Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, delivered a clever parting gift to a pair of retiring reserve bank presidents who have repeatedly warned that she is leading the Fed down a path that may unleash dangerous inflation.
While only three projects have been completed, 13 are under way and about $70.3 million has been awarded in contracts.
Duke, playing on its home court, got a huge scare from Albany of New York before winning 54-52 on the first day of the NCAA women’s tournament.
The news deflated optimism that Liberia, one of the three West African countries hit by the Ebola epidemic, would soon be officially declared free of the virus.
TV picks for Friday, March 20, 2015, include “Glee” on Fox, “Grimm” on NBC and “Cristela” on ABC.
“No Way to Treat a Lady,” “Tartuffe,” “The Best of Enemies” and “Slowgirl” are kicking off spring in area theaters.
Seattle’s Pacific MusicWorks presents “My Old Kentucky Home,” “I Wish I Was in Dixie” and other 19th-century songs using historically accurate instrumentation.
The Portland artist is showing nine works, all in the elaborate style of still-life paintings, complete with ornate frames. The backs of the works reveal the more workmanlike structure beneath the finery.
Contractors took the first step in the largest-ever tunnel-machine repair Thursday, as they hoisted a 270-ton piece of Bertha’s upper shell.
Since the Oso landslide last March, state regulators have been making changes in how they oversee logging around unstable slopes.
Washington rail regulators have recommended that BNSF Railway be penalized up to $700,000 for failing to report crude oil leaks and other hazardous material spills along the state’s railway.
The Federal Trade Commission faces renewed questions about its handling of its antitrust investigation into Google, after documents revealed that an internal report had recommended stronger action.
More than 400 of some 4,800 Washington state foster parents have asked to change their licenses in the wake of a new rule that requires flu shots for caregivers of children younger than 2.
Caryl Phillips’ new novel, “The Lost Child,” is billed as a contemporary response to the literary classic “Wuthering Heights,” but missing is the original’s macabre vitality. Phillips discusses his book March 23 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
Former Bellevue-based developer and lender Thomas R. Hazelrigg III, a friend and business associate of the fugitive Seattle real-estate magnate Michael Mastro, was sentenced Thursday to four and a half years in prison for tax evasion.
Is this the year for Gonzaga to go deep — to the Final Four? Maybe, maybe not. At least it’s Gonzaga’s best combination of offensive and defensive efficiency in program history. The Zags face North Dakota State in Seattle at 6:50 p.m. Friday.
Tyler Harvey finished with 27 points but Eastern lost 84-74 at Portland.
Huskies are in NCAA tournament for the first time since 2007, and open against Miami
Michael Chadd Boysen, who killed his grandparents a day after he was released from prison in March 2013, was found dead Thursday at the Washington State Penitentiary.