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Expect longer wait times: Washington ferries to use 2021-05-10 17:41:46Those planning on taking the ferry on five key Washington routes should be prepared for longer wait times this summer.

Wetter and warmer: NOAA charts new climate outlook 2021-05-10 12:49:27Washington's latest climate outlook is wetter and warmer than previous years.

Spring babies in Seattle: Here's when you should 2021-05-06 15:27:15Accidentally disturbed a bird nest? Here's what Washington wildlife officials say to do.

Washington's scenic North Cascades Highway reopens today 2021-05-05 11:32:55Washington's North Cascades Highway will officially reopen to drivers this week, giving broader access to the "American Alps."

Deputy Mayor Casey Sixkiller launches bid for Seattle 2021-05-04 13:52:56Seattle Deputy Mayor Casey Sixkiller is taking aim at his boss's job by announcing his own campaign for mayor on Tuesday.

13 Washington-made Mother's Day gifts to snag before 2021-04-30 08:55:00From wine and chocolate pairings to luxurious spa treatments and bath goodies, here's a roundup of locally made gifts to snag for Mother's Day 2021.

Wildfire concerns loom with dry weather outlook in 2021-04-29 13:00:03Western Washington is starting off wildfire season on the wrong foot with dry spring conditions adding kindling to the fire.

King County Council bans fireworks countywide, starting in 2021-04-28 20:28:01"If it’s a firework, it is not legal in unincorporated King County."

Location on Amazon's Denny Triangle campus selected for 2021-04-28 14:05:19A beloved Seattle landmark will soon have a new home on Amazon's South Lake Union campus, just a stone's throw from it's original location.

Washington state Senator Joe Nguyen launches campaign for 2021-04-27 13:46:44Washington State Senator Joe Nguyen launched his campaign for King County executive Tuesday morning, posing a challenge to the seat that Dow Constanti

Washington's gray wolf population grew in 2020, but 2021-04-26 13:43:41Four new gray wolf packs formed in 2020, with most packs consisting of three to six individuals.

Seattle music festival Bumbershoot postponed for another year 2021-04-25 16:01:43Fans of the Labor Day weekend arts and music festival Bumbershoot will have to wait yet another year.

The Seattle Times: Local

Men who chased, killed Ahmaud Arbery due in New! 2021-05-11 01:05:18SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three Georgia men were scheduled to appear before a federal judge Tuesday on federal hate crime charges in the slaying of A

Family to see more footage of North Carolina New! 2021-05-11 01:04:09ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The family of a Black man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina is expected to view mor

Neighbors mourn victims of Colorado shooting that killed New! 2021-05-11 01:02:40COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Residents of a tight-knit trailer park in Colorado Springs tried to make sense of a weekend shooting at a birthda

Faulk nets winner in OT, Blues beat Kings New! 2021-05-11 01:01:31LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Faulk scored 46 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Monday night. Tyle

Lillard, Blazers score 50 in first, blast Rockets New! 2021-05-11 00:55:05PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 34 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers raced to a 140-129 victory over the Houston

Weaver has best start in month, D-backs beat New! 2021-05-11 00:49:18PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Weaver pitched scoreless ball into the seventh inning for his best outing in nearly a month, which helped the Arizona Diamon

Avalanche top Golden Knights 2-1, close in on New! 2021-05-11 00:46:32LAS VEGAS (AP) — J.T. Compher scored a go-ahead goal in the third period, Philipp Grubauer made 36 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche preserved t

Stephen Curry’s late 3 lifts Warriors past Jazz New! 2021-05-11 00:45:36SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 14 seconds left, moments after missing from deep, and scored 36 points to lead

Giants come through in the pinch, beat Rangers New! 2021-05-11 00:41:50SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mauricio Dubon broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-out, pinch-hit single, Alex Wood won for the fourth time in five start

McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership New! 2021-05-11 00:24:59WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her Republican leadership post in

Walsh’s big night helps Angels rally for 5-4 New! 2021-05-11 00:23:04HOUSTON (AP) — Jared Walsh had another big game Monday night in what has become his breakout season with the Los Angeles Angels. Walsh homered a

Pipeline officials hope most service will be back New! 2021-05-11 00:22:58WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of

Spokesman.com: Local news

Spin Control: Why is Washington so behind on 2021-05-10 07:30:57<p><p>As a person who went through more than a month in early 2021 trying to get an appointment anywhere within 30 miles for a COVID vacci

New climate data show Spokane summers are hotter 2021-05-10 07:30:57<p><p>On any given July afternoon, a difference in one degree Fahrenheit barely registers.</p></p><p><p>But an inc

Girl, 17, arrested in Nevada on suspicion of 2021-05-10 07:30:57<p><p>Authorities in Nevada on Saturday arrested a 17-year-old who they suspect <a href="https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2021/may/07

Capital gains tax: A look at how Washington 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>OLYMPIA – The road to pass a capital gains tax in Washington is a long one. Democrats have pushed for it for years. Even befor

Getting There: As Amtrak celebrates 50 years, Spokane 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>Jim Caskey finds there’s just something lacking about passenger train rides today compared to his pre-Amtrak excursions of yes

100 years ago in Spokane: Courtroom hears details 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>P. Clive Heddle was on trial in Superior Court after one of the deadliest drunken driving incidents in Spokane’s history.</

95-year-old Marjorie Black Peterson takes in Mother&#39;s Day 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>The family and friends of 95-year-old Marjorie Black Peterson gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to the woman who launched a real est

Spokane County counts 70 new COVID cases on 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>The Spokane Regional Health District reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 in the county on Sunday, as health officials in northeast Was

Suspected arsonist arrested near TJ Meenach Bridge on 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>A 26-year-old man who lit several fires, including one to a Lime for-rent bicycle, was arrested Saturday afternoon near the TJ Meena

Shawn Vestal: On Mother&#39;s Day, Spokane moms reflect 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>Anna Harbine had the ultrasound procedure that showed she and her husband were expecting a daughter in March 2020, mere hours before

We the People: &#39;All men&#39; in the Declaration 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p><em>Each week, The Spokesman-Review examines one question from the Naturalization Test immigrants must pass to become United S

U.S. promised Nez Perce fishing rights, but what 2021-05-10 07:30:56<p><p>LEWISTON – In a cavernous warehouse above the Clearwater River east of Lewiston, 1.14 million spring chinook swam, swirling to

Local News | TheOlympian.com

Black bear is ‘put down’ due to safety 2021-05-09 14:21:28A black bear, estimated at more than 200 pounds, was shot and killed by Lacey police Saturday morning after police determined there was no other reaso

Deaths for May 9 2021-05-09 08:45:00Autry, Justin R., 39, Shelton, died Sunday, May 2, 2021, at home. McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 360-426-4803. Belnap, Bryden

Microhouses replace tents at Olympia’s mitigation site 2021-05-09 08:00:00Aaron Sauerhoff is walking backwards, beckoning a forklift into a tight turn. There’s not much room to maneuver between the chain link fence and

Olympia homeless mitigation site is new home for 2021-05-09 08:00:00Earth Homes LLC CEO Aaron Sauerhoff helps direct the fork lift driver during the installation of a series of the company’s microhouses at the ho

Milk, fish, a fatality and a massive traffic 2021-05-08 17:02:55The trouble started with a foolish, fatal mistake: A 63-year-old pedestrian tried to cross the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Fife at 3:50 a.m.

Police identify pedestrian killed in I-5 crash, one 2021-05-08 13:56:32The Washington State Patrol has identified the 63-year-old man who was struck by two cars on Friday morning while crossing northbound lanes of Interst

Coalition works to combat invasive European green crab 2021-05-08 08:45:00European green crabs are growing in numbers in Grays Harbor, and volunteers, state agencies, tribes and shellfish growers are working together to cont

Decision to withdraw was not about Evergreen but 2021-05-08 08:45:00One of three finalists to be the next president of The Evergreen State College in Olympia said Friday his decision to withdraw was not about the colle

Here are some unusual plants to try in 2021-05-08 08:45:00The second week of May is a mad scramble to find the best plants to add to the garden. My favorite geranium, Vancouver Centennial, with the terra cott

Meet the students who fought for free menstrual 2021-05-08 08:45:00When they were freshmen, Jinyang Zhang and Ramya Arumilli advocated for free menstrual products in their school bathrooms. This year, they were part o

Here’s where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine 2021-05-07 20:16:46The Thurston County health department saw improved turnout at their COVID-19 mass vaccination events this week after making appointments optional. On

3 percent of Thurston County residents have contracted 2021-05-07 18:50:31With the addition of 54 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Thurston County quietly surpassed a milestone: 3 percent of the county’s residents have