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Spokane author’s story on her family’s Bermuda Triangle disappearance set for History Channel

September 25, 2023, 6:00am Entertainment

The Bermuda Triangle’s mysteries have a deeply personal grip on Spokane author Sarah Conover. Read story

Jennie Tinsley and partner Jacob Bouvette look through the rubble of their home that burned down in the Gray Fire on Aug. 31, 2023.

A Washington wildfire sparked in a field of wheat. Within minutes it overwhelmed firefighters

Jennie Tinsley and partner Jacob Bouvette look through the rubble of their home that burned down in the Gray Fire on Aug. 31, 2023.

September 25, 2023, 6:00am Latest News

Steve McBride guided his Jeep Compass through the dense smoke. The landscape of once golden-brown ponderosa pines and tan brittle grasses was charred and smoldering. Read story

UW grad takes on the death of public schools in new book

September 25, 2023, 6:00am Northwest

Cara Fitzpatrick, a Pulitzer Prize-winning education reporter and editor, spent almost five years writing about segregation in Pinellas County, Fla., a state with many education options. After following families fleeing segregated, low-performing public schools, she grew curious about whether they were finding higher-quality schools elsewhere. Read story

Jill Biden touts Seattle’s cancer center during visit

September 24, 2023, 5:54pm Northwest

Clear skies and a sunny afternoon greeted first lady Jill Biden on Friday as she visited Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, the latest stop in her national tour of prominent cancer research facilities. Read story

Federal government awards nearly $1M to Longview clinic

September 24, 2023, 5:49pm Northwest

A Longview clinic is one of four in the state slated to receive nearly $1 million in federal funds to continue to treat mental health and substance use. Read story

Western Washington University geophysics assistant professor Emily Roland, left, and geology professor Colin Amos are participating in a multi-institution earthquake research center. The National Science Foundation approved $15 million in funding over five years for the center, which will study the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Earthquake research center preps for ‘The Big One’

Western Washington University geophysics assistant professor Emily Roland, left, and geology professor Colin Amos are participating in a multi-institution earthquake research center. The National Science Foundation approved $15 million in funding over five years for the center, which will study the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

September 24, 2023, 5:32pm Northwest

Major earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest are fairly uncommon, yet a significant threat looms: “The Big One” is an anticipated earthquake of magnitude 8 or higher. Read story

As homicides spike, WA moms start group for parents of murdered children

September 24, 2023, 6:05am Northwest

Alicia and Jimi Dassa felt lost. Their 18-year-old son had just been shot dead in front of their Rainier Beach home. Read story

When child abuse is a misdiagnosis: WA doctor pushes back on questionable cases

September 24, 2023, 6:05am Health

The infant’s doctor visit was supposed to be a routine wellness check. Mother Emily Massaro had a list of questions, one of them about bluish gray marks that looked to her, and then the pediatrician, like bruises. Massaro explained the 2-month-old boy recently fell off a bed, something she had… Read story

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Didn’t get your rental deposit back? Here’s how to get your cash from a landlord in WA

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September 24, 2023, 6:02am Business

(Editor’s note: In response to reader questions and concerns regarding housing conditions in Washington state, the Northwest Service Journalism team and Bellingham Herald staff have teamed up to offer insight into housing horrors plaguing current renters. The first article in the series was on the legality of different fees and… Read story

FILE - Sydney Carney walks through her home, which was destroyed by a wildfire, Aug. 11, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. Americans nationwide face hefty increases in their homeowner's insurance premiums in the coming years, a report by the First Street Foundation said on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as climate change intensifies floods, wildfires and storms in ways insurance companies are simply unable to keep up with.

How wildfire risk scoring puts Washington homeowners in insurance jeopardy

FILE - Sydney Carney walks through her home, which was destroyed by a wildfire, Aug. 11, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. Americans nationwide face hefty increases in their homeowner's insurance premiums in the coming years, a report by the First Street Foundation said on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as climate change intensifies floods, wildfires and storms in ways insurance companies are simply unable to keep up with.

September 24, 2023, 6:02am Business

When Leah Fisher and her husband bought their mountaintop home in Chelan County four years ago, they were not naive to the potential for wildfire. They cleared the trees and created a vast green space around their house, already flanked by a fire-resistant metal roof and siding. Read story