CENTRALIA — A recent report released by the Washington Department of Natural Resources said Lewis County has raised some questions about how much of the county’s aggregate rock a proposed dam in the Pe Ell area would use.
SEATTLE — The cities of Seattle, Tacoma and Everett are urging careful use of water in response to historically low river levels, record-setting heat and increased water demand in the Puget Sound Region, according to a Tacoma Public Utilities news release.
SEATTLE — A fugitive bank-robber-turned-actor has been arrested in Washington state after U.S. agents spotted his picture in a newspaper article about a low-budget horror film in which he plays an evil doctor, an official said on Monday.
YAKIMA — A Sunday night brush fire in Yakima damaged dozens of fruit trees that are not expected to survive, but quick action by firefighters saved several homes despite significant winds, officials said Monday.
VANCOUVER — A Vancouver man who allegedly ran naked with a knife through Vancouver’s Ogden neighborhood, prompting a two-hour police standoff Sunday afternoon made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court.
SHELTON — Washington State Troopers responded to a serious injury collision at U.S. Highway 101 in Shelton involving a log truck and two cars. The crash occurred around 1 p.m. Friday. Trooper Russ Winger tweeted that at least four people were injured, some critically. A 20-year-old female was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
SEATTLE — The state of Washington can require a pharmacy to deliver medicine even if the pharmacy’s owner has a religious objection, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, the latest in a series of judgments on whether religious believers can opt out of providing services.