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State Board of Health will not yet make a decision to require COVID vaccine for students

Before Washington State Board of Health members discussed requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for students on Wednesday, members of the public were allowed to express their...

Whatcom County Council to appoint replacement for late Sen. Ericksen

Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, talks to reporters on Feb. 2, 2017 at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) (AP...

Washington House will start session mostly remote as COVID cases surge

The current surge of COVID-19 cases across Washington has pushed local lawmakers in the state House to shift back to a mostly remote model. Capital...

Entire fire department in Grays Harbor town resigns in protest

All 12 members of the Cosmopolis Fire Department — situated in Grays Harbor County — resigned in protest over the weekend. Seattle fire chief reports...

Lopez Island ferry dock damaged, but still in service

Part of the Lopez Island ferry dock is damaged after being rammed by a boat that made a hard landing. Holiday ferry riders should prepare...

Pipes at risk of freezing, bursting in Western WA due to cold temperatures

Plumbing companies in Western Washington are gearing up for calls to repair frozen and broken pipes. Puget Sound region’s run of freezing weather could linger...

Washington astronaut details journey with NASA in chat from space with Gov. Inslee

High up in the atmosphere, Washingtons state native and astronaut Kayla Barron talked to Gov. Inslee this week about her path to the International Space...

Bellingham woman sentenced to prison for ‘shunt’ attack on train tracks

A Bellingham woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a year in prison for railroad sabotage. The federal judge in Seattle...

Seattle area sets record for wettest fall season on record with more rain on the way

As wet weather persists across the region, the Seattle area has officially set an all-time record for fall rain. Puget Sound region’s year of record-breaking...

Woman who survived five days in Olympic National Forest released from hospital

After surviving five days in the Olympic National Forest — including during a storm that blew through last week — 30-year-old Amanda Sampson from Queets...

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