- Washington ice cave collapse kills 1 amid warm weather Updated: Jul-07-15 11:56 am
VERLOT, Washington - Ice caves popular with hikers partially collapsed in Washington state, killing one person and injuring five others, after authorities posted warnings about the danger from warm weather.
- Bullfrogs threatening native Northwest species Updated: Jul-07-15 11:32 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists are trying to handle an aggressive northward expansion of American bullfrogs that are multiplying rapidly and posing a threat to fellow amphibians.
- Yakima County to begin pre-trial program to lower jail costs Updated: Jul-07-15 11:18 am
YAKIMA, Washington - Yakima County is getting ready to allow certain people arrested for low-level, non-violent crimes to be released from jail while they await trial.
- Woman dies in Pierce County Jail Updated: Jul-07-15 10:38 am
TACOMA, Washington - An inmate at the Pierce County Jail was found dead in her bunk a day after she was booked into the jail.
- 2 killed, 4 injured in head-on crash in south-central Mont. Updated: Jul-07-15 10:11 am
BILLINGS, Montana - Two people were killed and four were injured in a head-on crash on U.S. 310 in south-central Montana.
- Deadly Washington ice cave collapse after warm temperatures Updated: Jul-07-15 8:41 am
VERLOT, Washington - Ice caves popular with hikers northeast of Seattle partially collapsed, killing one person and leaving at least four other injured, officials said.
- Man accused of killing woman, son held on $1 million bail Updated: Jul-07-15 6:20 am
PASCO, Washington - A Connell man accused of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend and her 3-year-old son is being held on $1 million bail.
- Possible charges against tractor driver in fatal crash Updated: Jul-07-15 6:19 am
YAKIMA, Washington - The Yakima County prosecutor will review the investigation of a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a spray rig attached to a tractor to see if criminal charges are warranted.
- Prosecutors wait to charge man blamed for boat collision Updated: Jul-07-15 6:19 am
TACOMA, Washington - Prosecutors are waiting for additional information before making a charging decision in a boat collision on Commencement Bay that left two people hospitalized and one missing.
- Tough night for Mariners pitchers in 12-5 loss Updated: Jul-07-15 3:05 am
SEATTLE - If they didn't already know it, Mayckol Guaipe and David Rollins are both well aware now how tough it is to pitch in the big leagues.
- Castellanos has 4 RBIs, Tigers win 12-5 Updated: Jul-07-15 2:59 am
SEATTLE - Detroit manager Brad Ausmus doesn't think hitting is contagious. J.D. Martinez disagrees, and has significant proof to point to after Monday's win over the Seattle Mariners.
- Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out Updated: Jul-06-15 11:36 pm
NEW YORK - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.
- Gov. Inslee signs early learning quality, tuition cut bills Updated: Jul-06-15 9:25 pm
SEATTLE - Surrounded by children, Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed bills to help kids on both ends of the education spectrum: a comprehensive new early learning bill and a measure that will cut college and university tuition.
- Class-size, testing extend legislative session in Washington Updated: Jul-06-15 8:36 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Senate Democrats said Monday they don't believe the Legislature needs to move this year to address a class-size initiative with a multibillion-dollar price tag that has put the new state operating budget out of balance.
- Body found in abandoned van in Renton, Wash. Updated: Jul-06-15 7:34 pm
RENTON, Washington - Police in the south Seattle suburb of Renton are investigating a body found Monday in an abandoned van.
- Washington Gov. Inslee signs tuition reduction bill Updated: Jul-06-15 7:32 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will decrease tuition for students at Washington's public colleges and universities.
- Hiker, 55, rescued near White Pass after becoming lost Updated: Jul-06-15 5:39 pm
WHITE PASS, Washington - Searchers have rescued a 55-year-old man who got lost while hiking a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail in central Washington.
- 2nd concert-goer dies after Wash. music festival Updated: Jul-06-15 5:16 pm
QUINCY, Washington - A second concert-goer has died after falling ill while attending a music festival in central Washington last month.
- Idaho state parks draw crowds despite budget cuts Updated: Jul-06-15 5:04 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Attendance at state parks has reached record numbers this summer, just five years after Gov. Butch Otter proposed shutting down Idaho's parks department.
- Inslee to give speech at climate summit in Canada Updated: Jul-06-15 2:16 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee will be briefly heading to Canada this week to speak at the Climate Summit of the Americas.
- Fire in Olympic National Park raises concerns Updated: Jul-06-15 1:17 pm
PARADISE CREEK, Olympic National Park - Fire crews call them "cat faces," deep holes that flames have burned into the trunks of the centuries-old Sitka spruce and hemlock growing here in the Queets River valley.
- Washington woman is new national PTA president Updated: Jul-06-15 1:10 pm
SEATTLE - A former Washington state PTA president is the new leader of the national organization.
- New Spokane NAACP head wants to repair damage, move forward Updated: Jul-06-15 12:54 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The new president of the Spokane NAACP says she wants to focus on repairing the damage from the recent Rachel Dolezal controversy.
- Sheriff seeking info on person at start of wildfire Updated: Jul-06-15 10:47 am
WENATCHEE, Washington - The Chelan County sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in identifying a person seen near the start of a central Washington wildfire that has destroyed more than two dozen homes.
- Anacortes makes water available to Skagit farmers Updated: Jul-06-15 10:07 am
ANACORTES, Washington - The city of Anacortes is making water available to seed farmers in the Skagit Valley who ran low on water because of this year's drought.