SEATTLE — He would never give up trail running, but Joe Oldendorf said he will probably make some adjustments to his routine after last week, when he fractured his leg during a solo run and found himself stranded for more than 10 hours on the Olympic Peninsula.
OLYMPIA —Undocumented immigrants in Washington state may no longer need to fear unexpected arrests thanks to the protection that legislation currently under consideration in Washington state promises to provide them.
SEATTLE — More than half of Washington community-college students had trouble paying rent or had to move in with friends or relatives in the past year, according to a new report on food and housing insecurity among two-year college students.
SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is allowing the City Council’s moratorium on some residential winter evictions to become law. At the same time, the mayor is proposing that the city spend $200,000 more on eviction prevention services next winter.
SEATTLE — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has prepared an airworthiness directive requiring all Boeing 737 MAXs to be inspected for a manufacturing defect the jet maker discovered in December.
SPOKANE — A recent poll of likely Washington Democratic voters gives Bernie Sanders a lead over his opponents in the March 10 presidential primary, but nearly 1 in 4 respondents said they hadn’t yet picked a candidate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed that airlines complete inspections on a key component that could make Boeing 737 MAX airplanes vulnerable to lightning strikes and interference from high-power radio frequency transmitters before returning to service.
OLYMPIA — An emergency bill to legalize sports wagering within Washington state’s Native American tribal casinos is now effectively one step from a full Senate vote on sending it to the governor’s office.
SEATTLE — Tuesday in Tokyo, the board of All Nippon Airways (ANA) approved a firm order for a dozen Boeing 787 Dreamliners, with an option to purchase five more later, Boeing's first sales win of the year.
OLYMPIA — House and Senate leaders have plans to fill a $450 million hole in the state’s transportation budget created by the passage of Initiative 976, but they warn it’s a stopgap measure that won’t last past mid-2021.
SEATTLE — To some it might be just a pretty hat, a gray felt topper with a cluster of flowers. But for Margarita Cromwell, 84, the hat she bought at The Bon Marché was an old friend — just like the store.
OLYMPIA — House and Senate leaders released plans to spend an extra $1 billion on state programs over the next 16 months, taking advantage of an influx in unexpected tax revenue from the strong economy to add to a budget that already calls for record state spending.
SEATTLE — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seemingly unfazed by a fourth-place finish in the Nevada caucuses earlier in the day, electrified a crowd packed into two buildings at Seattle Center, promising to fight hard for them if they will back her in the upcoming Washington primary.
SPOKANE — The four patients receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, at Sacred Heart Medical Center were not showing symptoms when they were transported to Spokane on Thursday, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said late Friday.
SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines plans to buy 200 new airplanes for the decade ahead as part of an aggressive growth plan, and the troubled Boeing 737 MAX — grounded for almost a year and with clearance to fly again still months away — will be a big part of its enlarged jet fleet.
PULLMAN — Washington State University plans to hire an outside lawyer to review how administrators treated the school’s former provost, who described receiving sexist performance evaluations and other resistance before leaving the position last fall.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has agreed to pay $105,000 to settle a civil-rights lawsuit filed by a man who claimed he was wrongly accused of assaulting a state trooper during a 2017 protest against President Donald Trump in downtown Olympia.
OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers elected to prohibit the transfer of inmates to out-of-state private prisons, except for specific reasons, after the Senate voted 30 to 18 in favor of Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6442.
SEATTLE — The Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy near North Bend has been taken off the list of quarantine sites for people returning from the Chinese province at the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the state Department of Health said Wednesday.
OLYMPIA — Saying her agency was “on the front lines of climate change,” Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz this week outlined the Department of Natural Resources’ plan to mitigate climate change and prepare for a warmer future.