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Spokane site begins checking drugs to reduce overdoses: ‘People will look at this as enabling, but we’re saving lives’

February 23, 2024, 10:39am Health

A downtown Spokane site has joined a statewide drug-checking network aimed at reducing overdoses. It’s also a glimpse into what’s new in the illicit drugs circulating throughout the area. Read story

FILE - A photo of Jaahnavi Kandula is displayed with flowers, Jan. 29, 2023 in Seattle. Prosecutors in Washington state said Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, they will not file felony charges against the Seattle police officer who struck and killed the graduate student from India while responding to an overdose call.

Jaahnavi Kandula’s family ‘shocked’ at decision not to charge Seattle police officer who struck, killed her

FILE - A photo of Jaahnavi Kandula is displayed with flowers, Jan. 29, 2023 in Seattle. Prosecutors in Washington state said Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, they will not file felony charges against the Seattle police officer who struck and killed the graduate student from India while responding to an overdose call.

February 23, 2024, 10:38am Northwest

The family of a young woman struck and killed by a speeding Seattle police officer last year says it is “shocked and disappointed” at the decision by King County prosecutors not to file criminal charges against him. Read story

Washington presidential primary ballots sent. Here’s who’s on them

February 23, 2024, 10:30am Northwest

If you’re a Washington voter, you should get a ballot in the mail any day now for the March 12 presidential primary. Read story

Washington State coach Jake Dickert, center, is joined by athletic director Pat Chun, left, and WSU President Kirk Schultz after WSU defeated Washington 40-13 in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington State University faculty members publish open letter calling on WSU President Kirk Schulz, other administrators to step down

Washington State coach Jake Dickert, center, is joined by athletic director Pat Chun, left, and WSU President Kirk Schultz after WSU defeated Washington 40-13 in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

February 23, 2024, 10:27am Editor's Choice

A group of longtime professors is calling on Washington State University President Kirk Schulz and other university administrators to step down. Read story

Can you drive 10 mph over the speed limit to keep up with traffic in Washington? Here’s the law

February 23, 2024, 10:23am Northwest

Like many states, Washington has steadfast rules regarding speed limits on certain roadways. For example, the speed limit is 25 mph for any residential, city or town streets, and 60 mph on state highways. Read story

Young Yakima chef to compete on ‘MasterChef Junior’

February 22, 2024, 8:26pm Northwest

A young local chef will be competing in the upcoming season of “MasterChef Junior.” Read story

Remains found over 50 years ago identified through DNA technology as Oregon teen

February 22, 2024, 7:35pm Northwest

The remains of a teenager found more than 50 years ago have been identified through advanced DNA technology as a young woman who went missing from Portland, Oregon State Police said. Read story

Sen. Noel Frame, D-Seattle, has worked for two years on legislation to require clergy in Washington to report child abuse or neglect. Her latest legislation lapsed in a House committee on Wednesday.

Legislation requiring clergy to report child abuse stalls again in Olympia

Sen. Noel Frame, D-Seattle, has worked for two years on legislation to require clergy in Washington to report child abuse or neglect. Her latest legislation lapsed in a House committee on Wednesday.

February 22, 2024, 7:34pm Churches & Religion

An attempt to require clergy to report child abuse or neglect met a quiet end Wednesday amid disagreement between the House and Senate on whether to exclude information shared in confession. Read story

Gov. Jay Inslee presents Washington&rsquo;s Medal of Valor to Constance Chin Magorty, the sister of Donnie Chin, who founded the the International District Emergency Center in Seattle and died in a 2015 shooting. Secretary of State Steve Hobbs is to the left, and to the right is State Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Gonzalez.

Two people honored with Washington’s top awards for civilians

Gov. Jay Inslee presents Washington&rsquo;s Medal of Valor to Constance Chin Magorty, the sister of Donnie Chin, who founded the the International District Emergency Center in Seattle and died in a 2015 shooting. Secretary of State Steve Hobbs is to the left, and to the right is State Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Gonzalez.

February 22, 2024, 7:32pm Northwest

A “one-man Red Cross” and “the closest thing we have to Batman in the state of Washington.” Read story

Swinomish tribe files notice of intent to sue EPA over warming Washington streams

February 22, 2024, 5:42pm Northwest

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community filed a notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over what it argues is a 20-year failure to act on warm stream temperatures that harm threatened salmon. Read story