Several environmental groups are appealing a decision by Skagit County officials that they say will allow a proposal for an oil-train facility at an Anacortes refinery to move forward without a serious review of the risks.
The National Transportation Safety Board says that insufficient route planning, a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of Washington all played a part in the Interstate 5 bridge collapse north of Seattle last year.
Mount Vernon police say the cow escaped from a farm outside the city limits.
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says cities, counties and utility companies can be liable when faulty road design leads to injuries in car crashes — even when the driver is drunk. In an 8-1 […]
The Associated Press found that the DOT regularly puts detailed warnings on its trucking permits when routes are projected to encounter potentially problematic areas of low clearance. But the Skagit bridge — along the crucial I-5 corridor between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia — was never added to that group.
SEATTLE (AP) — The attorney for “Barefoot Bandit” Colton Harris-Moore says his client will plead guilty to one burglary count stemming from an international crime spree for which Harris-Moore is already serving prison time. Attorney […]
There’s a problem with one of the two new charges filed against the ‘Barefoot Bandit’ in Washington state: He already pleaded guilty to it.
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!
Environmentalists and business interests have been competing to pack public hearings on a proposed coal export terminal near Ferndale, eager to build up a record of comments for or against.
The family of a man shot and killed by his neighbor in Skagit County can proceed to trial on claims that the county’s emergency communications center mishandled its response to his panicked 911 call, Washington’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday.