WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of environmental and food-safety groups is asking the Fish and Wildlife Service to grant endangered species protection to the monarch butterfly, whose U.S. population, the groups say, last year fell to 90 percent below its 20-year average.
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The cyclist killed in a crash Friday morning in downtown Seattle was a new mother and well-regarded attorney from the law firm Perkins Coie.
LOS ANGELES — They rumble by night, these bikers.
A 21-year-old Rochester woman was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of second-degree assault after she allegedly “kicked, bit, scratched and punched” a Thurston County sheriff’s deputy.
FERGUSON, Mo.— Police officers here began wearing body cameras over the weekend as marchers took to the streets in the most recent protest of a shooting three weeks earlier by a city officer that left an unarmed teenager dead.
A teenage boy suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car Sunday evening while walking on the sidewalk along Northwest 99th Street in Hazel Dell, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
Cross-sound fast ferry service could return to Bremerton as soon as 14 months, according to a time line consultants presented to a Kitsap Transit subcommittee Friday.
Anyone hitting the road for Labor Day weekend can take some solace at the pump.
As questions continue to swirl about the safety of transporting crude oil by rail, BNSF Railway’s top executive acknowledged Tuesday that the process could be safer, and said his company welcomes the regulatory push toward more modern tank cars.
OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court should not go down a “slippery slope” and punish the Legislature because it didn’t come up with a complete plan to improve public schools, the state attorney general’s office said.
SELAH, Wash. — Apparently, lightning does strike twice — especially during fire season.
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.