A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state that started with hundreds of participants was down to five detainees on its fifth day, and they were under medical evaluation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Tuesday.
A 19-year-old Oregon woman who drove an SUV into a leaf pile, accidentally killing two young girls playing in it, has been taken into federal custody and may face deportation.
Head out this weekend for the country’s FREE winter trails day, celebrate winter with a fine ale and an ice sculpture, or enjoy watching eagles in Skagit County. January is filled with fun things to do!
A federal program that uses fingerprint analysis to identify illegal immigrants in county jails has been activated for Washington state. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Andre Munoz says the program went live on Tuesday.
The recent snow and ice storm in western Washington damaged numerous trees at the Capitol and surrounding areas, including some historic ones that are more than 100 years old.
According to the Seattle Times, more than 120,000 customers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties are without power this morning due to heavy snow, ice and falling trees hitting power lines. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service has extended the Ice Storm Warning until later this afternoon.
The Port of Seattle is reporting one runway open for air travel this morning after SeaTac Airport had shut down earlier today due to ice. Meantime, Alaska Airlines has announced their operations have been hindered by the weather, with only four flights dispatched by 12:00pm today.
Ready to head out of town? The weekend is full with windless kites, fire and ice, wine and more!
For an hour’s drive (or so), you can whisk yourself out of Seattle and enjoy bonfires and ice sculptures in Leavenworth, a craft market on Fox Island, and bald eagles in Concrete!
Ready for some local fun this weekend? A home show and wedding show, along with museum activities and outdoor ice skating! Let the fun begin!