INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb has directed flags at state facilities in a southwestern Indiana county to be flown at half-staff to honor a soldier who died in a training accident in Washington state.
Holcomb’s office said Tuesday that flags in Vanderburgh County should be flown at ...
Mount Si 39, Mount Vernon 38
Odessa 69, Republic 0
Royal 41, Riverside 0
Zillah 51, Klahowya 20
Neah Bay 56, Tacoma Baptist 30
Fife 24, North ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say the Seattle airport ground crew worker who stole an empty commercial airplane had apparently searched online for flight instruction videos before he took off on a dizzying ride that soon crashed into a small island.
The FBI announced Friday that it’s ...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Port of Seattle, the governing body over Seattle’s seaport and airport, is launching a new pilot program that will allow visitors past security at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport without a boarding pass.
Port officials say local residents can apply for the SEA ...
Water well closed after higher level of chemicals detected
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma Water utility well has been shut down after chemicals commonly tied to firefighting foam showed up at a higher-than-acceptable level in a test at the site.
Firefighters insist the chemical is linked to cancer.
Tacoma Water Superintendent Scott Dewhirst ...
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $549,000 to a Washington state inmate with multiple sclerosis who was repeatedly denied nonaddictive nerve-pain medication by prison staff.
The Seattle Times
Nurse who lost part of ear in patient assault sues state
SEATTLE (AP) — A nurse at Washington state’s troubled psychiatric hospital who lost part of her ear when she was assaulted by a patient is suing the state for $5 million, claiming officials are to blame for failing to adequately staff shifts and by placing violent patients on less-secure ...
Today in History for November 7th
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a soldier died Sunday in a training area of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.
The News Tribune reports 23-year-old Spc. Drew Watters of Evansville, Indiana, was ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) _ TrueBlue Inc. (TBI) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $24.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Tacoma, Washington-based company said it had net income of 61 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 79 cents per share.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Police say a dangerous batch of heroin or another injectable drug might be in Olympia after four people overdosed during a 90-minute period last week.
The News Tribune reports Olympia ...
Cascade Christian 40, Port Townsend 0
Columbia (Burbank) 63, Oroville 15
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was attacked with a coffee mug at a Lakewood senior living facility has died.
Investigators say 54-year-old John Douglas Quitorio struck 57-year-old Timothy Alan Nitschke with the coffee mug Saturday night after they argued about a beverage. Nitschke had a ...
ACLU drops lawsuit claiming inmates were denied treatment
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has dropped a lawsuit that claimed a jail in Washington state was violating the rights of mentally ill people by denying them basic mental health treatment.
The News Tribune
SEATTLE (AP) — Monday is the final day Washington residents can register to vote in the November general election.
Registration must be done in person at county election offices.
People in King County can register at the county’s Election Annex on Fourth Avenue or at the King County ...
- The Spokesman-ReviewUnbeaten Community Colleges of Spokane enjoys journey on, off volleyball courtNovember 15, 2018
- The Daily JournalRobert FloresOctober 3, 2018
- The Spokesman-ReviewSpokane Public Schools planning to reduce staffing through attrition to pay for teacher raisesSeptember 20, 2018
- The Spokesman-ReviewSpokane schools looks to reduce staffing through attrition to pay for teacher raises amid budget shortfallsSeptember 20, 2018
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker has been sued by two constituents who argue their First Amendment rights are being violated because they’ve been banned from commenting on the state lawmaker’s Facebook page.
Tacoma man brought back to US to face child rape charges
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. authorities say a Tacoma man who fled the country four years ago has been brought back to Pierce County to face charges he raped a child.
The U.S. Marshals Service says 38-year-old Guadalupe R. Leiva, who had been on the run since 2014, was arrested in late ...
Washington state man pleads not guilty in deadly shooting
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man accused of a deadly shooting outside an apartment in Lakewood has pleaded not guilty.
The News Tribune reports 21-year-old Curtis Davis IV entered his not guilty ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has agreed to pay $19.3 million to settle a lawsuit accusing state officials of ignoring red flags and sending an 18-month-old foster child to live with a man who severely beat her.
The News Tribune reports that the abuse left the foster child, who is ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) _ Columbia Banking System Inc. (COLB) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $46.4 million.
The bank, based in Tacoma, Washington, said it had earnings of 63 cents per share.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three ...
2 men charged in woman’s death on Joint Base Lewis-McChord
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Two men are facing federal murder charges in the death of a woman on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged 49-year-old Bobbie Anson Pease, of Tacoma, and 30-year-old Jeremy Jay Warren, of Forks, in a complaint unsealed Monday. They are accused of ...
Detectives investigate shooting by sheriff’s deputies
SPANAWAY, Washington (AP) — Pierce County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of an armed domestic violence suspect by sheriff’s deputies.
KIRO-TV reports the shooting occurred Saturday night in Spanaway, south of Tacoma.
Deputies responded to a 911 call just ...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Candidates in Washington’s U.S. senate race clashed Saturday over policies on the environment, trade and tariffs, immigration and health care.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Susan Hutchison held their second debate in Spokane and touched on ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.
Some argue the best way to get more salmon to the starving whales is to tear down four ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The FBI is investigating after a Puyallup tribal police officer fatally shot a 45-year-old man outside the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has agreed to pay a $28 million settlement to woman who was left quadriplegic in wreck on Interstate 5 in DuPont.
The News Tribune reports 20-year-old Skylar Seward filed a ...
Owner of sports memorabilia shop sentenced on tax charges
SEATTLE (AP) — The owner of two Washington state sports memorabilia and card gaming shops was sentenced to 30 days in prison and 10 months of home detention for failing to pay taxes on more than 50 employees.
U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says Donald Knutsen must also pay about $235,000 in ...
More state patrol troopers file carbon monoxide claims
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two more Washington State Patrol troopers plan to sue the state over carbon monoxide poisoning, bringing the total number of troopers intending to sue to seven.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A jury awarded a Pierce County man nearly $5 million after he says he was fired from Mercedes Benz of Seattle when he lost his vocal chords to cancer.
A federal district court jury on Thursday found the dealership refused to let Troy Coachman back to work because he ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A county board meeting in Washington state became overly heated when a member hurled a profanity at the panel’s vice chairman, who happens to be her son.
The Tacoma News Tribune reports that ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Pierce County sheriff’s sergeant has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault.
The News Tribune reports 48-year-ol Robert Carpenter was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. ...
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Clallam County Prosecutor Mark Nichols is seeking to have a sexual harassment lawsuit against him dismissed.
The Peninsula Daily News reports ...
Man killed in what police say was plot to steal his house
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma couple was arrested in connection with the bludgeoning death of a man in an alleged plan to move into the man’s home.
The Seattle Times
Tacoma couple arrested in death of man found bound in shed
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Tacoma couple in connection with the death of a man who was found bound and wrapped in a tarp at his home near Renton.
The King County Sheriff’s Office says a 39-year-old man was booked into jail on investigation of murder, arson and ...
Deputies arrest man charged with shooting ex-girlfriend
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a man suspected of shooting his former partner outside her home near Frederickson earlier this month.
The Seattle Times
State board upholds city regulations on detention centers
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — State officials have upheld regulations by the city of Tacoma preventing the expansion of an immigration detention center.
The News Tribune reports that earlier this year, the city placed ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Leaders of a Tacoma megachurch have revealed that its lead pastor was fired over the summer for violating sexual harassment policies.
The News Tribune reports that pastor Dean Curry had been ...
Soldier charged with accidentally shooting girlfriend
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier playing with his pistol shot and wounded his girlfriend in Lakewood.
Pierce County prosecutors say the 21-year-old man was charged Thursday with one count of assault and was released on his own recognizance with orders ...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A metal scrap yard caught fire in Tacoma, sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air.
The News Tribune reported the blaze started about 2 a.m. Monday. By 8 a.m., crews had ...
Man accidentally shoots himself at Chuck E. Cheese in Tacoma
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man who shot himself in the leg at a Chuck E. Cheese in Tacoma caused panic at the children’s party center.
KOMO-TV reports the 22-year-old man was ...
Some of Washington’s biggest trees are mysteriously dying
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Something is killing bigleaf maples — Washington’s biggest broadleaf tree — and scientists can’t stop it. They don’t even know what’s causing it.
“We’ve looked for everything we can possibly think of and what people smarter than us can think of,” said Amy Ramsey, a ...
Transportation and Amtrak to test train control system
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials will be testing a train-control system along the tracks in the South Sound this weekend.
KIRO-TV reports that it’s ...
The Latest: Deal reached to end Tacoma teachers’ strike
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on teachers strike in Tacoma (all times local):
Teachers in Tacoma and the school district have reached a tentative agreement to end a weeklong strike.
Tacoma Public Schools and the teachers’ union announced the deal Thursday night. ...
School district considering taking legal action over strike
SEATTLE (AP) — The Tacoma school district says it may sue its teachers union if teachers continue their strike over contract negotiations.
The Seattle Times
Estimated cost for new Sea-Tac airport facility rises to $1B
SEATTLE (AP) — The estimated cost for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s new International Arrivals Facility has reached almost $1 billion.
The Seattle Times
Tacoma towing company sued over sale of serviceman’s car
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state claims a Tacoma towing company illegally sold the impounded car belonging to a serviceman deployed on the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier.
The News Tribune reports the ...
Man charged with kidnapping held on $2.5 million bail
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of holding people hostage at a Parkland, Washington, auto repair shop has been ordered held on a $2.5 million bail.