SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says cool, showery weather will continue into the holiday weekend in Washington with a chance that Monday will be drier.
SEATTLE — The University of Washington says it received more freshmen applications than ever before. More than 30,000 applied for fall 2013 admission.
PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University Board of Regents has voted to limit a fall tuition increase to 2 percent, no matter what the Legislature decides concerning the state budget.
HAILEY, Idaho — A retired ranger who helped start the U.S. Forest Service National Avalanche Center died while mountain biking near his home in Idaho.
FIFE, Wash. — Fife police say a man who was holding his 4-year-old son hostage for more than four hours has been shot and killed.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — A northern Idaho nurse is suing Kootenai Medical Center, saying she was fired last year in an act of retaliation against her for complaining about a doctor's erratic behavior.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The Interstate 5 bridge that collapsed into the Skagit River was built in 1955 and was inspected two times last year in August and November.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The Washington Transportation Department says an average of 71,000 vehicles a day used the stretch of Interstate 5 through Mount Vernon that is now blocked by the collapse of the Skagit River bridge.
RICHMOND, Va. — Craft breweries from around the country are toasting the troops with a beer aged with a unique ingredient that symbolizes America's pastime - baseball bats.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — A Washington Corrections Department spokesman confirms that the father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell has been told he can't return to his Puyallup (Pew-AL-up) home if he wants to qualify for early prison release.