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Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in King County, one of the largest municipal solid waste landfills in the Pacific Northwest.

Wash. cracks down on gassy garbage

Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in King County, one of the largest municipal solid waste landfills in the Pacific Northwest.

June 10, 2024, 7:35am Latest News

Washington is cracking down on landfill methane emissions — in other words, how gassy our garbage can get. Read story

Olin Wilkerson, a junior at Garfield High School, reacts after being released from lockdown following a shooting outside of the school on Thursday, June 6, 2024, in Seattle.

Father of teen killed outside Garfield High School calls for justice

Olin Wilkerson, a junior at Garfield High School, reacts after being released from lockdown following a shooting outside of the school on Thursday, June 6, 2024, in Seattle.

June 10, 2024, 7:32am Latest News

The father of a high school student fatally shot outside Garfield High School on Thursday called for justice for his son, as a full day elapsed without Seattle police identifying his shooter. Read story

Members of the Clark County Council are pictured after new councilors took the oath of office at the Clark County Public Service Center on Jan. 3, 2023. Councilors are, from left, Glen Yung, Michelle Belkot, Karen Bowerman (on screen), Gary Medvigy and Sue Marshall.

‘One of the hardest jobs I’ve ever had’: Karen Bowerman and Gary Medvigy reflect on their years as Clark County Council members

Members of the Clark County Council are pictured after new councilors took the oath of office at the Clark County Public Service Center on Jan. 3, 2023. Councilors are, from left, Glen Yung, Michelle Belkot, Karen Bowerman (on screen), Gary Medvigy and Sue Marshall.

June 10, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

At the end of this year, Karen Bowerman and Gary Medvigy will leave their positions on the Clark County Council. Bowerman is in her fourth year as a county councilor, and Medvigy is in his sixth year. Read story

University of Washington students Kenai India, Tara Namie and Ethan Yamamoto chime in on the upcoming election.

Young Washingtonians talk about why they may not vote in 2024

University of Washington students Kenai India, Tara Namie and Ethan Yamamoto chime in on the upcoming election.

June 10, 2024, 6:04am Editor's Choice

Four years after a record number of young voters helped elect President Joe Biden, many young people are planning to abstain from the upcoming presidential election. Read story

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., listens during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing Oct. 4  on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Could WA’s health ‘hub’ model treating opioid addiction go nationwide?

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., listens during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing Oct. 4  on Capitol Hill in Washington.

June 10, 2024, 6:02am Health

Imagine if anyone with an opioid addiction could walk into a local treatment center and receive medication for their addiction, primary care, emotional counseling and many more health and social services — all for free without an appointment. Read story

Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas.

Trump complains about his teleprompters at a scorching Las Vegas rally

Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, June 9, 2024, in Las Vegas.

June 9, 2024, 3:38pm Latest News

Former President Donald Trump rallied voters in the scorching heat of Las Vegas, at points telling his supporters to ask for help if needed and appearing irritable with the teleprompters that he said were not working. Read story

People protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&#039;s government and call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel said Saturday it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, the largest such recovery operation since the war began in Gaza.

Gaza’s Health Ministry says 274 Palestinians were killed in Israeli raid that rescued 4 hostages

People protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&#039;s government and call for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip by the Hamas militant group, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, June 8, 2024. Israel said Saturday it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7, the largest such recovery operation since the war began in Gaza.

June 9, 2024, 12:38pm Latest News

At least 274 Palestinians, including dozens of children, were killed, and hundreds more were wounded, in the Israeli raid that rescued four hostages held by Hamas, Gaza's Health Ministry said Sunday. The Israeli military said its forces came under heavy fire and responded during the complex daytime operation in central… Read story

A delivery driver on a scooter heads out on a delivery in the Seaport District, Friday, June 7, 2024, in Boston. A soaring demand for food delivered fast has spawned small armies of couriers in a growing number of cities where delivery scooters, motorcycles and mopeds zip in and out of traffic and hop onto sidewalks alongside startled pedestrians racing to drop off salads and sandwiches.

Demand for food delivery has skyrocketed. So have complaints about some drivers

A delivery driver on a scooter heads out on a delivery in the Seaport District, Friday, June 7, 2024, in Boston. A soaring demand for food delivered fast has spawned small armies of couriers in a growing number of cities where delivery scooters, motorcycles and mopeds zip in and out of traffic and hop onto sidewalks alongside startled pedestrians racing to drop off salads and sandwiches.

June 9, 2024, 12:02pm Latest News

A soaring demand for food delivered fast has spawned small armies of couriers — and increasing alarm — in big cities where scooters, motorcycles and mopeds zip in and out of traffic and hop onto pedestrian-filled sidewalks as their drivers race to drop off salads and sandwiches. Read story

A variety of credit cards are shown on Jan. 18, 2024, in Atlanta. Seriously overdue credit card debt is at the highest level in 14 years, and people 35 and under are struggling more than other age groups to pay their bills.

Credit card delinquencies are rising – here’s what to do if you’re at risk

A variety of credit cards are shown on Jan. 18, 2024, in Atlanta. Seriously overdue credit card debt is at the highest level in 14 years, and people 35 and under are struggling more than other age groups to pay their bills.

June 9, 2024, 11:49am Business

Seriously overdue credit card debt is at the highest level in more than a decade, and people 35 and under are struggling more than other age groups to pay their bills. Read story

Large chunk of Wyoming’s Teton Pass road collapses; unclear how quickly it can be rebuilt

June 9, 2024, 11:41am Latest News

A large chunk of a twisting mountain pass road collapsed in Wyoming, authorities said Saturday, leaving a gaping chasm in the highway and severing a well-traveled commuter link between small towns in eastern Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson. Read story