- High court to review Grays Harbor oil terminal case Updated: Apr-27-16 7:10 pm
OLYLMPIA, Washington - The Washington state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge by a tribe and others over oil terminal projects proposed at the Port of Grays Harbor.
- Washington State Patrol dog dies after sudden illness Updated: Apr-27-16 7:02 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington State Patrol says that once of its police dogs has died after undergoing emergency surgery.
- Reaction after jury deadlocks on key charges against auditor Updated: Apr-26-16 7:35 pm
TACOMA, Washington - A jury on Tuesday failed to reach a verdict on key charges in the federal fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley and acquitted him on the single count where they could agree. Here is reaction to those developments:
- Washington hires New Jersey consultants for gambling study Updated: Apr-25-16 9:22 am
TACOMA, Washington - A Washington state agency has hired New Jersey consultants to prepare an economic market study on gambling in the state.
- Illinois judge dismisses murder charge in girl's '57 slaying Updated: Apr-22-16 12:32 pm
SYCAMORE, Illinois - A judge formally dismissed a murder case Friday against a retired Washington state police officer who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl, but he put off a decision on whether to appoint a special prosecutor.
- North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday Updated: Apr-20-16 3:10 pm
WINTHROP, Washington - The North Cascades Highway will reopen at 11 a.m. on Friday, a week earlier than predicted when the snow clearing work began last month.
- Poll: Inslee leading Republican challenger Bryant Updated: Apr-19-16 3:21 pm
SEATTLE - A new poll says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has more statewide support than leading Republican challenger Bill Bryant in the gubernatorial election race.
- Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle to close for about 2 weeks Updated: Apr-15-16 5:45 pm
SEATTLE - Officials say the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle will close starting April 29, significantly affecting traffic for about two weeks.
- 2 suspected of driving drunk in fatal 5-car crash Updated: Apr-11-16 5:48 am
TACOMA, Washington - Two drivers are facing vehicular homicide charges after a Tacoma man was killed in a five-car crash on Interstate 5 in Lakewood.
- Utah limited Medicaid plan still needs OK from Washington Updated: Apr-10-16 12:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's governor and lawmakers have agreed on a pared-down plan to expand Medicaid after wrestling with the issue for years, but the law still needs approval from federal officials.
- Justices: Records of low-level sex offenders are public Updated: Apr-07-16 3:09 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington's Supreme Court says information about low-level sex offenders can be released under the state Public Records Act.
- Federal suit to stop deal between 2 oilfield services firms Updated: Apr-06-16 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is suing to stop Halliburton from buying oilfield-services rival Baker Hughes, the latest effort by the Obama administration to block mergers that it believes enrich corporations but hurt consumers.
- Washington governor bans state travel to Mississippi Updated: Apr-05-16 9:26 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined the Seattle mayor in banning official travel to Mississippi due to the state's new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on beliefs.
- 5 hurt in three-vehicle crash involving medic unit Updated: Apr-03-16 1:19 pm
GRAHAM, Washington - The Washington State Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle crash involving a medic aid unit in the Pierce County city of Graham.
- The Latest: Inslee lets charter fix become law, doesn't sign Updated: Apr-01-16 6:13 pm
SEATTLE - The Latest on Washington's charter school law (all times local):
- Inslee says he'll sign Colstrip bill with partial veto Updated: Mar-31-16 7:30 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee says he'll approve a bill allowing Washington state's largest utility to set aside money for the eventual shutdown of two coal-fired electricity plants in Montana.