When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it’s more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry.
A King County judge didn’t mince words after former King County sheriff’s deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell admitted in court Monday that he helped his wife work as a prostitute, stole from the department and delivered drugs.
A Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom this week in her support.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee and Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark are asking Washington state’s congressional delegation for their support in seeking additional money that could be used for fighting wildfires.
Farmers and industry officials are predicting high-quality fruit coming off vines and trees in the coming weeks and months in the Mid-Columbia region, with only some minor issues caused by repeated days of 100-plus degree temperatures.
SEATTLE — A Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into an anesthesiologist who was making large cash bank deposits has turned up an international prostitution ring involving the doctor and his girlfriend, according to federal court documents.
SEATTLE — Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.
A train carrying nearly 100 cars of crude oil went off the track under the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle early Thursday. Nobody was hurt, no oil leaked and there was no threat to the public when five of the train’s 102 cars went off the track about 2 a.m., said BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.