SEATTLE — The father of a teenager who fatally shot four classmates then killed himself at a Washington state high school last year pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he illegally bought the handgun used in the rampage.
A subcontractor that was working on a highway overpass in Bonney Lake Monday when part of the bridge’s concrete wall fell and killed three people has been cited in the past for not protecting its workers from potential falls.
SEATTLE — A Washington state school district pulled 143 students who lacked documentation proving they had received required immunizations from classrooms on Monday, in a first-in-the-state clamp-down triggered by a recent measles epidemic.
SEATTLE — A Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing at a Seattle-area airport on Monday afternoon after it took off with a worker trapped in a cargo area under the cabin where he had fallen asleep, the U.S. carrier said.
YAKIMA — If a patient wants to talk to her psychologist via video conferencing, or a physician needs to consult with a specialist hundreds of miles away, the Legislature just made it a lot easier for that to happen.
KENNEWICK — A federal judge has granted class-action status to a group of farm workers who claim that Mercer Canyons illegally denied employment to domestic workers in favor of imported guest workers under the federal H-2A program.
YAKIMA — The United Way of Central Washington is praising its volunteers and donors for the recent fundraising campaign that has collected $1.6 million to support social programs in Yakima and Kittitas counties.
OLYMPIA — Washington voters could be asked this fall whether they really want smaller class sizes in all public schools like they approved in November, or if they’d settle for just dropping numbers in kindergarten and the primary grades.
NORTH BEND — The white or silver truck was involved in the hit-and-run collision on eastbound I-90 around around 1:30 p.m., according to the State Patrol. A passenger in the car that was hit had non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
SEATTLE - Seattle's new minimum wage law took effect on Wednesday amid mixed reaction from businesses, giving some workers a bump in compensation on the way to a $15 hourly wage, among the highest big-city pay floors in the United States.