Scientists are trying to figure out what's behind a massive die off of sunflower starfish across the country and right here in the Pacific Northwest. Not only are sea stars in the wild showings signs of disease, so are sea stars at several aquariums, including Vancouver which recently posted a time-lapse video showing just how quickly these marine critters are getting sick, losing legs and literally wasting away.
Known among locals for its amazing mini cheesecake creations, The Confectional made it to the national stage Wednesday as "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg included the Seattle sweet shop on a list of her favorite things.
It's not every day you hear neighbors actually complaining a proposed development is too small and should be taller, but in the case of Wallingford that's exactly what happened when residents learned of CVS Pharmacies' plan to put up a new, single-story building along a main commercial corridor in the neighborhood center.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval Monday to a package of tax breaks for Boeing Co. in hopes of landing the company's new 777X, signing legislation at Seattle's Museum of Flight at Boeing Field.
The National Retail Federation came out with its holiday shopping forecast for the year. With sales numbers expected to increase by nearly 4 percent over last year, some major retailers are getting a jump start on the Black Friday sales rush by opening their doors on Thanksgiving. Here's a list of some of the stores that will be open and some which have decided to hold off until after the Holiday is over.
The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days, and far more jobs in August and September than previously thought.