Articles tagged with: Washington

18 July 2014

Washington wildfire

Pateros, Wash. --- (NBC News) The wildfires of north central Washington State have forced authorities to cut off access to the area."it looks like we're trapped because they just closed the road tha ...

16 July 2014

Hundreds sickened

Posted in Regional

(KING) Hundreds of people are dealing with severe stomach discomfort after swimming in a popular park. Horseshoe Lake Park in Port Orchard remains closed and is expected to stay that way through Fri ...

10 July 2014

Spokane 1st pot buyer says fame got him fired

Posted in U.S. & World News

Spokane, Wash. --- (KGW) The first man to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane claimed on Wednesday that he lost his job due to the news coverage on Tuesday. Michael Kelly Boyer was the firs ...

07 July 2014

Missing Washington teen found safe

Posted in Regional

Update (7/9 6:57pm): Our sister station KGW is reporting that Anji Dean from Camas Washington was found safe and sound in Clark County Washington Wednesday afternoon. Camas, Wash. --- (KGW)  Anj ...

27 June 2014

Doggie dentist eases visits

Posted in U.S. & World News

Seattle, Wash. --- (KING)  Monica Johnson is so terrified of going to the dentist, she went 15 years without an appointment."It's not gonna happen," she says. "I feel like a chicken. I wish I could ...

06 June 2014

One dead in Seattle Pacific University campus shooting

Posted in U.S. & World News

Seattle, Wash. --- (NBC News)  Gunshots rang out at Seattle Pacific University Thursday.When it was over one person was dead and three others wounded.It began when a man armed with a shotgun walked ...

03 June 2014

Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country

Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle now has the highest minimum wage in the country. The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that bumps up the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It was drafted by an advisory g ...

28 May 2014

31 illnesses in NW linked to salmonella outbreak

Posted in Regional

Washington -- (KGW) A salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken has sickened 574 people in 27 states and Puerto Rico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were ...

22 May 2014

Hepatitis-C exposure warning for patients at Washington hospital

Posted in Regional, Health

Vancouver, Wa. -- Letters are on their way to patients outside of Portland after a fired hospital worker may have exposed those patients to Hepatitis-C. Peace-Health Southwest Medical Center in Vanc ...

14 May 2014

Jetway collapses during deplaning in Seattle

Posted in U.S. & World News

Seattle, Wash. --- (KING News) An investigation is now underway to determine what caused a jetway to drop about six feet as passengers exited a plane Tuesday morning at Washington's Sea-Tac Airport. ...