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Not the next Sea-Tac: Grant County International Airport not on panel’s list

As state officials struggle to identify a site for a new, large passenger airport in Washington to take traffic ...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Connecticut probing Amazon's e-book deals with publishers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut authorities are investigating whether Amazon's e-book deals with certain publishers are anticompetitive and violate antitrust laws, state Attorney General William Tong said Thur...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Police contract talks with city of Portland begin

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — City negotiators Wednesday opened Portland police contract talks by seeking new educational requirements for officers pursuing promotions, greater latitude for city officials to speak public...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Seattle special education amid COVID-19 under investigation

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating Seattle Public Schools after “disturbing reports” about how the district handled special education during the coronavirus...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Police dog, suspect, shot after chase in Thurston County

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Thurston County Sheriff’s Office police dog was shot twice after an armed driver led several police agencies on a chase along Interstate-5 Wednesday night.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Heavy rain sends untreated wastewater into Puget Sound

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle sent 11 million gallons of untreated storm water and sewage into Puget Sound on Wednesday, King County’s wastewater treatment division ann...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn't retreating

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups: militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations, anti-masker...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Oregon lawmaker faces outcry after state Capitol breach

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sixteen days before the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and nearly 2,900 miles away, an eerily similar incident occurred at the Oregon Capitol when 50 protesters breached the building — whe...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Inslee: Washington state must work toward a 'new normal'

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a videotaped speech to a mostly remote meeting of the Washington Legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday told lawmakers that following the challenges of 2020, the state must move to a “...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Idaho Cash' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Idaho Cash" game were:

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Oregon surpasses 1,700 coronavirus related deaths

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon on Wednesday surpassed 1,700 coronavirus related deaths since the start of the pandemic

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: