YAKIMA — A man who was attempting to evade police officers, “intentionally” rammed the back of a patrol car in west Yakima early Sunday fleeing the scene of the crash only to be arrested a short while later.
SEATTLE — Starbucks said it will raise worker pay in its U.S. stores this autumn, after employees accused the coffee chain of “extreme” cutbacks in work hours that they say are hurting morale and service.
Although millions of dollars are being spent on research and restoration projects aimed at protecting the region's salmon fisheries, salmon habitat in Puget Sound is not as healthy or abundant as needed to support recovery of the fish, according to the 2016 State of Our Watersheds report produced by the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission.
ABERDEEN — Supporters from around the region showed up in full force to protest a proposal to ship crude oil through Grays Harbor and support the Quinault Indian Nation’s Shared Waters, Shared Values Rally in Hoquiam Friday afternoon.
PORT ORCHARD — A man who scouted newspaper obituaries to target houses to burglarize and tried to execute the crime while loved ones were at the funeral was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison.