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Privacy bill gets bipartisan support in Olympia

January 14, 2020, 4:59pm Latest News

Want more control over how companies use your online data? There’s a bill the Legislature will consider that could help. Read story

Proud Boy, Patriot Prayer brawler Tusitala ‘Tiny’ Toese barred from Portland protests for 2 years, judge rules

January 14, 2020, 1:50pm Latest News

PORTLAND — A right-wing activist who gained notoriety for brawling at Portland protests is barred from participating in future city demonstrations for the next two years, a Multnomah County judge ruled Tuesday. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee says state must act on homelessnessvideo icon

January 14, 2020, 1:20pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee told a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday that Washington state must act now to reduce the number of people who are living without permanent shelter. Read story

UFO reports drop in Eastern Oregon but tick up statewide

January 14, 2020, 12:45pm Northwest

LA GRANDE, Ore. — The National UFO Reporting Center reported more accounts of unusual aerial phenomena in Oregon in 2019 than 2018, but accounts from Eastern Oregon almost fell out of sight. Read story

Charges: Man held his 1-year-old son hostage during a standoff with police in Pierce County

January 14, 2020, 12:23pm Northwest

TACOMA — A man allegedly held his 1-year-old son hostage for several hours during a recent standoff with police in Lakewood. Read story

8-year-old child dies in house fire near Sultan

January 14, 2020, 8:38am Northwest

SNOHOMISH — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl died and four others were burned in a fire that broke out in a house northeast of Seattle in Snohomish County. Read story

Seattle reins in spending by ‘foreign-influenced’ companies

January 14, 2020, 8:37am Northwest

SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously passed a measure to rein in political spending by “foreign-influenced” companies, following city council elections last year that drew unprecedented spending — including a record $1.5 million from Amazon. Read story

Man with meth on sailboat off Oregon Coast pleads guilty

January 14, 2020, 8:37am Northwest

NEWPORT, Ore. — A 65-year-old man from Canada found having a “possible drug overdose” aboard a sailboat loaded with jugs of liquid methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Read story

Before leaving, suspected Whatcom home burglar made himself a pizza and showered

January 14, 2020, 8:37am Latest News

BELLINGHAM — A Maple Falls man came home from work last week to find that someone had broken into his home, stolen some gaming consoles and clothing, made a pizza and took a shower while he was away. Read story