Northwest <p>A gray wolf. Gary Kramer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service</p>

‘Endangered’ status to remain in effect for WA wolves

A sharply-divided state panel on July 19 retained strict protections for gray wolves in Washington, concluding their status under the...

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 23, 2024 12:00 pm


Several King County grocery stores on Kroger-Albertsons sale list

See the entire list, which includes Safeway, QFC and Haggen stores.

By Steve Hunter • July 9, 2024 4:51 pm
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray questions whether Biden should stay in...

‘President Biden must seriously consider the best way to preserve his incredible legacy’

By Steve Hunter • July 8, 2024 5:55 pm
King County politicos share thoughts on presidential debate

“I can tell you who didn’t win the debate, and it was the American public.”

By Max Burchi • July 5, 2024 5:00 pm
Attack websites seep into WA election battles

Such undertakings tend to change few minds and can incite a backlash, especially in communities where negative campaigning is not the norm.

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 5, 2024 9:30 am
Landmark Supreme Court decision criminalizes homelessness

In King County, there are about 16,385 people experiencing homelessness on any given night.

By Max Burchi • July 3, 2024 4:00 pm
Fourth of July weekend weather: Sunny skies and warm highs

In light of preventable drownings, King County officials are urging the public to be cautious at rivers, lakes and Puget Sound.

July 3, 2024 7:00 am

Washington’s population exceeds 8 million

More than 68% of the growth occurred in the state’s five largest metropolitan counties

By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard • July 1, 2024 9:57 am
Vote nears on ending ‘endangered’ status for WA wolves

The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s recommendation is to downlist wolves from “endangered” to “sensitive.”

By Laurel Demkovich Washington State Standard • June 30, 2024 6:30 am
Comcast is committed to making internet connectivity accessible for Washington residents. Photo courtesy Comcast Sponsored
June 17, 2024 6:00 am
Prepaid services allow customers to pay upfront for internet access for a specific period without the need for a long-term contract Sponsored
May 9, 2024 1:30 am
Black Snohomish County is dedicated to celebrating and amplifying Black voices. Photo courtesy of Change the Narrative. Sponsored
May 2, 2024 6:00 am
The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, an independent organization that advocates for the rights of residents living in long-term care homes, is looking for volunteers in King County. Sponsored
April 22, 2024 6:30 am