OLYMPIA — A proposal to raise the state’s minimum hourly wage to $12 by 2019 — which has proved a major bone of contention between Democrats and Republicans this session — is set for another round on March 30.
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SEATTLE — At least two people died and one was injured when a news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning at Fisher Plaza near the city’s famed Space Needle.
Tacoma’s federal immigration detention center was working Monday to determine how many of its 1,300 detainees were on a hunger strike, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.
OLYMPIA — A third 144-car ferry is the governor’s signature away from being built.
A suspected drunken driver was arrested early Friday after striking a semi-truck on Interstate 5 and rupturing its fuel line, causing a freeway closure for 2 1/2 hours while crews cleaned up diesel fuel.
A dispute over free speech for an anti-abortion student club at Wilson High School was still simmering Wednesday, despite efforts by Tacoma Public Schools officials to turn down the heat.
TWISP — A Twisp girl shot and killed an underweight female cougar Thursday after it followed her 14-year-old brother to the basement door of their home.