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An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Washington sees higher voter turnout but a drop east of the Cascades

An American flag and the words "I voted" are pictured on ballot stubs on Election Day at the Pierce County Election Center in Tacoma, Wash. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

November 21, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Politics

A lot of factors go into election victories – from a candidate’s story to the money spent to promote a vision. But in the end, election results come down to the math of turnout: who voted and who didn’t. Read story

This Pierce County man rescues Ukrainian animals injured and left behind during war

November 21, 2022, 6:04am Northwest

Without a secured plan, Tom Bates, 69, left the states to save animals in Ukraine. Read story

Lumen Field is hidden in smoke as seen from the Dr. Jose P Rizal Bridge on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.

What the Air Quality Index doesn’t tell us about smoke dangers

Lumen Field is hidden in smoke as seen from the Dr. Jose P Rizal Bridge on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.

November 21, 2022, 6:03am Health

When Jessica Godwin went to open yet another rapid test, she asked herself the question many other Seattleites had asked near-daily in mid-October: Is it COVID-19 that’s making me feel crappy, or is it the wildfire smoke hanging around for weeks? Read story

Blackfeet Nation challenges Montana ban on vaccine mandates as infringement on sovereignty

November 21, 2022, 6:00am Health

J.R. Myers’ frustration grew as he read the email: To attend a local economic development council meeting in Browning — the largest community on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in northwestern Montana — he had to bring proof he was vaccinated against COVID-19. Read story

Sheriff, group sue to block strict Oregon gun control law

November 20, 2022, 3:43pm Northwest

An Oregon gun rights group and a county sheriff have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a voter-approved ballot measure that is one of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. Read story

Officers investigate a homicide at an apartment complex south of the University of Idaho campus on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Four people were found dead on King Road near the campus, according to a city of Moscow news release issued Sunday afternoon.

Idaho police seek surveillance video after stabbing deaths

Officers investigate a homicide at an apartment complex south of the University of Idaho campus on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. Four people were found dead on King Road near the campus, according to a city of Moscow news release issued Sunday afternoon.

November 20, 2022, 3:43pm Northwest

Authorities investigating the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students as they slept in a house near campus are asking for outside surveillance video to help solve the week-old crime. Read story

Restoring grizzly bears to Washington's North Cascades is again under consideration.

Grizzly plan for Cascades back on

Restoring grizzly bears to Washington's North Cascades is again under consideration.

November 20, 2022, 6:59am Northwest

A stop-and-go federal process to restore grizzly bears to Washington’s rugged North Cascades began anew last Thursday. However, unlike in previous efforts, the federal government is considering a separate designation that would provide more flexibility when managing individual bears. Read story

After moving out of his Columbia Falls, Montana, home, which he can no longer afford, Kim Hilton plans to live in his truck with his dog, Amora, while he waits for a spot at an assisted living facility to open up.

Homelessness among older people is on the rise

After moving out of his Columbia Falls, Montana, home, which he can no longer afford, Kim Hilton plans to live in his truck with his dog, Amora, while he waits for a spot at an assisted living facility to open up.

November 20, 2022, 6:32am Northwest

On a recent rainy afternoon in this small town just outside Glacier National Park, Lisa Beaty and Kim Hilton were preparing to sell most of their belongings before moving out of their three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental home. Read story

Washington D.C. Roll Call Report

November 20, 2022, 6:02am Northwest

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the week ending Nov. 18. Read story

Will this rare butterfly found only on San Juan Island go extinct?

November 20, 2022, 6:02am Life

The chrysalises are delicately perched on twigs, safeguarded by little more than plastic food containers stacked on shelves inside the captive rearing lab. Read story