The investigation report was released Monday under a public records request. It suggests that a malfunctioning hand-clicker used to count the passengers was to blame for the erroneous count.
Officials are wondering whether the series of problems is just coincidence, or a more troubling sign of how deeply the state has cut into a transportation system that is a major economic driver and lifeline for many communities.
Crew mistakenly believed ferry was rated for 1,600 passengers, was really only 1,200.
Authorities say a 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl will be charged as an adult
A 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl is due in court Monday
FBI officials found a child’s body in a Bremerton park believed to be that of missing 6-year-old Jenise Wright
Officers in Washington state worked through the night, asking residents of an east Bremerton mobile home park about a missing 6-year-old girl, but Jenise Wright remains missing.
The parents of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Washington home and wasn’t reported missing for a day have agreed to take lie detector tests
Authorities in Kitsap County, Washington, have temporarily closed Horseshoe Lake County Park while they investigate an outbreak of norovirus-type illness.
Police in Bremerton, Wash., say one man was shot and another woman assaulted when a large New Year’s Eve party turned violent.