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$518M from opioid settlement starts heading to Washington

October 3, 2022, 3:09pm Health

The first payments from a $518 million settlement with the nation’s three largest opioid distributors will begin reaching Washington communities in December, providing much-needed cash officials can use to hire… Read story

Abuse in women’s pro soccer league was systemic, report says

October 3, 2022, 12:24pm Latest News

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams,… Read story

State trooper returns home after receiving multiple gunshot wounds last month in Walla Walla

October 3, 2022, 5:56pm Northwest

A Washington State Trooper returned home on Sunday after he was shot multiple times last month. Read story

Washington wildfire human-caused, evacuation orders lifted

October 3, 2022, 5:37pm Northwest

The Bolt Creek Fire burning northeast of Seattle near Skykomish was human-caused, the Western Washington Incident Management Team has confirmed. Read story

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Balmer retiring after 21 years

October 3, 2022, 5:06pm Northwest

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Thomas Balmer has announced that he will retire at the end of the year. Read story

Protester injured by Salem police awarded $1M in lawsuit

October 3, 2022, 3:20pm Northwest

A jury has awarded a 2020 protester more than $1 million in a lawsuit she filed against the city of Salem accusing officers of assaulting her and violating her civil rights. Read story

Video shows tense gun battle between Kennewick officer and felon

October 3, 2022, 8:10am Northwest

A new video shows the tense gun battle between a Kennewick police officer and a wanted felon in an apartment complex. Read story

Retrial to begin for accused getaway driver in 2009 Lakewood officer killings

October 3, 2022, 8:08am Northwest

Opening statements are expected Monday in the retrial of a man accused of premeditated murder for his alleged role as getaway driver for Maurice Clemmons, who in 2009 walked into a coffee shop and killed four Lakewood police officers. Read story

FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, water moves through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota. (AP Photo/Nicholas K.

Final federal report on saving salmon calls breaching Snake dams a ‘centerpiece action’

FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, water moves through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota. (AP Photo/Nicholas K.

October 3, 2022, 8:05am Latest News

The final draft of a federal report on rebuilding salmon and steelhead populations in the Pacific Northwest includes a call for removing the four lower Snake River dams, among other actions. Read story

Tiffany Smiley, a Republican from Pasco, Wash., poses for a photo on Feb. 24, 2022 in Seattle. Smiley is challenging Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., for her seat in the U.S. Senate.

Washington Senate candidate Tiffany Smiley criticizes Seattle Times, Starbucks, Seahawks

Tiffany Smiley, a Republican from Pasco, Wash., poses for a photo on Feb. 24, 2022 in Seattle. Smiley is challenging Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., for her seat in the U.S. Senate.

October 3, 2022, 7:46am Election

Three Seattle-based corporations, including The Seattle Times, have asked Tiffany Smiley, the Republican challenger for U.S. Senate, to stop using their copyrighted material in campaign ads, spurring a fiery response from Smiley's campaign, which filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission. Read story