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Sec. of State Kim Wyman endorses bill to 2021-01-22 13:38:36Kim Wyman has endorsed a bill to add an "unaffiliated" option to presidential primary ballots.

7 names to watch in Seattle's wide-open 2021 2021-01-22 12:02:04The playing field is wide open for the 2021 Seattle mayoral race. Here's who might run.

Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant calls for investigation of 2021-01-20 23:22:01The threatening messages were sent from an official City of Seattle email address.

'Sigh of relief': Local leaders strike hopeful tone 2021-01-20 17:54:59“Today, we can breathe a sigh of relief."

New documentary shows fight to preserve Seattle's historic 2021-01-20 17:06:00A new documentary featured local efforts to save the Blue Moon Tavern amid COVID-19.

Seattle Police Department: Three more officers, five total 2021-01-20 14:58:19The Seattle Police Office of Accountability reported three more officers were at the rally in Washington D.C. that led to an insurrection in the U.S.

Seattle to see colder temperatures, possible weekend snow: 2021-01-19 15:09:39A cold front this week is bringing the potential for weekend snow in Seattle.

Seattle to join nationwide COVID-19 memorial today, honor 2021-01-19 11:40:15Seattle will join a nationwide memorial remembering victims of the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday.

'Teetering on the brink of extinction': New report 2021-01-15 15:37:55Trends of habitat degradation and climate change remain threats to salmon recovery.

15 items every Seattleite should carry in their 2021-01-15 08:55:34Items to make your life traveling through the Emerald City a little easier.

King County reports record spike in fatal overdoses; 2021-01-14 16:08:18Health officials recorded an alarming spike in drug overdose deaths in the past two weeks.

Amtrak to begin testing trains on Point Defiance 2021-01-14 14:43:48It will be the first time Amtrak trains have run on the tracks since the deadly 2017 derailment.

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Far-right extremist convicted of murdering German politician New! 2021-01-28 05:34:34BERLIN (AP) — A far-right extremist in Germany was convicted Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a regional politician in

FIFA unveils education program to combat player abuse New! 2021-01-28 05:33:34FIFA is unveiling a program to educate its member associations worldwide about how to properly handle player harassment and abuse. The program, announ

Kitsch or artwork? Controversial monument unveiled in Serbia New! 2021-01-28 05:33:28BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Kitsch or an extraordinary piece of art? Depends on who you ask. Serbia’s president attended the unveiling on Wedn

New Biden health care orders begin to unspool New! 2021-01-28 05:30:57WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to take his first steps to reverse Trump administration health care policies. The White House said

Vaccine factory inspected amid EU dispute with AstraZeneca New! 2021-01-28 05:21:25BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian health authorities announced Thursday they have inspected a pharmaceutical factory in Belgium to find out whether expect

Polish ombudsman: Abortion ruling condemns women to torture New! 2021-01-28 04:57:38WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s top human rights official on Thursday denounced a top court ruling that amounts to a near total ban on abor

China: ‘New historical starting point’ with US military New! 2021-01-28 04:46:35BEIJING (AP) — Putting frictions aside for now, China says relations between the Chinese and U.S. militaries are at a “new historical star

2 men caned 77 times for having sex New! 2021-01-28 04:42:12BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Two men in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province were publicly caned each 77 times Thursday after neighbors

“Take every shift as it comes”: No respite New! 2021-01-28 04:40:20LONDON (AP) — When the U.K. surpassed 100,000 coronavirus dead this week, it was much more than just a number to Justin Fleming. Lying in a hosp

Biathlon report outlines corruption, Russian cover-ups New! 2021-01-28 04:36:13SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — A report commissioned by the International Biathlon Union stated Thursday there is evidence of “systematic corrup

French police face sanction for Macarena party amid New! 2021-01-28 04:18:59PARIS (AP) — At least two dozen French police officials are facing internal punishment for holding a party inside a police station where they we

Russia detains Navalny’s allies, warns social networks New! 2021-01-28 03:55:39MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities on Thursday detained several allies of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and issued warnings to social media gi

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GOP to stay neutral should Trump run again New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>NEW YORK – The head of the Republican National Committee on Wednesday declined to encourage former President Donald Trump to r

States lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>LANSING, Mich. – States are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved i

Triumph Composite Systems closing Airway Heights factory in New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>Triumph Composite Systems plans to close its airplane parts factory in Airway Heights during the summer of 2022 amid financial turmo

Legislative ethics complaint against former Rep. Matt Shea New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>OLYMPIA – A 2019 complaint against then-Rep. Matt Shea – which questioned the former lawmaker’s writings on the &l

Biden: &#39;We can&#39;t wait any longer&#39; to address New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>WASHINGTON – In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst of climate change, President Joe Biden signed <a href

Democrat floats Trump censure as conviction grows unlikely New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday that he’s discussing with colleagues whether a censure resolution

Bernie Sanders&#39; mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential <a href="https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-i

Snowy footprints lead deputies to suspects after north New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>After two men broke into a North Side gas station early Tuesday morning, Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies said they followed

Renewed US-Russia nuke pact won&#39;t fix emerging arms New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>WASHINGTON – The Biden administration was quick to breathe new life into the last remaining treaty limiting U.S. and Russian n

100 years ago in Spokane: Cocaine, morphine and New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>Police seized $2,000 worth of cocaine and morphine, along with some “high-grade whisky,” during an early-morning raid at

All booked up: First appointments for COVID-19 vaccines New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>If you didn’t get an appointment at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you are not alone.&

Nonprofits get $1.3 million donation to address mental New! 2021-01-27 23:51:35<p><p>A group of nonprofits received $1.3 million this week to meet the urgent mental and behavioral health needs in rural Idaho. </p&

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Are Biden ties with Senate Republicans enough to New! 2021-01-27 12:46:32President Joe Biden is counting on his personal relationships with veteran Republican senators to help his first major proposal — a massive coro

Coronavirus updates: State passes 303k cases New! 2021-01-27 12:44:41Updated at 9:30 a.m. The Washington state Department of Health reported 1,352 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths Tuesday. Pierce County reported 224

Biden set to sign executive actions tackling climate New! 2021-01-27 12:22:48President Joe Biden will take executive actions Wednesday to address the climate crisis. Since taking office a week ago, Biden has signed dozens of ex

What’s next for Trump’s trial? What we know New! 2021-01-27 11:42:29All but five Republican voted for an effort on Tuesday that would’ve dismissed former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial as

Alumni donate $2 million to The Evergreen State 2021-01-27 08:45:00Three graduates of The Evergreen State College have donated a pair of $1 million gifts to their Olympia alma mater, one of which will be used to fund

Washington Corrections Secretary Stephen Sinclair announces his retirement 2021-01-27 08:45:00After serving in the U.S. Army and spending another 30 years with the Washington state Department of Corrections, Corrections Secretary Stephen Sincla

Timberland set to open library branch at Capital 2021-01-27 08:45:00Timberland Regional Library is set to open a new branch at Capital Mall on April 1, the executive director told a Lacey City Council committee on Tues

Deaths for Jan. 27 2021-01-27 08:45:00Bennett, Elaine Beatrice, 80, Lacey, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, 360-491-30

Here are the latest COVID-19 case numbers confirmed 2021-01-26 21:03:21The Washington state Department of Health reported 1,352 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths Tuesday. Pierce County reported 224 cases Tuesday and fou

Olympia mayor, Whatcom prosecutor among supporters of open-carry 2021-01-26 20:11:34Is openly carrying a weapon at a public demonstration a constitutional right or an innately intimidating act? That tension was at the crux of public t

Thurston County reports 32 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, 2021-01-26 19:37:36Thurston County added 32 COVID-19 cases Tuesday as the public health department reported more cases at the county jail. The added cases brings the cou

Washington’s COVID-19 vaccine allocation to increase, Gov. Inslee 2021-01-26 18:58:24Washington state’s COVID-19 vaccine allocation is getting a boost, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. President Joe Biden’s administration has