SEATTLE (AP) — The lead attorney for over 40 victims of a deadly crash in Seattle involving a duck boat said during opening statements of a civil lawsuit that the crash was not an unforeseeable accident.
The Seattle Times
SEATTLE (AP) _ Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $51.5 million.
The bank, based in Seattle, said it had earnings of 62 cents per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state transportation commissioners have approved toll amounts for the Highway 99 tunnel in Seattle.
KOMO-TV reports the tolls approved Tuesday by the state ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a Puyallup tribal police officer fatally shot a 45-year-old man outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers has revived an environmental review of a controversial coal-export project in Washington a year after state environmental regulators denied the project a key permit.
Washington Ecology Director Maia Bellon expressed concerns about the Corps’ ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Democratic contenders in Washington’s most competitive midterm congressional races have bested their Republican rivals in campaign fundraising over the past few months.
The Seattle Times reports Democratic candidates, Kim Schrier, Lisa Brown and Carolyn Lon, each nearly ...
Big money pours into Washington’s anti-soda tax measure
SEATTLE (AP) — A campaign funded almost entirely by the soda industry has raised $20.21 million to pass a measure that would prohibit local governments from imposing new taxes on soda or grocery items.
The money raised so far by the Yes to Affordable Groceries campaign, sponsored by the ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Eight Washington state agencies will begin buying some of its electricity from wind or solar projects built in Washington state in the next several years.
Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that the move will reduce greenhouse gas emissions while saving the state money over ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have together donated $1 million to a November ballot measure in Washington state that would charge a fee on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
Gates, who co-founded Microsoft, wrote in a blog post last week that he would contribute to ...
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service and Snohomish County have installed a new pay phone in a scenic area of Washington state where cellphone service is unreliable.
The Daily Herald
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has agreed to pay a $28 million settlement to woman who was left quadriplegic in wreck on Interstate 5 in DuPont.
The News Tribune reports 20-year-old Skylar Seward filed a ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The latest campaign finance report in the race for eastern Washington’s U.S. House seat showed that Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Lisa Brown have raised about $9.7 million between them.
Up to Sept. 30, McMorris Rodgers had ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Robertson is stepping away from the microphone.
Robertson issued a statement through Washington State on Monday announcing his retirement, effective immediately. He served as the lead broadcaster for Washington State football from ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 46-year-old Washington state man is accused of fatally stabbing another Washington man in Alaska.
John Stapleton of Kent, Washington, is charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 61-year-old John Fergerson Sr. of Bremerton, ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Petersen quietly delivered a message during his weekly media briefing that not everything is going wrong for Washington even as he prepared to field questions about what happened in the Huskies’ loss to rival Oregon.
The coach wore a black T-shirt Monday with
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia in the name of national security and despite opposition from coastal states.
The proposal was ...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration considering the use of military bases or other federal facilities to export fossil fuels (all times local):
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says the Trump administration’s idea to use military bases or other ...
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed after the pickup truck he was driving lost control on Interstate 5 in Vancouver, Washington, hit a barrier and then continued to roll over.
Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn said the crash was reported at 9:50 p.m. ...
Suncadia Lodge resort hotel evacuated as fire breaks out
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — An early morning fire has forced the evacuation of the Suncadia Lodge resort hotel in Washington state.
Multiple fire agencies joined the fight after fire was reported around 2:15 a.m. Monday near Cle Elum, Washington.
NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — The weather on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington is removing any doubt about the change of seasons.
The Mount Washington Observatory tweeted over the weekend the region’s tallest peak recorded its first measurable snow.
It was only an inch of snow, but it was ...
Alabama leads two of the four major offensive categories, Darrell Henderson of Memphis has overtaken Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor in rushing and Washington State’s Gardner Minshew is the only quarterback averaging more than 400 yards pass per game as the college football season enters its second ...
COLFAX, Wash. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting a Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, man in Colfax, Washington, has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Weather forecasters say strong winds are expected to blow volcanic ash that’s on Mount St. Helens to nearby Washington state communities and that the blowing ash could affect aviation.
Meteorologist Will Ahue of the National Weather Service office in Portland said ...
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SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-based land conservancy has purchased 0.3 square miles (0.8 square kilometers) of land from a timber company to preserve the popular Lake Serene Trail.
The Seattle Times
STEILACOOM, Wash. (AP) — A man was killed after being struck by a train in Steilacoom, Washington.
The News Tribune reports the man was walking along the tracks south of Chambers Creek at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday ...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Mario Cristobal knew he could talk about all the ways he wanted to remodel Oregon and get the Ducks back into being an elite program.
At some point there needed to be validation. There needed to be the tangible proof what Oregon’s first-year coach was trying to sell was ...
Classes at Spanaway school canceled after weekend fire
SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) — Classes are canceled Monday for students at Bethel Acceleration Academy in Spanaway, Washington after a fire broke out Saturday night.
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Two people were injured after a drunk driver hit them while they were pushing their car on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Marysville, Washington.
SEATTLE (AP) — A member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe was sentenced to five years in prison for domestic assault by a habitual offender.
U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says Matthew Tyler Charles of Port Angeles pleaded guilty in March. He was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Seattle on ...
Owner of sports memorabilia shop sentenced on tax charges
SEATTLE (AP) — The owner of two Washington state sports memorabilia and card gaming shops was sentenced to 30 days in prison and 10 months of home detention for failing to pay taxes on more than 50 employees.
U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says Donald Knutsen must also pay about $235,000 in ...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Is anybody good? Contenders flail
Some Saturdays it just sort of feels as if no one knows anything about college football when all the teams we thought were good don’t play that way.
It was one of those days when you could be excused for thinking that everybody’s terrible — except
No. 17 Oregon outlasts No. 7 Washington 30-27 in OT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Mario Cristobal sprinted down the sideline beginning for a timeout. If Oregon was going to announce it was back among the elite of the Pac-12 Conference after a couple of down years, the coach wasn’t about to risk a pass when it was obvious for the Ducks to do just ...
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — One of the largest Monterey cypress trees in Washington is rotting on the inside and must be cut down.
The tree that’s 60 feet (18 meters) tall and 33 feet (10 meters) round is on property owned by John Eissinger and next to his Blue Gull Inn Bed and Breakfast ...
Utah couple arrested in Washington in death of toddler
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say a Utah couple who fled the state after the man was accused of killing the woman’s toddler was arrested at a home in Washington state.
The Seattle Times
More state patrol troopers file carbon monoxide claims
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two more Washington State Patrol troopers plan to sue the state over carbon monoxide poisoning, bringing the total number of troopers intending to sue to seven.
Huntley passes, runs, catches for TDs, Utah rolls Arizona
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tyler Huntley is flashing his familiar gap-toothed smile a lot more often these days.
“Man, that was pretty tight,” Huntley said with a wide grin after he threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and caught a 58-yard TD pass, leading Utah past Arizona 42-10 on Friday ...
Abraham Lincoln 20, Philadelphia George Washington 16
Academy Park 35, Chester 22
Aliquippa 55, South Park 7
Athens 24, Midd-West 19
Austintown Fitch, Ohio 47, Erie McDowell 22
Avon Grove 20, Bishop Shanahan 0
Avonworth 28, East Allegheny ...
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man who served nearly three years in federal prison for an $800,000 fraud — only to steal $12.7 million in a different scam after his release — has now been sentenced to a much longer term of 15 years.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle says that from ...
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has backed a plan to build a tribal village along the Columbia River in Washington state for families who were not compensated for the loss of their homes when dams were constructed.
The Yakima Herald-Republic
COLFAX, Wash. (AP) — State election officials are keeping an eye on the processing of voter registration forms in Whitman County, after Washington State University students recently turned in thousands of new applications.
The Washington Secretary of State’s office is working with the ...
Differing accounts in police officer DUI crash report
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — More details are coming to light in the case of a police office in Washington state who was arrested for driving under the influence.
Lakewood police Officer Eric Bell was arrested in September with a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit after crashing ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Natural gas use is back to normal in the Seattle region after Washington state went into conservation mode for its use of Canadian natural gas because of a pipeline explosion in British Columbia.
The blast Tuesday evening shut down the Enbridge natural gas pipeline about 600 ...
6th child in Puget Sound may have nervous system disorder
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State and local health officials on Thursday said they are investigating a possible sixth case of a rare nervous system disorder that causes sudden limb paralysis in children.
The condition is called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, which attacks the nervous system, ...
AP Top Stories October 12 A
Now that the college football season has reached its midway point, the title chases in each of the conferences are starting to come into focus.
This week should clear things up even more.
No. 2 Georgia visits No. 13 LSU in a ...
Washington state ends ‘racially biased’ death penalty
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday as arbitrary and racially biased, making it the 20th state to do away with capital punishment.
Execution was already extremely rare in Washington, with five prisoners put to death in ...
Washington is latest state to end death penalty
Here are some things to watch in Week 7 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:
GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 7 Washington at No. 17 Oregon. The Ducks (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) had an 11-game winning streak over the Huskies (5-1, 3-0) until the past two years. That’s when Washington outscored Oregon ...