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What's happening in the Pacific Northwest? For information and details regarding Northwest news, see our articles below.

Updated 1 day, 4 hours ago

UPDATE: U.S. Marshals arrest Moses Lake man wanted in connection with wife's death

DAVENPORT — A Moses Lake man wanted in connection with the death of his wife was arrested without incident by U....

Updated 1 day, 11 hours ago
Healthcare facilities mask mandate to stay in place in Washington

OLYMPIA — While most emergency orders issued by Gov. Jay Inslee in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic will end Oct. 31, the order requiring masks in healt...

Updated 1 day, 21 hours ago
GCSO continues search for missing ML couple

EPHRATA — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday issued a statement featuring a recent picture of Charles Bergman, who along with his wife Theresa was...

Updated 1 day, 22 hours ago
L&I proposes workers comp rate increase

TUMWATER — The Washington Department of Labor & Industries is proposing to raise the price that employers will pay for workers compensation insurance next ye...

Updated 2 days, 11 hours ago
State of the lake

MOSES LAKE — Preventing future blooms of dangerous blue-green algae in the waters of Moses Lake is going to take a lot of slow and deliberate effort on the p...

Updated 2 days, 21 hours ago
I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass to be diverted for repaving

HYAK – The Washington State Department of Transportation issued a release stating that a section of Interstate 90, 10 miles east of Snoqualmie Pass will be diverted for repaving on Sept. 27. The release states D...

Updated 3 days ago
State kicks in $26.6 million for housing

OLYMPIA — Twenty-two affordable housing projects in Washington, including two in Central Washington, will be getting an extra boost thanks to supplemental fu...

Updated 3 days, 21 hours ago
Eight large fires continue to burn in Washington

WASHINGTON - There are eight large fires in Washington according to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center as of Sept. 20. The site defines a large fi...

Updated 3 days, 22 hours ago
Bonneville Power names new VP

PORTLAND — The Bonneville Power Administration has named Bill Leady as the agency’s new vice president of Power Services Generation Asset Management, oversee...

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
Scientists track how huckleberries fare in changing climate

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from 13 counties in a long-running $1 billion lawsuit over timber revenue and w...

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
Bilingual story brings awareness to youth of Hanford Nuclear Site

A press release by Columbia Riverkeeper on Sept. 14 announces the launch of the Spanish version of “Water’s Walk Through Hanford”, an interactive story about...

Updated 6 days, 20 hours ago
Fire ban lifted at Mt. Rainier National Park

ASHFORD – Mount Rainier National Park has lifted the parkwide fire ban according to a release on Sept. 16. Campfires will be permitted at the park’s three...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
DOH brings COVID vaccines to college campuses

OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Health issued a press release on Sept. 14 announcing that the DOH’s Care-A-Van program, in partnership with the Power of Providers Initiative, will be hosting a serie...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Help available to low-income residents for phone, internet

LACEY — The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission wants to remind Washington residents that help is available for low-income families with their phone and internet bills. Under the Federal Com...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Monkeypox case confirmed in Grant County

EPHRATA — A case of monkeypox has been discovered in Grant County, the first confirmed case in the county, according to a press release from the Grant County Health District. The patient is in good health and qu...