DOJ: Immigration jail shouldn’t have to pay minimum wage

Detainees perform kitchen, laundry and janitorial tasks at the privately run center in Tacoma.

  • Aug 23, 2019

 

US wants Seattle suspect in Capital One hack to stay jailed

Prosecutors say she is a flight risk and has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people.

  • Aug 23, 2019

 

Inslee’s bid for third term derails plans for other Democrats

He tells supporters he wants to ensure Washington remains a “progressive beacon” for the nation.

 

Cocaine found in bananas in Western Washington Safeway stores

More than $1 million dollars’ worth of the drug was in boxes in Bellingham, Woodinville and Federal Way.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Floating homeless camp sinks in Duwamish Waterway

The floating camp was made up of three boats rafted together and tied up illegally to a piling.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Flying through Yakima increases chance of deportation

An ICE acting field director said many of the flyers were asylum-seekers from the southern border.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Everett woman accused of lying about slain Seattle prosecutor

Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Wales was gunned down in his Queen Anne home in 2001.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Boeing to hire hundreds of temporary employees at Moses Lake

Wanted: aircraft, airframe and engine mechanics, avionics technicians and aircraft electricians.

  • Aug 21, 2019

Burned firefighter fights law that won’t let him claim damages

Daniel Lyon seeks $100 million. It’s been four years since a fire in Twisp killed his crew mates.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Elizabeth Warren to hold town hall in Seattle

The Democratic presidential candidate will speak at WaMu theater on Occidental Avenue on Sunday.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Northwest earthquake-warning system gets funding boost

The USGS is on track to send public alerts of impending earthquake shaking within the next two years.

  • Aug 20, 2019

Last 4 wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

The four wolves were part of a pack that originally had seven members and attacked cows

  • Aug 19, 2019

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

Groups say NOAA Fisheries has failed to act on a petition it filed in 2016.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Spokane leaders call for resignation of state representative

Politicians and others reportedly were targeted for surveillance by Republican state Rep. Matt Shea.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Ritzville rallied to help farmer fighting cancer

He had stage four melanoma. 30-plus years of harvesting his own crops was about to end.

  • Aug 18, 2019

Pilgrims travel to Kodiak from afar to celebrate St. Herman

The 49th Annual St. Herman of Alaska Pilgrimage stops at the small wooden chapel where he lived and prayed.

Portland (and Trump) awaits right-wing rally, counter protests

Militias, white nationalists and neo-Nazis are expected to clash with anti-fascists during the rally.

  • Aug 17, 2019

Spokane woman breaks jaw in Lime scooter accident

Lime said it fixed a bug that “under rare circumstances could cause sudden excessive braking.”

  • Aug 17, 2019

Arrests precede major demonstrations in Portland, Oregon

Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson is urging his right-wing followers to “show up one hundred-fold” in response.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Seattle Children’s Hospital fixes cause of mold infections

14 operating rooms had closed after Aspergillus mold sickened patients and resulted in one death.

  • Aug 15, 2019