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Five Greenpeace protesters who tried to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland, Oregon, for an Arctic oil-drilling operation have been fined $5,000 apiece by the Coast Guard.
The Northwest Straits Foundation has reached a milestone in its efforts to remove lost fishing nets from Puget Sound.
The court issued its ruling Thursday, and encouraged Gov. Jay Inslee to call a special legislative session to address the issue.
Remember when Aurora sang to summon animals in Sleeping Beauty? This is a situation kind of like that, but with lawyers.
A federal judge has refused to order an injunction sought by neighbors of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to stop noisy jet fighters from practicing aircraft-carrier landings.
A federal appeals court says an anti-Muslim group can't post ads on Washington state buses showing photos of terrorists and saying the FBI offers a $25 million reward for their capture.
Washington State University football coach Mike Leach and University of Washington football coach Chris Peterson topped the list of salaries received by state employees last year.
With updates to Washington's medical marijuana system in effect, Tacoma is moving to shut down dozens of unlicensed dispensaries.
Brandi Weaver-Gates raised thousands of dollars after leading everyone to believe she had been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in March 2013.
Downtown Bellingham partners with City of Bellingham, Western Washington University students and entrepreneurs to fill vacancies downtown, providing more activity throughout the downtown area.
Seattle, Tacoma and Everett have moved to the second stage of their water shortage plans by enacting voluntary water reductions.
Washington state's presidential primary date is still scheduled to be held in late May after Democrats refused to support moving the statewide contest.
Federal agency sues Amtrak, claims disability discrimination SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal…
Thousands of people joined representatives from dozens of law enforcement agencies at a memorial for a Washington State Trooper who died while on duty
County Executive Jack Louws asked the Bellingham City Council one last time on Monday to support the jail funding proposal.
The state has fined BNSF Railway for railroad ties and other materials in Whatcom and Skagit county water bodies. Larry…
As Bellingham police take steps to introduce crime prediction software as a new tool to cut down on crime rates in the city, some members of the community are expressing concern.
Eric Moldver died in the North Cascades.
A 74-year-old man who was kayaking with his 6-year-old grandson was able to save the boy when they fell into the cold waters of Dungeness Bay but had to get rescued himself.
Seattle's City Council has approved a new tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition — a measure designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence.