Northwest News

Woman's body found on park trail in Everett

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Everett Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found along the Pigeon Creek public access trail.

Man shot by deputy in Burien was carrying pen, not knife

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was fatally shot by a King County Sheriff's deputy in Burien was carrying a pen and not a knife as initially reported.The Seattle Times reports (https://goo.gl/F3G4kx ) the sheriff's office originally said Tommy Le had what was believed to be a knife and advanced on two deputies around midnight June 13.

Lawsuit filed following police shooting in Washington state

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A western Washington state woman shot by police in 2014 has filed a federal lawsuit contending her civil rights were violated.The Kitsap Sun reports (http://bit.ly/2t762FN) in a story on Friday that Corinna McGregor, who also uses the last name McGregor-Barth, in the lawsuit says she was holding a 12-inch, pink vaping device and didn't pose a threat.

Ex-boyfriend kills new boyfriend and then himself

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) - A man shot and wounded another man then turned the gun on himself in SeaTac, Washington.Police received a report of a shooting at about 9:45 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found one man dead with a gunshot wound to the head and another shot with life threatening injuries.King County Sheriff's spokeswoman Cindi West says police were told that the woman who lives at the house had her 29 year old boyfriend over visiting.

Pilot escapes plane crash unharmed

At 8:41  a.m. Saturday the Pendleton Fire and Ambulance department was dispatched to the Eastern Oregon Airport after receiving reports of a plane crash.

Dutch Bros Sunnyside gives back to local couple

Dutch Bros. Sunnyside is looking to give back to a couple loyal customers injured in a motorcycle crash. They will donate all proceeds today, Thursday, June 22, to help cover mounting medical costs."Noe has been an extremely local customer over…

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

SALEM, Ore. - A bill recently signed into law in Oregon allows drivers who crash into deer and elk on the road to harvest the animals' meat for food.It's not as rare as you might think.About 20 other states also let people take meat from animals killed by vehicles. And advocates say roadkill can be high-quality, grass-fed grub.Washington state began allowing the salvaging of deer and elk carcasses a year ago.

Absent budget deal, Washington prepares for a shutdown

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington lawmakers are in an increasingly familiar place this year: in a third special session, racing to avoid a partial shutdown of state government because they've spent months unable to reach agreement on a new two-year state budget.

International Yoga Day at 'Pure Yoga'

It's International Yoga Day, which is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice. Relatively new, International Yoga Day was proposed by India's Prime Minister in September 2014 and was proposed as a way to promote international peace and cooperation.

Pressure on Oregon lawmakers to act in final weeks

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - As new developments this week continue shrouding the 2017 legislative session in uncertainty, local leaders and special interest groups are trying to pressure on Oregon lawmakers to pass a transportation measure. 

Study: Seattle minimum wage hasn't cut jobs

SEATTLE (AP) - A new study says Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs.The report, from the University of California at Berkeley, is certain to add to the debate as activists around the country push for increases in local, state and federal minimum wages.