A plan to allow Royal Dutch Shell PLC to use Seattle's waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic drilling fleet is drawing opposition from environmental groups.
About 127,000 people have bought health insurance through Washington's exchange since open enrollment began in November.
The Port of Olympia and six other businesses were evacuated Wednesday due to a hydrogen peroxide spill at a water treatment plant, emergency officials said.
An art teacher at a Bellevue elementary school has been arrested for investigation of child rape and child molestation, police said.
A Vancouver high school drama teacher accused of raping a 15-year-old boy made her first appearance Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court.
Police say a Redmond man who lives less than a block away from an elementary school was arrested Wednesday for possessing and distributing child pornography.
The U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to pay a $44,722 fine over hazardous waste storage violations on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had another scripted answer to any questions.
Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League's "Deflategate," ''where there's smoke, there's fire."
A decision to ban openly carried weapons in the House and Senate public viewing areas also applies to the public hearing rooms at the Capitol's legislative office buildings, officials from both chambers told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The Seattle Police Department has apologized to a 69-year-old man who was arrested and jailed last year after an officer claimed he swung a golf club at her. However, dashcam video of the incident failed to substantiate the arresting officer's claims.
The United States Army says reports by Fox News and NBC News indicating that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion are "patently false."
A woman outside her home near Brush Prairie was taken to the hospital after it appears a bullet grazed her head, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
Demand for commercial airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide margin and offsetting weakness in the defense business.
A Cedar Mill woman was sold a puppy that was sick with parvovirus, and she said she had to have the dog put down within a day because of the illness.