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Lummi Natural Resources field technician Lisa Balton holds a European Green Crab on Dec. 10 pulled from a crab trap along the shoreline of the Sea Pond .

European green crab population remain low in Skagit County

Lummi Natural Resources field technician Lisa Balton holds a European Green Crab on Dec. 10 pulled from a crab trap along the shoreline of the Sea Pond .

September 25, 2022, 10:56am Northwest

Four European green crabs were caught this week in Padilla Bay, bringing the total to seven caught this year. Read story

Washington is stuck with a travel nurse dilemma, pitting care against costs

September 24, 2022, 8:01pm Northwest

When Kevin Saavedra landed at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center in February, it became the sixth hospital he's worked at in less than three years. Read story

Washington congressional delegation supports bill to expand Chehalis Tribe’s leasing authority

September 24, 2022, 8:00pm Northwest

U.S. Rep. Marilyn Strickland, D-Tacoma, has asked the House Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples to approve her bill granting expanded leasing authority to the Chehalis Tribe. Read story

Highway 2 in Washington reopens as Bolt Creek fire calms

September 24, 2022, 5:24pm Northwest

U.S. Highway 2 between Index and Skykomish reopened about 10 a.m. Saturday, unlocking a critical travel route shut down for two weeks as crews have fought to control the Bolt Creek fire. Read story

2 former Tacoma men sentenced for killing housemate in 2018

September 24, 2022, 3:42pm Northwest

A judge sentenced two Washington state men to more than two decades in prison Friday in the murder of a housemate in 2018. Read story

A Native American man shows off a lamprey, an eel-like fish caught at Willamette Falls, a 40-foot waterfall south of Portland, in Oregon City, Ore, Friday, June 12, 2015. An ancient fish that's a source of food for tribes in the Pacific Northwest, lampreys have been in drastic decline in recent decades.

How Northwest tribes are leading the push to restore eel-like lampreys

A Native American man shows off a lamprey, an eel-like fish caught at Willamette Falls, a 40-foot waterfall south of Portland, in Oregon City, Ore, Friday, June 12, 2015. An ancient fish that's a source of food for tribes in the Pacific Northwest, lampreys have been in drastic decline in recent decades.

September 24, 2022, 3:41pm Northwest

DAVE'Y LUMLEY IS up to her armpits in water at Willamette Falls. Cascades spill over the basalt columns that loom above, splashing onto her head and off the brim of her baseball cap. She takes a breath and goes under, emerging seconds later with an eel-like creature twisting in her… Read story

Crowded campsites, high demand cause fights, ‘camp pirates’

September 24, 2022, 2:00pm Northwest

Some Oregon parks officials say high demand for crowded campsites is leading to arguments, fistfights and even so-called “campsite pirates.” Read story

Mia Qu, third from right, a second-year student at the University of Washington Law School, gasps in delight after making Spot, an AI robot created by Boston Dynamics, pick up a cup during the We Robot 2022 conference at UW on Sept. 15, 2022, in Seattle. The robot is intended to easily navigate and gather data in rough terrain.

The AIs are here: Robodogs, Amazon’s Astro & more

Mia Qu, third from right, a second-year student at the University of Washington Law School, gasps in delight after making Spot, an AI robot created by Boston Dynamics, pick up a cup during the We Robot 2022 conference at UW on Sept. 15, 2022, in Seattle. The robot is intended to easily navigate and gather data in rough terrain.

September 24, 2022, 9:45am Northwest

There is the Hollywood version of AI robots — the “AI” stands for “artificial intelligence” — that has given us the scary future depicted in the “Terminator”, “Matrix,” and “RoboCop” movies. Read story

Oregon wildfire survivors find housing after nearly two years

September 23, 2022, 8:06pm Northwest

It’s been two years since the Beachie Creek Fire in 2020, but the scars still run deep for many of the survivors. Some are still living out of hotels while others just moved out. Read story

Judge dismisses murder charges after delays in Everett man’s mental health treatment

September 23, 2022, 7:29pm Northwest

An Edmonds man’s first-degree murder charge in the death of his father was dismissed this week because of delays in his mental health treatment. Read story