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Metro to resume fare collection in October; new 2020-09-17 15:35:24With 1,400 new plexiglass barriers and mask dispensers on popular bus routes installed, King County Metro is expected to resume routine fare collectio

Inslee brings maggot-infested apples to wildfire zone, breaking 2020-09-17 12:31:52What was meant to be a nice gesture to families who have lost their homes due to wildfires in eastern and central Washington has turned into a fiasco

Suspect found dead in bleach tank following woman's 2020-09-17 09:43:00SEATTLE -- A woman was found murdered at Seattle's Cal Anderson Park and the man suspected in her death is now dead as well after a police standoff t

Judge rules recall petition against Seattle City Councilmember 2020-09-16 20:30:45King County Superior Judge Jim Rogers heard arguments for a recall petition against Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant on Wednesday, and is expe

King Co. Exec Dow Constantine proposes investments in 2020-09-16 18:10:45King County Executive Dow Constantine announced new investments in community-based organizations and adjustments in the criminal legal system in his 2

Seattle City Council approves pay for Councilmember Sawant 2020-09-15 17:44:37The Seattle City Council on Tuesday approved a bill with a 7-1 vote to fund the legal defense for Councilmember Kshama Sawant against a pending recall

Museum of Pop Culture, Burke Museum to reopen 2020-09-14 17:04:29With Seattle's beaches and parks closed as wildfire smoke lingers in the sky, many Seattleites may be searching for a well-ventilated activity to do

Facebook buys REI's unused Bellevue headquarters 2020-09-14 15:08:37Seattle is set to become Facebook's largest engineering hub outside of Silicon Valley as the social media company bought REI's unused Bellevue headq

Seattle selects three scooter companies to seek permits 2020-09-14 13:20:44New micromobility options will be hitting Seattle's streets and bike lanes soon, as the Seattle Department of Transportation has selected three scoot

Seattle could remain in smoke all week as 2020-09-14 09:41:37A hoped-for breath of fresh air off the Pacific Ocean failed to materialize overnight - at least in significant fashion - and it's leaving Western Wa

'Unprecedented and heartbreaking event': Wildfires burn over 300,000 2020-09-08 11:37:24Winds blew wildfire smoke from Eastern Washington to the Puget Sound Monday night, worsening the air quality overnight and causing an orange, hazy sun

8 homes destroyed in Graham as several brush 2020-09-08 10:18:59Eight homes were destroyed in Graham Monday night as multiple brush fires exploded around the South Sound amid a rare September wind storm that also k

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Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations New! 2020-09-22 10:01:41NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick

Easy bean recipes that your kids will actually New! 2020-09-22 10:00:00Jackie Freeman's "Easy Beans" is the book you need to achieve bean expertise. The goal: Add variety to the weekly dinner plan without adding stress

Will Forte lists Santa Monica Craftsman where ‘Last New! 2020-09-22 09:59:00The actor has listed the house where he and his team penned the Emmy-nominated show's first episode for $2.45 million.

TikTok says coordinated attack behind suicide clip uploads New! 2020-09-22 09:53:16LONDON (AP) — TikTok says a video of a man apparently taking his own life that circulated on its platform was spread deliberately by a group of

Pakistan sentences 2 to death for deadly 2012 New! 2020-09-22 09:48:25KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced two political party operatives to death for starting a fire at a garments factor

Coronavirus daily news updates, September 22: What to New! 2020-09-22 09:32:38We’re updating this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the wor

EPL warns of devastating effect of delay reopening New! 2020-09-22 09:31:18LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League warned of the devastating financial impact on clubs as supporters faced being locked out of games for a

City restricts access before decision in Breonna Taylor New! 2020-09-22 09:30:46The Kentucky attorney general is expected to announce soon whether he will charge the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor during a no-knock raid

Alaska allows online sales of raffle tickets due New! 2020-09-22 09:26:58ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska plans to allow the online sale of raffle tickets for the first time to help nonprofit organizations faced with l

Extremist violence causes food shortages in north Mozambique New! 2020-09-22 09:26:11JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The escalating extremist insurgency in northern Mozambique has displaced 310,000 people, creating an urgent humanitarian cri

Alaska absentee ballots sent with incorrect candidate name New! 2020-09-22 09:24:58ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Division of Elections listed the wrong Democratic candidate on 135 absentee ballots emailed to Alaska reside

Blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon New! 2020-09-22 09:24:05BEIRUT (AP) — An explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the village, but

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Washington tribes react to Congressional passage of bills New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Monday passed two bills backed by Northwest lawmakers that aim to combat the cris

Woman from Spokane dies in suspected road rage New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>A 37-year-old woman who spent most of her life in the Spokane area was killed in Las Vegas last week in what police suspect is a cas

With Labor Day spike, COVID-19 activity in Spokane New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>After a decline and then a plateau of COVID-19 activity in August, case counts appear to be on the rise again in Spokane County.<

Spokane County awards $4.4 million in federal COVID-19 New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>Spokane County Commissioners unanimously voted to award $4.4 million in federal COVID-19 aid funds to Second Harvest food bank to ad

100 years ago today in Spokane: Opera delights New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>Music critic Hannah Hinsdale reported that “Spokane’s traditional coldness as an audience entirely melted last evening&r

Judge orders anti-abortion gatherings away from Planned Parenthood New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>A judge on Monday ordered anti-abortion protesters who routinely gather outside Spokane’s Planned Parenthood clinic to move th

Spokane health district apologizes for disclosing COVID-19 patient New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>The Spokane Regional Health District has admitted to an unauthorized release of personal health information of people confirmed to h

Bonners Ferry schools mandate masks after 4 positive New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>The Boundary County School District is moving ahead with in-person learning despite four cases of COVID-19 and the subsequent quaran

Man jailed for robbery thwarted by off-duty sheriff&#39;s New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>Detective Brad Humphrey decided to run some errands on his day off, and went to the T-Mobile store on South Regal near Target.</p

Spokane City Council delays Yellowstone Pipeline vote New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>The Spokane City Council delayed voting on a new agreement with owners of the Yellowstone Pipeline on Monday.</p></p><

Spokane County commissioner candidates David Green, Mary Kuney New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>Though both accountants, Spokane County Commissioner candidates Mary Kuney and David Green have very different approaches to the cou

Off-duty sheriff&#39;s deputy stops armed robbery Sunday on New! 2020-09-22 00:52:11<p><p>An off-duty Spokane County Sheriff&#8217;s deputy stopped an attempted armed robbery Sunday at a South Hill T-Mobile location. &

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New tool shows economic impact of COVID-19 across New! 2020-09-22 08:45:00A new tool shows the economic effects of COVID-19 across Washington, the state Department of Commerce said Monday. “The economic impact of COVID

Thurston County adds six new COVID-19 cases; now 2020-09-21 19:54:50Thurston County announced six new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. One more person has died of the virus, a man in his 60s. The six new cases include a ma

Washington state reports 300 new COVID-19 cases Monday 2020-09-21 19:01:27The Washington state Department of Health on Monday reported 300 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths from Monday and over the weekend. The s

‘Anarchist’ Seattle, Portland and New York allowed violence 2020-09-21 16:12:55The Department of Justice accused local leaders in three cities of hindering law enforcement officials from “doing their jobs” during prot

Pet bird, cat die in mobile home fire 2020-09-21 14:48:53A fire damaged a mobile home overnight near Black Lake, a spokeswoman for McLane/Black Lake Fire Department said Monday. Crews were dispatched to the

Tenino Police Chief Robert Swain has died, department 2020-09-21 13:28:23Tenino Police Chief Robert Swain has died, the police department announced on Facebook Monday morning. Swain, who had recently retired because of his

Olympia man who was killed on Old Highway 2020-09-21 08:45:00A 54-year-old man who died Saturday night on Old Highway 99 has been identified, according to the Thurston County Coroner. Dale Drewry was a passenger

Washington state reports 349 new COVID-19 cases 2020-09-20 19:17:21The Washington State Department of Health on Sunday reported 349 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The department is no longer reporting deaths on week

Thurston County ends week with 41 COVID-19 cases, 2020-09-20 19:17:05Thurston County ended the week with 41 COVID-19 cases, the lowest weekly total since the week of June 22, county health data show. Although cases have

How to build a garden to withstand the 2020-09-20 14:00:00Until rain began falling Friday, the only thing coming from the skies across western Washington lately has been ash. Anxious homeowners have been glan

Coronavirus updates: State passes 82k cases 2020-09-20 13:12:20Updated at 4:15 p.m. The Washington State Department of Health on Sunday reported 349 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The department is no longer rep

Olympia man dies after 2-car crash on Old 2020-09-20 13:08:24A 37-year-old Olympia man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide and other criminal offenses after he crashed into a vehicle on Old Highway 9