Unemployment benefits are about to run out for thousands of Washington's jobless as the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program is set to expire later this month.
If you're thinking about selling your home but waiting until spring a new report from a Seattle-based online realty company may change your mind.
Emanuel Jumatate, from Chicago, hugs his new Xbox One after he purchased it at a Best Buy on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Evanston, Ill. Microsoft is billing the Xbox One, which includes an updated Kinect motion sensor, as an all-in-one entertainment system rather than just a gaming console. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Microsoft says more than 2 million of its Xbox One consoles have been sold since the system's launch 18 days ago.
(Courtesy Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium).
Frigid temperatures and the threat of snow have kept people in Western Washington pretty busy lately, including the staff at several local zoos - whose job it is to make sure dozens of animals and their exhibits remain comfortable and safe during inclement weather.
Marchers work their way down International Boulevard in SeaTac on Dec. 5 in support of a $15 minimum wage.
The King County elections office is conducting a recount Monday on the proposition in the city of SeaTac to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Gipson, of Atlanta, right, has his resume looked over by Ralph Brown, a management and program analyst with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate in November to a five-year low of 7 percent. The surprisingly robust job gain suggested that the economy may have begun to accelerate.
Workers began removing 12,000 cubic yards of arsenic-contaminated sediment in Lake Union on Thursday.
In this July 2008 photo, one of some 300 mountain goats in Olympic National Park faces a photographer on the Switchback Trail in the Klahhane-Hurricane Ridge-Switchback Trail area near Port Angeles, Wash. (AP Photo/Peninsula Daily News, Diane Urbani de la Paz, File)
Several environmental and timber groups are forming a partnership to find ways to boost timber harvests in Olympic National Forest while also improving forest health.
A worsening unemployment rate in Washington state is leading to extended unemployment benefits for some.
»Play Video Amazon drone prototype (Photo courtesy Amazon.com)
Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less - via self-guided drone.
Packages ready to ship move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon.com distribution center. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
This holiday shopping season, it's Amazon vs. everyone else. The online giant has attracted customers from the likes of Wal-Mart and Best Buy with low prices and convenient shipping.
Conservative property-rights advocates are worried about proposed restrictions on wells they fear could mean the end of the rural way of life in Whatcom County.
FILE - Juvenile salmon bound for the Pacific Ocean get a helping hand at Fall Creek Reservoir in Oregon, Nov. 26, 2013.
The behavior of young salmon does not appear to be as predictable as previously thought.
Local merchants say the national campaign called Small Business Saturday is helping independently-owned stores better compete against the big retailers.
Photo courtesy of Washington State Parks.
Four years ago, Washington lawmakers set out to make the state parks system self-sufficient - surviving on visitor fees alone. A new report says it's not going to happen.