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.
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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.
Highway 20 through the North Cascades National Park reopened about noon Sunday, Aug. 30, after having been closed more than a week because of wildfires in the area.
The filmmaker Wes Craven battled brain cancer at the end of his 76 years, and his death Sunday brought forth a flurry of tributes to, among others, his most influential demon child.
The state Department of Corrections was not responsible for the death of a Tacoma man gunned down by a convicted felon on community supervision, the state Court of Appeals has decided.
BREMERTON — The Bremerton City Council is set to vote Wednesday to give the city’s fire chief the authority to ban fireworks during periods of “extreme fire danger.”
CHELAN — With smoke filtering the summer sun and flags at half-staff to honor three firefighters killed near Twisp, Gov. Jay Inslee and other top elected officials pledged state and federal resources to battle fires that by late morning Thursday were scorching nearly 400,000 acres around the state.
Although firefighters will get a break from the searing heat Thursday as a large cold front moves through central Washington, little relief is expected from strong, gusty winds.
This past June John Lennon’s remastered post-Beatles oeuvre became available on 180-gram vinyl as a nine-LP box set, John Lennon, ‘Lennon’ (Capitol). This week, the albums can be purchased as individual LPs.