OLYMPIA, Wash | Washington state Supreme Court rules that the death penalty violates the state’s Constitution

OLYMPIA, Wash — Washington state Supreme Court rules that the death penalty violates the state’s Constitution.…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Want election results? On West Coast, patience is required

OLYMPIA, Wash — If control of the U.S. House comes down to any of the competitive…

BONNEY LAKE, Wash | Life after Las Vegas shooting: Pair seeks normalcy amid fear

BONNEY LAKE, Wash— Every time Chris Gilman leaves her home at the foot of Washington’s Mount…

RENTON, Wash. | Seahawks sign LB Mychal Kendricks despite legal troubles

RENTON, Wash.  — The Seattle Seahawks have signed linebacker Mychal Kendricks despite his recent guilty plea…

REDMOND, Wash | Microsoft to contractors: Give new parents paid leave

REDMOND, Wash — Microsoft says it’s requiring its contractors to offer their U.S. employees at least…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Democrat Schrier advances in Washington’s 8th District

OLYMPIA, Wash. — An open congressional seat in Washington state officially has its November matchup: Democrat…

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash | Orca back to feeding, frolicking after carrying dead calf

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash — Researchers say an endangered killer whale that drew international attention as she…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Employees pose big potential danger to aviation, experts say

OLYMPIA, Wash— The theft of an empty plane by an airline worker who performed dangerous loops…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Authorities: Man who stole an airplane from Seattle airport was 3.5-year employee who was allowed to be among aircraft

OLYMPIA, Wash — Authorities: Man who stole an airplane from Seattle airport was 3.5-year employee who…

SEATAC, Wash. | The Latest: Man had security clearance to be among aircraft

SEATAC, Wash. — The Latest on a plane stolen from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

OLYMPIA, Wash.  — Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon…

SPOKANE, Wash. | Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

SPOKANE, Wash.  — Ramsey and Amy Pruchnic lived in the Seattle area for five years before…

SEATAC, Wash.|The Latest: Trump ‘monitoring’ the stolen plane situation

SEATAC, Wash. — The Latest on a plane stolen from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state…

FALSE BAY, Wash | Teams trying to save ailing orca practice feeding live fish

FALSE BAY, Wash.— Teams taking drastic measures to save a young, ailing killer whale loaded up…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

OLYMPIA, Wash — It’s looking more likely that the race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District will…

SPOKANE, Wash | Washington state Democrats celebrate, eye 3 GOP House seats

SPOKANE, Wash— Democrats in Washington state celebrated early primary returns as they sought to capture three…

OLYMPIA, Wash. | Democrats hopeful they can flip Washington House seat

OLYMPIA, Wash. — As the Democratic party eyes making gains in Congress, the Washington state primary…

TACOMA, Wash | Steven Powell, father-in-law of missing Utah woman, dies

TACOMA, Wash. — Steven Powell, the father-in-law of a long-missing Utah woman whose husband was eyed…

OLYMPIA, Wash | Former Washington state auditor sentenced to year in prison

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley was sentenced Friday to a year…

PULLMAN, Wash | Washington State football player had brain damage at suicide

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The family of the Washington State football player who died of suicide…

SPOKANE, Wash | Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and…

TUMWATER, Wash | Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair…

BRINNON, Wash | Family of 5 killed in explosion at Washington state cabin

BRINNON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a family of five was killed in an explosion at…

BELLINGHAM, Wash | 2 Boy Scouts, 2 troop leaders rescued from Washington peak

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two Boy Scouts and two troop leaders spent a night inside a…

BELLINGHAM, Wash | 4 hospitalized in serious condition after Mount Baker rescue

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two Boy Scouts and two troop leaders were hospitalized in serious condition…

BELLINGHAM, Wash | 4 Scouts missing after summit attempt of Mount Baker volcano

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Search and rescue officials say four Scouts are missing in an attempted…

BELLEVUE, Wash | School shooting video game removed online after backlash

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — A Seattle-area company has removed a school shooting video game off of…

RENTON, Wash | Seahawks’ Baldwin says NFL “really missed it” with policy

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had harsh words for the comments…

LAKEWOOD, Wash | Police investigate how a handgun ended up in driver’s bumper

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Talk about gunning the engine. Authorities say a driver near Tacoma, Washington,…

SPOKANE, Wash | Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In a story May 12 about West Coast volcanoes, The Associated Press…