Bicycle Rider Hit Near Shelton A bicycle rider from Coventry, England, was struck by a pickup truck Sunday afternoon on Highway 101 near Shelton.
Best Out of Town Adventures This Weekend Jan 18 - 20Got a hankering to head out of town? Just a short drive from Seattle will take you to Chelan's Winterfest, Outhouse Races, Skagit's Eagle Festival, a Bavarian Ice Festival, a Brewfest, a Wine and Seafood Festival and much more. Here are some of our favorites.
Amazon: New Distribution Center to Open in DuPont Seattle based online seller Amazon.com has announced it plans to open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in the Pierce County community of DuPont, Washington.
Local Same-Sex Couples in Start Taking Wedding Vows Same-sex couples in Washington state began reciting wedding vows at events across the state Sunday, December 9, the first day they could marry after the state's gay marriage law took effect.
New Washington Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirement In 2013A new requirement for carbon monoxide detectors in Washington homes takes effect on January 1, 2013. The new law requires the detectors in all existing residences, including hotels, dormitories and institutions.
Suspect In Local Ecoterrorism Fires Surrenders One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.
Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal Gov. Chris Gregoire's time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.
Snohomish County Deputy Injured in Crash A Snohomish County, sheriff's spokeswoman says a deputy was seriously injured in a rollover crash as he followed another driver who had been reported to be driving recklessly.
Seattle's Most Haunted PlacesSeattle has a large and rich history, and with that comes old buildings and the scary things inside of them. With Halloween creeping up, it's time to visit the most haunted places in Seattle. From graveyards to a few surprises, this is the dark side of Seattle like you've never experienced it.
Stolen Car in San Francisco Area Killing Found Near SeattleThe search for a car that was stolen from a home where a retired schoolteacher was killed over the weekend in a usually tranquil suburb of San Francisco has come to an end outside of Seattle. Authorities have arrested two people and recovered the stolen car.
Guide to Wine Events in October It's fall in Woodinville... time for the grapes to be harvested, the annual crush, dinner parties, chef demonstrations and more. Sip your way through the lovely wine country in Western Washington. Here are some of our favorite October events.
State's Minimum Wage Will Rise in 2013Washington state's minimum wage is increasing 15 cents to $9.19 per hour starting in January, 2013.