In the first use of Gov. Jay Inslee's veto power in 2015, he struck out a section of a bill Wednesday morning that finds it is safe to raise the speed limit from 70 to 75 mph on parts of Interstate 90 and other state highways, but enabled a future speed increase after study.
The project will generate 75 kilowatts of power, enough annual energy to power six average homes.
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating after its dive team recovered the body of a woman from a small retention pond near the Snohomish River.
A 63-year-old Washington state woman was pronounced dead Tuesday after she was found floating in waters off the Hawaiian island of Maui.
One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away from his burning rental home just weeks earlier.
A senator from Spokane wants to create fines for going to slow on state highways. Find out why he wants it and what locals and state patrol have to say about it.
In honor of Earth Day, today is State Parks “free day” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park.
About 170,000 Washington residents bought insurance through the state's health care exchange during open enrollment that ended last week, the exchange reported Wednesday.
KEPR told you about a Habitat for Humanity program that was lacking applicants.
A man is trying to take back his guilty plea after he was arrested last summer for holding two women hostage during a standoff in Kennewick.
A June trial date is set for the man accused of killing a Kennewick father in a hit and run crash in Pasco recently.
A research group is honing in on the roads around the Tri-Cities that are most in need of work. These include the Red Mountain and I-82 interchange in West Richland.
KEPR is keeping tabs on our local housing market and the trends that affect the value of your home. The foreclosure rate has dropped to less than one-percent of homes in the Tri-Cities. We learned what it means for you if you happen to live in a pocket with some foreclosed homes.
A bear that attacked a civilian employee at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Thursday has been shot and killed by Department of Wildlife agents.
Eighteen people were arrested Tuesday as part of a two-year investigation into a violent drug trafficking organization, according to the U.S Attorney's office.