The Wolverine fire near Lake Chelan is about 42 miles and moving closer to Holden Village and Stehekin.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii County has called for restoration of a lava-covered road in Pahoa, despite the site having become a popular attraction for tourists. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports that work on Cemetery Road has been put out to bid and is expected to start in coming months. Lava crossed the road on Oct. […]
The Major League Soccer transfer window — defined by league rules as “the dates between which MLS may request the transfer certificate of a player under contract in another country” — closes at 2 p.m. this afternoon. That is not, however, as definitive as it might sound. For one, rosters don’t actually freeze until Sept. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should crack down on airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations, which are often unfair or hidden from consumers, according to a Senate report released Thursday. The report, which is based on an investigation by the Democratic staff of the Senate commerce committee, […]
It’s not clear exactly who painted area crosswalks red, black and green more than a month after the city unveiled rainbow crossings on Capitol Hill.
A series of raids in the Seattle-area targeted a drug trafficking ring with ties to California and Mexico, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle.
Carol Burton said her attorney was told by a school-district lawyer that she will receive a termination letter Friday. It’s related to a choir trip to New Orleans in March.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searching for a gunman linked to a kidnapping, killing and wounding of two deputies have closed a stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail in the southern Sierra Nevada. Kern County sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt said Thursday the search remains focused on a 5-square-mile portion of sparsely populated territory east of […]
La Luz, ‘Weirdo Shrine’ (Hardly Art) “Weirdo Shrine” caps a busy year for Seattle locals La Luz, arriving just three months after singer-guitarist Shana Cleveland’s first LP with her side band The Sandcastles. On the new album, produced by garage rock hotshot Ty Seagall, the foursome ups the fidelity from its 2013 Hardly Art debut, […]
Movie review of “Fantastic Four”: This Marvel superhero movie is not that fantastic. Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell star. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4.
Two men have been hospitalized after they were shot early Thursday morning at an Everett-area apartment complex.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anna Oxereok grew up eating walrus in the western Alaska village of Wales. Today it’s such a rare treat she can’t bring herself to part with the plastic gallon bag of meat in her freezer. “I have to save it for something special,” she says. Her brother caught two animals this […]
Tonight's Republican debate is sure to be filled with talking points and zingers. But what about serious economic questions? Here are 10 that should be asked.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee unveiled plans on Thursday to hold six presidential debates starting this fall, with the first scheduled for Oct. 13 in Nevada. With Republicans focusing on their first debate, scheduled for Thursday night in Cleveland, Democrats released plans for their own far less crowded primary process. So far, former […]
Kam Chancellor was again a hold out on Thursday. Here's a look at some possible options for getting him back into camp.
The Seahawks wrap up their first week of training camp Thursday, yet Kam Chancellor still hasn't joined them as he holds out. Follow our live camp coverage from our reporters at the VMAC.
The dormant cross-state basketball rivalry between Washington and Gonzaga will renew sooner than expected in a place called paradise. The teams, which hadn’t played since 2006, are scheduled to restart a four-year series of nonconference games in 2016. However, both teams are scheduled to play in this year’s Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas […]
A man wanted in a fatal shooting in southern Wisconsin has been arrested in Lakewood.
Darcy Thompson of Artcycled Mosaics upcycles broken china dishes into one-of-a-kind jewelry.
Marmalade Originals cotton skirts, sewn by Geraldine Varvaro in in Seattle, provide breezy summer style.