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UW student Maria Blancas wins $100,000 Bullitt Environmental 2019-10-09 17:02:44UW doctoral student Maria Blancas is winner of $100,000 Bullitt Environmental Prize, for work on social and environmental impacts to farm workers in S

National surveys: Majority support for Trump impeachment inquiry 2019-10-09 15:07:12A trio of national surveys agree: There has been a sharp uptick in public support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's conduct in

Southwest Airlines grounds two Boeing 737 NG planes 2019-10-09 09:26:43Southwest Airlines confirmed Tuesday that two of their Boeing 737 NG planes have been grounded because of cracked critical equipment. Late last month

Battle over Bristol Bay mine: Native, fisheries groups 2019-10-08 20:15:22Alaska native and fisheries groups are suing the Trump Administration, which has eased the path for a giant open pit copper and gold mine that would b

Pelosi pushes drug price reform, pushes aside impeachment 2019-10-08 14:06:56House Speaker Nancy Pelosi changes the subject. Immersed in the Trump Ukraine scandal, and the House impeachment inquiry, Pelosi comes to "this" Was

1 dead, 1 injured after head-on collision involving 2019-10-08 13:50:23One person was killed Tuesday and another was transported to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition after a collision in Seattle's Sodo dist

Mom feeding baby narrowly escapes tree crashing through 2019-10-08 09:35:43A mother with a newborn had to scramble for safety as a tree crashed through their home on Monday. The woman said she had just sat down to feed her ba

Seattle City Council hears out arm-waving Eyman, votes 2019-10-07 19:07:05The Seattle City Council hears out Tim Eyman, then votes to oppose his Initiative 976.

Former Planned Parenthood boss, Murray acclaim power of 2019-10-07 17:50:07When America arrives at a time when "half of Congress can get pregnant," gone will be efforts to restrict or eliminate women's reproductive rights,

Connelly: O Canada -- Will voters toss out 2019-10-06 14:56:39Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is Canada's leader in shirtsleeves, who charmed a country (and impressed Americans) in 2015, winning the office once he

For tourists or commuters? Seattle Monorail to begin 2019-10-06 08:55:47Starting Monday, the Seattle Monorail will officially be integrated into the ORCA Card system, making it more accessible than ever to Seattle commuter

Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst to retire from State 2019-10-04 16:30:14Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst will retire in January from Washington State Supreme Court. Gov. Jay Inslee will name her successor.

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Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos live there. So 2019-10-13 09:00:23Medina's budget woes mirror other cities across the state that are grappling with a limit on how much a city can ask of its taxpayers, but it's uniq

Larry Gossett faces toughest election yet against Girmay 2019-10-13 09:00:02Both men are graduates of Franklin High School. Both led their college's Black Student Union. Both led nonprofits. Both hold progressive views, pushi

To save rural hospitals, Georgia requires classes for 2019-10-13 08:07:28ATLANTA (AP) — Like many other rural hospitals across the country, Taylor Regional in the small town of Hawkinsville, Georgia, had gone through

How Seattle’s Lincoln High School came back to 2019-10-13 08:00:39But in more ways than not, the Lincoln that opened its doors last month is actually a new school, expanded to the size of roughly five Costco warehous

2 teens credited for saving counselor’s life 2019-10-13 03:30:56NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — When Tammy Tawney’s heart went into cardiac arrest, two boys she was counseling stepped up and helped save her life. T

California governor signs measure banning ‘lunch shaming’ 2019-10-12 22:30:16SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor has signed into law a bill that guarantees all students a state-funded meal of their choic

Oregon and Southwest Washington grocery workers ratify contract 2019-10-12 21:19:00The three-year contract, agreed to Friday night, guarantees employees a minimum 20-hour workweek, provides wage increases for all workers and "aims t

Burke Museum shows off its grand new space 2019-10-12 21:04:36Opening events continue Sunday and Monday, but get a sneak peek right here for how a triceratops, an ostrich, a whale skeleton and more go on dramatic

Idaho County officials trying to identify skeletal remains 2019-10-12 17:18:49GRANGEVILLE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in north-central Idaho are trying to find the identity of skeletal remains found by beachcombers along the

Woman, dog dead after Boise house fire 2019-10-12 17:08:34BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 64-year-old woman’s death in a small Boise house fire is under investigation. The Ada County Coroner

Fire badly damages Pierce County food bank 2019-10-12 16:08:33A Spanaway food bank that serves roughly 1,100 people in Pierce Count was damaged in a fire Friday, and officials don’t yet know how much food,

Jury awards $50,000 to Oregon commuter arrested in 2019-10-12 15:56:08PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury has awarded an Oregon man more than $50,000 after he was shoved, pepper-sprayed and arrested by county deputies dea

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U.S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49BEIRUT – Syrian government troops began moving toward towns near the Turkish border Sunday night under a deal struck with Syrian Kurds after a c

100 years ago in Spokane: Local families awaited New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49The war in Europe had been over for almost a year, but the uncertainty continued for some some local parents.Five Washington men, including two from S

Real estate site ranks Spokane first for freelancers New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49The real estate website Neighborhoods.com ranked Spokane as the top city for freelancers. Kelly Naumann, StartUp Spokane community manager, said ranki

Holocaust survivor who is Anne Frank’s stepsister to New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49When Eva Schloss was 16, she left Auschwitz-Birkenau and found out that her father and brother had died in the Nazi concentration camp.Last year, Schl

MacFarlane emphasizes security, Slagle diversity in race for New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49Teaching came naturally to Spokane Public Schools board candidate Kelli MacFarlane, but some of the greatest rewards came after the lessons were over.

Spin Control: Time to rethink rides on World New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49This is painful for an avid plane nerd to say, but the FAA should stop World War II airplanes from giving rides to passengers.The crash of the Colling

Spokane police change dispatch policy for dangerous animals New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49Dialing 911 should have been the right call, Bonnie Rae said, when she reported that her small dog Downey had just been killed by a loose pit bull in

Stuckart vows to stick to facts, principles that New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49Just before 7:45 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2015, Ben Stuckart gaveled his reputation to life.It was the first City Council meeting of the year and the chambers,

Woodward aims to use trust amassed over broadcast New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49An early hint at Nadine Woodward’s mayoral candidacy was refracted through a glass of champagne.In a tweet while aboard a flight to Hawaii, Wood

The Dirt: Former Vien Dong restaurant home sold, New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49A historic building on East Sprague Avenue that long housed the Vien Dong Vietnamese restaurant has been sold and will be renovated, according to city

Front & Center: Forest consultant planted with now New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49COLVILLE, Wash. – Most people are familiar with old-growth forests.Among certified consulting foresters, Maurice Williamson might be considered

BBB Tip of the Week: Cryptocurrency red flags New! 2019-10-13 21:10:49Watching the reel lines on the slot machine go round and round, listening to the jangling bells, you wait and hope to hear the cha-ching of coins. Yay

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What’s Happening for Oct. 12 2019-10-12 10:06:00Saturday South Sound YMCA Zumba with all men instructors: Anyone can join in the fun with the all-male exercise crew from 2-4 p.m. at the Briggs YMCA,

Lacey charges more than $2,000 for a land 2019-10-12 10:00:00Lacey residents John and Margaret Green moved to the area in December, settling in at the popular retirement destination known as Jubilee. The communi

Deaths for Oct. 12 2019-10-12 03:00:00Angel, Jon Robert, 63, Olympia, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia. Forest Funeral Home, Olympia, 360-943-6363. M

Colors of fall brighten the South Sound 2019-10-11 19:47:44Take a tour of the colorful changing leaves around Thurston County. … Click to Continue »

These I-5 ramps in Lacey will close next 2019-10-11 14:32:58Early-morning and nighttime commuters take note: I-5 ramps from Marvin Road to the freeway will close during overnight hours next week, according to t

Driver who was pulled over takes off, dies 2019-10-11 13:20:58A 19-year-old Aberdeen woman died after crashing while fleeing Washington State Patrol near Elma late Thursday, according to State Patrol. According t

Miso to (finally!) open a westside Olympia location 2019-10-11 11:14:21Owners Ryan and Leena Rommann plan to open their third Thurston County location at Capital Mall in early November. … Click to Continue »

They opened in Lacey, they opened in Hawks 2019-10-11 10:00:00Four years ago, restaurant owners Ryan and Leena Rommann opened MiSo Asian Bistro in Lacey, which later evolved into simply, MiSo, with the following

What’s Happening for Oct. 11 2019-10-11 09:25:00Saturday South Sound YMCA Zumba with all men instructors: Anyone can join in the fun with the all-male exercise crew from 2-4 p.m. at the Briggs YMCA,

Major League Baseball wants cut of the action 2019-10-11 09:10:00If Washington state approves a massive expansion of legal sports gambling, Major League Baseball wants a slice of the money so it can “protect t

Democrats want to focus on health care in 2019-10-11 05:00:00Soren Norris wasn’t talking about impeachment, Ukraine, or even President Donald Trump himself when he finally sensed an opportunity to win over

Deaths for Oct. 11 2019-10-11 03:00:00Freeman, Janet Rae, 87, Lacey, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at The Cottages of Lacey. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491-2222. Higbee

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