The patrolling officers mostly warn boaters, opting to educate skippers about the laws protecting the marine mammals. Over the past two years, officers have given about 10 tickets and 40-50 written warnings, Mullins said.
A judge has overruled a plea deal and sentenced a former Lynden police officer to nine months of house arrest for exchanging sexually explicit text messages with a teenage girl and keeping nude photos of her on his work phone.
Four days after a potent August windstorm blasted through the region, thousands of people are still waiting for their power to come back on.
With only one week to go before the start of school in Seattle, there's a real threat of teachers going on strike.
He has already proven he's got what it takes to succeed at college. What he does not have, however, is the means to afford it.
A local food vendor whose tacos may have put a 4-year-old girl in the hospital with E. coli has apologized.
Minutes before a Washington state high school freshman fatally shot four friends and then himself, he sent a group text message to his family outlining his funeral wishes and apologizing to the parents of the teenagers he was about to kill.
Police in Pierce County fear a bold, daytime robber who's already held up three local restaurants will strike again.
A proposed recovery center for the mentally ill and addicted is getting major push back from parents who say it's too close to an elementary school in Des Moines.
The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet.
A Seattle woman who managed Cafe Flora was found dead Friday morning in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
A Forest Grove middle school teacher is under arrest and facing methamphetamine and prostitution charges.
Police in Vancouver, Washington, say a police dog died after being stabbed by a suspect.
A 62-year-old academic officer at Seattle Pacific University was killed Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle near Mattawa in Central Washington, a Grant County sheriff's spokesman said.