Christopher Hall, 42, is accused of abandoning his rig, loaded with 37,000 pounds of frozen chicken, after allegedly attempting to extort more money from his Kent, Washington buyers.
Washington state is warning dozens of people who applied to run legal marijuana shops that their chance of getting a license is in jeopardy.
Regional power planners say indoor marijuana grow operations in Washington state could need as much electricity over the next two decades equal to what a small Northwest city consumes.
Two recent incidents led the Washington State Patrol to organize the “TweetSmart” campaign
Triple-digit heat and lightning have made firefighters’ jobs even more difficult across the Northwest, where two dozen large wildfires are already burning.
Due to the extreme fire danger across nearly all of Washington from hot, dry weather, the state has expanded its ban on outdoor fires.
Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.
Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obamaconceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has rolled out a few public service announcements aiming to prevent driving under the influence of marijuana.
Officials say a trend of slow economic growth is expected to continue in Washington state.