Northwest News

Inslee says Trump immigration plan 'mean spirited'

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he has signed an executive order to ensure that state workers don't help carry out President Donald Trump's "mean spirited" immigration policies. Trump has said he wants to expand the number…

Man found shot to death, police looking for 2 suspects

Yakima police are investigating a homicide after finding a man dead in an apartment last night.Police responded just after 7 p.m. at an apartment complex on south 56th avenueWhen they arrived the man was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound.Police…

Tacoma driver caught using mannequin in HOV lane

(CNN) -- After pulling over a driver for speeding in an HOV lane near Tacoma, Washington, a state trooper noticed something a little off about the woman in the passenger seat -- she wasn't real.As the trooper approached the car…

Washington court rules against florist in gay wedding case

The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke anti-discrimination laws. The nine justices posted their unanimous ruling on Thursday. Barronelle Stutzman, a florist in Richland, Washington, had been…

School Bond results

We have Tuesday's results for all school bond measures on the ballotIn Yakima County voters okayed a trio of school bond measures. The Selah, Grandview and Zillah School Districts all got the thumbs up to bond measures to renovate or…

School Delays for Wednesday 2/15/17

SCHOOL/WORK DELAYS and CLOSURES for 2/15/17 Tri-Cities-area School Districts Pasco Sch. Dist. - CLOSED Kennewick Sch. Dist. - CLOSED Richland Sch. Dist. - CLOSED Columbia-Burbank Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late Finley Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late Kahlotus School…

Death penalty repeal bill not expected to advance

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state got a new push this year, with strong backing from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson, but the measure still won't see a vote…

Wounded Mt. Vernon police officer to return home

MT. VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The family of a police officer who went blind after he was shot while on duty says he is expected to return home on Valentine's Day.Officer Mike McClaughry, 60, has been undergoing treatment since he…

Second truck filled with apples crashes into Columbia

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A second semitrailer-truck full of apples has crashed into the Columbia River.The truck crashed into the river near East Wenatchee on Thursday, just days after a truck loaded with apples crashed into the river in Grant…

SCHOOL DELAYS and CLOSURES for FRIDAY 2/10/17

SCHOOL DELAYS and CLOSURES for FRIDAY 2/10/17 Selah Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late West Valley Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late Yakima School District: 2 Hours Late Mount Adams Sch. Dist. - Closed Union Gap Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late…