PENDLETON — A new Pendleton neighborhood sprang up Sunday morning, rising with the sun.
SEATTLE — When you’re a Bigfoot believer in Washington state — for some, the epicenter for the creature — you don’t get discouraged.
Hundreds of thousands of salmon are making their way from the ocean up the Columbia River this month, a windfall for salmon eaters, and for tribal and recreational fishermen in the Pacific Northwest.
TACOMA — A federal court says a Washington county jail cannot restrict inmate mail to postcards.
The Pacific Northwest may get a rare view of the northern lights tonight and Saturday night as two solar flares expand the light display farther south than usual, forecasters say.
Fifteen children, most with asthma or other underlying health conditions, have been hospitalized at Seattle Children’s with severe respiratory symptoms, and public-health officials suspect Washington may be the next state to report the presence of enterovirus D68, a nasty strain of a common virus that has sickened children around the country.
The Washington state Supreme Court is holding the Legislature in contempt for not fully funding education, but for now, won’t issue sanctions.
TACOMA (AP) — A second Northwest child has died after contracting an E. coli infection and a 5-year-old boy being treated for E. coli complications remains in critical condition but is reported steadily improving in a Tacoma hospital, authorities said Wednesday.
Washington’s two U.S. senators and the congresswoman representing Eastern Washington promised Wednesday to give President Barack Obama the tools needed to defeat the Islamic State.
The curtain has opened on the last act in the Columbia River system’s “Year of the Salmon.”
RICHLAND — Workers entered the McCluskey Room, the site of one of Hanford’s worst radiological accidents, this week after a year of preparation.
TACOMA — Call records and text messages from Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist’s personal mobile phone aren’t private if they’re related to public business.
A Spokane County road crew worker who took action when she found three small children left home alone was recognized Tuesday morning by commissioners and her co-workers.
A bicycle collision preceded a shooting that sent a man to the hospital after a bullet grazed his forearm Saturday night, according to court records filed Tuesday.
PASCO — Two culinary competitions will bring a little extra heat to Sept. 13’s Fiery Foods Festival in downtown Pasco.
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