WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday abruptly waived enforcement on a range of legally mandated public health and environmental protections, saying industries could have trouble complying with them during the coronavirus pandemic. The oil and gas industry were among the industries that had sought an advance relaxation of environmental and public health...
Denman Glacier is retreating into the deepest undersea valley in all of Antarctica. Nearly 5 feet of sea-level rise are at stake.
Coronavirus daily updates, March 22: Nearly 2,000 cases confirmed statewide, Trump declares emergency in Washington
Throughout today on this page, we’ll be posting updates from Seattle Times journalists and others on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area,...
It’s cherry blossom season, but because of the coronavirus, the UW invites you to watch from home WATCH
The UW wants you to stay away from the quad — but you can add the school's cherry blossoms to your home streaming queue.
Coronavirus dominated the 2020 Washington state legislative session. Here’s what lawmakers did and didn’t get done | State politics
A roundup of legislative action on coronavirus, homelessness, college affordability, firearms, climate change, transportation and diversity & inclusion in Washington state.
Major school closures are coming to Washington. But what does science say about how to contain the coronavirus?
Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans to close schools in three Washington counties Thursday to stave off the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The cold weather system from Canada that had forecasters predicting unseasonable cold and light snow in the Puget Sound lowlands has shifted west, changing the...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In an end run around Republican legislators, Oregon's Democratic governor ordered the state on Tuesday to lower greenhouse gas emissions, directing...