|Trump faces backlash on Puerto Rico, NFLABCNews.com / 1 h. 17 min. ago more|
President Trump is facing mounting criticism for his slow response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after Maria as he continues to tweet about the NFL national anthem controversy.
|The Note: Alabama Senate race deepens GOP divideABCNews.com / 1 h. 19 min. ago|
|Hurricane Maria poses threat to US East CoastABCNews.com / 1 h. 36 min. ago more|
The storm is not expected to make landfall in the U.S. but is expected to bring wind and rain, leading to mandatory evacuations for parts of North Carolina.
|Mattis: US wants to resolve N. Korea standoff diplomaticallyABCNews.com / 1 h. 40 min. ago more|
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States wants to resolve the ongoing standoff with North Korea diplomatically and is focused on denuclearizing Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program
|Two-thirds say large corporations pay too little in federal taxes (POLL)ABCNews.com / 1 h. 50 min. ago|
|As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleakABCNews.com / 1 h. 52 min. ago more|
Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead
|Trump looms large in Alabama Senate raceABCNews.com / 2 h. 9 min. ago more|
U.S. Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore face off in Alabama's GOP primary where President Donald Trump has taken center stage and is pitted against his former strategist, Steve Bannon
|Experts: NKorea lacks ability, intent to attack US planesABCNews.com / 2 h. 12 min. ago more|
Military analysts say North Korea doesn't have the capability or intent to attack U.S. bombers and fighter jets, despite the country's top diplomat saying it has the right do so
|In Ivanka Trump's China, business ties shrouded in secrecyABCNews.com / 3 h. 18 min. ago more|
It's more difficult than ever to map the supply chains of Ivanka Trump's brand, raising questions about who her company is doing business with in China
|Puget Sound "Baby Boom" Orca Dies - Patch.comGoogle News / 3 h. 29 min. ago more|
Patch.comPuget Sound "Baby Boom" Orca DiesPatch.comPuget Sound "Baby Boom" Orca Dies. SEATTLE, WA - While many had high hopes for the "baby boom" of killer whales in 2014, three of the six born that year have died. The latest may have died from malnutrition, as researchers said the 2 1/2-year-old whale ...and more »
|Terrace woman held following collision in EverettHeraldNet.com / 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — A Mountlake Terrace woman was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of vehicular assault after a two-vehicle collision on Evergreen Way early Sunday morning. The collision occurred a...
|Information sought on drive-by shooting in EverettHeraldNet.com / 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — Police continue to investigate a drive-by shooting that was reported Saturday in the 2800 block of California Street. Investigators were called about 1:30 p.m., Everett police officer Aaron Snell said...
|Rep. Newhouse praises $2 million newsWashington News / 6 h. 48 min. ago more|
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, is praising an announcement that almost $2 million will be given to Washington to help fund recreation and conservation projects. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recently announced $1.9 million will be given to Washington for outdoor recreation and conservation projects.
|'Dreamers' own homes in WA, across US despite unclear future - seattlepi.comGoogle News / 10 h. 55 min. ago more|
seattlepi.com'Dreamers' own homes in WA, across US despite unclear futureseattlepi.comIn a recent report, Zillow found that an estimated 123,000 recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) have bought homes in the U.S., nearly 3,000 of those in Washington. In Washington, those homeowners pay nearly $9 million in property ...Washington's DREAMers face fast deadline for renewals; new initiative will help pay application feesAccess Washingtonall 159 news articles »
|Bellevue High Postseason Ban Ended By WIAA - Patch.comGoogle News / 11 h. 26 min. ago more|
Bellevue High Postseason Ban Ended By WIAAPatch.comBELLEVUE, WA - The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) decided on Monday to lift Bellevue High School's postseason play ban, but also voted to strip the school of playoff victories from 2012, 2013, and 2014. Bellevue High will be ...and more »
|AG Ferguson seeks to join challenge to Trump's transgender military ban - Access WashingtonGoogle News / 12 h. 18 min. ago more|
AG Ferguson seeks to join challenge to Trump's transgender military banAccess WashingtonOLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today asked a federal court to allow the State of Washington to join a federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. “Thousands of transgender ...and more »
|Washington families says someone is pepper-spraying their pets - NBC4i.comGoogle News / 17 h. 9 min. ago more|
NBC4i.comWashington families says someone is pepper-spraying their petsNBC4i.comSPOKANE, WA (KHQ) – Two Spokane, Washington families are shocked after they say someone sprayed their dogs with pepper spray. The attacks happened Saturday night around 9pm. Eric Eitzman says he was inside his home when he heard his dog and ...and more »
|Seattle Man Dies After Fall At Wallace Falls State Park - Patch.comGoogle News / 18 h. 50 min. ago more|
Patch.comSeattle Man Dies After Fall At Wallace Falls State ParkPatch.comSEATTLE, WA - A 33-year-old Seattle man died Sunday evening after falling over an embankment at Wallace Falls State Park in Gold Bar. According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, the man was hiking with his wife and friends Sunday evening when ...and more »
|Washington sex offenders say island water makes them sickWashington News / 20 h. 7 min. ago more|
In this Sept. 15, 2017 photo, residents sit in a yard at the Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island, Wash., with the current water tower that serves the facility behind them at left, next to two older and currently unused towers.
|Prison to go smoke-free after double-murderer said second-hand smoke would kill himWashington News / 20 h. 7 min. ago more|
Even after his death sentence was commuted to life without parole, double murderer Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington suspected that the state of Missouri was still intent on killing him. At the prison in Cameron, the asthmatic Washington kept being paired with heavy smokers, despite doctor's orders that his quarters be smoke-free.
|Road Trip: Eastern Washington comes to SeattleWashington News / 22 h. 27 min. ago more|
With masses of millennials seeking a profusion of opportunities in urban living, Seattle came in a few years ago at No. 10 densest among the 50 largest cities in the U.S. It's grown since that 2014 finding, which showed nearly 8,000 people per square mile.
|Nine-year-old can jumpstart a car and DRIVEWashington News / 1 d. 0 h. 46 min. ago more|
'That's what this flag is for': Pharrell gets down on BOTH knees as he hits out at Trump in front of thousands at Charlottesville unity concert, one month after violent white nationalist rally Sudanese bodybuilder gunman is paraded for the cameras and charged with murder after 'killing one woman and wounding six others in church rampage' before being taken down by a hero armed usher 'We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet': Trump extends travel ban to people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad Rise of the 180 second workout: Expert says just THREE MINUTES of high intensity exercise can be just as effective as half an hour at the gym School principal and former NHL draft pick, 52, dies in horrific jet ski crash leaving his daughter, four, fighting for her life Cannibal family 'confesses to killing and eating at least 30 people in Russia, where they kept human ... (more)
|Longboarders from near and far hit the trail in ArlingtonHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
ARLINGTON — Longboarders from as far as Singapore gathered in Arlington over the weekend to race. Chris Kuhn, 36, of Arlington, fashioned a longboard for his 6-year-old daughter. He attached metal handles from ...
|Weary drivers using toll lanes say they have little choiceHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
Exhausted. That may be the best word to sum up what I-405 drivers are feeling two years after the state opened tolled express lanes between Lynnwood and Bellevue. Lawmakers face a key decision on whether to exten...
|Council passes six-month moratorium on safe injection sitesHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — The Snohomish County Council on Monday passed a six-month moratorium on locating any safe injection sites for drug users in unincorporated parts of the county. The proposal by County Councilman Nate N...
|Crews recover body of man who fell over Wallace FallsHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
GOLD BAR — Search-and-rescue crews recovered the body of a man who fell over Wallace Falls near Gold Bar on Sunday. The man, 32, of Seattle, had been hiking in the area with family and friends. His wife called ...
|‘The future is biotech,’ but for now he’s busy with everythingHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
Nathan Nicholson, 17, is a senior at Snohomish High School, where he keeps very busy running social media as a student leader. Question: You’re in student leadership. How long have you been doing that for? ...
|Big fire destroys building on Broadway in EverettHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — A fire gutted a building along Broadway in Everett on Monday night, sending flames into the sky and blanketing downtown with smoke. The blaze in the building in the 2900 block of Broadway went to thre...
|A place to live: Clearing a barrier for former sex workersHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — Their escape may be behind the front door of a small house in Everett. By early November, up to three women could be moving into the county’s first residential program for former sex workers. ...
|EvCC teachers take their contract concerns to the boardHeraldNet.com / 1 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — It was an unusual show of numbers as well as pointed oratory. At a meeting last week, roughly 20 members of the Everett Community College faculty appeared at a Board of Trustees meeting as their union...
|John's Notebook: What is "regular order"?Washington News / 1 d. 16 h. 15 min. ago more|
In the latest health care debates, you've probably heard the term regular order. John McCain said the lack of regular order is why he's not supporting the most recent bill.
|Field Reports: Washington proposes simpler fishing regulations - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 PSTWashington News / 1 d. 20 h. 47 min. ago more|
Simplifying Washington's fishing regulations is the goal of 13 proposals that will be presented at public meetings across the state by Fish and Wildlife Department fish managers. Public comment on a proposed package of simplified recreational fishing regulations for freshwater species, such as steelhead, trout and warmwater fish will be discussed on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Center Place, 2426 N. Discovery Pl.
|Trudeau Government seeking to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas MaduroWashington News / 2 d. 1 h. 6 min. ago more|
Alongside Washington and Venezuela's elite, the Trudeau government is seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro. While Ottawa's campaign has recently grown, official Canada has long opposed the pro-poor, pro-working class Bolivarian Revolution, which has won 19 of 21 elections since 1998.
|After a 2-year trial, are I-405’s toll lanes here to stay?HeraldNet.com / 2 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
OLYMPIA — Those toll lanes on I-405 are turning two this week but whether they are around for a third birthday is going to be up to state lawmakers. It won’t be an easy decision. They launched tolling...
|Herald photos of the weekHeraldNet.com / 2 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
A weekly collection of The Herald’s best images by staff photographers and others. ...
|Luring attempt reported in Mountlake TerraceHeraldNet.com / 2 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A stranger reportedly told a 13-year-old boy to get into his pickup truck in Mountlake Terrace on Saturday. The man was said to have posted an ad online. He offered to give away a free scoot...
|Agency didn’t expect such big demand for needle clean-up kitsHeraldNet.com / 2 d. 4 h. 20 min. ago more|
EVERETT — When the Snohomish Health District began offering free kits to safely pick up and dispose of discarded syringes, they had no idea how strong the demand would be. Just days after announcing Sept. 13 th...
|Sen. Murray asks Gov. Brown for toll voting privileges - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 PSTWashington News / 2 d. 5 h. 20 min. ago more|
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., leaves the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017. ORG XMIT: DCMC205 Another voice has joined the conversation about tolls on Portland-area freeways.
|McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOPWashington News / 2 d. 9 h. 33 min. ago more|
In this Feb. 23, 2009, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens during remarks of the Fiscal Responsibility Summit, hosted by President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
|The face of the Tri-Cities is changing. New census survey tells howWashington News / 2 d. 13 h. 59 min. ago more|
Pasco remains Washington's fastest-growing city, according to census figures released this month. The results of the 12016 American Community Survey confirm the Tri-Cities is growing in numbers and contain a few surprises as well.
|The Columbian: Primary election shift laudableWashington News / 2 d. 18 h. 28 min. ago more|
Eventually, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman might begin to feel like Sisyphus, constantly pushing a boulder up the hill only to have it roll back down. Yet, Wyman remains resolute in her effort to make the state's presidential primary more relevant, and now she might have a little help.
|Trudeau shuffles his cabinet with 3 Toronto-area MPs getting big promotionsWashington News / 2 d. 20 h. 41 min. ago more|
The Rideau Hall ceremony Tuesday afternoon put a new face on Trudeau's government with veterans John McCallum and StA©phane Dion leaving politics, rookie minister MaryAnn Mihychuk dumped, and three newcomers joining the cabinet table. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said changes were made to his cabinet in order to "put our best team forward in dealing with the important issues that matter to Canadians, whether it be the relationship with the United States, whether it be the relationship with China, whether it be how we engage with Europe."
|Russian Hackers Tried And Failed To Access Washington Voting Systems - Patch.comGoogle News / 3 d. 15 h. 22 min. ago more|
Patch.comRussian Hackers Tried And Failed To Access Washington Voting SystemsPatch.comRussian hackers attempted to access the Washington state election system prior to the 2016 election but were unsuccessful in their attempts, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said in a news release. Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security ...and more »
|Washington state House Democrats ask Congress to find a solution to keep DACA recipients hereWashington State Wire / 3 d. 20 h. 54 min. ago more|
This week, all 50 members of the Washington state House Democratic Caucus sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader McConnell requesting that Congress take action in response to President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Washington state is home for nearly 18,000 young people who are able to The post Washington state House Democrats ask Congress to find a solution to keep DACA recipients here appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Washington AG Sues Prison Operators For 'Making Millions' Exploiting Detainees - Patch.comGoogle News / 5 d. 16 h. 16 min. ago more|
Patch.comWashington AG Sues Prison Operators For 'Making Millions' Exploiting DetaineesPatch.comTACOMA, WA — The state of Washington filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the operators of the state's only private detention facility, accusing the company of netting "millions in ill-gotten profits" by paying its immigration detainee workers either $1 ...WA Attorney General to Sue Tacoma Immigrant JailTheStranger.comAG Ferguson sues operator of the Northwest Detention Center for wage violationsAccess Washington1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR PIERCE ... - Amazon Web ServicesAmazon Web Servicesall 53 news articles »
|Morning Wire: Reichert for Gov?, Seattle Seahawks, Rep. Joe SchmickWashington State Wire / 5 d. 19 h. 58 min. ago more|
The purpose of the Washington State Wire is to provide smart, strategic content with thoughtful brevity. We create original content, and we lean on the good work of others. We see our role as helping you look ahead just a little bit, to better know where the policy, political, and economic landscape is heading. Your The post Morning Wire: Reichert for Gov?, Seattle Seahawks, Rep. Joe Schmick appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Public policy, the will of the voters, and the Seattle SeahawksWashington State Wire / 6 d. 14 h. 38 min. ago more|
“Across all demographics, the 12s are contagious. It’s for everybody.” In this quote, King County Council member Jeanne Kohl-Welles was reflecting on the role of the Seattle Seahawks as a unifying force for the Seattle community. It may be hard to remember for some, particularly the new fans that winning has recruited over the last The post Public policy, the will of the voters, and the Seattle Seahawks appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Four reasons Dave Reichert runs for governor in 2020, and four reasons he won’tWashington State Wire / 6 d. 18 h. 16 min. ago more|
Republican Congressman Dave Reichert’s recent announcement of retirement from Congress has gotten a number of folks thinking about his open seat. The 8th CD voted for Democrats at the presidential level since John Kerry’s 2004 campaign. It voted for Obama by 15 points in 2008, for Obama by 3 points in 2012, and for Clinton The post Four reasons Dave Reichert runs for governor in 2020, and four reasons he won’t appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|What advice did Governor receive on B&O tax cut veto?Washington State Wire / 6 d. 19 h. 55 min. ago more|
There were many twists and turns during this year’s record 193 day legislative session. Perhaps none was as surprising or shocking than the Governor vetoing a B&O manufacturing tax cut that was agreed to by lawmakers as part of the 2017-19 budget deal. We know that there was a letter sent by some House Democrats asking for the veto while legislative Republicans implored the Governor The post What advice did Governor receive on B&O tax cut veto? appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Podcast: Rep. Joe Schmick on Washington State Policy and PoliticsWashington State Wire / 7 d. 15 h. 8 min. ago more|
Now that’s the nicest way I’ve ever heard anyone say ‘You’re a bold-faced liar.’ Representative Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) tells us the story behind that comment, which is indicative of his legislative style: polite but not going to back down from a fight. He walks us through his role as ranking member on the House Health The post Podcast: Rep. Joe Schmick on Washington State Policy and Politics appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon on settlement of PSE rate caseWashington State Wire / 7 d. 20 h. 59 min. ago more|
Statement by Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-Burien), chairman of the House Environment Committee, on settlement of PSE rate case: I congratulate Puget Sound Energy, the Sierra Club, and the other signatories to today’s multiparty settlement for taking a big step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting climate change. This landmark settlement serves as an example of The post Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon on settlement of PSE rate case appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Dhingra holds lead over Englund in new pollWashington State Wire / 10 d. 18 h. 17 min. ago more|
A poll conducted by Myers Research | Strategic Services shows that Democratic candidate Manka Dhingra has a double-digit lead over her Republican opponent Jinyoung Englund. The Senate race in the 45th Legislative District will determine which party will control the Senate. Republicans currently have a slim majority of 25-24 in the Senate. Democrats have a The post Dhingra holds lead over Englund in new poll appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Statewide Washington High School Football Scores - Patch.comGoogle News / 10 d. 20 h. 28 min. ago more|
Statewide Washington High School Football ScoresPatch.comAll season, Patch is bringing you Washington high school football scores with live updates as they happen so you never miss a touchdown. Refresh this page to keep track of the latest scores and schedules. Then check back between games for upcoming ...and more »
|City of Tacoma files suit against three of top prescription opioid manufacturersWashington State Wire / 10 d. 21 h. 1 min. ago more|
The City of Tacoma has filed suit against Purdue, Endo and Janssen, three of the biggest manufacturers of prescription opioids in the United States. The suit was filed to hold Purdue, Endo and Janssen accountable for providing false and misleading information to doctors and patients about the safety and efficacy of prescription opioids over approximately The post City of Tacoma files suit against three of top prescription opioid manufacturers appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|AWB bus tour to celebrate manufacturersWashington State Wire / 11 d. 14 h. 19 min. ago more|
Watch for a big, vinyl-wrapped bus rolling through your community soon. The Association of Washington Business (AWB) is hitting the road to celebrate Washington manufacturers — the makers of everything from airplanes and music stands to carbon fiber and fair trade skin care products. Beginning Sept. 29 and continuing through Oct. 6, community leaders and The post AWB bus tour to celebrate manufacturers appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Spokane area high schooler killed as he tried to save others from school gunman - Washington PostGoogle News / 12 d. 3 h. 2 min. ago more|
Fox News InsiderSpokane area high schooler killed as he tried to save others from school gunmanWashington PostHe gave everything to protect those who are in harm's way,” Knezovich told The Washington Post. The high school of more than 300 students, southeast of Spokane, became a crime scene as the shooter opened fire, killing Strahan and wounding three other ...1 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting Incident at WA SchoolFox News InsiderEn savoir plus : pic.twitter… - T.coT.coall 362 news articles »
|Washington keeps strong bond ratingWashington State Wire / 13 d. 17 h. 14 min. ago more|
State Treasurer Duane Davidson announced today that the three national debt rating agencies have reviewed Washington’s financial situation and have confirmed the existing ratings for the State’s Long Term General Obligation (GO) bonds. Washington has very strong ratings: Fitch AA+ with stable outlook, Moody’s Aa1 with stable outlook and S&P AA+ with stable outlook. The The post Washington keeps strong bond rating appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Lord of Open Government: One Standard to Rule Them AllWashington State Wire / 13 d. 17 h. 56 min. ago more|
When it comes to complying with Washington’s renowned open government laws, the Legislature has maintained it should be held to a different standard than local governments. This may change thanks to a new lawsuit filed by several media outlets. As reported by the AP: A coalition of news organizations led by The Associated Press is suing the Washington The post Lord of Open Government: One Standard to Rule Them All appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Rep. Taylor says new comprehensive study on Hirst shows rural economic devastationWashington State Wire / 13 d. 18 h. 53 min. ago more|
The Building Industry Association of Washington released a comprehensive report detailing the potential economic impacts of the state Supreme Court’s flawed Hirst decision. Rep. David Taylor, R-Moxee, ranking Republican on the House Environment Committee and one of the Legislature’s lead negotiators on the Hirst issue, released the following statement: I’m grateful for BIAW’s exhaustive research on The post Rep. Taylor says new comprehensive study on Hirst shows rural economic devastation appeared first on Washington State Wire.
|Five reasons my money is on Austin for Amazon’s HQ2Washington State Wire / 14 d. 12 h. 35 min. ago more|
I was in Austin, Texas, last week when Amazon released it’s news that it was shopping for an second, “equal” headquarters. It was a topic during a breakfast event I attended, a Texas Tribune interview of the San Antonio Mayor Ron Nierenberg. His response to the question of his interest level in Amazon was telling The post Five reasons my money is on Austin for Amazon’s HQ2 appeared first on Washington State Wire.