Wildfire near Quincy prompts evacuations. 2,000 acres burned.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year state operating budget just before midnight, averting a government shutdown that state officials had prepared for in case the new spending plan wasn't in place by day's end.
Family members of Antonio Zambrano Montes and their attroneys met with Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant to get an early look at SIU documents set to be released to public on Wednesday.
The Legislature has passed a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an incremental 11.9-cent gas tax increase over the next two years.
The Girl Scouts of Western Washington said it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls.
A former Pasco Police officer is now officially charged with a murder in Spokane. Richard Aguirre was back in a Franklin County courtroom on the same day those charges were filed.
Two men have sparked at least ninebrush fires as they drove along I-5 through Snohomish County, according to Washington State Patrol investigators.
A small grass fire broke out between Interstate 84 EB and Highway 30 in The Dalles Tuesday morning.
Police in Eugene say they've gotten a fire that engulfed the city's Civic Stadium and threatened nearby structures under control.
While a leap second is hardly enough time to change daily life, it has been known to affect some computer systems in the past.
All the residents were able to evacuate the home off W. Canal Drive unharmed. The fire consumed the back deck, which allowed it to spread up the side of the home and extend into the living and attic spaces.
A semi truck caught fire on Interstate 5 south of Olympia near the Scatter Creek rest stop overnight and continued burning for hours, the Washington State Patrol reports.
The Washington Legislature has approved a $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, taking swift action Monday night to avoid a government shutdown.
Stunned residents returned Tuesday to the incinerated remains of their homes in a neighborhood destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire, sifting through the smoldering debris to see if there was anything they could salvage.
Pasco police are searching for three suspects after a shooting early Tuesday morning injures two.