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Tacoma receives $4.95M for zero-emission trains

May 14, 2024, 8:10pm Northwest

Tacoma is getting three zero-emission trains, weighing as much as 350,000 pounds each and chugging by at speeds of up to 10 mph. The city has received some fiscal help to cover the cost of the green machines. Read story

Bryan Kohberger, Suspect in slayings

Key evidence focus of hearings in Idaho slayings; prosecutor denies defense claim state withholding records

Bryan Kohberger, Suspect in slayings

May 14, 2024, 6:49pm Northwest

Consequential pieces of evidence that may weigh heavily into the prosecution and defense of Bryan Kohberger are the focus of a pair of closed-door hearings this week as his high-profile murder case works itself nearer a trial. Read story

Clark County sheriff's deputies respond to a fatal crash Friday, Oct., 20, in the Walnut Grove area. A pedestrian was declared dead at the scene, and deputies said the driver who hit the pedestrian was cooperating.

WA road deaths jump 10%, reaching 33-year high. What are we doing wrong?

Clark County sheriff's deputies respond to a fatal crash Friday, Oct., 20, in the Walnut Grove area. A pedestrian was declared dead at the scene, and deputies said the driver who hit the pedestrian was cooperating.

May 14, 2024, 6:42pm Latest News

Washington recorded another grim milestone this week, with numbers from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission showing yet another year of increasing fatalities on the state’s roads. Read story

Zaneta Billyzone-Jatta smiles at her two-year-old daughter, Zakiah Jatta, in her classroom at Akin&rsquo;s Early Learning Center on March 26 in Auburn. Zakiah is enrolled in Washington&rsquo;s ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program). (ellen m.

Day care prices aren’t getting better; states step in

Zaneta Billyzone-Jatta smiles at her two-year-old daughter, Zakiah Jatta, in her classroom at Akin&rsquo;s Early Learning Center on March 26 in Auburn. Zakiah is enrolled in Washington&rsquo;s ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program). (ellen m.

May 14, 2024, 4:26pm Northwest

Across the country, the story for families is virtually the same: Child care is unaffordable for many, hard to find for those who can pay, and financially precarious for day care operators and their employees. Read story

Ex-Hanford worker admits COVID loan fraud for his solar-powered wheelchair company

May 14, 2024, 8:30am Northwest

A Tri-Cities man has admitted to conspiring with two other people who fraudulently obtained about $265,000 in federal COVID relief loans, including by submitting false payroll and tax records to the federal government. Read story

A bottle of Old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is shown behind glass doors at a whiskey bar March 4, 2023.

No charges in liquor probe at Oregon alcohol agency

A bottle of Old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is shown behind glass doors at a whiskey bar March 4, 2023.

May 14, 2024, 8:20am Latest News

Criminal charges are not warranted in the rare liquor probe that shook Oregon’s alcohol agency last year and forced its executive director to resign, state justice officials said Monday. Read story

In teaching disability-inclusive engineering, Whitworth University professors hope to open lab creating inclusive toys for Spokane children

May 14, 2024, 7:57am Northwest

Designs created by freshman engineering students at Whitworth University may one day help create toys for Spokane children with disabilities. Read story

Ben Lemons puts carts away at the Fred Meyer in Battle Ground in 2019.

Thousands of grocery workers in region approve union contract

Ben Lemons puts carts away at the Fred Meyer in Battle Ground in 2019.

May 14, 2024, 7:54am Business

Katrina Keffer was supposed to keep a neutral expression on her face when the company officials told her their proposal for pay increases for employees of Spokane-area Fred Meyer, Albertsons and Safeway stores. Read story

5 years after fatal encounter, jury to hear murder case against Auburn cop

May 14, 2024, 7:53am Northwest

The evening of May 31, 2019, a troubled 26-year-old man and an Auburn police officer with a violent history came together in a fateful, fatal 67-second encounter outside a neighborhood market. Read story

All Internal Rights.      Forestry workshop near Cle Elum, WA.

WA to acquire 9,700-acre forest near Cle Elum thanks to federal grant

All Internal Rights.      Forestry workshop near Cle Elum, WA.

May 14, 2024, 7:51am Latest News

As Darcy Batura often wanders Cle Elum Ridge, she cherishes the ponderosa pine bark glowing red in the sunshine, releasing a sweet aroma that permeates the forest. A blanket of lupine and yellow balsamroot flowers colors the hills this time of year. Read story