Simpson Lumber has announced the hiring of a financial adviser to explore the sale of some or all of the company. Workers for Simpson were informed of the action earlier in the month, and Tuesday a spokesperson for the company… Read More +
Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on collision Tuesday on Ocean Beach Highway west of Longview. The Washington State Patrol says the two victims were in a car that burned. The driver of the other vehicle was flown… Read More +
Jose Bautista homered and reached base four times, J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays dealt a blow to Seattle's wild card hopes, routing the Mariners 14-4 Monday night. Bautista went 3 for 3 with a walk and drove in two runs before getting the rest of the night off. His solo homer in the fifth against Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen was his 35th.
Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined. The City Council voted Monday to impose the fines for not composting. KING reports when the ordinance goes into effect next year, homeowners found with food scraps in their trash will be fined $1 for each violation. READ MORE
A task force created by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this year is making several recommendations on how to grow the state's outdoor industry and increase participation in outdoor recreation. The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation on Tuesday recommended 12 actions, READ MORE