The student body continues to grow at Washington State University Vancouver, where enrollment increased by 5.4 percent over last fall.
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A Washington State University Tri-Cities researcher will use a $400,000 grant to determine whether standardized kindergarten assessments are helping teachers discover which students need the most help.
The mother of all traffic jams never materialized on Interstate 5 through Olympia this past weekend, thanks to motorists heeding warnings about potential traffic tieups, which allowed road crews to complete preliminary work and reopen northbound Interstate-5 much earlier than expected, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A Kennewick councilman wants his fellow elected officials to pray before their meetings to get in the right frame of mind for dealing with city business.
Call it the marijuana gap.
What a difference a tuition freeze and a surging stock market make.
A woman in her 60s was hurt Friday after jumping out the second-story window of her Lakewood apartment to escape a fire in the building.
Cemetery officials will take a closer look today at a small landslide that exposed several graves over the holiday weekend at Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane. The slide on the northwest side of the cemetery carried one concrete vault containing a casket partly down a slope and exposed the ends of several other vaults, said Denny York, president and CEO of Fairmount Holdings Inc., a division of the nonprofit Fairmount Memorial Association that owns the cemetery.
As a physician, John Moyer had a soft voice and a calm bedside manner that brought thousands of Spokane’s babies into the world. As a legislator, he helped set Washington on the road to making sure all of its children would have health care.
The cyclist killed in a crash Friday morning in downtown Seattle was a new mother and well-regarded attorney from the law firm Perkins Coie.
A 21-year-old Rochester woman was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of second-degree assault after she allegedly “kicked, bit, scratched and punched” a Thurston County sheriff’s deputy.
A teenage boy suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car Sunday evening while walking on the sidewalk along Northwest 99th Street in Hazel Dell, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
Cross-sound fast ferry service could return to Bremerton as soon as 14 months, according to a time line consultants presented to a Kitsap Transit subcommittee Friday.
As questions continue to swirl about the safety of transporting crude oil by rail, BNSF Railway’s top executive acknowledged Tuesday that the process could be safer, and said his company welcomes the regulatory push toward more modern tank cars.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court should not go down a “slippery slope” and punish the Legislature because it didn’t come up with a complete plan to improve public schools, the state attorney general’s office said.