- Despite Intel cuts, Portland high-tech is surging Updated: Apr-29-16 3:41 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon tech employment grew at its fastest rate in a decade last year, according to a new state report that finds those jobs pay unusually well and have an outsized impact on the economy.
- Boeing publicly discloses 2015 savings from state tax breaks Updated: Apr-29-16 2:14 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Boeing says it saved $305 million through state tax breaks last year, marking the first time the company has been required by law to publicly disclose such information.
- Man fined $100,000 for pointing laser at ferry wheelhouse Updated: Apr-29-16 2:05 pm
SEATTLE - U.S. Coast Guard officials have fined a Washington man $100,000 for allegedly pointing a high-powered laser at the ship's wheelhouse last October.
- Tacoma light rail to remain free after major donation Updated: Apr-29-16 2:02 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The Tacoma light rail will remain free after a major donation from the Tacoma Business Improvement Area.
- State rests in case against driver who struck students Updated: Apr-29-16 1:50 pm
BELLINGHAM, Washington - The trial of a Bellingham man accused of crashing his vehicle into four high school students and fatally injuring two will resume Monday with the defense.
- Review analyzes impacts of Wash. coal-export terminal Updated: Apr-29-16 1:43 pm
SEATTLE - State and local regulators say a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington could have some unavoidable significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety.
- Tacoma grocery bag ban moves forward with some adjustments Updated: Apr-29-16 12:13 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Tacoma's proposed disposable bag ban is moving forward with allowances to keep low-income households from being nickeled every time they go to the grocery store.
- May Day march planned to support workers, immigrant rights Updated: Apr-29-16 11:32 am
SEATTLE - Thousands of people are expected to turn out for Sunday's march in Seattle in support of workers and immigrant rights.
- Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife Updated: Apr-29-16 11:30 am
SEATTLE - Two Spokane officers fatally shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife, police said.
- Police: Intruder fatally shot by woman at Sultan-area home Updated: Apr-29-16 11:29 am
SEATTLE - An 80-year-old woman fatally shot a man who broke into her home north of Seattle and stabbed her husband, authorities said.
- 2 sentenced in Vancouver burglary, assault of Buddhist nun Updated: Apr-29-16 11:20 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - A Vancouver man and teenage boy have been sentenced to prison for burglarizing a home last year and assaulting a 65-year-old woman who lived there.
- Regulators negotiate agreement with psychiatric hospital Updated: Apr-29-16 10:40 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Federal regulators have agreed to negotiate an agreement with the Washington state agency that oversees the troubled Western State Hospital to avoid the loss of federal funds.
- Customer wounded during attempted bank robbery in N. Spokane Updated: Apr-29-16 10:39 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Authorities are searching for suspect after a shooting at a bank in North Spokane left a customer seriously wounded.
- Sheriff's deputy arrested for sexual misconduct Updated: Apr-29-16 2:46 am
TACOMA, Washington - A Pierce County sheriff's deputy is facing charges for allegations that he forced a woman to have sex with him by threatening to take her to jail.
- University Place man sent to prison for killing roommate Updated: Apr-29-16 1:54 am
TACOMA, Washington - A man who fatally shot his roommate at the Pierce County home they shared together in 2014 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
- Seattle addresses offensive line, takes Germain Ifedi Updated: Apr-29-16 1:04 am
RENTON, Washington - After the expected first-round trade by Seattle, general manager John Schneider pulled a surprise by making a rare first-day pick and addressing one of the Seahawks' biggest needs.
- NFL Draft: Players selected in the first round Updated: Apr-28-16 11:44 pm
The players selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago:
- Police: Man shot multiple times inside Spokane bank Updated: Apr-28-16 10:57 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times in a Spokane bank.
- 11 nuke facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure Updated: Apr-28-16 9:01 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - Eleven workers at a nuclear facility who reported headaches were sent for medical evaluations Thursday after working near an area where waste from a leaking tank was being transferred, U.S. Energy Department officials said.
- Man charged for threatening US Rep. Jim McDermott in Seattle Updated: Apr-28-16 7:49 pm
SEATTLE - A man is facing felony charges for allegedly threatening to cut out U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott's tongue.
- Seattle signs DE Tavaris Barnes and TE Brandon Williams Updated: Apr-28-16 7:43 pm
RENTON, Washington - The Seattle Seahawks have signed defensive end Tavaris Barnes and tight end Brandon Williams ahead of the NFL draft.
- Police arrest woman for abandoning newborn in dumpster Updated: Apr-28-16 7:16 pm
EVERETT, Washington - Police say they've arrested an 18-year-old woman for leaving her newborn son in an Everett dumpster in March.
- FBI: 'Argument can be made' fake AP story broke rules Updated: Apr-28-16 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON - FBI officials say there's no clear evidence the agency violated its own rules when it posed as The Associated Press to unmask a criminal, according to a report obtained through a public records lawsuit.
- Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead Updated: Apr-28-16 6:57 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
- Drug company to pay back rebates owed to Washington Updated: Apr-28-16 6:43 pm
SEATTLE - The state attorney general's office has announced a national pharmaceutical company accused of underpaying drug rebates owed to Medicaid will pay Washington $22.9 million.