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Seattle police chief Best resigns over budget cuts

Seattle police chief Best resigns over budget cuts

Efforts to cut spending on police — a key demand of anti-racism demonstrators across the nation… Continue reading

Seattle police chief Best resigns over budget cuts
First Asian giant hornet found in Washington state trap

First Asian giant hornet found in Washington state trap

Washington state agriculture workers have have trapped their first Asian giant hornet. The hornet was found July 14 in a… Continue reading

First Asian giant hornet found in Washington state trap
Top-two primary narrows candidates for governor, other state races
Top-two primary narrows candidates for governor, other state races

Kilmer, Kreiselmaier face off in November

Republican Elizabeth Kreiselmaier, Derek Kilmer’s presumed opponent in the general election, has her work cut out for her. Kilmer, the four-term 6th District congressman and… Continue reading

Legislative races set for November

Tharinger, Chapman receive bulk of votes in top-two balloting for House seats

Officials seek limits on ‘habitat’ for species

Officials seek limits on ‘habitat’ for species

The Trump administration is moving to restrict what land and water areas can be declared… Continue reading

Officials seek limits on ‘habitat’ for species
Inslee: Gyms must triple distance for exercising indoors
Inslee: Gyms must triple distance for exercising indoors

Judge postpones arguments in Seattle crowd-control weapons case

A federal judge has postponed arguments over whether Seattle police violated an injunction against using force on peaceful protesters and… Continue reading

State is working through secondary jobless benefit backlog

Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine said Monday that an initial backlog of claims of people who had not received payment for unemployment… Continue reading

US: Snake River dams will not be removed to save salmon

US: Snake River dams will not be removed to save salmon

The U.S. government has announced that four huge dams on the Snake River in Washington… Continue reading

US: Snake River dams will not be removed to save salmon
Activists want Seattle police held in contempt

Activists want Seattle police held in contempt

Activists who won a U.S. court order restricting the Seattle Police Department’s use of chemical weapons for crowd control… Continue reading

Activists want Seattle police held in contempt
Federal troops to begin withdrawal from Portland

Federal troops to begin withdrawal from Portland

Federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Ore., will begin… Continue reading

Federal troops to begin withdrawal from Portland

Mayors want US agents blocked from Portland, other cities

The mayors of Portland, Ore., and five other major U.S. cities have… Continue reading

Navy testing criticized for impact on marine life

Gov. Jay Inslee and other state officials have criticized a Navy military testing program that would potentially harm endangered… Continue reading

US judge rejects challenge to Inslee’s emergency powers

A U.S. judge in Spokane has firmly rejected a water park’s challenge to Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency powers as… Continue reading

Phased reopening paused due to virus extended indefinitely

Clallam, Jefferson counties both in Phase 2

Judge bars federal agents from using force against journalists

A federal judge has barred federal agents in Portland from dispersing, arresting, threatening to arrest or using force against journalists… Continue reading

Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests

Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests

Seattle police retreated to a precinct early Sunday just hours after declaring a riot… Continue reading

Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests
Police, protesters clash as US cities endure violent weekend

Police, protesters clash as US cities endure violent weekend

By Jeff Martin The Associated Press Protests took a violent turn in several U.S. cities overnight, with demonstrators squaring off against agents outside a federal… Continue reading

Police, protesters clash as US cities endure violent weekend