SEATTLE — More than 1,000 Seattle University students, alumni and faculty members are pushing back against the school's president after he decided to remove Planned Parenthood from an online list of health-care resources.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Ecology announced Monday it will begin collecting and incinerating stockpiles of a toxic fire retardant foam that was used by fire departments for decades before the state restricted its use in 2018.
CELILO VILLAGE, Wasco County, Ore. — The Yakama and Lummi nations called Monday for taking down the Bonneville, The Dalles and John Day hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to restore salmon runs once the mightiest in the world.
OLYMPIA — Are high-school diplomas in Washington becoming meaningless? This is the question education officials are wrestling with as they prepare to finalize new rules governing what students must do to graduate.
EVERETT — Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary has fired a 13-year veteran of the sheriff’s office in connection with a 2018 high-speed pursuit that culminated in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man north of Bothell.
SEA-TAC — Members of Washington's state health board heard from a passionate and raucous audience during its regular meeting Wednesday, where an emergency ban on flavored vape products was on the agenda.
SPOKANE — Sometime in early 2020, teams of WSU Health Sciences Spokane medical students and faculty will hop in an RV and head out on a road trip with a serious mission: bringing medical care to rural communities.
FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines on Wednesday pushed out its scheduled return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX another six weeks. The airline said it now expects to begin commercial service with the MAX on January 16 and will then "slowly phase the MAX in our operation over the course o…
PULLMAN — Crime rates did not substantially change in Washington and Colorado after the legalization of marijuana, matching trends in states with stricter pot laws, according to a study conducted by Washington State University researchers.
SEATTLE — When President Donald Trump announced his original Muslim travel ban on a Friday in early 2017, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spurred his deputies on a weekend blitz so his state could be the first to challenge it.
As families sent their children back to class this school year, Education Lab and The Seattle Times reported on the reasons why school districts in Washington spend as much as $31.5 million on transportation for homeless students.
KELSO — A rifle stolen from a Kelso resident 20 years ago was sent to the owner's next of kin this week after a Kelso police clerk found the firearm in a routine inventory of the agency's evidence department.
Five new charter schools are expected to open across Washington next year — and they now have a multimillion dollar reason to celebrate. A Washington charter schools nonprofit has won a nearly $20 million competitive federal grant to help these new schools get off the ground.
SEATTLE — DNA found on two cigarette butts was the evidence King County sheriff’s detectives said they needed to make an arrest in the homicide of Sarah Yarborough, a 16-year-old drill-team member who was found strangled on the campus of Federal Way High School nearly three decades ago.
SEATTLE — A Congressional panel investigating the deadly crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX jets that killed 346 people wants to interview the engineer who filed a scathing internal ethics complaint alleging that company management blocked key safety improvements during the aircraft’s development…
PORTLAND — Throttling back on coal-fired electricity, utility company PacifiCorp plans massive investments in renewable energy that will include — by 2036 — a huge boost in Washington state solar energy production.
SPOKANE — Every two years, policy and budget wonks at Washington’s wildlife management agency draft a new strategic plan. This cycle is the equivalent of an institutional inhale and exhale, the metronome that underlies decisions and the dates on which budgets thrive. Or die.
SEATTLE —A pair of philanthropists from Bellevue have given $50 million to UW Medicine to create an institute focused on developing treatments for brain disorders such as addiction, depression and Alzheimer's disease.
OLALLA — An investigation into Social Security fraud and identity theft has led investigators and federal prosecutors to reexamine the mysterious disappearance of a Missouri man whose brother from Olalla, Kitsap County, stole his identity and accessed his disability funds for at least the pa…
OLYMPIA — A for-profit signature-gathering firm deceived donors by funneling campaign money to initiative activist Tim Eyman for Eyman’s personal use, and worked with Eyman to cover it up, a Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled earlier this week, ordering the firm and its principal to …
MOSES LAKE — In the arid land east of Spokane — punctuated by channels and basins carved by ancient hydraulic cataclysm — Washington biologists discovered a rare and beautiful genetic mutation in late August:
SEATTLE — Federal lawyers defending the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) over allegations of racial discrimination and retaliation made by an African-American agent who complained about a colleague with a Nazi tattoo have asked a judge to excuse potential jurors from…
SEATTLE — Macy’s landmark store at Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle will close in February of next year, the company confirmed Saturday, ending a long history of retail and holiday tradition as its online rival Amazon has continued to grow under the same roof.