PORTLAND — Federal officials in Oregon have been trucking hatchery salmon more than a hundred miles north to another hatchery in Washington state throughout July to preserve fish that had been dying off by the thousands in an unseasonably warm river.
SEATTLE -- Two sheriff’s deputies patrolling Seattle’s transit system lied about a bus driver’s use of profanity during a heated argument last November captured by a camera embedded in the driver’s eyeglasses, a police investigation has found.
SEATTLE — To talk about an increase in brush fires, the Seattle Fire Department scheduled a news conference Wednesday morning at Discovery Park. It got off to a late start, however — because of a brush fire in Discovery Park.
SEATTLE -- State health officials will appeal a federal judge’s order that they pay $1.3 million in litigation costs and fees to lawyers of inmates who sued the state over the time they spent in jail without mental competency exams and services.
YAKIMA — Three higher education institutions will receive more than $800,000 combined through a federal initiative to expand student support services, the U.S. Department of Education announced Friday.
OLYMPIA — Piece-rate farm workers must be paid separately for rest breaks, the state Supreme Court said in a ruling issued this morning that is expected to drastically change the way Central Washington’s fruit growers pay employees.