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'The Brotherhood of the Rope': Dee Molenaar dies 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 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 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 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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Judge: Canadian tied to extremist group is ‘very New! 2020-01-22 12:17:15A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist who is linked to a violent white supremacist group will remain in custody after prosecutors said he discussed

Wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer says she has New! 2020-01-22 12:12:44THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Esther Vergeer, the retired Dutch wheelchair tennis star who had a winning streak of 470 matches during her record

Crime required for impeachment? Not so, say legal New! 2020-01-22 12:10:56WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s defense hinges largely on arguments made in the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson m

Judge: Actor awaiting road rage trial can’t go New! 2020-01-22 12:09:59MIAMI (AP) — A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that a Mexican actor won’t be able to return to his native country while he awaits trial on a

Russia beats US 4-0 in Youth Olympics ice New! 2020-01-22 12:09:29LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia beat the United States 4-0 in the ice hockey final at the Winter Youth Olympics on Wednesday, with top prosp

Seahawks mock draft roundup: Lots of defense projected New! 2020-01-22 12:00:14Seahawks are scheduled to have the 27th pick in the first round and most observers think Seattle will lean toward improving its defense.

Spain: Storm death toll up to 7, major New! 2020-01-22 11:59:31MADRID — Three more people have died as a result of a fierce storm that has battered Spain for the past three days, authorities said Wednesday,

Trump meets Iraqi counterpart, first since Soleimani strike New! 2020-01-22 11:58:02BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that sanctions on Iraq were still a possibility in a bilateral meeting with Iraq’s presi

Aerosmith drummer sues to rejoin band for Grammy New! 2020-01-22 11:57:43BOSTON (AP) — Aerosmith’s drummer, Joey Kramer, is suing his bandmates because they won’t let him play as the band is set to perform

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding New! 2020-01-22 11:53:03WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program that co

2 German men of murder for shooting dead New! 2020-01-22 11:50:34BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin court on Wednesday convicted two German men of murder in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Polish woman. German news ag

NJ OKs XFL bets, 6th state to allow New! 2020-01-22 11:49:28ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have authorized betting on XFL football games, becoming the sixth state to authorize w

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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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Rollover crash slows traffic on northbound I-5 near New! 2020-01-22 10:50:26Northbound I-5 near Grand Mound reopened to traffic about 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to WSDOT. A semi-truck that rolled over on northbound I-5 at the

Deaths for Jan. 22 New! 2020-01-22 08:45:00Brown, Joanna Pearl, 62, Lacey, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at home. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, 360-491-3000. Cheston, Barbara J., 81, Port Orcha

Poll says homelessness is state’s top issue. 3 New! 2020-01-22 08:45:00Three Republican state lawmakers who represent Pierce County released their plans on Tuesday to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness

Lacey City Council thanked commissioner for his service, New! 2020-01-22 08:45:00A Lacey planning commissioner was thanked for serving one term on the commission during last week’s City Council meeting. The only problem: Davi

Home burglaries are down, Oly police say, but New! 2020-01-22 08:30:00Olympia Police have noticed an uptick recently in home burglaries that involve entry through garage doors — not the mechanical doors for cars, b

Restaurant inspections for Jan. 22 New! 2020-01-22 08:00:00Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment, at the Thurston County

Sex offender registrations in Thurston County New! 2020-01-22 08:00:00The following convicted sex offenders have recently registered to live in Thurston County. They are not wanted by law enforcement at this time. All Le

What’s Happening calendar for Jan. 22 New! 2020-01-22 05:46:00Wednesday Springwood Parcel Volunteer Work Party: From 9:30 a.m. to noon, volunteers and staff will remove invasive plant species, including yellow ar

Thousands turn out in a steady rain for 2020-01-21 17:36:54Under a steady rain an estimated five thousand-plus pro-life supporters gathered on the steps of the Legislative Building in Olympia for&nbs

Thousands brave rain Tuesday to March for Life 2020-01-21 17:15:54Rain did not dampen anti-abortion activists’ spirits on Tuesday as more than 5,000 people braved a downpour at the state Capitol for the annual

Oakville schools closed Tuesday after kitchen pipe bursts 2020-01-21 16:22:26Oakville School District was closed Tuesday “due to kitchen issues,” a post on its Facebook page reads. A video the district posted shortl

Rep. John Ratcliffe, on Trump impeachment defense team: 2020-01-21 13:58:44R