JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three people have been injured, one seriously, after a boat collided with a humpback whale near Juneau, Alaska. NOAA Fisheries says it happened Saturday morning just outside Auke Bay. The boat immediately returned
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s population has topped 7.6 million, with growth coming mostly from those moving to the state. Latest numbers show the state has grown by almost 110,000 residents over the past year. Population growth
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Two Washington state Native tribes have sued a group of insurance providers they say have not covered claims for business losses resulting from the coronavirus. The Suquamish and Port Gamble S’Klallam tribes filed
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 35-year-old Spokane Valley man drowned while trying to save his wife and child after their kayak capsized in northern Idaho. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says the man jumped into
SEATTLE (AP) — People who fish professionally are now able to count their crew as part of their employee payroll to qualify for federal loans intended to help businesses during the pandemic. The federal rule change was
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a body found Saturday in an unincorporated area near North Plains, Oregon, belongs to a 20-year-old woman reported missing in December. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the
SEATTLE (AP) — Crews with heavy equipment arrived early Friday at Seattle’s “occupied” protest zone, apparently ready to dismantle barriers set up by demonstrators. However, workers stopped after demonstrators resisted, including by lying on top of some
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Friday that it is buying self-driving technology company Zoox, which envisions a future where people will request a ride on their phones and a car will drive up without a driver.