Local & Regional

Local Legislature adjourning Friday, returning in special session Legislature adjourning Friday, returning in special session
The Legislature's 2015 regular session is scheduled to end Friday afternoon, two days ahead of schedule, but only because lawmakers are already set to return for a special session next week to finish their work on a two-year operating budget.
Local 3 Idaho quakes rattle residents from Wash. to Montana 3 Idaho quakes rattle residents from Wash. to Montana
Three earthquakes up to magnitude-4.2 and nearly a half-dozen aftershocks have jolted northern Idaho, with residents from Washington state to Montana saying they felt the tremors.
Local Mace triggers hazmat response at Seattle homeless center Mace triggers hazmat response at Seattle homeless center
A Pioneer Square building that serves homeless people was evacuated and three people were treated by medics after mace was released inside the building Friday morning in Pioneer Square, fire officials said.