Articles tagged with: washington

17 September 2014

Minimum wage in Oregon is raising

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Oregon’s minimum wage is going up! Starting next year the minimum wage will rise to $9.25 an hour. The move is expected to generate more than $25 million in new consumer spending for Oreg ...

15 September 2014

Health officials warn about potential measles exposure

Posted in Regional

Seattle, Wash. -- Health authorities in Washington are warning of a potential measles exposure at Seattle-Tacoma Airport. Officials are investigating a case of measles in a traveler who was at the ...

25 August 2014

Sleepy students: delaying school

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn't have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pe ...

25 August 2014

Soda pot?

Posted in Regional

Longview, Wash. -- (KGW)  A Longview, Washington bottler is using Washington's newly legal marijuana to create a new category of THC treats. It's the kind of pot consumption the founder, Atam Stite ...

22 August 2014

The ISIS threat

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure Al Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States and now Defense Secretary Chuc ...

21 August 2014

Toddler's finger severed in Washington Square escalator accident

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (KGW) A 2-year-old boy was rushed from Washington Square mall by ambulance Wednesday night after he got his fingers caught in the Food Court escalator.A Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue spo ...

19 August 2014

Tree protest in Washington

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- A young Washington woman is taking protesting to new heights. 19 year old Chiara D'Angelo is perched 70 feet up in an evergreen to protest a shopping development.She is against their plan ...

18 August 2014

Stolen ashes recovered

Posted in Regional

Federal Way, Wash. -- (KING)  A U-Haul truck containing all of a women's property including her husband's ashes, has been recovered. Lee Emory had everything she owns in the U-Haul when it was stol ...

15 August 2014

Betting on the pot business

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (KING)  The new marijuana laws in Washington state are driving innovation in business. Thousands of cannabis hopefuls are flocking to the CannaCon held at the Tacoma Dome to share ideas a ...

12 August 2014

Mom tosses baby

Posted in U.S. & World News

Spokane, Wash. --- (KHQ)  Witnesses say a woman who threw her son over a fence and down the embankment was reading scripture and said her son was the devil. 25-year-old Destiny L. Ahenakew is charg ...