Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truck when he tried to make a right turn from the left lane, authorities said Thursday.
The 63-year-old Spokane native registered a .160 blood-alcohol content — twice the legal limit — and a .152 in successive breath tests when was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane Valley, Washington State Patrol Trooper Troy Briggs said.
Time to fuel up the car and hit the road for one last long weekend before summer’s end. Fortunately, there’s lots of great festivals happening in Washington, so you won’t have to travel far to celebrate maritime heritage, Northwest blackberries, cowboys and rodeo or arts and crafts.
For those who love trains, Washington state is filled with American railroad history. Part of the unexplored West, Washington became a huge part of shipping grain and other goods by rail. Come see and experience what life was like well over a century ago at these interactive train museums.
Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn’t so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words. A Republican who is seeking the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Baumgartner, 36, is clearly a man in a hurry.
Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan. July is the perfect month for picking this gorgeous (and tasty) Washington fruit! Here are some of our favorite u-pick spots.
Headed out of town and want to take in a little nature? Here are some interesting and unique animal parks where you and your kids can see animals up close that you might not see anywhere else.
Want to get out of town this weekend? Whether it’s a drive to see gorgeous NW gardens, or sand sculptures or 3-on-3 basketball, here are some events worth the drive.
If you’re taking a road trip this summer, it’s never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.
Ready to hit the road for some adventure this weekend? The Apple Blossom Festival, Lilac Bloomsday, Irrigation Festival and Cinco de Mayo are all happening this weekend in WA!
Following objections from other cities, Seattle will have to wait a month to know if its efforts to extend bar hours beyond 2 a.m. can go forward.