Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in the Northwest as low snowpack levels, record warm temperatures and very dry conditions have helped fuel blazes weeks earlier than usual.
A fire that swept through an apartment building atop Queen Anne Hill on Thursday evening was accidental, sparked by an electrical malfunction that started in the attic, Seattle Fire Department officials said Friday.
Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show.
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
At least one structure has burned, according to the North Sherman Fire Department, which is based in Oregon but assisting firefighters in Washington. It is unclear at this time what kind of structure it is.
Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again. But the boom has brought handwringing, as residents fret over whether Seattle is overly dependent on the company behind it all: Amazon.
Two suspects were seriously injured Friday morning after a deputy opened fire at their car during a high-speed chase through Thurston and Pierce counties, officials said.
A 2-alarm fire is burning an apartment building atop Queen Anne Hill, sending a large smoke plume over Queen Anne and the surrounding Seattle area.
Bellingham artist Logan McQuaig is helping Seattle sports fans show their team spirit from heel-to-toe.
A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.
So it went Thursday at an Independence Day festival in Utah, where officials said a pig-shaped hot-air balloon descended quickly to the ground after hitting a Wyoming cowboy-themed entry.
An SUV slammed into a Seattle office building after a collision with another vehicle Thursday morning, emergency officials said.
Latin superstar Romeo Santos has Topped Taylor Swift with more than 4 billion views of his videos on YouTube.com.
BP and five Gulf states announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
Two homes were gutted by flames overnight in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood after neighbors reported hearing an explosion, officials said. But so far, investigators have not pinpointed what caused the explosion or the fire.
A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.
One person was seriously injured when a car slammed into a light pole at high speed early Thursday in Des Moines, police said.
Firefighters attacked hotspots Wednesday at a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.
A 12-year-old boy is recovering at a Seattle hospital after being seriously burned in a fireworks accident.
An Oregon judge has denied bail for the drummer of rock band Journey, saying his repeated attempts to contact a woman he's accused of raping show that he poses a threat.
The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday released a trove of cellphone videos, witness interviews and crime lab reports from the shooting of an immigrant farmworker by three police officers earlier this year.
A truck driver was rescued Wednesday after the cab of his semi rig somehow became stuck up in the air and wedged against a conveyer belt on Seattle's Harbor Island.