YACOLT — On May 17, the final day of their five-month stint at Larch Corrections Center, nine Western pond turtles lurked out of sight near the bottom of their tanks, just as wary of people as they were on day one.
ISTANBUL — A crisis fund has been launched to raise $3.8 billion to help millions of children missing out on school because of war or natural disasters, U.N. special envoy Gordon Brown announced on Monday at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit.
SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Tribe’s Port Madison Reservation was recently one of more than 60 American Indian reservations added to an initiative to return millions of acres of reservation land to the control of tribes.
A state Department of Natural Resources investigation has concluded that tree branches chafing on a power line triggered the Aug. 19, 2015, fire near Twisp that claimed the lives of three U.S. Forest Service crew members.
The 5-year-old boy in Michelle Perry's preschool class in Seattle was having a rough morning. He'd thrown chairs when Perry suggested he use the bathroom, and now a little girl was in tears because the boy had scribbled on her self-portrait.
PASCO — Although Donald Trump is the all-but-certain Republican presidential nominee, the delegates who will cast the votes from Eastern Washington are strict constitutional conservatives and strong supporters of his former chief rival, Ted Cruz.
SEATAC — Although the lines likely will be longer at Sea-Tac Airport this summer, officials expect a new solution will reduce the time passengers are kept waiting as they pass through security checkpoints.
Attorneys representing Washington state argued Wednesday that the state Supreme Court should lift a $100,000-a-day fine in an ongoing education funding case, saying state lawmakers had produced “a workable path” to fully funding public schools by 2018.
SEATTLE — State and city officials Tuesday said they will move people out of Seattle’s homeless encampment known as The Jungle in the next few weeks, but some residents there say the plan won’t succeed.