Two Western Washington rivers are reopening for winter steelhead after hatcheries achieved spawning escapement goals.
The flagship of the Tom Douglas restaurant empire is still as good as it was when last reviewed in 2000.
Skagit Eagles Festival, Saturdays-Sundays in January, Concrete, Rockport and Marblemount.
Police in Portland say a car ran off a road and into the Columbia River on New Year's Eve. Divers recovered the body of a woman in her 40s.
Activities for the weekend of Jan. 2-4, 2014, include the Puyallup Home & Garden Show, Skagit Eagle Festival and Seattle Family Dance. Films opening include “The Woman in Black 2” and “Winter Sleep.”
TV picks for Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, include “From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2015” on KCTS, “The Taste” on ABC and “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.
In 2015, garden writer Ciscoe Morris vows, among other things, to not plug up the bathtub drain with soil — but don’t hold him to it.
RAVE For the kind woman in front of me in line at Costco a few days before Christmas. As I unloaded 12 boxes of spinach from my overflowing cart she said, “I have to ask?” I told her my family was preparing Christmas dinner for a Tent City and were glad we could. Without my knowing, she
Given that I wimped out on publishing my MLS playoff predictions then proceeded to pick every single series correctly all the way through to the cup final -- no, really, I swear -- I figured it was time to put some of these to paper.
Veteran actor Timothy Spall, who portrays renowned British painter J.M.W. Turner in the film “Mr. Turner,” did not just look at Turner’s work — he made three trips to the painter’s grave and actually learned to paint.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said in a New Year's speech Thursday that he is open to more talks or even a summit with his South Korean counterpart, a statement welcomed by Seoul, which in turn urged the North to take concrete steps toward normalization of relations.
Huge flames ripped through historic buildings in the picturesque western Wyoming town of Dubois as firefighters contended with subzero temperatures that froze their hoses and other equipment.
Revelers converged on the beaches of Brazil, the skyscrapers of Dubai and New York's Times Square to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters.
People unable to contact friends and relatives streamed into hospitals Thursday, anxious for information after a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area killed 36 people in the worst disaster to hit one of China's showcase cities in recent years.
In one of his final acts as governor, Democrat Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he will commute the sentences of four death-row inmates to life in prison without parole.
It was an embarrassing Christmas for Nivea Cabrera after she was accused by her fiance's mother of letting her 5-year-old granddaughter play with a sex toy. A mortified Carbrera asked the child where she got the penis-shaped plastic cylinder.
The body of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy was found in an Ohio creek Wednesday after his mother allegedly lied to police that she had left him on a stranger's porch.
New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too much school.
Turning up the pressure on Israel, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they are joining the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against the Jewish state -- a risky, high-stakes move that brought threats of retaliation from Israel and criticism from the U.S.
A passenger aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 became the first victim of the crash to be returned to her family Thursday, one of many painful reunions to come, as search crews struggled against wind and heavy rain to find more than 150 people still missing.