CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — He used to wake her up nights, shouting out his terror in the dark, his tattooed biceps continuing their clench-and-spasm dance long after a shift feeding cedar logs into the endless maw of the lumber mill.
SEATTLE — Seattle’s city council on Monday narrowly rejected a proposal that would pave the way for a new sports arena, dimming the hopes for the NBA to return to the city after the beloved SuperSonics moved away in 2008.
BELLINGHAM — It should take less chlorine to sanitize city water and there should be fewer byproducts from that disinfection process once a roughly $15.6 million pretreatment system is added to the water treatment plant.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by business groups to a trendsetting Seattle law that will raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, leaving in place a lower court’s decision to uphold the ordinance.
YAKIMA — Anthony Bosworth, a former candidate for Yakima County sheriff and a conservative activist, faces two assault charges in connection with an incident in which he is accused of attacking his teen daughter and striking a woman who tried to intervene.
TACOMA — Jaya, one of the first Sumatran tigers to come to Tacoma, is critically ill, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium has announced. The zoo put Jaya under anesthesia last week after she showed signs of illness. When she stopped eating, the zoo found the bacterial infection.
SEATTLE — A day laborer pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he decapitated a Seattle-area mother of three and nurse whose remains were found in a recycling bin, a spokesman for prosecutors said.