The hunt for the missing pilot of an aircraft in Washington state 2 weeks ago has ended with "no traces."
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, Tacoma resident Rod Collen and his 2006 Cessna Turbo T182 Skylane vanished from radar on March 6 shortly after taking off from Tacoma Narrows Airport at 5:35 p.m. According to the agency, he has not been seen or heard from since.Read full story
This morning, firefighters in western Washington are battling five distinct blazes.
At about 3:30 in the am, a fire was reported at a residence in Federal Way. Authorities informed KING 5 at the site that a house caught fire on Tuesday and that a lady inside was brought to the hospital to treat what is believed to be smoke inhalation.Read full story
Washington state is considering 2 measures providing more money to school districts as special education grants.
Two proposals, each with a somewhat different focus, have been introduced in the Washington State Legislature this session to increase funding for special education by modifying the formula used to allocate state funds.Read full story
These are the 15 most impressive museums in Washington, D.C.
More than seventy museums may be found in the city of Washington, and there are also many parks and other scenic attractions. The National Zoo and the other twenty-one museums that make up the Smithsonian Institution are open to the public free of charge, although visitors must make reservations in advance for some exhibits.Read full story
The field for Washington state governor in 2024 is starting to take form, assuming Jay Inslee does not seek reelection.
Even though Governor Jay Inslee hasn't said whether he'll run for reelection in 2019, the political landscape when his term ends in 2024 is already taking shape. After all, there are only 600 or so days to go until Election Day. It's hardly surprising that much of the early jockeying is happening on the Democratic side in a state where a Republican hasn't been elected as governor in more than four decades.Read full story
A recent study found that it was less expensive to construct a house in Oregon and Washington than to purchase one.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The website StorageCafe reports that in many Western and Southern Atlantic states, constructing a house is less expensive than purchasing an existing one.Read full story
In Washington State alone, there is $1.8 billion in unclaimed funds.
State of Washington citizens should expect to receive anything between $5 to over $1 million, according to the Department of Revenue. Discovering unexpected cash is a sensation shared by all of us. Indeed, the Washington State Department of Revenue could already own some of your cash.Read full story
Hickenlooper: Let Phil Washington straighten up the FAA.
No FAA administrator has been approved by the Senate. If so, they've already been let go. The airline industry has had a hard couple of years, with near-collisions on runways, people being detained for days due to weather, and the first statewide grounding of aircraft since 9/11 due to an antiquated computer failing. Someone needs to take leadership of the FAA and get it back on track. The individual is Phil Washington.Read full story
The Best Spots in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia to See the Cherry Blossoms
With the help of a map of the cherry trees in the District of Columbia and a list of the top viewing places in Maryland and Virginia, you may choose a place to enjoy the blossoms close at hand.Read full story
Inside her stolen car, a woman in Washington, DC reacts to the news of a fatal police shooting.
The automobile smashed into a residence in the 300 block of 36th Street NE, killing the youngster inside and trapping the US Park Police officer inside. On Sunday, a local lady learned that a juvenile driving her stolen automobile in Washington, DC was shot and killed by U.S. Park Police. She described to News4 what lead up to the shooting and how shocked she was by its brutal conclusion.Read full story
Trump's closest confidants have reportedly advocated against organizing demonstrations in the event of an indictment.
It has been reported that former President Donald Trump's advisors had convinced him not to call for protests if he is arrested for criminal behavior the following week. Aides were concerned that a call for additional demonstrations would not look good for the former president in light of the memorable incident that took place at the Capitol on January 6.Read full story
As a result of the banking crisis, the age of easy money has come to an end.
The strain of a typical bank run led to the failure of a significant lender to the technology industry last Friday, marking the greatest failure of a US bank since the global financial crisis.Read full story
The University of Southern California has opened a campus in the heart of the nation's capital.
The campus will bring together academics from a wide variety of fields and promote interaction between different cultures with eminent figures from across the globe. The University of Southern California announced on Wednesday that it would be establishing a new campus in Washington, District of Columbia, which will be called the Capital Campus. This relocation would significantly boost USC's profile on the East Coast by enabling the institution to take advantage of the abundant academic and research talent that is available in that region.Read full story
The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC: 11 Essential Dates and Unmissable Events
The National Park Service forecasts that the best time to see cherry blossoms in bloom will be between March 22 and 25, and the date is becoming closer all the time. But beginning on the twentieth of March, there will be celebrations every weekend for the whole month of April in honour of the National Cherry Blossom Festival (AKA the first day of spring).Read full story
Irish prime minister retracts 'ill-judged' statement regarding Washington, DC interns
Leo Varadkar, the Prime Minister of Ireland, has issued an apology for a statement that he made on the Clinton-Lewinsky incident when he was giving a speech in Washington, District of Columbia. Varadkar referred to the comment as "ill-judged," and he made it during his address. In the course of his reflections on his time spent in Washington, DC, Mr. Varadkar made a brief mention of the anxiety that he had during the time that he was serving as an intern in the nation's capital.Read full story
Leo Varadkar issued an apology in Washington for his remarks on a Clinton intern.
The statement was an "ill-judged off-the-cuff remark which he regrets," as stated by a representative for the Irish prime minister, and it was made when the leader was discussing his time as an intern in Washington, D.C. in 2000, during the administration of Bill Clinton, according to the representative.Read full story
Small brewers in Washington state might be in danger due to a major acquisition in the beverage business.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Pepsi Inc.'s acquisition of Corwin Beverage has signaled the end of the line for Washington's independent breweries, as they will no longer be in a position to compete in the market.Read full story
The Arizona and Washington states both had train derailments.
An accident involving a train carrying corn syrup took place on Wednesday evening in western Arizona, according to The Associated Press. The accident took place not too far from the borders of California and Nevada. Corn syrup was being transported by the train, which the BNSF Railway subsequently confirmed to several media outlets, putting to rest initial fears that the train was carrying potentially hazardous products.Read full story
The Washington State Supreme Court has affirmed the constitutionality of transit fare inspections.
On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Washington decided that fares enforcement inspections on public transportation are constitutional. Notwithstanding this decision, the court concluded that police improperly detained a man from Snohomish County who was unable to provide evidence of payment.Read full story
There has been a 300% increase in teacher resignations in the state of Washington.
SEATTLE — According to an analysis of statistics provided by the Calder Center in the state of Washington, the school year 2017–2018 had the highest number of teachers quitting their jobs as classroom instructors than any other year in the prior 30 years.Read full story