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.

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…

MOSES LAKE — Norway-based REC Silicon is considering selling the company’s Butte, Montana, silicon gas facility.

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.

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.

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…

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 — 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.