SELAH, Wash. — Apparently, lightning does strike twice — especially during fire season.
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The state law enforcement agency that has made the most of a federal program offering military surplus equipment at fire-sale rates is just as likely to face a charging moose as a dangerous criminal.
A coal port just across the Canadian border received a major approval on Thursday, Aug. 21, and expects to open in fall 2015.
TWISP — Three small dams in the upper Benson Creek area collapsed on Thursday, contributing to flooding and mudslides that destroyed homes, took out fences and irrigation equipment, and dug huge channels south of Twisp.
In a development that has left local fishermen scratching their heads, it appears an unusually warm section of ocean water is helping send nearly the entire sockeye salmon run into Canadian fishing waters this season.
BREMERTON — As soon as the masked bandit walked into Rob’s Quick Stop about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Kim and Jim Fee knew what was going to happen next.
The state panel reviewing a proposal for an oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver agreed Tuesday to extend to early next year the timeline for completing a review of the proposal and for making a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.
The Nooksack Indian Tribe cannot claim its sovereignty trumps the terms of a contract it signed to obtain a loan for its casino, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Aug. 21.
A region still numb from the devastation of wildfires found itself in the throes of a new disaster Thursday — this time from flash flooding and mudslides over vast areas of the blackened countryside.
For the first time in more than a month, there are no fire evacuation orders in Okanogan County.
SEATTLE — A Washington State Ferries executive has been placed on paid administrative leave and his ticket-seller son is appealing a termination for allegedly stealing.
A fire ripped through a Hazel Dell church early Sunday morning, causing an estimated $1.5 million in damage, and investigators with the Clark County Fire Marshal’s Office are asking for any witnesses to come forward with information in the case.
Green Lady Marijuana is ready to open this weekend as Olympia’s first recreational marijuana retailer.
More than 100 severely mentally ill patients in need of care could be released from Washington hospitals before the end of the month, as the state struggles to comply with a recent ban on warehousing psychiatric patients in emergency rooms.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended the public comment period for potential changes to the state’s rules for in-water construction that may affect fish habitat. The comment period was originally slated to end Friday.