursday a plan to merge with an Oregon-based credit union. The planned merger is subject to regulatory approval and a vote of … more
The top leaders of Washington State University's police department have been  temporarily reassigned, pending investigations into allegations of misconduct. Police Chief Bill Gardner and … more
As midterm voting kicks into high gear, Republican activists in Washington are organizing surveillance of ballot drop boxes, generating complaints and concern from some elections officials. Over … more
The issues that matter most among Washington voters are abortion and inflation, according to a new statewide poll. When asked to choose from more than a dozen issues, 28% of voters who said they … more
Around the nation, real estate markets are cooling. The same is true in Southwest Washington: pending sales are down, closed sales are down, but don't expect prices to fall substantially. Rising … more
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Hospital Association is asking the state for help in addressing "unprecedented" capacity issues at hospitals. Many hospitals statewide, including most on the … more
A 30-year-old woman found guilty by a jury last month of abusing a 3-year-old Bellingham girl to death in 2019 will not receive a new trial. Defense attorneys for Kamee Nicole Dixon filed a … more
Washington's hospitals are again "dramatically over capacity," as challenges discharging patients worsen and staff shortages persist, the state's health care leaders said Monday. In a news … more
Do you remember Victor Aloysius Meyers? A Depression-era jazz-band leader, Meyers was goaded into running for Seattle mayor as a stunt, lost, but ultimately had a decadeslong career in Washington … more
A 91-year-old woman was killed and a 25-year-old Shelton man faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide and driving under the influence, after a head-on collision north of Shelton Saturday … more
OLYMPIA — A new nationwide three-digit number has been established for those needing assistance with a mental health crisis or thoughts of suicide, according to a press release from the … more
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