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.
Some prison officers were injured while breaking up an early morning attack at the Washington State Penitentiary.
Oregon State Police say a man reported missing in Utah by his mother who was worried because he wasn’t taking medications has been located at a relative’s home in Washington state and is safe.
Organizations that want to open a charter school in Washington state have until the end of the day on Friday to turn in a form that says they plan to apply to the statewide charter commission.
A lawsuit filed in Arkansas against Monsanto over the May 2013 discovery of an isolated field of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon has now landed in federal court in Kansas.