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'The Brotherhood of the Rope': Dee Molenaar dies New! 2020-01-21 17:24:19Dee Molenaar survived a famous fall on K2, and lived to be 101.  He knew and drew mountains, a climber and artist and writer.  Molenaar pass

Murray, Cantwell: Senate trial should see evidence, hear New! 2020-01-21 15:47:36The Senate must see evidence, hear witnesses, and not conduct the trial of President Trump in the "dead of night," argue Sens. Patty Murray and Mari

Power poles, traffic lights take a tumble along New! 2020-01-21 14:09:32SEATTLE -- Workers are trying to clean up a big mess in Downtown Seattle after a pair of power poles came crashing down along Dexter Avenue, pulling w

Seattle ferry significantly delayed due to popcorn machine New! 2020-01-21 14:03:02The Washington State Ferries' morning spiraled a bit out of control Tuesday as the 7:55 a.m. sailing from Seattle left Colman Dock more than 30 minut

Seattle area residents pause to honor Martin Luther 2020-01-21 10:13:17Puget Sound residents paid tribute Monday to late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as the country paused to reflect on his dream and his leg

AG Ferguson goes after 'ghost guns'; gun laws 2020-01-20 18:58:29Gun issues to the fore: Attorney General Bob Ferguson leads a 21-state alliance seeking to block publication on 3-D "ghost guns."  A Senate hea

Egil Krogh: Seattle lawyer, leader of Nixon 'plumbers' 2020-01-20 18:10:13Egil "Bud" Krogh dead at 80.  He was Seattle lawyer who became Nixon White House aide, staffed famous meeting between President Nixon and Elvis

New WSU coach buys round for Coug fans 2020-01-20 09:45:11New Washington State University head football coach Nick Rolovich was in Seattle this weekend looking for new players, but he netted quite a few fans

'The Blob' blamed for largest Pacific NW seabird 2020-01-20 09:30:05Though murres look like skinny penguins, these resilient birds can dive more than two football fields below the ocean’s surface in search of pre

Connelly: The time is now for Sanders to 2020-01-19 14:55:14A bad memory from 2016 has flashed to mind in the 2020 campaign.  The "Bernie Bros" have resurfaced.  They are the renegade left,  st

8,000 Swedish caregivers announce intent to strike on 2020-01-17 18:08:07SEATTLE - Eight thousand unionized nurses and other caregivers at Swedish Medical Center announced they will strike in 10 days if management there doe

The Northwest's mountain snowpack is back, bolstered this 2020-01-17 17:30:39The Pacific Northwest snowpack is back. Snows of January have restored the winter pack on which our hydro power, irrigation, salmon runs and river raf

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Jacksons pave the way in Toledo’s 83-74 win New! 2020-01-21 21:06:30ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson scored 29 points and Willie Jackson snared 14 rebounds to lead Toledo to an 83-74 win over Ohio on Tuesday.

New Baylor coach Aranda hires one of his New! 2020-01-21 20:51:08WACO, Texas (AP) — New Baylor coach Dave Aranda has hired one of his former bosses as the new defensive coordinator of the Bears. Ron Roberts sp

Porzingis rejoins Mavs after missing 10 games with New! 2020-01-21 20:45:35DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis was back in the lineup for Dallas against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night after missing 10 games with

Cold-stunned iguanas expected to fall from Florida trees New! 2020-01-21 20:42:10MIAMI (AP) — The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in Sout

Evansville coach McCarty fired amid misconduct allegations New! 2020-01-21 20:17:02EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Walter McCarty has been fired as Evansville’s coach after an investigation revealed additional allegations of off-

Oregon coast tornado causes minor damage New! 2020-01-21 20:01:06MANZANITA, Ore. (AP) — A tornado caused some minor damage to homes in Manzanita, Oregon, on Tuesday morning. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports th

Ex-Mississippi State football player found dead in Alabama New! 2020-01-21 20:00:38BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama home Tuesday is being investi

Dispute over rules erupts on impeachment’s first full New! 2020-01-21 19:48:59WASHINGTON (AP) — A rancorous dispute over rules marked the first full day of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Highlights of Tu

Sleeping Giant Ski Area to suspend winter operations New! 2020-01-21 19:29:38CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Sleeping Giant Ski Area in northwest Wyoming is suspending winter operations after this season because of financial problems.

Officer suspended for shooting video of ex-NBA player New! 2020-01-21 19:28:42OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer has been suspended for shooting a video that shows former NBA player Delonte West as he was bein

Free agent OF Ozuna, Braves reach $18 million, New! 2020-01-21 19:24:28ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves found their new cleanup hitter when then reached an agreement with free agent outfielder Marcell Ozuna on an $

Startup that says it will fix your smile New! 2020-01-21 19:23:40SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth aligners online, has worked to limit information about customer dissatisfaction.

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Washington state novel coronavirus case first in U.S., New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52The first U.S. case of the 2019 novel coronavirus, which has killed six people in China, was confirmed in Snohomish County on Tuesday. Gov. Jay Inslee

Contract dispute between DISH Network, Apollo Global Management New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52DISH Network customers in Spokane lost access to KAYU-TV Fox 28 over the weekend after the satellite provider and station owner Apollo Global Manageme

Coeur d’Alene businesses step up to assist those New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52The Coeur d’Alene business community is scrambling to assist six downtown businesses that were displaced by a fire early Monday, offering shares

$53M in funding for newly named City Line New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52The oversize check displayed on the stage said it all: $53,425,000 made out to the Spokane Transit Authority from the U.S. Department of Transportatio

California man sentenced to death for killing family New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52LOS ANGELES – A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found

Oscar presenters to include Colman, Malek, King and New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52LOS ANGELES – The winners of last year’s acting Academy Awards will return to the Oscar stage next month to present the coveted statuette

Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52PHOENIX – A Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children, who were found dead inside the family’s home, aut

At 90, Native Alaska woman will be 1st New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska – Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mu

Warmer weather in Spokane will melt valley snow New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52With a warm week ahead, snow is expected to melt in Spokane. “We’re going to take a break from winter for a week or two here,” said

Sen. Patty Murray: GOP plan for impeachment trial New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52Sen. Patty Murray on Tuesday joined other senior members of the Democratic Senate condemning the GOP road map for President Donald Trump’s impea

PacWest: Plans for proposed Newport smelter on hold New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52After months of limited communication between PacWest Silicon and Pend Oreille County officials about a proposed silicon smelter near Newport, the com

2020 hopefuls stuck in Washington deploy surrogates for New! 2020-01-21 21:42:52DES MOINES, Iowa – Steve Sovern had low expectations for a recent event he hosted to support Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. Io

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Driver, not paying attention, crashes into street sign 2020-01-20 12:18:01A woman was injured Sunday after she crashed her car near Oakville in Grays Harbor County, according to the Washington State Patrol. About 7:40 p.m.,

Deaths for Jan. 20 2020-01-20 08:45:00Farmer, Gary, 73, Auburn, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at an adult family home in Auburn. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065.

Amid music and dancing, community gathers to remember 2020-01-20 08:45:00There was dancing, there was music and then friends and family filed into the Capitol Theater Sunday afternoon to remember the life of downtown busine

Longtime Olympia business owner Anne Buck remembered with 2020-01-20 08:45:00Adding a touch of New Orleans spice to the day the Artesian Rumble Arkestra parades past Buck's Fifth Ave. spice shop in honor of founder, Anne Buck,

What’s Happening calendar for Jan. 20 2020-01-20 08:10:00Monday SPSCC MLK Day Lecture by Rich Benjamin: South Puget Sound Community College continues its Artist & Lecture Series with the first event of 2

Lacey’s midtown district begins to take shape 2020-01-19 10:00:00Interviewed at Lacey's Huntamer Park, Mayor Andy Ryder outlines the new midtown project slated for that area. … Click to Continue »

If you’re shopping at Fred Meyer in Lacey, 2020-01-19 09:00:00Seattle has its SoDo. Olympia has a downtown. Now Lacey is about to start calling one of its business districts “midtown.” Where’s m

Get ready, readers. Digital-only Saturdays kick off Jan. 2020-01-19 08:45:00It’s not a secret — news organizations have been in financial trouble since the advent of the internet, when Craigslist first offered free

What’s Happening calendar for Jan. 19 2020-01-19 08:05:00Sunday 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk: South Sound Buddhist Peace Fellowship and the Open Gate Sangha invite everyone to participate in

Inslee moves to permanently ban flavored vaping products 2020-01-18 19:38:06Gov. Jay Inslee proposed legislation this week that would permanently ban flavored vaping products, with less than a month until the state’s tem

Snow in the Cascades makes a comeback, but 2020-01-18 18:35:46Winter has stormed back to Washington’s mountains after a slow and relatively dry start to the season. But the deluge of snow has shut down easy

Former state Supreme Court Justice Rosselle Pekelis, ‘a 2020-01-18 18:30:10Former Washington Supreme Court Justice Rosselle Pekelis, whose ascent through the state’s courts in the 1980s and ‘90s inspired countless