A man convicted of murder and kidnapping in a 2005 attack on a northern Idaho family was mentally competent when he waived the right to appeal his death sentence, a federal judge ruled Friday.
The National Weather Service says the current cold snap has brought the coldest temperatures in three years to Western Washington.
FERNDALE - Preparations for the Church Road improvement project are expected to start Monday, Dec. 9, as crews begin removing trees and moving utility poles.
Frigid air will mix with breezy conditions in the Mid-Columbia to send the mercury far below zero at night this weekend, weather forecasters said.
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation says it plans to match contributions up to $500,000 to help a nonprofit group conserve land on the Washington coast.
The American Civil Liberties Union has joined the legal battle to prevent county and state agencies across Washington from releasing sex offender information to a Mesa woman.
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
Curly the camel can sense that the busy Christmas season is about to start, according to his owner, Jeff Siebert.
A man who left a syringe plunged into a package of sausage at a Walmart store in Poulsbo (PAWLS'-boh) was sentenced to three months in the Kitsap County Jail.
The Seattle Center has scheduled a public memorial to honor the life of Nelson Mandela.
The high winter tides known as "king tides" are rising on Washington coastal waters this month and next.
Police say two men sitting in a parked car about 2 a.m. Friday were shot in Seattle's Pioneer Square.
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network director says small quakes recorded overnight under the Hood Canal near Seabeck are routine.
The Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge has been named after Washington State Patrol Trooper Sean O'Connell who died in a collision while detouring traffic.
It's too cold for a parade this weekend in Walla Walla.
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