BELLINGHAM — In Skagit County, it’s hard to say if a change in weather patterns due to climate change would mean more Skagit River flooding. But researchers at the University of Washington predict climate change will bring more rain to the U.S. West Coast in the next century.
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VANCOUVER— Five children who were abused by their parents in Vancouver have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the state, alleging that the Department of Social and Health Services failed to adequately respond to dozens of complaints about their welfare over an eight-year period.
SEATTLE— On the day he filed a lawsuit against the school that fired him, Mark Zmuda praised Eastside Catholic School as continuing to be “an excellent place for children to learn,” and said he sued only because he’d run out of other options.
A community cleanup of trash and dirty needles has been organized by a Facebook page that pokes fun at Olympia.
Automotive professors and students at South Puget Sound Community College were in shock Tuesday after being notified their $250,000 pre-production Dodge Viper SRT must be destroyed within two weeks.
OLYMPIA — Sean Green’s big plans for a nationwide manufacturing and sales empire got a boost Wednesday when the Spokane native received Washington’s first license to grow legal marijuana.
Several landslides have been reported in Western Washington as recent rains break loose steeper hillsides.
OLYMPIA — In a prelude to end-of-session budget negotiations, the House dumped the Senate’s no-new-taxes budget that extended some tax loopholes for businesses, replacing it with a plan to spend an extra $140 million on education and other programs, partly by raising several taxes.
OLYMPIA — For the sixth year in a row, the number of homeless students in Washington state has increased.
Washington lawmakers say they are still working on a school funding plan they can give to the state Supreme Court by April 30. The question is: what kind of plan? And will it only be one?
State lawmakers want to encourage workplaces, hospitals and day cares to be more breast-feeding-friendly. But first, they think they should start with themselves.
March 04—Kennewick — The consumer favorite Cabernet Sauvignon edged its way to the top of Washington’s wine grape production last year.
SEATTLE — A massive crack in a major Columbia River dam poses enough of a risk of dam failure that Grant County, Wash., authorities have activated an emergency-response plan.
Richard Daugherty expected to spend a few months excavating Makah Tribe artifacts uncovered by a storm in 1970.
Penalties in the U.S. for years have been harsher on adults who molest children than on adults who pay to molest children, according to former Congresswoman Linda Smith.