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.
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.
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.
National Park Service Ranger Luda Leksunkin will offer a bilingual lecture Saturday to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the record-setting Chkalov flight.
The Fort Vancouver National Trust is seeking 300 volunteers to help out during Vancouver's July 4 celebration.
Man faces charges of child rape, attempted kidnapping
SPOKANE — A father who discovered his 15-year-old daughter was being wooed on Facebook by a man twice her age took matters into his own hands.
OREGON CITY, Ore. — Police and Clackamas County sheriff's detectives say two men stole 17 pallets of watermelon — about 5 tons — from grocery stores in Beaverton and Tigard.
Move effectively defines 90 million Americans as having a medical condition requiring treatment
WASHINGTON — The American Medical Association voted to declare obesity a disease, a move that effectively defines 78 million American adults and 12 million children as having a medical condition requiring treatment.
Section of structure on Interstate 5 collapsed May 23
MOUNT VERNON — Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Repairs to an aluminum railing and concrete barrier damaged during a crash on the Interstate 84 ramp to Interstate 5 are scheduled for tonight.
DENVER — Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.