CENTRALIA — Washington’s blueberry producers are expecting to send 115 million pounds of fresh blueberries to market this season. The large harvest is expected to meet ballooning market demand that has been driven by increasing consumer awareness of the many health benefits associated with consuming blueberries.
YAKIMA — Efforts by two property owners to get the city of Yakima to give up alleys adjacent to their properties have been delayed due to confusion about whether or not those owners should pay for the property.
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.
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.
ABERDEEN — A student upset over problems with his schedule and financial aid sent threatening emails to staff members at Grays Harbor College on Tuesday, prompting administrators to close down the campus and send students and faculty home in the middle of the day.
The Hanford tank farm contractor defended its protection of workers in a letter to the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council on Tuesday, a day after the union group issued a list of demands to better protect workers from chemical vapors.
SEATTLE — A Seattle woman who was punched by a Seattle police officer during her arrest in June 2014 has settled her civil lawsuit against the city for $195,000, the Seattle City Attorney’s Office said.
KETTLE FALLS — As paddlers from Inland Northwest tribes gathered for the final stretch of a canoe journey to Kettle Falls, an ancient fishing site on the Columbia River, the present seemed to blur into the past.
TACOMA — The sole U.S. senator to endorse Bernie Sanders for president urged Democrats to unite behind Hillary Clinton at Washington's Democratic convention Saturday, drawing boos from a crowd filled mainly with Sanders supporters.