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Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors

Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors

Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude were shot to death after a long-running dispute with Reed.

Jury finds John Reed guilty in murders of his Oso neighbors
Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple

Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple

Genetic material was used to find and arrest a suspect in the 30-year-old killings.

Detectives still seek help in cold case of slain BC couple
Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Students say the mascot glorifies the Confederacy while detractors say it honors Revolutionary War.

Juanita High students push to change ‘Rebels’ mascot

Navy crews conduct search and rescue missions in Olympic National Park

Two of the four rescues conducted over the holiday weekend were done in the park.

  • May 31, 2018
Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail

Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail

Friends say Adams was selfless, funny, fearless.

  • May 31, 2018
Fellow Nimitz sailors remember hiker who died on Sequim trail
Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes

Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes

Scientist says predators and low-oxygen event likely to blame.

Dead Liberty Bay anchovies likely the result of natural processes
Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands

Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands

VASHON — Now in its ninth year, the Vashon Sheepdog Classic is set to begin next week, showcasing the art of sheepherding in the rolling… Continue reading

Sheepdog trials expected to draw thousands
Drugs seized by Coast Guard cutter Active of Port Angeles worth $78 million

Drugs seized by Coast Guard cutter Active of Port Angeles worth $78 million

The drugs were seized off the coast of Central America.

  • May 30, 2018
Drugs seized by Coast Guard cutter Active of Port Angeles worth $78 million
Hundreds of smelt wash ashore in Liberty Bay

Hundreds of smelt wash ashore in Liberty Bay

Most were found near the site of a recent sewage leak.

Hundreds of smelt wash ashore in Liberty Bay
Ezekiel McDowell cycles through one of the stacks that earned him first place at a regional cup-stacking championship in the Northwest. Courtesy Max Wasserman

The king of cup stacking: Federal Way man is one of the fastest around

Ezekiel McDowell recently won the Northwest cup-stacking championships.

  • May 30, 2018
Ezekiel McDowell cycles through one of the stacks that earned him first place at a regional cup-stacking championship in the Northwest. Courtesy Max Wasserman
Forks officer accused of rape resigns for medical reasons

Forks officer accused of rape resigns for medical reasons

The officer claims the FBI probe and his departure are unrelated.

  • May 30, 2018
Forks officer accused of rape resigns for medical reasons
Faith, doubt, and Pedro the Lion

Faith, doubt, and Pedro the Lion

How David Bazan’s religious roots set the stage for his band’s very relevant return.

Faith, doubt, and Pedro the Lion
Aerial view of Columbia River and the Bonneville Dam. Courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Trump’s Bonneville Power Administration selloff is in doubt

A group in Congress says it will fight any attempt to privatize the Northwest’s hydroelectric system.

Aerial view of Columbia River and the Bonneville Dam. Courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Chimacum man finds huge mushroom in his field

Chimacum man finds huge mushroom in his field

“I was so glad I stopped before I hit it.”

Chimacum man finds huge mushroom in his field
Accused killer’s brother ‘thought we were getting away with it’

Accused killer’s brother ‘thought we were getting away with it’

Tony Reed testified that he helped defendant John Reed hide the bodies of a slain Oso couple.

Accused killer’s brother ‘thought we were getting away with it’
Mountlake Terrace resident hits an ace for the ages

Mountlake Terrace resident hits an ace for the ages

Bette Moore recently carded the 2nd hole-in-one of her lifetime — this one at the age of 91

  • May 23, 2018
Mountlake Terrace resident hits an ace for the ages
Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo

Worker dies after fall along SR 520

The accident occurred at a construction site near the 148th Avenue Northeast interchange.

Workers install girders as part of a previous project in 2012 along westbound SR 520. Reporter File Photo
Prosecutor declines to charge Langley chief in use of force

Prosecutor declines to charge Langley chief in use of force

However, the Island County prosecutor called the police chief’s actions during an arrest “disturbing.”

Prosecutor declines to charge Langley chief in use of force
Portland trio purchases the venerable Captain Whidbey Inn

Portland trio purchases the venerable Captain Whidbey Inn

Matt and Mike French and Eric Cheong are the new owners of the beloved Coupeville landmark.

  • May 22, 2018
Portland trio purchases the venerable Captain Whidbey Inn
Roza Irrigation District manager Scott Revell inspects a water gauge in the lower Yakima Valley. If a drought pump is installed in Kachess Lake it would mean a more reliable source of water for crops in the valley. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo

Puget Sound residents worried about Kachess Lake plan

A proposed pump to supply much-needed water to Eastern Washington during droughts could affect recreation.

Roza Irrigation District manager Scott Revell inspects a water gauge in the lower Yakima Valley. If a drought pump is installed in Kachess Lake it would mean a more reliable source of water for crops in the valley. Aaron Kunkler/Staff photo