Marines performed a water landing right next to the Seahawks’ practice fields with five helicopters.
Kenneth Bae, of Lynnwood, told Japanese media that going back to labor camp after months of hospitalization could seriously harm him. His family and friends in the Pacific Northwest are worried for his life and asking for urgent U.S. intervention.
Gov. Jay Inslee has joined his counterparts in California and Oregon in signing a letter opposing new oil and gas leases in the waters off the West Coast. A letter dated July 30 and released Thursday by Inslee's office, sums up the governor's qualms to Sally Jewel
UPDATE 7:42 p.m.| The fatality collision investigation in the 800 block of James Street has cleared and all roads are now open.
Police said a man arrested today in connection with the $8,000 graffiti spree at Gas Works Park said he began spray-painting walls in the park early Monday after his 19th birthday party “got out of hand."
NASA plans to make oxygen -- a key ingredient of rocket fuel -- on Mars early next decade.
Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years Friday.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she expects the Supreme Court to hear and decide a same-sex marriage case by June 2016.
Heading into his third season at Washington State, Mike Leach seems more upbeat, saying this is the best team he has had in Pullman.
The two Senate votes were something of a consolation prize for a chamber marred this year by gridlock. The vote on the veterans bill was 91-3; the highway bill vote was 81-13.
The Seahawks held firm to their stance of not giving him any “new’’ money, having made it clear they did not want to set a precedent of ripping up existing contracts. Lynch, meanwhile, got the assurance of a little more money that he wasn’t necessarily guaranteed to receive.
UPDATE, 10:50 p.m. | Seattle Police say both a mother and a baby in a stroller were hit tonight when a suspected drug dealer, who had moments before escaped arrest during a police operation, ran to a waiting car that took off driving erratically.
The crowd of 6,179 expressed appreciation for Bryant’s part in creating a women’s professional basketball legacy in Seattle.
Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon.
Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.
Most Asian stock markets dipped on Friday following a big sell-off on Wall Street but losses were limited by optimistic reports on China's economy.
A federal judge in Guam cleared the way Thursday for a Russian man accused of stealing thousands of credit-card numbers in the Puget Sound area and elsewhere to be sent to Washington state to appear in court.
Dave Villwock, the all-time leader in H1 Unlimited wins, expects to drive the Beacon Plumbing boat in the Seafair Albert Lee Cup competition. “This ain’t no popularity contest, you know? I’m here to race,” he says.
A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown at least seven times over more than a year.