A federal judge has ordered to trial a lawsuit by a state prison inmate who alleges that corrections officers took him to the shower and gave him a razor after he had threatened suicide. The inmate claims one corrections officer said to the other, “Do you think I want him around the next 30 years?”
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State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, agreed Saturday to pay back more than $4,500 to the state for improperly charging taxpayers for mileage to pick up mail at a post-office box where she received both official and campaign mail.
More than a third of adults have smoked it — including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it.
EAST WENATCHEE — A grandfather woke up about 2:45 a.m. Sunday to sounds of a fire and got everyone out of an Eastside house safely.
EPHRATA, Wash. — An inmate who managed to escape from the Grant County jail on Sunday morning was apprehended about 21/2 hours later, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday afternoon.
A surge in oil trains hauling North Dakota’s energy bonanza is interfering with grain shipments to Pacific Northwest ports, prompting fears of a chronic crisis in which railcars carrying fossil fuels crowd out other products and disrupt exports.
Businesses affected by recent wildfires can request filing extensions for their state business taxes.
A man was shot dead by Kent police early Sunday afternoon in a shootout near a hotel in the north end of the city.
PATEROS — Residents returning here Friday picked through the ash and rubble of homes incinerated the night before by raging wildfire. Baby pictures, gone. Family antiques, gone. Grandma’s recipes, gone.
Four pedestrians were struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon as they crossed Capitol Way South in downtown Olympia.
A 47-year-old Allyn man is dead and a 34-year-old Shelton woman is in jail after the woman allegedly shot the man in the face at his home in the 100 block of Sherwood Lane East in Allyn around 9:11 p.m. Thursday.
On May 26, an individual returned to the U.S. from the Pacific Islands carrying the measles. That isolated case soon spread and now public health officials in the region are investigating eight confirmed cases of measles in south King County and a single case of a second infected child in Pierce County.
A Richland pet store owner has caught the attention of national media with her plan to eat nothing but pet food for 30 days.
Fire and weather officials are bracing for the possibility of a busy wildfire season in the state this summer, and a state agency already has issued a burn ban for land it protects in Eastern Washington.
A week before the grand opening of Cannabis City, James Lathrop paces by the conspicuously bare glass display cases in his small shop, tucked away just south of downtown Seattle.