Washington state’s ninth public charter school will begin enrolling students next week for the fall of 2015, after the school was approved Wednesday night from the Spokane Public Schools Board.
A funeral home worker was arrested in Washington state after police said he pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in a fight.
Public health officials in King County are investigating whether patients being treated at Seattle Children’s Hospital have a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children nationwide.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation
The massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained, officials said Wednesday night
Firefighters have told residents of about 100 homes in Washington state they should evacuate because of a threatening wildfire. Residents of more than 100 other homes near Entiat have been told to be ready to leave.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed toughening the state’s clean water rules by setting a fish-consumption rate that would be among the highest in the nation.
Police in some medical marijuana states who once routinely seized illegal pot plants by ripping them out by their roots and stashing them away in musty evidence rooms to die are now thinking twice about the practice.
Washington state is one of a handful of places where a national measles outbreak has hit record levels this year.
The Census Bureau estimates that Seattle grew at a faster rate than any other major American city in the past year