Only a Fraction of Vaccine has Been Used in Washington
Data from the Washington state Department of Health shows only a fraction of the more than 356,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine delivered here have been used.
Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of Leavenworth, Wash.
The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office ordered downtown Leavenworth evacuated Tuesday night after a male caller told a 911 dispatcher that he had placed an explosive device in a garbage can.
PNW Winter Storms About to Hit, Are You Prepared for Winter Driving?
With forecasters predicting five storms in the next week across Washington, which will bring inches of rain, wind advisories and LOTS of mountain snow.
State Capitols Face Showdown Over COVID Powers and Spending
Lawmakers in over half the states to push back against the executive powers of governors and health officials who have imposed restrictions during the pandemic.
Officials Reinstall Derailed Trains Near Yakima, Clean Spill
Three locomotives that tipped over in a train derailment last week near Mabton, Washington are now upright and the track is open for operations.
County Prosecutor in Washington State Announces Resignation
An elected prosecuting attorney in Washington state has announced his resignation, citing an inability to handle caseloads with existing staff and “racially motivated attacks” from the community.
2 Winter Storms Expected to Dump Snow in the Cascades
Skiers and snowboarders are getting a double dose of good news as 2021 approaches. Two storms are set to bring several feet of new snow to the Cascades this weekend.
Yakima County Deputies Investigate Double Fatal Shooting
Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the fatal shooting deaths of a man and woman in Naches.
Virus Vaccine Distributed at Site of First Deadly Cluster
The residents and staff members at a Seattle-area nursing home that had the first deadly COVID-19 outbreak in the United States have begun receiving vaccines.
Surging Virus, Plummeting Temperatures Challenge Shelters
The pandemic has caught homeless service providers in a crosscurrent: demand is high, but their ability to provide services is constricted.