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.
People who buy their own health insurance in Washington state can expect rates to go up in 2015, but probably not as fast as insurance costs increased in the years before federal health care reform took effect.
Victoria’s long-delayed sewage treatment plans have become an international irritant, with Washington state demanding the British Columbia government step in to stop the flow of raw waste into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.