Northwest News HEADLINES
FERNDALE - Motorists should expect some delays on Main Street around noon Saturday, May 18, as 150 or more motorcyclists ride through Ferndale to honor a former resident and Vietnam War veteran who died April 24.
BELLINGHAM - Eight teams will be scrambling to finish up their sculptures Saturday, May 18, during the second day of Bellingham Technical College's Welding Rodeo.
Three nonprofit groups will benefit from sales of new Seahawks and Sounders FC license plates that will be available starting in January.
The five West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
The Washington State Department of Ecology says red algae blooms currently in the Puget Sound are harmless to people.
Seattle City Councilman Tim Burgess is dropping out of the mayor's race.
Saturday is the 33rd anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens that killed 57 people, knocked down a forest and filled the sky and rivers with volcanic ash.
As lawmakers wrap up their first week of a special legislative session, Senate majority leaders have asked that more than 30 bills be considered as part of the budget discussions.
An inmate who collapsed at the Cowlitz County Jail died Thursday at a Vancouver hospital.
A trial is under way in Astoria for a Washington state man accused of trying to kill police officers.
Morris Piha, a Bellevue developer who was the dominant property owner in downtown Bellingham from the early 1970s into the 1980s, died Tuesday, May 14, at the age of 79. A memorial service was held Friday in Seattle.
Tara Costa, a motivational speaker, runner and finalist from The Biggest Loser, Season 7, will be participating in the Sage Rat Run this weekend.
West Coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan are about to receive an initial $250,000 each from a $5 million gift from Japan for cleanup.
Byron Scherf was sentenced to death for killing a corrections officer at the Washington State Reformatory, but he will face the same security measures as the other eight death row inmates at the state penitentiary at Walla Walla, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.
Patty Wagstaff is a Hollywood stunt pilot, three-time U.S. aerobatic champion, inductee to the National Aviation Hall of Fame and favorite on the air show circuit. One of her tricked-out planes is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
- Rogue crosswalk appears amid traffic concerns in Tacoma neighborhood
- Bruce Irvin suspended 4 games for violating NFL policy on performance enhancing substances
- Morning links: Thomas only No. 66 on the NFL Network’s top 100 players of 2013? Child, please!
- Applebee's restaurant planned for University Place
- Irvin handed suspension after failing drug test