VANCOUVER — The Piper PA-28 Cherokee, a single-engine aircraft, had one person on board and was bound for Pearson Field, according to regional Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer. It look off 4:30 p.m. Tuesday from Creswell’s Hobby Field, which is more than 120 miles from Pearson. The pilot didn’t file a flight plan, Kenitzer said.
TACOMA — Anyone driving the roads through Mount Rainier National Park can spot the backlog of needed repairs and maintenance at the park. There are potholes caused by freezing and cracking, upheavals from tree roots, slumps from roadside washouts.
SEATTLE — Thousands of teachers across state held the first in a planned series of one-day strikes on Wednesday to demand higher pay, better benefits and a reduction in class sizes, the state’s largest teachers’ union said.
TACOMA — The Joint Base Lewis-McChord infantryman accused of murdering a fellow soldier insisted in court on Tuesday that he was acting in self-defense when he plunged a knife into the chest of another soldier.
SEATTLE - A man charged with dousing his girlfriend with a flammable liquid and setting her on fire outside her Seattle home had previously been arrested for drenching a woman and her five-year-old son with gasoline, court officials said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE — A year ago, Meagan Mullanix was waiting to see whether the experimental therapy would work, whether her own genetically reprogrammed immune-system cells could truly target and destroy the cancer that nearly killed her.
YAKIMA — Yakima County Clerk Janelle Riddle has been deceptive and untruthful in recent months regarding an agreement that allows some of her employees to work as court reporters, actions that harm the judicial system, Presiding Superior Court Judge David Elofson said in a strongly worded letter Monday to the embattled clerk.