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.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says the city will increase police patrols in response to a recent spike in violent crime.
The longer the BP Cherry Point refinery at Blaine is out of service because of fire damage, the higher gasoline prices will go for drivers in Washington, said Tim Hamilton, executive director of the Automotive United Trades Organization, an association of independent dealers.
Boeing has locked in its biggest order ever with Indonesia’s Lion Air. The order will more than quadruple the airline’s current fleet.