WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday it is proposing requiring four key Boeing Co 737 MAX design and operating changes to address safety issues seen in two fatal crashes that led to the plane’s grounding in March 2019.

SEATTLE — Emergency actions taken last May to halt a massive fraud in Washington’s unemployment system prevented at least $200 million in additional losses on top of the more than half-a-billion dollars taken by scammers, officials said Monday.

YAKIMA — Health care providers, labs and local health districts will be required to report race and ethnicity data on COVID-19 cases, under a decision from the state Board of Health last week.

MOSES LAKE — The Moses Lake School Board on Thursday unanimously approved a school reopening plan for the fall that will give parents the choice of online instruction, full-time on-campus learning or a blend of the two.

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WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley residents should be wary of close-to-record heat coming to North Central Washington this Thursday and Friday, according to a report from the National Weather Service in Spokane. Along with the high temperatures comes dry and windy conditions, raising the potentia…

SEATTLE — Boeing slashed production on its widebody programs, delayed the arrival of its newest jet, and confirmed the demise of its iconic 747, as it reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Wednesday amid fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

SEATTLE — The Port of Seattle will help bankroll a $3.57 million ad campaign to lure travelers back to Washington state, hoping to repair damage done to its hospitality sector as a result of lockdown measures to control the spread of the novel coronavirus.

MOSES LAKE — The Port of Moses Lake is considering what it would take to become a base for very large firefighting aircraft, including a converted a Boeing 747 used to fight fires.

SPOKANE — On July 27, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife lethally removed an adult, non-breeding female member of the Wedge wolf pack in Northeast Washington, reducing the pack to two known remaining members. According to the WDFW, this pack has repeatedly preyed on cattle on pub…

ELLENSBURG — Central Washington University will limit campus residency by more than half this fall term, cutting the number of people living on campus to 1,800.

MOSES LAKE — Despite last year’s Phase 1 trade agreement with China, REC Silicon President and CEO Tore Torvund said China has not yet lowered tariffs on the company’s main product, solar-grade silicon.

SEATTLE — Washington State University’s Pullman, Vancouver, Everett and Tri-Cities campuses will teach almost all undergraduate classes remotely this fall, with a few limited exceptions, the university announced Thursday.

OLYMPIA — Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife director Kelly Susewind on Thursday authorized WDFW staff to lethally remove a wolf from the Wedge pack territory in response to what it called "repeated depredations of cattle on grazing lands" in Stevens County, northwest of Spokane.

PORTLAND — Oregon squared off against the Trump administration at a hearing Wednesday over the state’s request to stop the unexplained detention of anti-racism protesters in Portland by federal agents.

SEATTLE — Nearly $6 million in federal grants have been approved for five Washington tribes to pay for programs to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus and give financial help to tribal members for rent and utility bills.