The British Columbia government wants to open two big areas of the province, one just north of the U.S.-Canada border, to the trophy hunting of grizzly bears, arguing against the advice of bear researchers that populations of “ursus horribilis” can absorb the hunt.
A former Eckstein Middle School student has filed a lawsuit against Seattle Public Schools, alleging the district failed to protect her from a predatory teacher.
Ever wonder if restaurants recycle food or make up wait times to keep you around? Seattle-based Urbanspoon has some answers, with a recent behind-the-scenes look at things that restaurants don’t want you to know.
The Washington, D.C., City Council has unanimously voted to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to$11.50 an hour in the nation’s capital, an hourly wage more than $4 higher than the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour.
This is horrible. But words can’t really describe what happened in the Vancouver area Wednesday. Caran Johnson is know locally for tweeting about Clark County traffic by the handle @ScanCouver. Wednesday afternoon she unknowingly live-tweeted her husband’s death, according to KOMO-TV’s sister station in Portland, KATU.
The mystery man behind bar and restaurant tips of thousands of dollars across America has struck in Washington, where he left a hefty $5,000 tip for a bar server in the blue-collar town of Port Orchard.
After Costco caused a flap for labeling the Bible as “fiction” last month, the Issaquah-based chain is in the news again, this time for calling Ron Burgundy’s faux memoir “non-fiction,” the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
A 32-year-old Renton man accused of killing a woman on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood has been charged with murder.
Architect Fred Bassetti was one of the 20th Century Seattlites instrumental in reshaping a regional hub into an international city, and appreciating its great natural setting. Want to see his legacy?
A “Long March” for a living wage took 100-plus hearty demonstrators from a hotel at SeaTac to Seattle City Hall on Thursday, coinciding with a national day of action in which fast-food workers marched off the job in 100 cities across America.
Metro is facing a financial pinch that will force a 17 percent cut in its King County bus service, unless the Legislature provides additional funds or allows the county to vote a tax hike for transit.
A Seattle man alleged to have stabbed a stranger in the face with a hypodermic needle and telling the victim he’d been infected with HIV has been charged with assault.
A sex offender accused of stealing a Victoria Clipper boat and making for Canada did so "as a birthday present to himself," King County prosecutors say.
There are currently 20 women serving in the U.S. Senate and 78 in the House. Pelosi was the first female Speaker of the House.
Police are searching for one of two men accused in $648,000 wine heist and subsequent arson attempt from the South Seattle wine storage shop.
The Anglican Diocese of New Westminster, British Columbia, last week elected a Seattle priest, the Rev. Canon Melissa Skelton, as its new bishop. Skelton will be the first woman and the first United States citizen to head the Vancouver-based diocese. She succeeds the Rt.
An aging leader in the Ghost Riders outlaw motorcycle gang caught in a plot to bomb a bar associated with a rival club is likely headed to federal prison.
With Christmas upon us, Value Village shared photos of some of its most disturbing holiday offerings. Take a peek at some ugly holiday sweaters and white elephant gifts, then keep going for a look at the best (worst?) ugly holiday sweaters as worn by celebrities.
Seven thousand same-sex couples were wed in Washington during the first nine months of marriage equality in the Evergreen State, according to figures released on Thursday by the state Department of Health.
A pair of Bellevue police officers are facing legal trouble following allegations that one stopped the other driving drunk and cut the off-duty officer loose rather than make an arrest.
More than 2½ years after his teenage son was slain in front of him, an Auburn man who opened fire in that moment of rage will soon be headed home.
Liberal MSNBC host Martin Bashir has quit the network after suggesting on-air an obscene act directed at ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Bashir said he “deeply regrets” the slur, and believes the network and its hosts should get on with business “without the distraction of myself and my ill-judged comments.” Bashir was reacting to a Palin appearance at a Faith and Freedom conference in Iowa, at which Palin likened America’s national debt to pre-Civil War Slavery.
The Washington State Legislature will see new faces from the Puget Sound area come January, and veteran lawmakers moving from one chamber to the other. State Rep. Jamie Pedersen, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is the unanimous choice of 43rd District Democrats to take the State Senate seat being vacated by Seattle’s Mayor-elect Ed Murray. The Pedersen pick must be ratified by the King County Council, considered a formality.