Regional News HEADLINES
Authorities say a corrections officer at the state prison in Monroe, Wash., was treated at a hospital after an inmate punched him in the face during a religious service.
The Grant County Health District says some Moses Lake, Wash., children are getting precautionary rabies shots after they were found playing with several dead bats.
Opponents of a 7,305-yard golf course at Washington State University contend the school is mining a declining aquifer that provides water to the region for an amenity. University officials contend their use of the water is lawful.
College students in Washington state say they need Congress to give them affordable student loans at a rate they can depend on, instead of a yearly debate on rising interest rates.
Washington college students say they need Congress to give them affordable student loans at a rate they can depend on, instead of a yearly debate on rising interest rates.
A woman accused of neglecting two young daughters in a car on the Tulalip Indian Reservation had a not guilty plea entered for her Thursday if federal court in Seattle.
The Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle announces the birth of a red-crown crane chick.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn announced Thursday the city is hiring two new park rangers to patrol Cal Anderson Park and Occidental Square.
Gov. Jay Inslee and most statewide elected officials and lawmakers won't get a pay raise this year, but judges will see a salary hike under the salary schedule adopted by the Washington Citizen's Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.
A Seattle City Council committee has approved zoning for large indoor marijuana farms in some industrial areas of the city.
News Census figures show Seattle had the 14th largest population jump among all U.S. cities between 2011 and 2012.
The only nuclear power plant in the Northwest is shut down for a refueling that takes place every two years.
A 19-year-old gang member with a previous conviction for a drive-by shooting was arrested Wednesday in Wapato and accused of shooting at four members of a family in Yakima.
A man who held the position of quartermaster with the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Sultan is accused of taking more than $90,000 from its bank accounts.
A suburban Portland police officer already accused of food stamp fraud has been arrested by SWAT officers at his Vancouver, Wash., home in connection with the sexual assault of a 5-year-old child.
The King County sheriff's office says a deputy injured in an off-duty motorcycle crash on Monday night has died.
A pizza restaurant in Spokane, Wash., is offering 200 free pies for help in tracking down a robber who hit a store on Wednesday evening.
A woman who was wounded in a shootout Wednesday night at a Renton park has died.
The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:
The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:
The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:
The Washington Corrections Department says the father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell won't be released from prison Thursday. He's been serving time for recording images of two neighbor girls in their bathroom.
The state Transportation Commission approved an increase in Highway 520 floating bridge tolls at Wednesday's meeting in Port Townsend.
Police say a robber fired a shot during a bank hold-up Wednesday in south Seattle.
In a story May 14 about insurance premiums, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, reported erroneously the premiums for an insurance plan. The $162 rate is for people under the age of 21, not for 21 year olds.
A freak snowstorm in May gave students a surprise day off Wednesday in the Columbia River Gorge town of Bickleton.
A leaking acetylene tank is blamed for a blast early Wednesday that tore apart a car parked on a street in Vancouver, British Columbia.
A man was arrested at the Centralia Police Station after showing up in handcuffs.
Pierce County prosecutors have re-filed kidnapping charges against a 36-year-old Tacoma man who was found incompetent to stand trial last October.
College coaches are the top-paid state employees in Washington, according to a list recently released by the state Office of Financial Management.
Officials from Washington expressed disappointment Wednesday that Fairchild Air Force Base was not chosen as the first home of the Air Force's new aerial refueling tankers.
The Snohomish County Council is expected to vote Wednesday on a $650,000 contract with an engineering firm to design an airline terminal at Paine Field.
Washington State University regents meeting Thursday in Pullman are expected to propose limiting a tuition increase to 2 percent for the coming school year.
Lighting and security are being improved at a cruise ship dock at Port Townsend where vandals cut mooring lines last week.
Overcrowding is forcing the Kitsap County Jail in Port Orchard to release some inmates.
Legislation signed Tuesday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee adds $10 to the cost of a personalized Washington license plate with the money going to help compensate livestock owners for wolf kills.
The Yakima City Council voted Tuesday night to consider an ordinance that would give every police patrol officer a take-home cruiser they would use while off duty.
The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:
The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:
The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:
The woman who limped into a downtown Seattle coffee shop said she'd been shot in the leg - a statement that brought police cars and fire trucks rushing to the scene.
Washington became the fifth state this year to sign into law protections of social media passwords at the workplace and job interviews.
The Lincoln County sheriff says a man is dead and a woman has been taken to a hospital after a boating accident on Sprague Lake about 35 miles west of Spokane.
The Air Force could announce as early as Wednesday where it plans to base the next generation of air refueling tankers.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed into law a measure giving legislative approval to a state program that has already issued hundreds of fake driver's licenses and license plates to law enforcement and government agencies.
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