Local officials share reaction to Skagit Valley bridge collapse
LONDON — Britain scrambled fighter jets Friday to intercept a commercial airliner carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan, diverting it to an isolated runway at an airport on the outskirts of London and arresting two British passengers on suspicion of endangering the aircraft.A British security official said the situation involving the Pakistan International Airlines flight did not appear terror-related, though police were still investigating, but the incident further rattled the U.K. just days after a soldier was killed on a London street in a suspected terror attack.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 north of Castle Rock sent one person to an area hospital with critical injuries, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.
PULLMAN (AP) — The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to limit a fall tuition increase to 2 percent, no matter what the Legislature decides concerning the state budget.
Company had permit to cross I-5 span over Skagit River
MOUNT VERNON — A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major route between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the interstate into the river below as the driver watched the structure collapse in his rearview mirror.
Legislators must resist the temptation to raid state emergency funds
Don't let this week's weather fool you. Washington state is nowhere near a rainy day, at least not economically speaking. State Treasurer James McIntire made that stern pronouncement in an April 25 letter to legislators, warning them against tapping the state's "rainy day" fund to solve lingering budget problems.
Those who are trying to make the Benghazi tragedy into a scandal for the Obama administration really ought to decide what story line they want to sell.
Candace Buckner: Commentary
So, it's May. For me, that means chucking crumpled dollars at freeloading graduates and reminiscing about my own glory days as a proud college student.
Nicole Goecke, Prairie girls track and field
Vancouver native couldn't play against Winterhawks due to torn muscles
Throughout the Western Hockey League championship series, the Edmonton Oil Kings listed Trevor Cheek's status as day-to-day.
Thinking about adding a new nonhuman member to your household? Adopting a rescued animal can be tremendously fulfilling for both you and your new pet. To get an idea of animals awaiting placement, Petfinder is a great place to start.
Symphony to present teen musicians, plus a Prokofiev cantata to conclude its 34th season
A great way to get more young people into the concert hall is to put them on stage.
There's a simple treatment for hunting dogs sprayed by skunks
A bit of acting was required when our official state ship, the Lady Washington, played the role of the H.M.S. Interceptor in “Pirates of the Caribbean.”