The big donation to the state I-594 campaign from billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun-violence prevention group is part of a wider effort targeting more than a dozen states.
Join me for a live chat from Honolulu at 6:30 p.m. PT today to preview the Huskies' season opener at Hawaii, and then stick around here for live updates throughout the game.
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
Here is the weekly update on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River.
President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.
The day after Mia Henderson's body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city's LGBT community to a meeting. "We are listening. We are paying attention," he told them. "We are responding, and we are taking this very seriously."
The summer Puget Sound and Hood Canal Dungeness crab fishery is coming to an end soon after what has turned out to be a surprisingly good season.
A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.
At the annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, MOHAI, TeenTix, the Snoqualmie tribe, Pacific MusicWorks founder Stephen Stubbs and others are honored.
Bumbershoot 2014 is upon us! The annual mash-up of arts, comedy and music starts today at Seattle Center. We've put together a list of must-see acts for Day 1 enjoyment.
Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.
Experiencing the real thing is what draws visitors in and fosters lasting connections [“Watoto’s death a wake-up call for city, Woodland Park Zoo,” Opinion, Aug. 25]. On a recent trip to the Woodland Park Zoo I learned about conservation programs the zoo supports — programs I
I’d like to dispel the mistaken notion depicted in this article that Sinclair Island is a refuge for eccentric people who run around on bumpy dirt roads and perform endless maintenance tasks [“The ‘other’ San Juan islanders go their own way,” Pacific NW Magazine, Aug. 2
Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world?
Denis Contreras of Honduras was 12 and alone when he rode the freight train known as “The Beast” through Mexico to see his mother in the U.S. After he was deported to Honduras recently, the U.S. reporter who met him on that ride in 2000 found him again, to catch up.
“The Roommates,” Stephanie Wu’s collection of true stories about young people thrown together as housemates, is by turns hilarious and bizarre and reflects how the 21st-century household is changing “impossibly quickly.”
The chairman of a media group whose TV stations focus on such rural attractions as polka parties and tractor pulls is on the rampage, campaigning to stop the multibillion-dollar purchase by Comcast of Times Warner Cable. The resulting giant would kill his stations, he argues across the Heartland.
Despite California’s ever-present risk of major earthquakes, the number of homeowners in the state with insurance coverage for quake damage has dipped significantly over the last several decades, from 33 percent in 1996 to just 10 percent today.
Soviet rule brought many Russians to Latvia, where even decades after independence, people who speak Russian and not Latvian make up about one-third of the population. They are not citizens and cannot vote, which is a point of friction in this country of 2 million people.