The Salvation Army in Olympia plans to close its homeless shelter next month and reopen it as a 24-hour facility in September. Right now the shelter opens at 6 p.m. and closes at 7 a.m., meaning most people staying there are on the streets during the day.
The Trump administration's decision to send border detainees to federal prisons has compounded the ire of immigrant rights activists, but authorities insist it's necessary to deter illegal border-crossing.
A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to the controversial building project on the isthmus between Capitol Lake and West Bay in Olympia. The city’s hearing examiner signed off on the project, called Views on Fifth, in February.
Ed Galligan is officially out as executive director of the Port of Olympia. The Port Commission unanimously approved an agreement with Galligan that had him resign Thursday. Rudy Rudolph, director at the port’s Olympia Regional Airport, will serve as interim executive director.
The National Park Service announced on Tuesday that it will allow wireless carriers Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to install equipment in the Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.
Commissioner Roger Goodell announces a new NFL policy: all league personnel "shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem." It gives him the power to discipline those who are the field and don't. The players' union isn't happy.
Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano was pulled after his second at-bat in the third inning when he seemed to shout in pain after being hit in the back of his right hand by a pitch from Detroit Tigers pitcher Blaine Hardy.
Chuck Knox, the first coach to take the Seattle Seahawks to the playoffs, has died at age 86 after a lengthy battle with dementia, according to multiple media reports. He was the team's winningest coach until 2007.
After stopping medical treatment, Barbara Bush died in her Houston TX home at age 92 after battling congestive heart failure and COPD. The former first lady founded a family literacy nonprofit during George HW Bush's presidency.
President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.