Tsunami wave simulation for Washington State from a hypothetical magnitude 9.0 earthquake (L1) scenario on the Cascadia subduction zone. Developed by Washing...
Grant County police responding to a call about two men with gunshot wounds discovered a lot more than they bargained for. Early Monday the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Moses Lake Police Department and Ephrata police were called about men being shot in the 14000 block of Road C N.E., about 30 miles north of Moses Lake.
Why is Washington the epicenter of the fentanyl crisis?...
Free desktop and mobile web app for seeing what's being built in Seattle. Think of it as a modern alternative to the “notice of proposed land use” boards currently posted at construction sites. Find any proposed or under construction building in Seattle, see high quality 3D architectural renderings and learn how you can...
These historical photos capture the street scenes and everyday life of Seattle between the 1930s and 1940s.
Starting in 1897 and continuing through 1930, the hilly topography of central Seattle was radically altered by a series of regrades.
A number of Washington state public schools are partnering with tribes to bring Indigenous languages into classrooms in an effort to rectify the marred history of Native American boarding schools.
Local Bounti Corp., the Montana ag startup, has begun building the frame for a large greenhouse where it will cultivate lettuce and other greens on Pasco’s industrial east side.
This map shows areas of seismic risk from high (red) to low (grayish-green). The map is from a 2007 report (click here to download) on seismic design categories in Washington. The map also shows potentially active faults from a separate 2014 report (click here to download). Earthquakes occur nearly every day in Washington. Most...
Health officials in Washington State said on Friday that three people had died and two had been hospitalized in the Puget Sound area after contracting food-borne listeria infections in what appeared to be an outbreak.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers are eyeing ways to recruit and retain state troopers as Washington contends with a high number of traffic deaths....
RICHLAND, Wash. — As movie-goers flock to theaters this weekend to see "Oppenheimer," Christopher Nolan's Hollywood portrayal of the development of the atomic bomb, the world is reminded of Washington state's outsized impact on that period of American history.
The insect may have escaped from an illegal cocoon-selling operation
Linda Hazzard killed as many as a dozen people in the early 20th century, and they paid willingly for it
Energy Northwest has signed an agreement with the goal of having an advanced small nuclear reactor producing power in Eastern Washington by the end of 2030....
Click here to access our page-size geologic map of Washington state, which includes a brief explanation of Washington's geologic history.
Even though there are no volcanoes on the Olympic Peninsula, you can find lots of volcanic rocks on the beaches. This bizarre circumstance might have to do with how the ancient island transformed Washington state.
Plug in or gas up, it doesn’t matter. The more you drive the more you pay.
Find a hiking trail near you with this interactive guide to Washington state's great outdoors.
This forest-filled ship continues to live on in a new role of shielding the marina from crashing waves. (And being a great spot for a photo op!)
Nostalgia and a quest for justice unearth the complex legacy of Northern State Hospital as the country wrestles with its mental health crisis.
Washington State Archives, Digital Archives is the first Digital Archives in the nation to Preserve the electronic Records of both State and Local Government.
The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries announced that new heat protections for outdoor workers will go into effect July 17, introducing an update to expand the heat protection standard for outdoor workers first implemented in 2008.
Lidar mapping reveals the land's secrets, usually hidden beneath thick forests.