Who’s making the big money?

Aug 26, 2015

Firefighters and police dominated last year's list of the city of Vancouver's 20 highest-earning employees, many of whom racked up tens of thousands of dollars…

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Clark County’s economy still ‘very strong’

Aug 26, 2015

Clark County's economy "continues to be very strong," the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 6,200 jobs in the 12 months ending in January and…

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Schools take on poverty

Aug 27, 2015

When a Clark County family with elementary school-aged children was living with no heat and broken windows, the school community pitched in to help.

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

August 30, 2015, 2:48 PM

HOUSTON -- The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

Turner Field U.S. flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

August 30, 2015, 2:47 PM

ATLANTA -- The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Hurricane Ignacio at peak strength, moves closer to Hawaii

August 30, 2015, 2:47 PM

HONOLULU -- The Big Island and Maui are under a tropical storm watch as a Category 4 hurricane approaches Hawaii.

White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

August 30, 2015, 2:46 PM

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.

Eastern Oregon fire destroys 2 more homes, guest house

August 30, 2015, 2:38 PM

JOHN DAY, Ore. -- Firefighters on Sunday worked to stop the spread of a group of central Oregon wildfires that have grown to 159 square miles and destroyed two more homes and a guest house.

Seattle crews cleaning up, restoring power after winds

August 30, 2015, 2:38 PM

SEATTLE -- Crews worked Sunday to restore power after powerful winds knocked out electricity to nearly 500,000 customers in the Seattle area.

‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

August 30, 2015, 2:36 PM

NEW YORK -- Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82.

Fish and Wildlife officials explain decision to shoot bear

August 30, 2015, 2:36 PM

Olympia -- On Aug. 22, state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials shot and killed a black bear that had climbed a tree in a Lacey neighborhood.

Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

August 30, 2015, 2:35 PM

ROANOKE, Va. -- Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.

Volunteers survey sea stars to monitor devastating disease

August 30, 2015, 2:34 PM

CAMANO ISLAND -- Michael Kyte and his team were more than an hour into their search when they spotted their first dying sea star.

Teacher contracts still being negotiated across Washington

August 30, 2015, 2:33 PM

SEATTLE -- As parents do their back-to-school shopping, some teachers across the state are still negotiating their contracts.

Rain falls on Mount Adams fire

August 30, 2015, 10:23 AM

Bonneville Dam fish count 8/30

August 30, 2015, 9:37 AM

In Our View: Transparency Paramount

August 30, 2015, 6:02 AM

elieving that open government is a linchpin of good government, Washington long has placed a great deal of value upon transparency from its leaders. The state's sunshine laws protecting such openness often are cited as being among the strongest in the nation.

Jayne: Catholic school + gay applicant = difficult situation

August 30, 2015, 6:01 AM

Full disclosure: My daughter is a senior at St. Mary's Academy, and my wife's ties to the school date back to the Carter administration. So I have taken more than a passing interest in the events of the past week as a figurative firestorm has engulfed the all-girls high school in downtown Portland.