The Salmon River in the Queets Valley of Olympic National Park reopened for recreational fishing Wednesday as recent rains have alleviated low-water conditions in the river.
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It was 1947 when Don Hutcheson installed his first television antenna, in Whittier, Calif.. Back then, you could get exactly one channel.
U.S. Sen. John McCain criticized the Air Force’s handling of the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker development program, which Boeing is building in Everett for the military.
YAKIMA — A 47-year-old Selah man made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court on Tuesday on three voyeurism charges after police said he used an iPad to spy on women in his house.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since President Barack Obama decided to rename Mount McKinley, why not also restore the Native American name of Mount Rainier, the iconic Washington state peak named for a British admiral who fought the Americans during the Revolutionary War?
Atencion, attenzione and achtung: Washington residents who bought what seemed to be cheap CDs to learn a foreign language, only to be trapped in an expensive Internet marketing scam, can get reimbursed for those pricey discs that arrived later.
More than a year ago, a state Supreme Court ruling spurred a full-court press by state government to find space for patients with mental illness. Detentions outside the psychiatric units intended to treat those patients became more rare.
Leading into the Labor Day weekend, the U.S. Forest Service is urging the public to be aware of the continued risks of fire in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
A half-mile stretch of the Lake Washington shoreline was reopened Monday after being closed for water-quality testing following a 12,000-gallon sewage spill in the lake last week, according to Seattle Public Utilities.
The first moose born at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in 15 years has been named Willow.
One of the biggest obstacles for parents with college-going children is filling out the FAFSA, the federal government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The form asks more than a hundred detailed questions about a family’s income in order to measure whether a student should be eligible for aid. But it’s so complicated that it’s seen by many educators as a barrier for low-income and first-generation students who want to go to college.
A purported Yakima ghosthunter has been charged with second-degree assault and attempted robbery and after authorities say he accosted a group of teens in an old Mabton schoolhouse on Aug. 22.
A tree that fell and killed a Gig Harbor man during an unseasonably strong windstorm last weekend was one of several Douglas firs left standing on the edge of a recent clear-cut done to make way for the biggest development in Gig Harbor history.
MARYSVILLE — They’re looking for answers about why a classmate shot their children in hopes of preventing others from knowing their grief.
MARYSVILLE — Three hours before a 15-year-old Tulalip boy opened fire in a busy Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, he wrote a text message to his family. It might be the closest detectives ever get to understanding why the popular student packed a handgun to campus and systematically shot five of his friends in the head.