SEATTLE — A 55-year-old Seattle man was charged Wednesday with two counts of second-degree assault for allegedly threatening his husband and a Seattle police officer with large kitchen knives before the officer shot him.
SEATTLE — It’s not just Seattle that’s seeing eye-popping housing costs: Across Washington, home prices are rising faster than in any state in the country — the first time that’s happened in a quarter-century.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Barack Obama’s plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation in a split ruling that heartened political foes who had accused him of overstepping his powers.
WENATCHEE — The mayors of Chelan County’s five cities say it's time to address acute housing shortages that are sending service workers, nurses, teachers, ag workers and others outside their cities’ limits — or out of the area entirely — for lack of affordable places to live.
NESPELEM — Leavenworth businesswoman Harriet Bullitt and Methow Valley historian E. Richard Hart were feted Tuesday by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation for their work in restoring a member tribe's Wenatchee River fishing rights.
If you want proof of the power of how the Mariachi program in the Wenatchee School District changes lives, all you need to do is talk to students who are involved, hear their stories and discover how they want to make a difference in the community and in the world.
Yasmeen Cardenas, 15, and her brother Alberto, 5, pretend to be brush their teeth during a demonstration by Dr. Cleo, a mascot for Molina Healthcare. It’s the second year for the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council’s Summer Food and Fun program, which takes place Wednesdays through Aug. 10 at the Wenatchee Community Center. The free event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. features breakfast, activities, group presentations and a lunch to go. For more information and a schedule, visit cdcac.org/summer-food-and-fun or call 662-6156.
ELLENSBURG — A Lewis County hunter accused of illegally shooting a beloved Kittitas County bull elk claimed Tuesday he’s not responsible for the animal’s death. Rather, a state wildlife official is to blame.