Editor’s note: Herald writer Andrew Gobin is a member of the Tulalip Tribes and grew up on the reservation.
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MARYSVILLE — Freshman Gia Soriano died Sunday, two days after being shot in the head during lunch in a cafeteria at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
Congressional candidate Clint Didier has dropped a lawsuit against a campaign volunteer for opponent Dan Newhouse as well as the Washington State Potato Commission.
SEATTLE — Two students are dead after one of them opened fire Friday morning in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria before turning the gun on himself, according to law enforcement sources.
OLYMPIA — A website sometimes used by pimps to advertise prostitutes shouldn’t be able to claim immunity from state sex-trafficking laws because it doesn’t write the ads, an attorney for three teenage victims of sex trafficking told the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.
About 75 people turned out for the “Better Thurston” launch party on Tuesday evening at the Capital Event Center in Tumwater.
BREMERTON — Gov. Jay Inslee praised the Navy for leading the way in addressing climate change, saying the military’s efforts will have positive economic benefits in the future.
A Tacoma man has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from a youth charity and spending the money on himself.
A 43-year-old man who left a duffel bag full of drugs on a bus was arrested when he inquired about the lost stash.
An Amber Alert for a 9-year-old Vancouver boy has been canceled after the boy was found safe early this morning.
Spokane native Carolyn Kizer, who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, died Thursday in Sonoma, California. She was 89. Kizer, who won the prize for her collection titled “Yin” in 1985, was known for lengthy poems and for the often biting tone in her work.
BOISE — The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued an order lifting the stay that blocked same-sex marriage from starting in Idaho — effective Wednesday morning.
PORT ORCHARD — A former Kitsap County sheriff’s deputy convicted last month of terrorizing his wife was sentenced Monday to nearly 20 years in prison.
The Washougal City Council is preparing to take up a resolution opposing a plan to build the largest oil-by-rail terminal in the Northwest at the Port of Vancouver.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — AT&T Inc. agreed to pay $105 million to settle claims that the company billed wireless customers for unauthorized charges for services including horoscopes, ring tones and love tips.