New SR 520 HOV lanes open for business

This morning’s commute greeted carpoolers and bus riders with brand new HOV lanes on State Route 520 between Bellevue and Medina. …read more

From:: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

4 arrested after body found in Columbia River

PATEROS, Wash. (AP) — The Okanogan County sheriff says four men were arrested for allegedly killing a man in a fight and dumping his body in the Columbia River near Pateros…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News

Washington sales tax dependence cited in report

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is among the states that depend most heavily on sales taxes for revenue, and a new report links a decline in growth of such funds to the rising concentration of wealth for the richest U.S. households…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News

2 with severe burns after boat engine explodes

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man and a woman were hospitalized with severe burns after a boat engine exploded near Blake Island Sunday evening…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft will acquire the maker of the popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News

Police seek driver who fled fatal crash in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public for help to find a driver involved in a crash that killed a Joint Base Lewis-McChord solider last month in Tacoma…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News

Man shot in Seattle parks building sues city

SEATTLE (AP) — A man who survived a gunshot to the chest last year at a Seattle parks building is suing the city of Seattle…. …read more

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Fish and Wildlife Roundtable scheduled Oct. 1 in Brewster

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From:: WDFW Outdoor News

WDFW seeks public's assistance to monitor hoof disease in elk

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Leaking vapors prompt shutdown of I-90 in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Leaking vapors from a tanker truck prompted the shutdown of Interstate 90 near the Washington-Idaho border…. …read more

From:: AP Washington News