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Seattle officials uneasy as more US agents arrive in city

More federal agents have been dispatched to Seattle to protect federal property amid lingering unrest in the… Continue reading

Seattle superintendent urges no in-person schooling for fall

Seattle’s school district superintendent has decided against having students return to the classroom in the new… Continue reading

Portland’s mayor tear-gassed by US agents as protest rages

Portland’s mayor tear-gassed by US agents as protest rages

The mayor of Portland, Ore., was tear-gassed by U.S. government agents late Wednesday as he… Continue reading

Portland’s mayor tear-gassed by US agents as protest rages

State on virus: ‘Washington’s numbers aren’t looking great’

The latest numbers recorded by the state Department of Health show 838 additional COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths. The… Continue reading

Powerful quake jolts Alaska towns, produces small tsunami

A powerful earthquake off Alaska’s southern coast jolted coastal communities late Tuesday, and some residents briefly… Continue reading

Facing federal agents, Portland protests find new momentum

Facing federal agents, Portland protests find new momentum

Mardy Widman has watched protests against racial injustice unfold in her hometown of Portland, Ore.,… Continue reading

Facing federal agents, Portland protests find new momentum
Group threatens lawsuit on grizzly reintroduction

Group threatens lawsuit on grizzly reintroduction

A conservation group is threatening to sue the Trump administration over its sudden reversal of plans… Continue reading

Group threatens lawsuit on grizzly reintroduction

Justices void 1916 tribal rights ruling as racist

Washington state’s Supreme Court has vacated a 1916 ruling that allowed a prosecutor to bring criminal… Continue reading

Report: Schools reopening depends on many factors

A new report looking at the impact of opening Washington schools in the fall says… Continue reading

Social gatherings for Phase 3 counties to be limited to 10

Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday announced a revised coronavirus restriction, limiting indoor and outdoor social… Continue reading

US judge rejects challenge to Gov. 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

UW no longer requiring standardized test scores

The University of Washington has announced that it will no longer require standardized test scores, such as the SAT or the ACT, for… Continue reading

State unemployment rate drops to 9.8 percent

Washington state added 71,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate dropped from 15.1 percent to 9.8 percent, the biggest… Continue reading

Pause for phased reopening extended through July 28

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday the statewide pause for counties looking to advance from their… Continue reading

County pausing for phased reopening may remain if cases climb

County pausing for phased reopening may remain if cases climb

Washington’s secretary of health said Wednesday if cases of coronavirus continue to increase, it was… Continue reading

County pausing for phased reopening may remain if cases climb
Driver who hit protesters charged with 3 felonies

Driver who hit protesters charged with 3 felonies

Prosecutors on Wednesday filed three felony charges against the man who allegedly hit two protesters with… Continue reading

Driver who hit protesters charged with 3 felonies

Humpback whale’s condition unknown after ferry collision

A whale-watching group believes a humpback whale struck by a Washington state ferry is unlikely to have survived, while the… Continue reading

$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters

$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters

A judge on Monday set a $1.2 million bail for the man accused of driving a… Continue reading

$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters
Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality… Continue reading

Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause