SEATTLE (AP) — An election for a volunteer board in the Seattle area is so obscure that voter turnout is typically less than 1%. Officials are giving online voting a trial run this year to try to boost turnout and explore how it might work in a bigger election.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A boil water advisory has been lifted for water customers in Hood River, Oregon, after “potentially harmful bacteria” was found in the supply Sunday evening.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Two teenagers have been identified as the pedestrians killed Tuesday in a crash in Vancouver, Washington.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Democratic leaders of the state House of Representatives may not take any further action against a Republican lawmaker who has been accused of ``domestic terrorism'' unless they get enough Republican votes to expel him.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Jurors were expected to hear closing arguments in the trial of a Washington state man charged with killing a teen during a drug deal.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's December unemployment rate dipped to 4.3 %.
SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a man was fatally shot at Westlake Center in downtown Seattle.
Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance of airline passengers from central China and taking other steps to try to control the outbreak.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man caught on camera allegedly stabbing an off-duty fire lieutenant in a Portland, Oregon, bar has been arrested.
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man charged with fatally stabbing two men who authorities say confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train went to trial Tuesday, two years after the killings in a liberal city.
A person in Washington state is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, the first confirmed case in the United States of a mysterious respiratory infection that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more in Asia.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — New Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney has reinstated a deputy who was fired by Fortney's predecessor over a fatal shooting.
SEATTLE (AP) — A grieving mother, a frightened student, prosecutors and law enforcement officers told a Senate panel that setting certain limits on firearms will save lives, while a home-invasion victim, gun store owners and a tribal chairman argued that changing firearms laws will prevent v…
Charitie Ropati watched the pilot episode of “Molly of Denali” in her Columbia University dorm room, huddled around a computer screen with friends.
Boeing said Tuesday that it doesn't expect federal regulators to approve its changes to the grounded 737 Max until this summer, several months longer than the company was saying just a few weeks ago.
LACEY, Wash. (AP) — A deputy shot and killed a man who pulled a knife after being hit with a Taser on Tuesday, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office said.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who says she was exploited for years starting at age 12 by a sex trafficker who used the shuttered website Backpage.com to sell her is suing the founders of the site under New York's Child Victims Act, which loosened the statute of limitations for child sex abuse.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming and Montana asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to rule on Washington State's denial of a permit for a port facility that could boost U.S. coal exports.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A group of Washington state lawmakers are exploring ways to assist residents impacted by the closure of a regional medical center.