Local & Regional

Local Company fined for oil spill from vessel sinking
The Washington Department of Ecology is fining a seafood company more than $112,000 for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel, the Clam Digger, in July 2013 near Anacortes.
Local Class size initiative makes Washington ballot Class size initiative makes Washington ballot
The Secretary of State's office has certified that a ballot initiative to decrease public school class sizes has enough qualified signatures to make the November ballot.
Local 2 year old hit by truck in Kent dies 2 year old hit by truck in Kent dies
Police say around 8 p.m. Friday the two-year-old boy ran across the street towards his father at the Birch Creek Apartments when he was hit by a truck.
Local Preparations continue as wildfires near Conconully Preparations continue as wildfires near Conconully (Video)
The small central Washington town of Conconully is using its history to prepare for the Carlton Complex of fires should conditions drastically change this weekend. Temperatures are expected to warm back up, officials said. That will likely dry out grass and brush across the region.