BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Humane Society is opening a new $2.6 million shelter to provide more room and services for animals.
A black bear died of serious head injuries after colliding with a Honda Civic on Interstate 205 Wednesday afternoon.
Dunkin' Donuts is poised to beat McDonald's and Starbucks in introducing the fast-food industry's first gluten-free pastries.
Snohomish County model would work best, officials say
Two Clark County officials behind a "Team ClarkForward" movement revealed their plan today, suggesting a reorganized county government based closely on Snohomish County.
PURDY — A gray whale has been spotted in Burley Lagoon in the south Puget Sound.
Southbound Interstate 5 is closed at the Rose Quarter exit after a counterweight fell off of a truck.
RICHLAND — Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says he intends to have a new plan by the end of the summer for resolving technical problems with a waste treatment plant under construction at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site.
LOS ANGELES — Slim Whitman, a country pop singer whose forlorn wail influenced a generation of vocalists in the early 1950s, has died at age 90.
Caroline Heldman will replace Byron Pitts
Byron Pitts, ABC News anchor and chief national correspondent, cancelled his keynote address at Clark College Commencement. Pitts has been called to an emergency assignment and is unable to attend the Thursday ceremony.
OLYMPIA — Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent last month and the state added an estimated 4,100 jobs, officials with the Employment Security Department said Wednesday.
LUCKNOW, India — India's prime minister said Wednesday that the death toll from flooding this week in the northern state of Uttrakhand had surpassed 100 and could rise substantially.
It offers more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy, job market
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will maintain the pace of its bond-buying program to keep long-term interest rates at record lows. But it offered a more optimistic outlook for the U.S. economy and job market.
SEATTLE — Passengers from a United Airlines Denver-to-Tokyo flight that diverted to Seattle on Tuesday when the Boeing 787 had an oil filter issue are on their way again.
PORT HURON, Mich. — An Oregon woman accused of dumping the body of her 89-year-old mother behind a Michigan thrift store has been charged with murder.
CAIRO — Egypt's top Muslim cleric declared Wednesday that peaceful protests against the president are permitted, dismissing declarations by Islamist hard-liners that those behind protests planned for June 30 are heretics.