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Newhouse says Trump's acquittal 'comes at no surprise'

WASHINGTON -- Local Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released a statement Wednesday in response to the US Senate's vote to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment: “The vote to acquit President Trump today comes at no surprise,” said…

I-90 back open in both directions, chains required

UPDATE (6:20 p.m.): I-90 is back open in both directions. Chains are required on all vehicles except those with all wheel drive. There is still snow, slush and ice on the roadway. Expect added travel time. --- SNOQUALMIE PASS…

Bodies found in King County believed to be missing teens

ENUMCLAW, Wash. (KCPQ) — Two bodies found Tuesday morning are believed to be the two teens who went missing from Enumclaw Saturday, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Austin Grote, 18, and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Aleecia McAskill, were last…

Lush Cosmetics opening Spokane location on February 5

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane’s first Lush store will open at River Park Square mall at the beginning of February. The cosmetics brand, known for their bath bombs and all-natural soaps, will be located in the outdoor shopping center, next to…

World's oldest orangutan turns 60 at Oregon Zoo

PORTLAND -- An orangutan thought to be the oldest in the world turns 60 at the Oregon Zoo today. Inji is an ultra-geriatric Sumatran orangutan. She is the Oregon Zoo's oldest resident. “Inji’s in amazing shape for her age,” said…

WSP: Metal bar pierces through car on I-5

TACOMA, Wash. - Washington State Patrol shared pictures of a metal pole that speared through a car on Wednesday. According to a Facebook post by the department, a car was driving on soutbound I-5 near 320th Street when the pole…

Russell Wilson, Ciara announce baby number 3

(CNN) - Ciara is leveling up in the mommy department. The singer announced on social media that she and her NFL quarterback husband, Russell Wilson, are expecting another baby. She posted a photo of herself in Turks and Caicos sporting…

EPA announces $2.2 million grant for drinking water program

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a $2.2 million grant for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington to help identify sources of lead in drinking water in schools and child-care facilities. The funds are provided through EPA’s new…