Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest

U.S. 05/25/19, 09:47

Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.White nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where ...

Forecast calls for busy wildfire season along West Coast

U.S. 05/01/19, 14:29

Most of the country can expect a normal wildfire season but residents along the West Coast of the United States should be ready for another busy season, the National Interagency Fire Center said Wednesday.California experienced its deadliest and largest wildfires ...

GOP to review lawmaker’s comments on surveillance of foes

Politics 04/26/19, 16:35

Republicans in the Washington state House of Representatives will conduct a review of the actions of a controversial state representative who reportedly suggested spying on political enemies. Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, has been dogged this week by the release of ...

Democrats criticize GOP state rep for chats about spying

U.S. 04/22/19, 15:24

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and other state Democrats are criticizing a conservative state representative for appearing to support spying on political opponents.The Guardian newspaper reported Saturday it had obtained the contents of chats involving Republican Rep. Matt Shea, of Spokane ...

Washington wolf census finds more packs, breeding pairs

U.S. 04/04/19, 14:26

The number of gray wolves in Washington state kept growing last year and for the first time the state documented a pack living west of the Cascade Range, wildlife officials said Thursday.The state has a minimum of 126 wolves in ...

Road rage suspect who killed deputy was in US illegally

U.S. 03/21/19, 17:00

The road rage suspect who killed a sheriff's deputy, wounded a police officer and died in a central Washington state shootout this week was living in the United States illegally, the federal government said Thursday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said ...

Update: Man who killed deputy was in US illegally

U.S. 03/21/19, 16:42

The Latest on a sheriff's deputy killed in Washington state (all times local):2:45 p.m.The federal government says the man who killed a sheriff's deputy and wounded a police officer in a central Washington state shootout was in the United States ...

Washington state deputy shot and killed by road rage suspect

U.S. 03/20/19, 16:01

A sheriff's deputy was killed in central Washington state and a police officer was shot and wounded after they exchanged gunfire with a road rage driving suspect, authorities said Wednesday. The events unfolded Tuesday evening when the two officers tried to ...

Rejected! Brandon Clarke defending the rim for Gonzaga

Sports 02/22/19, 18:10

Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke saw Tennessee's Yves Pons driving toward the basket and both rose from the floor at the same time.Clarke's tomahawk block on Pons sent the ball cannonballing toward the floor, and the moment would be replayed on ...

Groups to sue US agency over loss of caribou herd

Enviroment 02/13/19, 15:45

Environmental groups said Wednesday they plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to prevent the recent loss of the last herd of mountain caribou in the Lower 48 states.The handful of remaining animals were relocated into ...

No. 4 Gonzaga enters tough stretch of league play

Basketball 01/31/19, 01:50

No team in NCAA men's basketball history has won more consecutive conference road games than No. 4 Gonzaga, and the Bulldogs will seek to extend that streak on Thursday night at BYU.The 98-39 win at Santa Clara last Thursday was ...

State of Washington opposes federal nuke waste proposal

U.S. 01/08/19, 21:49

The state of Washington said Tuesday it opposes a federal proposal to reclassify as less dangerous some radioactive waste on a site in the state that contains the nation's largest supply because it fears much of the waste will be ...

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