Growing Homeless Camps Contrast With West Coast Tech WealthA homeless crisis of unprecedented proportions is rocking the West Coast, and its victims are being left behind by the very things that mark the region's success: soaring housing costs, rock-bottom vacancy rates and a roaring economy that waits for no one. All along the coast, elected officials are scrambling for solutions.
Debate Continues Over Pro And Cons Of Late Pac-12 Kickoffs"It hurts us tremendously in terms of national exposure. No one wants to watch our game on the East Coast that late, and we all know it."
Will The West Coast Keep Its Only GOP-Led Chamber?The Washington state Senate is the only Republican-led legislative chamber on the West Coast, but with two political newcomers vying for the seat in November will it stay that way?
Bernie Sanders Brings Campaign To West Coast
4 West Coast Mayors Lift City-Funded Travel Ban To IndianaThe mayors of four West Coast cities say they're lifting bans imposed on city-funded travel to Indiana after changes were made to that state's religious objections law to make clear it can't be used to discriminate.
Mystery Starfish Killer Lurks Along Entire West CoastMarine biologists say a deadly wasting disease has been recorded from Mexico to Alaska.
Dower Jr., Zags Hold Off San DiegoSam Dower Jr. had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Gonzaga (17-3, 7-1). Przemek Karnowski finished with 12 points and Kevin Pangos added 11 points and five rebounds. Both Karnowski and Pangos made key buckets down the stretch to keep the Zags in the lead.
Conservation Group Wants Orcas In West Coast Waters ProtectedA conservation group is asking federal officials to protect endangered killer whales in the marine waters off the West Coast.
Money, Star Power Await Obama On Fundraising Tour Money, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business, but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense after a politically debilitating two months.
Guide to Fall Seafood and Oyster Festivals in Puget SoundOysters are ripe for the picking in Puget Sound during fall. Shucking, slurping, cooking and savoring these mollusks is what we in Seattle know how to do! Here are some great oyster and seafood festivals!
Firefighter Killed As Wildfires Rage Across West A firefighter was killed in Idaho and another firefighter in Oregon suffered burns after she had to deploy her emergency fire shelter as wildfires raged across the western United States.
Experts Fear Massive Environmental Disaster From Japan Tsunami DebrisMore than a year after a tsunami devastated Japan, killing thousands of people and washing millions of tons of debris into the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government and West Coast states don't have a cohesive plan for cleaning up the rubble that floats to American shores.