- Largest Washington wildfire is 45 percent contained Updated: Sep-02-15 1:55 pm
OMAK, Washington - Firefighters are starting to get a handle on two giant wildfires burning in northcentral Washington.
- Outdoor options in Oregon for Labor Day weekend Updated: Sep-02-15 1:13 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Campers heading out of Portland over Labor Day weekend have caught a break.
- Vancouver police dog dies after stabbing in confrontation Updated: Sep-02-15 11:31 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - A Vancouver, Washington, police dog has died after being stabbed Tuesday night during a confrontation.
- Attorney general to announce action on Hanford safety Updated: Sep-02-15 11:16 am
SEATTLE - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he will hold a news conference Wednesday to announce a "significant action" regarding worker safety at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
- 6 sickened in King County by E coli linked to food truck Updated: Sep-02-15 10:59 am
SEATTLE - King County health officials say six people have been sickened with E. Coli from food tied to a food truck.
- Thousands still without power 4 days after August storm Updated: Sep-02-15 10:41 am
SEATTLE - Thousands are still without power in Western Washington four days after a weekend windstorm.
- Sequim tries sending reclaimed water to farms during drought Updated: Sep-02-15 5:23 am
SEQUIM, Washington - A Sequim pilot program to pump reclaimed water into Bell Creek will also provide irrigation to a local farm during drier times.
- Ex-officer gets jail, house arrest for child pornography on phone Updated: Sep-02-15 5:22 am
LYNDEN, Washington - A judge has overruled a plea deal and sentenced a former Lynden police officer to nine months of house arrest for exchanging sexually explicit text messages with a teenage girl and keeping nude photos of her on his work phone.
- To protect killer whales, patrols keep boaters in check Updated: Sep-02-15 1:25 am
SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Washington - Against the backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas repeatedly jumped out of the emerald waters of the Puget Sound one recent sunny afternoon before splashing their massive black-and-white bodies back into the water.
- School shooter texted 'I'm sorry' to family before killings Updated: Sep-02-15 12:19 am
SEATTLE - Minutes before a Washington state high school freshman fatally shot four friends and then himself, he sent a group text message to his family outlining his funeral wishes and apologizing to the parents of the teenagers he was about to kill.
- Vancouver police dog stabbed by man wanted on warrants Updated: Sep-01-15 11:21 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - Police in Vancouver, Washington, say a police dog was in critical condition Tuesday evening after being stabbed by a suspect.
- Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal Updated: Sep-01-15 9:31 pm
BELLINGHAM, Washington - The small grocery-store chain Haggen on Tuesday sued Albertsons for more than $1 billion in damages, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in systematic efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states.
- NTSB releases factual report on Seattle news chopper crash Updated: Sep-01-15 9:16 pm
SEATTLE - Federal investigators have released factual findings into last year's Seattle news helicopter crash that killed two men on board and burned a third on the ground.
- Fort Carson team in Washington state to battle wildfires Updated: Sep-01-15 7:34 pm
FORT CARSON, Colorado - Six Fort Carson civilian firefighters are in Washington state to help battle wildfires.
- Pasco School District goes to court to try to stop strike Updated: Sep-01-15 7:16 pm
PASCO, Washington - The Pasco School District has filed an injunction to try to stop a teachers strike going into its second day Wednesday.
- Family, doctor say injured firefighter making slow progress Updated: Sep-01-15 6:41 pm
SEATTLE - The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet.
- Favorable weather conditions help Washington firefighters Updated: Sep-01-15 6:15 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Lower temperatures and higher humidity helped firefighters Tuesday as they tried to control giant wildfires burning in north-central Washington.
- Ex-Bills RB Fred Jackson meeting with the Seahawks Updated: Sep-01-15 6:02 pm
RENTON, Washington - After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running back Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle.
- Sen. Hatfield leaves Senate for Department of Commerce Updated: Sep-01-15 5:37 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Democratic Sen. Brian Hatfield is leaving the Senate to work on rural economic issues for the state.
- Franchises want more time to pay Seattle $15 minimum wage Updated: Sep-01-15 4:27 pm
SEATTLE - A lawyer for the International Franchise Association told a federal appeals panel on Tuesday that Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law unfairly discriminates against franchises, but a city attorney said the ordinance is fair and was designed to get more money into the pockets of workers as quickly as possible.
- 4 living units at Walla Walla Penitentiary on lockdown Updated: Sep-01-15 3:01 pm
WALLA WALLA, Washington - Four living units in the west complex of the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla are on lockdown after a fight in the outdoor recreation yards.
- Seattle-area blood bank sued by transgender woman Updated: Sep-01-15 1:39 pm
SEATTLE - A transgender woman has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against a Seattle-based blood bank, saying she was fired after changing her donor profile to female to match her reissued birth certificate.
- Earthquake recorded north of Coulee Dam Updated: Sep-01-15 1:29 pm
COULEE DAM, Washington - A magnitude 4.3 earthquake has been recorded north of the town of Coulee Dam.
- Man who pleaded guilty to public indecency seeks pardon Updated: Sep-01-15 10:50 am
SEATTLE - A 50-year-old Renton man who pleaded guilty to public indecency in the 1990s is seeking a pardon from Gov. Jay Inslee.
- Cool water temps good news for sturgeon Updated: Sep-01-15 10:38 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Cooler water temperatures in the Columbia River are good news for sturgeon.