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Washington man sentenced to 2 years in prison for using brother’s ID

September 17, 2021, 10:17am Latest News

TACOMA — A 74-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for using his missing brother’s identity to collect up to $500,000 in Social Security disability payments, but officials still don’t know what happened to the brother, last seen in 1988. Read story

Martin Stadium is seen on the Washington State University campus before an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.

Eastern Washington colleges begin crackdown on submission of student, staff vaccine statuses

Martin Stadium is seen on the Washington State University campus before an NCAA college football game between Washington State and Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.

September 17, 2021, 10:16am Latest News

SPOKANE — With Eastern Washington University’s fall quarter set to start Wednesday, college officials are hoping for a big push in the coming days to collect the campus community’s COVID-19 vaccination information. Read story

Boeing sells land in Pierce County for $200M in plan to shrink holdings

September 17, 2021, 10:10am Business

SEATTLE — Boeing has closed the sale of 310 acres of undeveloped land next to its Frederickson manufacturing plant in Pierce County for $200 million, real estate tax filings show. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, a Washington state Department of Agriculture worker holds two of the dozens of Asian giant hornets vacuumed from a tree in Blaine, Wash. Authorities say they've found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021 in a rural area east of Blaine. State entomologists will now develop a plan to eradicate the nest.

State Department of Agriculture receives ‘concerning’ report about Whatcom ‘murder hornets’

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, a Washington state Department of Agriculture worker holds two of the dozens of Asian giant hornets vacuumed from a tree in Blaine, Wash. Authorities say they've found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021 in a rural area east of Blaine. State entomologists will now develop a plan to eradicate the nest.

September 17, 2021, 10:09am Northwest

BELLINGHAM — The Washington State Department of Agriculture announced Thursday evening that it received a “concerning” report about a live, suspected Asian Giant Hornet — commonly known as “Murder Hornets” — that was spotted nowhere near the four known nests in Whatcom County. Read story

Seattle-area carpenters on strike

September 16, 2021, 8:09pm Northwest

SEATTLE — For the first time in nearly two decades, hundreds of Washington carpenters walked off the job Thursday, slowing work at job sites and calling for better pay. Read story

Rabid bats found in Portland, Beaverton

September 16, 2021, 7:17pm Health

PORTLAND — Officials say a rabid bat has been discovered in Northeast Portland. This is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Multnomah County since 2014, according to the county. Read story

4 dogs die after Columbia River swims

September 16, 2021, 7:16pm Life

RICHLAND — Warning signs are going up at access points along the Columbia River near Tri-Cities after reports of four dogs dying and two more getting sick after being in the water. Read story

King County Public Health orders vaccine proof

September 16, 2021, 5:36pm Latest News

SEATTLE — Seattle and King County officials said Thursday that proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test will be required to enter certain establishments and attend outdoor events. Read story

Destruction of year’s third ‘Murder Hornet’ nest in Whatcom County delayed until next week

September 16, 2021, 4:41pm Latest News

BELLINGHAM — It’s going to take a while longer for the Washington State Department of Agriculture to eradicate a third nest built by Asian giant hornets — commonly known as “murder hornets” — in northern Whatcom County. Read story

Convicted rapist set for release arrested in 2004 rape case

September 16, 2021, 3:13pm Northwest

SPOKANE — A convicted rapist set for release from Washington state’s McNeil Island Special Commitment Center has been arrested because of DNA linking him to a 2004 rape in Spokane, police said. Read story