Following complaints about Seattle’s handling of harassment and discrimination involving its employees, the city will create a new unit to carry out investigations of workplace misconduct, per an executive order signed Friday by Mayor Jenny Durkan.
BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a case that could determine whether individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied — but didn’t outright say — something defamatory.
FRIDAY HARBOR — By now, the millions of people around the world who followed the saga of a mother orca carrying her dead calf know the endangered southern-resident orca whales exclusively eat chinook salmon. But what do the chinook eat?
PORTLAND — A former tenant of a Southwest Portland apartment complex filed a class-action lawsuit Friday against her former landlord -- claiming that management negligently exposed her and others to asbestos as they renovated decades-old units.
LONGVIEW (AP) — For more than 10 years, Shannon Greenwood took 16 opioid pills a day for her chronic pain. But over the last eight years, the 59-year-old Longview resident has cut the daily dose to two.
SEATTLE — Seattle homeless-service providers are helping more homeless people off the streets this year than last, but 35 percent fell short of new performance targets in their contracts, according to data released on Friday.