- Bystanders help but couldn't save man who drowned in Kitsap Updated: Jul-31-15 8:44 am
LONG LAKE, Washington - The Kitsap County Sheriff's office says bystanders formed a chain to try to pull a drowning man to the shore of Long Lake but they couldn't save him.
- Warm blob of ocean water, drought warming Puget Sound waters Updated: Jul-31-15 8:05 am
SEATTLE - Scientists say they're seeing unusual warm conditions in Puget Sound this summer because of the drought and a large mass of warm ocean water.
- Wastewater levels in Spokane River high due to drought Updated: Jul-31-15 6:16 am
SPOKANE, Washington - While wastewater going into the Spokane River isn't new, because of the drought, effluent makes up more and more of the rivers water.
- Yakima hospital to affiliate with Seattle's Virginia Mason Updated: Jul-31-15 6:15 am
YAKIMA, Washington - Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital will proceed with an affiliation with Virginia Mason Health System.
- WWII veteran leaves $235,000 to Post Falls police Updated: Jul-31-15 5:07 am
SPOKANE, Washington - The Post Falls Police Department can afford some dog treats after a World War II veteran left more than $235,000 to the department's animal safety division.
- Kurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed Updated: Jul-31-15 3:49 am
SEATTLE - Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago.
- Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant Updated: Jul-31-15 2:28 am
SEATTLE - Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
- Happ rocked for 6 runs in Mariners' 9-5 loss to Twins Updated: Jul-31-15 12:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS - J.A. Happ's hold on a spot in the Seattle Mariners rotation is getting more tenuous by the day.
- 2 Yakima County men sentenced for killing eagles Updated: Jul-30-15 11:58 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - A 21-year-old Yakima County man has been sentenced to three months of incarceration for illegally killing an eagle and offering feathers for sale.
- Anti-wildlife trafficking initiative qualifies for ballot Updated: Jul-30-15 10:14 pm
SEATTLE - An initiative that would make it a crime for people to sell, trade or barter animal parts of endangered species has qualified for the November election.
- Yankees get Ackley from Mariners in 3-player trade Updated: Jul-30-15 10:12 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - Manager Joe Girardi has some more versatility on the Yankees bench after New York acquired Dustin Ackley from Seattle on Thursday.
- Commuter train hits vehicle in Puyallup, kills 1 woman Updated: Jul-30-15 9:52 pm
PUYALLUP, Washington - A BNSF Railway spokesman says one woman has died after a northbound commuter train struck her vehicle in the Puyallup area.
- USGS awards $4M to boost earthquake early warning systems Updated: Jul-30-15 9:01 pm
SEATTLE - The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.
- Ex-tribal police chief pleads guilty to stealing from tribe Updated: Jul-30-15 8:01 pm
SEATTLE - The former police chief of the Swinomish Police Department has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $34,000 from the tribe in northwest Washington.
- Guilty plea in crash through Sammamish home that killed 2 Updated: Jul-30-15 7:28 pm
SEATTLE - A Sammamish woman who plowed her SUV through her lakefront home, killing two family members, has pleaded guilty.
- Expedia shares rises aftermarket following 2Q results Updated: Jul-30-15 6:47 pm
BELLEVUE, Washington - Shares of Expedia climbed in aftermarket trading after the online travel company reported solid second-quarter results.
- Suit seeks to block anti-tax measure from Washington ballot Updated: Jul-30-15 5:34 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Opponents of Tim Eyman's latest anti-tax initiative are suing to keep the measure off of the November ballot.
- Tacoma recycling company fined again for toxic spill Updated: Jul-30-15 5:26 pm
TACOMA, Washington - For the second time in five months, the state has fined a Tacoma recycling company for spilling toxic waste.
- State fines terminal operator for health, safety violations Updated: Jul-30-15 3:11 pm
SEATTLE - The Washington Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Seattle marine terminal operator more than $400,000 for more than 50 serious safety and health violations at its facility on Harbor Island.
- Rep. Chris Reykdal to run for Washington schools chief Updated: Jul-30-15 2:43 pm
SEATTLE - State Rep. Chris Reykdal says he plans to run for Washington superintendent of public instruction in 2016.
- T-Mobile rises on 2Q results and stronger subscriber outlook Updated: Jul-30-15 11:47 am
BELLEVUE, Washington - Shares of T-Mobile advanced Thursday after the wireless carrier disclosed stronger-than-expected results for the second quarter and said it expects to pick up more subscribers this year.
- Port Angeles decides not to put fluoride question on ballot Updated: Jul-30-15 8:05 am
PORT ANGELES, Washington - The Port Angeles City Council has decided against asking voters in November whether the city should stop adding fluoride to the city's water system.
- King County sheriff's deputy to be fired for sleeping on job Updated: Jul-30-15 8:05 am
SEATTLE - King County Sheriff John Urquhart is firing a deputy caught sleeping on the job.
- Seattle mayor backs off part of housing-affordability plan Updated: Jul-30-15 6:16 am
SEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is backing off part of his new housing-affordability plan and has said he will no longer seek to allow more types of housing in the city's single-family zones.
- $500,000 bail set for man accused of Blaine shooting Updated: Jul-30-15 6:15 am
BLAINE, Washington - Bail has been set at $500,000 for a man accused of a drive-by shooting in Blaine.