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The Elwha dams are gone and chinook are surging back, but why are so few reaching the upper river?

October 25, 2020, 12:45pm Latest News

ELWHA RIVER, Olympic Peninsula -- They were the king of kings in Puget Sound, the biggest chinook of them all, strong enough to muscle up the falls at the Goblin… Read story

Washington tribes find new energy to vote in 2020 election, pour campaign cash into races

October 25, 2020, 6:05am Election

LUMMI NATION Freddie Lane gathered up T-shirts, posters and signs at the tribal administration building, getting ready for a Native Vote 2020 rally, planned for later this month at Lummi… Read story

Profit, not pandemic, is driving closure of aerospace supplier’s 575-employee Kent plant

October 25, 2020, 3:09pm Northwest

When the Carlisle Companies conglomerate announced in August that it would shutter its assembly plant for airplane wiring in Kent by the end of next year and lay off almost 600 people, it blamed the pandemic-driven aerospace downturn. Read story

Depression-era log house in Portland on register

October 25, 2020, 6:02am Northwest

PORTLAND — The true origins of one of America’s most treasured dwellings — an Abe Lincoln-style log cabin — is visible in Portland. Read story

Police shoot, kill dog that attacked 3 people in north Seattle apartment

October 24, 2020, 6:37pm Northwest

A Seattle police officer shot and killed a dog that attacked three people in a north Seattle apartment early Saturday morning. Read story

Gates-funded UW study shows hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent COVID-19

October 24, 2020, 6:36pm Northwest

A large clinical trial coordinated by the University of Washington found that people who took hydroxychloroquine were just as likely to get COVID-19 as those who took a placebo, adding to growing evidence that the drug frequently promoted by President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to work against the novel coronavirus. Read story

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., left, and Washington Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, right, are shown in this combination of photos taken Oct. 7, 2020 in Olympia, Wash., and Oct. 19, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wash.  (AP Photos/Ted S.

Democrats Liias, Heck seek lieutenant governor job

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., left, and Washington Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, right, are shown in this combination of photos taken Oct. 7, 2020 in Olympia, Wash., and Oct. 19, 2020 in Lynnwood, Wash.  (AP Photos/Ted S.

October 24, 2020, 5:15pm Northwest

SEATTLE — The office of the Washington lieutenant governor is obscure enough that when its current occupant decamped to California to train as a Jesuit priest, the public didn’t notice. Read story

Olympia oysters continue to thrive once more in Fidalgo Bay

October 24, 2020, 5:12pm Northwest

Lab-grown baby oysters, shipments of empty shells and muddy boots: Those are some of the ingredients that have made restoring the Olympia oyster successful in Fidalgo Bay. Read story

Seattle LGBTQ Commission calls on mayor to resign

October 24, 2020, 3:47pm Northwest

SEATTLE — The Seattle LGBTQ Commission has called on Mayor Jenny Durkan to resign, joining the Seattle Human Rights Commission in taking that stance. Read story

Gates-funded UW study shows hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent COVID-19

October 24, 2020, 3:47pm Health

SEATTLE —A large study coordinated by the University of Washington found that people who took hydroxychloroquine were just as likely to get COVID-19 as those who took a placebo, adding to growing evidence that the drug frequently promoted by President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to work against the novel coronavirus. Read story