Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.
Authorities say a well-trained Washington State Ferries crew and a registered nurse who happened to be nearby swung into action and provided CPR to an 80-year-old man who had an apparent heart attack as he walked onto a state ferry.
Four people, including an Arlington police officer, suffered minor injuries Wednesday when the officer's patrol car collided with another vehicle near Smokey Point.
A car plowed through the front entrance of a phone store in a Puyallup strip mall on Wednesday morning, police said.
Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions.
The clock is ticking for Washington's medical marijuana facilities. Many medical producers and sellers have been ordered to cease and desist.
The Bonneville Power Administration says people shooting at its high-voltage power line near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the Tacoma, Washington, area have damaged power line insulators. The agency is offering a maximum $25,000 reward for tips leading to those involved.
Students were evacuated briefly from Everett High School's math building on Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was found in a girls bathroom, school officials said.
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department generally discourages the public from feeding wildlife, but the agency is temporarily feeding Okanogan County mule deer to keep them out of orchards in the Pateros area.
Mars Hill Church is officially shutting down at year's end, but the one-time mega-church is still asking donors to give generously.
Why did the chicken cross the road? If it was in Auburn, it was probably to escape a burning garage.
A defense lawyer says a 15-year-old boy who shot and killed his foster father and another man at a hunting cabin in northeastern Oregon never meant to kill anyone.
Detectives busted two people selling marijuana through a slot to the front door of their Vancouver home, regardless of how old the person asking for pot was, police officials said.
Portland police say a third suspect has been arrested in their investigation of a shooting outside an alternative Portland High School that injured four young people.
The Lewis County sheriff's office says a man who fled from Centralia Municipal Court Tuesday as an officer was trying to handcuff him was arrested Wednesday morning at a Chehalis home.