Good job, Washington! State officials say Washington’s recycling rate hit nearly 51 percent in 2011.
A U.S. Census Bureau snapshot of Seattle shows that the median household income here was more than $60,000 in 2011, which is about $10,000 more than the national average.
The abundance of summer fruits and vegetables filling Washington supermarkets are a colorful but ironic contrast to some new statistics coming out the U.S. Department of Agriculture this week. The numbers show hunger in the state has grown significantly since the recession started.
Although illegal aliens are an issue on our southern border, our neighbor to the north has might have its own problems with aliens, from another world.
One year after 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith’s death from a car crash inspired people around the world to donate more than $1 million to a charity in her honor, her mom is in Ethiopia this week visiting the water wells her philanthropy paid for.
If you saw Saving Aimee at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre this past fall, you’re ahead of the game. It’s been re-named, and has been picked up by Broadway, along with The 5th Avenue Theatre’s own David Armstrong as director.
Police say more than 50 tips from the public helped them track down a driver suspected in a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicycle rider last summer in Seattle.
Expecting a baby? If you’re planning to name your baby Mason or Sophia, so are lots of other parents, according to the Social Security Administration. Check out the most popular names in WA in the past year.
King County health officials have alerted the public to what they call an unusual increase in heroin overdose deaths, possibly because of increased potency or a mixture with other substances.
“On the Ice” is a thriller filmed in Barrow, Alaska, in 2010 with novice Inupiat actors. The 2011 Sundance Film festival entry will make its theatrical premiere Friday in New York and the Alaska cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks. It debuts in Seattle on Friday, March 2.