Woodland Park Zoo says elephants Bamboo and Chai have been resting well at the San Diego Zoo this weekend after being detoured from their trip to Oklahoma City.
The Republican field is bunched together at the starting line of the 2016 presidential race and Hillary Clinton has a double digit lead every GOP hopeful, according to a new CNN/ORC national poll.
Sound Transit’s new light rail station, nearing completion beside the UW’s Husky Stadium, is a feast to the eye, months ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget: The rail link to downtown Seattle is slated to open early in 2016.
The 400-foot-tall, 292-foot wide Transocean Polar Pioneer, a drilling rig which Shell Oil plans to use this summer in the Arctic, dropped anchor at 7:10 a.m. in Port Angeles for what is expected to be a two-week stay.
A bipartisan deal by senior members of Congress, reached Thursday, would given President Obama “fast track” authority to finish negotiating the 12-nationTrans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals. The yin and yang of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. U.S.
Seattle City Council incumbents have used six-figure war chests to discourage challenges, raising so much money that Tom Rasmussen had $144,000 left over after his last reelection. Despite his campaign kitty, Rasmussen decided not to run in 2015.
Pope Francis would have enjoyed Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen, when he moved out of the bishop’s mansion, when he drove his sprawling diocese in an old VW bug, and when he preached a guileless Gospel.
The state Democratic Party has decided to stick with precinct caucuses in picking the party’s 2016 presidential nominee, spurning an appeal from Secretary of State Kim Wyman for a primary in which voters would get a voice.
The Department of Corrections is currently looking for dozens of sex offenders who've failed to meet their court obligations.
The right to gun ownership in America is not just about hunting, or protecting property and person, but “the ultimate check against government tyranny,” argues a fund appeal from Republican presidential candidate Sen.
A sex offender caught on camera after groping a woman at a downtown Seattle park has been sentenced to three years in prison.
The Vatican has quietly concluded, with a brief statement, a once-hostile investigation of the largest organization of U.S. nuns, in which it charged the sisters with embracing “radical themes” and pursuing a “radical feminist agenda.” The crackdown generated a backlash among Catholic lay people in Seattle and other cities, and was bluntly described as “a disaster” by Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley in an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” Seattle Archbishop J.
Eight finalists have been nominated, out of 43 applicants, to fill out the term of Seattle City Council member Sally Clark, who quit to take a $155,000 administrative post at the University of Washington.
Gov. Jay Inslee, saying he was writing “on behalf of Washington voters,” has told indicted State Auditor Troy Kelley that he should resign immediately. Inslee: He and indicted State Auditor Troy Kelley, both Democrats, were elected to statewide office in 2012.
A Spokane ex-con accused in the violent home-invasion of an elderly Renton couple was arrested Thursday on robbery and assault charges.
Insurance companies must immediately do a better job in providing information to women on contraception coverage, Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said Thursday, reporting the outcome of a meeting with women’s groups and insurers.