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Lummi Nation officials urge Gov. Inslee to declare emergency over European green crab infestation
A 700-acre aqua-culture pond on Lummi Bay has turned out to be the perfect incubator for the crustacean.
A new review of the disciplinary system for SPD officers finds some gaps that need to be addressed
One recommendation from Seattle’s Inspector General is that more people who file complaints about police misconduct should get to discuss the impact of the incident with the police chief.
More than two thousand people have died due to HIV and AIDS in Washington in a 40-year epidemic
Tonight, on World AIDS Day, a commemoration will happen in their honor in Seattle.
'Not a time to panic.' Washington health officials urge vaccines, boosters with omicron on the horizon
Washington state health officials are doubling down on their plea for people to get vaccinated.
This comes as the first U.S. case of the Covid-19 omicron variant has been detected in California.
Sawant Recall Election in Seattle is about more than those 3 charges
The November elections are over, but there’s still a political battle brewing in one district, where the only socialist Seattle City Council member, Kshama Sawant, is the target of a December 7 Recall Election. Technically it’s a contest over three formal charges that Sawant broke the law, but for many voters in District 3, which includes Capitol Hill and the Central Area, it’s a referendum on Sawant’s politics and her political style.
How wet is it? Historically wet. A glimpse into the future of PNW weather trends
'With the changing climate, we actually do expect to see wetter falls, wetter winters, and wetter springs with the types of flooding that we're seeing now. '