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Suspect in custody after fatal shooting in Snohomish

August 8, 2022, 8:07am Northwest

A suspect is in custody after a man was shot and killed at a home in Snohomish on Sunday morning, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Patient sex, safety lapses prompted DOH action against now-closed Fairfax hospital youth unit

August 8, 2022, 7:54am Northwest

Editor’s note: This story includes references to self-harm. Read story

A Japanese Beetle, Popillia japonica, works on skeletonizing a strawberry plant.

Traps, quarantine among efforts to slow Japanese beetles in Yakima Valley

A Japanese Beetle, Popillia japonica, works on skeletonizing a strawberry plant.

August 8, 2022, 7:54am Northwest

State officials made one thing clear about the Yakima Valley’s growing Japanese beetle problem during meetings this week: Battling the invasive pest will be a marathon, not a sprint. Read story

Coldwater Lake is one of several worthwhile stops on the way to Mount St. Helens’ Johnston Ridge Observatory.

Planned timber lodges, amphitheater at Coldwater Lake could revive Mount St. Helens tourism, local leaders say

Coldwater Lake is one of several worthwhile stops on the way to Mount St. Helens’ Johnston Ridge Observatory.

August 8, 2022, 7:52am Latest News

Efforts to revitalize Mount St. Helens has more support now that a nonprofit outdoor group got a federal permit to help develop outdoor camping, learning and stargazing opportunities at a visitor’s center overlooking Coldwater Lake. Read story

A new walk-on ferry will cruise from Des Moines to Seattle

August 8, 2022, 7:51am Northwest

Ever fantasize about skipping congestion on Highway 509 and the First Avenue South Bridge, to cruise rage-free directly into Seattle? Read story

Amazon delays or cancels dozens of facilities nationwide. What does it mean for Tri-Cities?

August 8, 2022, 7:50am Northwest

Earlier this year the Tri-City Herald broke the news that Amazon would be delaying the opening of its two massive Pasco warehouses. While the company was reluctant to offer reasons why, it now appears part of a strategic move involving dozens of new warehouses across the county. Read story

Rabbits gather near a resident's garden Sept. 12, 2018, in Cannon Beach, Ore. Cannon Beach city councilors Tuesday approved an ordinance making it illegal to feed wild animals.

Ag officials warn against rabbit virus

Rabbits gather near a resident's garden Sept. 12, 2018, in Cannon Beach, Ore. Cannon Beach city councilors Tuesday approved an ordinance making it illegal to feed wild animals.

August 8, 2022, 7:49am Latest News

Officials with the Washington State Department of Agriculture have confirmed the presence in the state of yet another highly infectious animal disease with the discovery of two cases of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2, also known as RHDV2, in a single household in Thurston County in late July. Read story

FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, a dump truck hauls coal at Contura Energy's Eagle Butte Mine near Gillette, Wyo.  A judge has ruled U.S. government officials engaged in regional-level planning failed to follow a court order requiring them to consider allowing less coal to be mined as a way to fight climate change. The Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 ruling by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, applies to the country's top coal-producing region, the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana.

Judge: Agency keeps ignoring environment in coal region plan

FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, a dump truck hauls coal at Contura Energy's Eagle Butte Mine near Gillette, Wyo.  A judge has ruled U.S. government officials engaged in regional-level planning failed to follow a court order requiring them to consider allowing less coal to be mined as a way to fight climate change. The Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022 ruling by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls, Montana, applies to the country's top coal-producing region, the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana.

August 8, 2022, 7:48am Business

A federal agency has once again failed to consider possible damage to the environment caused by mining coal when setting land management policies governing a major coal-producing region in Wyoming and Montana, a judge ruled this week. Read story

Brazen downtown Seattle attack now a homicide

August 8, 2022, 7:48am Northwest

Prosecutors have filed felony criminal charges against a 48-year-old man after the 66-year-old man he allegedly struck repeatedly with a metal rod last Tuesday died from his injuries Saturday. Read story

Two years ago a Nooksack dam was destroyed. Now, where are the salmon?

August 8, 2022, 6:05am Northwest

Two years after the $20 million removal of the Middle Fork Nooksack dam, salmon have safe passage through the river, but none have been seen — so now local tribes and wildlife officials are planning a monitoring program to find them. Read story