Archive for June, 2011

Judge denies Boeing motion to dismiss labor case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday denied Boeing Co.’s request to dismiss a government lawsuit that claims the company illegally retaliated against unionized workers by moving some work from Washington state to South Carolina. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Tests show wireless network could harm GPS systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — New test results show that a proposed nationwide wireless broadband network would produce significant interference with GPS systems used for everything from aviation to high-precision timing networks to consumer navigation devices. Changes to the proposal could reduce interference, but wouldn’t eliminate it. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Crash blocking 3 express lanes of southbound I-5 at Mercer Street

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Washington state parks to charge fees starting Friday

If you plan on visiting a state park this holiday weekend, you’ll need to pay up. State parks will no longer be free, starting July 1. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

UW regents approve 20 percent tuition hike

The University of Washington’s Board of Regents approved a 20 percent increase for undergraduate in-state tuition, the largest in the university’s history. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Clallam Bay prison in lockdown after inmate shot dead in escape attempt

Clallam Bay Corrections Center remains in lockdown Thursday after a prisoner was fatally shot Wednesday while trying to escape. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Driver sought in Lakewood chase and crash

The chase started in Lakewood and ended in Parkland. A white truck smashed through two chain link fences near the Ainsworth Court Apartments. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Police looking suspect in multiple stabbing on Lummi Reservation

Whatcom County dispatchers say police are looking for a suspect and have one suspect in custody in a multiple stabbing on the Lummi Reservation in Whatcom County. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Firefighters: Even legal fireworks are dangerous

Just because a firework can be legally sold in Washington this week, firefighters say that does not mean they’re necessarily safe. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Dogs rescued as fire races through Issaquah home

Neighbors were able to get dogs out of an Issaquah home after fire broke out on Wednesday morning. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites