Under scrutiny over expenses she charged to state government, state Sen. Pam Roach this week paid back $680 and promised to give up her Senate-paid phone and mailbox, according to a report in The News Tribune of Tacoma.
Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.
Ty Kelly’s go-ahead home run in the sixth inning powered the Tacoma Rainiers to a 5-4 victory over the Las Vegas 51s at Cheney Stadium on Thursday night.
Temeka Johnson, filling in for an injured Sue Bird, gets 13 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for the Storm’s first-ever triple-double, but the Liberty prevails in overtime.
Delmon Young hits a three-run homer and Baltimore scores all of its runs in the third inning to shut out Seattle.
Astana cyclist Vincenzo Nibali of Italy won the 18th stage to add to his overall lead in the Tour de France, which ends Sunday in Paris.
Gov. Jay Inslee and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick are scheduled to announce a commission to make recommendations on how to better avoid and respond to a landslide like the one that happened at Steelhead Haven.
Filling in for injured or otherwise absent Sounders teammates, Jalil Anibaba has played all three positions across the back line this season. He’s appeared in nine matches this year and started seven, including the last four MLS competitions.
Ohio State fired the director of its marching band, Jonathan Waters, after determining he ignored a “sexualized” culture of rituals, including students being pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts.
A few cars in a 102-car train carrying crude oil went off the track beneath the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle on Thursday, but no oil was spilled.
Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look like nothing happened.
Two hundred sixty-nine unaccompanied immigrant children have been sent to sponsors in Washington, Oregon and Idaho between Jan. 1 and July 7, federal officials say.
The Sound Transit Board today selected the site of the old BNSF rail yard in Bellevue -- next to the planned Spring District development -- as the preferred location for a new light-rail maintenance yard.
Andrew Wiggins, the first player drafted this year, has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cleveland Cavaliers signed him to a long-term deal that pays him $5.5 million this season and prevents him from being traded for 30 days.
Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts.
If migrant children from Central America do come to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, local communities would not be responsible for their welfare, federal officials told local representatives Wednesday.
Marshawn Lynch, who threatened to hold out during Seattle’s minicamp last June but then showed up anyway, is expected to be absent when the Seahawks begin training camp Friday. The news was revealed by former Seahawk fullback Michael Robinson, who is now working for the NFL Network.
For years, the wind industry has been hampered by such a severe lack of transmission lines that when the wind is strong, a local power surplus forces some machines to be shut down. Now, Texas is conducting an experiment that might hold lessons for the rest of the U.S.